ATI Catalyst Display Driver 8.7 for Windows Vista 64bit

July 21, 2008
common-vista64
53.9 MB
Windows Vista
575
New Features

Catalyst™ 8.7 introduces the following new features:

* Catalyst Control Center: Information Center enhancements
* Support for new Linux operating systems

Catalyst Control Center: Information Center enhancements

This release of Catalyst™ introduces an enhancement to the Catalyst Control Center Information Center. Full Hardware information will be shown for each physical graphics accelerator installed in the system.
Support for new Linux operating systems

This release of ATI Catalyst™ Linux introduces preview support for the following new operating systems:

* Ubuntu 8.04 production support
* SLED 10 sp2 production support

Performance Improvements

The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™.

* 3DMark Vantage: Performance increases of up to 20% is noticed in the Performance Preset on single card configured systems when using ATI Radeon™ HD 36xx or ATI Radeon™ HD 34xx products
* Company of Heroes DX10: Performance increases of 3% to 12% is noticed in specific maps on single card configured systems when using either an ATI Radeon™ HD 48xx, ATI Radeon ™ HD 38xx, or an ATI Radeon™ HD 36xx product
* Lost Planet DX10: Performance increases of 4% to 15% is noticed in specific maps on single card configured systems when using either an ATI Radeon™ HD 48xx, ATI Radeon™ HD 38xx, or an ATI Radeon™ HD 36xx product
* Call Of Duty 4 DX9: Performance increases of up to 4% in specific maps is noticed on single card configured systems when using an ATI Radeon™ HD 48xx product
* Lost Planet DX9: CrossFire™ scaling improves up to 1.7x and performance increases up to 80% across all Radeon™ products when AA and AF is enabled
Alternative drivers to ATI Catalyst Display Driver 8.7 for Windows Vista 64bit: