TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,143 Reviews & Articles | 39,488 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Win an Antec Case, PSU and Cooler (Global Entry!)

Future ATI Catalyst Drivers - Why you should be excited! - Final Thoughts

Today we give you a peek at what to expect from the next two sets of Catalyst drivers, the 10.2s and 10.3s.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Feb 17, 2010 4:58 am
Manufacturer: AMD

Final Thoughts

 

While ATI are offering a large array of new features, there's no doubt that not all users will be able to get the advantage of them. The 10.2 driver seems to suit users of CrossFire while the 10.3 driver set is mainly for Eyefinity users and people who have a laptop that has an ATI based graphics card.

 

In saying that, we're sure that both releases will of course carry with them the normal array of bug fixes for games, be it for use with a single card or more. Also, hopefully we'll see a little bit of a performance jump here or there in some games as well.

 

Outside of that, though, there are really some fantastic developments happening in the Catalyst drivers. As an Eyefinity user myself, I'm excited about other Eyefinity users getting the chance to make use of some of these fantastic features on offer and for someone who does use CrossFireX, I'm excited about the features that the 10.2 will offer as well.

 

What this 1-2 Punch preview shows us is that ATI listen to us. They've added the features we want and to be honest, they've done it quite quickly with Eyefinity not being out for all that long.

 

CrossFire has improved drastically since its release, but it's clear that ATI want to take the technology to the next level and it's clear they're working on it now and preparing the technology for the future.

 

Right of Reply

We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Software content at our Software reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases