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AMD Catalyst 10.10 Windows 7 Driver Analysis (Page 1)

AMD has just released a new Catalyst 10.10 driver for Radeon graphics cards - we check out performance under Windows 7.
By Shawn Baker from Oct 24, 2010 @ 9:59 CDT
Manufacturer: AMD

CATALYST 10.10 PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

Introduction

Amongst the launch of the HD 6800 series from AMD we've seen a new driver hit us in the form of the 10.10. I'm going to keep it a little brief as I continue to work hard on more HD 6800 series content and no doubt have to prepare for the launch of the HD 6900 series next. So let's look at the performance improvements AMD are telling us to expect and then just get stuck into it.


Aliens vs. Predator™ DirectX 11 Benchmark

Performance increases up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire
Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire
Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series
Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5500 Series
Performance increases up to 4% on ATI Radeon HD 5400 Series


BattleForge™

Performance increases up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire configurations with anti-aliasing enabled
Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire configurations with anti-aliasing enabled


Crysis Warhead

Performance increases up to 9% on Single ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products with anti-aliasing enabled


Far Cry™ 2

Performance increases up to 7% on Single ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products


Metro 2033™

Performance increases up to 7% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire configurations
Performance increases up to 8% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire configurations
Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series in DirectX 11 and 10 modes
Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5500 Series in DirectX 11 and 10 modes
Performance increases up to 4% on ATI Radeon HD 5400 Series in DirectX 11 and 10 modes


S.T.A.L.K.E.R.™ : Call of Pripyat Benchmark

Performance increases up to 7% on single ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products


Unigine™ Heaven

Performance increases up to 9% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire configurations with anti-aliasing enabled
Performance increases up to 8% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire configurations with anti-aliasing enabled


World in Conflict™

Performance increases up to 9% on ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series
Performance increases up to 10% on ATI Radeon HD 5500 Series

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