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Thursday, August 26, 2010
AMD ATI Catalyst 10.8 WHQL Driver Suite Available For Download


AMD released a new version of the ATI Catalyst drivers, the ATI Catalyst 10.8 Software Suite.

This particular software suite updates both the AMD Display Driver, and the ATI Catalyst Control Center. The latest version of the ATI Catalyst software suite is designed to support the Windows 7 32-bit version, Windows 7 64-bit version, Windows Vista 32-bit version, Windows Vista 64-bit version and Windows XP Professional.

New features found in this release of the ATI Radeon Display Driver include the following:

OpenGL ES 2.0 support

- ATI Catalyst 10.8 delivers full support for OpenGL ES 2.0 specification
- Enables 3D accelerated graphics within a web browser that supports OpenGL ES 2.0
- Supported on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7

Video Quality default options

- The Default video options for ATI Catalyst have been greatly enhanced to deliver the best quality video viewing experience. Users can also choose to apply these settings to Internet Video via a new checkbox control within the ATI Catalyst Control Center

- In the "Advanced Color" section, the following defaults are now enabled:
- Color vibrance (default = 40)
- Flesh tone correction (default = 50)
- Brighter Whites

- In the "Advanced Quality" section, the following defaults are now enabled:
- Edge-enhancement (default = 25)
- De-noise (default = 64)
- Mosquito Noise Reduction (default = 50)
- De-blocking (default = 50)

Performance enhancement for Eyefinity Quad ATI CrossFireX configurations

- Performance has been greatly improved for users running with ATI Eyefinity on a Quad ATI CrossFireX configuration

Anti-Aliasing support for StarCraft II
- ATI Catalyst Control Center enabled Anti-Aliasing is now available for StarCraft II

Catalyst Application Profiles

The following application profiles are available with this release of Catalyst 10.8:

- Singularity - CrossFire profile update
- Mafia 2 - CrossFire profile update
- Final Fantasy XIV Benchmark - new CrossFire profile
- Lord of the Rings Online - new CrossFire profile
- Aliens Vs. Predator - CrossFire profile update

Performance Improvements

The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst 10.8:

Far Cry 2
- Performance increases 2-6% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire configurations
- Performance increases 2-4% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire configurations
- Performance increases 3-8% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series single and CrossFire configurations

Left 4 Dead 2
- Performance increases 3-5% on CrossFire ATI Radeon HD 5800 series and CrossFire ATI Radeon HD 5700 series configurations

Stormrise
- Performance increases 5-10% on ATI Radeon HD 5600 series and ATI Radeon HD 5500 series configurations

For additional information, read AMD's complete release notes

For downloads, visit http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx


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