AMD releases Catalyst 8.12 drivers

By Justin Mann on December 10, 2008, 1:45 PM
Radeon users everywhere make sure to check out the newest Catalyst series driver that AMD has now released. Version 8.12 has been made available for Windows XP and Vista, in both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors, which you can download here. The new driver has a laundry list of enhancements over the current driver, including performance boosts for many DirectX 10 games. Call of Duty, Crysis, Devil May Cry 4, Fallout 3, F.E.A.R, Left 4 Dead and more were all put into a long list of games that see performance improvements, from small gains of 5% to large boosts of 25% for some.

The drivers also fix numerous issues with the Catalyst Control Center, issues with system standby, problems with HDMI cabling on the All-In-Wonder series, dual display issues and more. There are 14 specific fixes for Windows XP and 14 specific fixes for Windows Vista as well. If you're a Radeon user, don't forget to update.

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