AMD released the latest version of its Catalyst drivers, for Windows XP and both x86 and x64 versions of Windoes Vista.
Catalyst 7.2 software suite updates both the AMD Display Driver (version 8.342), and the Catalyst Control Center (version 7.2). The driver works for all ATI Radeon 9500 series or later graphics cards.
Catalyst 7.2 introduces a brand new version of the Catalyst Control Center for Windows XP. The new Catalyst Control Center delivers a number of enhancements:
- Significant performance gains; Catalyst Control Center start-up time has been substantially reduced, and overall responsiveness has improved.
- Reduced system resource usage
- New 3D preview which significantly improves the ability for users to understand the benefits of enabling the many Catalyst features of their ATI Radeon graphics accelerator
- Increased stability
- Native 32 and 64-bit support
Open GL performance improves for all ATI Radeon X1000 series products. Gains of up to 25% in Doom 3, 48% in Quake 4 and 21% in Prey can be seen on a variety of ATI Radeon X1000 cards. These performance gains are noticed under the Windows Vista operating system.
The complete Release notes can be read here
Catalyst 7.2 for Windows XP Professional/Home
Catalyst 7.2 Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Catalyst 7.2 for Windows Vista (32 bit)
Catalyst 7.2 for Windows Vista (64 bit)