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ATi brings new drivers with significantly more performance

ATi brings new drivers with significantly more performance

ATi's driver support is getting better and better as the number of driver leaks increases. The new Catalyst version 02.2 drivers for the entire Radeon series have recently been added to the Canadian graphics card manufacturer's ftp server. ATi promises a performance boost of up to 50 percent.

As can be seen from the Release Notes , the OpenGL performance in particular is said to have increased significantly. The graphics card manufacturer makes the following promises:

  • Up to 25% improvement in Quake III (1600x1200, Max Quality)
  • Up to 35% improvement in Return to Castle Wolfenstein (1600x1200, High Quality)
  • Up to 50% improvement in Serious Sam: The Second Encounter (1600x1200, Extreme Quality)

Furthermore, the drivers officially support the new Radeon 9000 and Radeon 9000 Pro.