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How The ATI Catalyst Driver Has Matured Since The RV770 Launch
Posted by Philipp Esselbach on: 06/22/2010 05:27 PM [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
Phoronix takes a look at the Catalyst Driver for Linux
It has been two years since the ATI Radeon HD 4800 (RV770) series launched so we have gone back since that monumental hardware launch and have re-tested each Catalyst driver release since then to see how the performance has changed for the ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics card. The Catalyst driver has certainly matured over the course of two years in speeding up the OpenGL performance with this hardware along with bringing new features to their proprietary driver, but it is not exactly smooth sailing.