Catalyst 10.12 WHQL available

AMD released December months Catalyst suite and it will be available in a new flavor from now on. As of this release AMD will make drivers available with the old CCC and the new one that they call Catalyst Control Center2 for testing purposes till all the major kinks are ironed out.

New Features:

  • Support for DivX on the AMD Radeon 6800 Series
    • With DivX® software installed on an AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 Series and later GPU and the DivX Accelerated™ solution, consumers can enjoy an improved DivX video playback experience by lowering CPU load, extending computer battery life on notebooks, reducing noise on home theater PCs and improving overall computer operation.
    • Grab the DivX Accelerated download from here (will be available Dec 15)  http://go.divx.com/accelerated
  • Support for OpenGL 4.1
    • New features introduced in OpenGL 4.1
    • Full compatibility with OpenGL ES 2.0 APIs for easier porting between mobile and desktop platforms
    • The ability to query and load a binary for shader program objects to save re-compilation time
    • The capability to bind programs individually to programmable stages for programming flexibility
    • 64-bit floating-point component vertex shader inputs for higher geometric precision
    • Multiple viewports for a rendering surface for increased rendering flexibility
    • New ARB extensions introduced with OpenGL 4.1
    • Linking OpenGL sync objects to OpenCL event objects for enhanced OpenCL interoperability
    • The ability to set stencil values in a fragment shader for enhanced rendering flexibility
    • Features to improve robustness, for example when running WebGL applications
    • Callback mechanisms to receive enhanced errors and warning messages
  • AMD Stream 2.3 SDK release
    • Performance improvements for AMD’s OpenCL toolset
    • Support UVD video hardware component through OpenCL driver (Windows 7 only)
    • Support for the Stream Profiler on Linux (command line version)
    • Support added for AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series and AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series
    • Support for FFT and BLAS-3 libraries
    • Stream Profiler enhancements (including timeline visualization)
    • Resolves a number of bug fixes from the Stream SDK 2.2 release

 

Release Notes
DownloadWinXP 32bit | WinXP 64bit | Vista/Win7 32bit | Vista/Win7 64bit | CAP (Win All)

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