Wednesday March 07, 2012

AMD Catalyst 12.2 Are Now Available

AMD has just released the new Catalyst 12.2 for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Linux platforms. Highlights of the new Catalyst 12.2 drivers are:

Windows 7 and Windows Vista support for the AMD Radeon HD 7900 and HD 7770 Series

  • Enables support for Windows 7 64-bit/32-bit and Windows Vista 64-bit/32-bit

  • Windows XP support will be made available in AMD Catalyst 12.4

Super Sampling Anti-Aliasing is now available for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications

  • Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7900 and AMD Radeon HD 7770 Series

  • Users can now enable Super Sample Anti-Aliasing and Adaptive Anti-Aliasing through the AMD Catalystآ™ Control Center for DirectXآ® 10 and DirectXآ® 11 applications.

  • Applications must support in game Anti-Aliasing for the feature to work (Forced on Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center is not supported for DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 applications)

AMD Eyefinity 2.1 technology enhancements

  • Custom resolutions آ– users can now choose from a much larger set of display resolutions for their AMD Eyefinity configurations

  • Dynamic Configuration Changes: Switching between different display configurations (when physically plugging/un-plugging displays) will occur automatically by loading the appropriate profile

  • Taskbar Positioning: The Windows Taskbar can now be moved and resized based on users preference

  • Profile Manager improvements: Users can now create multiple Display profiles, enabling users to seamlessly switch between various AMD Eyefinity and Display Configurations