AMD has released version 7.6 of its Catalyst graphics card driver. The Windows package promises performance improvements for the HD 2900 XT card under Windows Vista – up 42% more speed Half-Life 2: Episode 1 with HDR+AA enabled and up to 16% more performance in Dark Messiah: Might and Magic with HDR enabled.
The new driver also resolves a range of problems and enables users of analog CRT displays to configure resolutions of 1680 x 1050, 1800 x 1440, 1920 x 1080 and 1920 x 1200.
The updated Catalyst 7.6 for Linux (version 8.38.6) now supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
All new drivers can be downloaded from AMD’s website at ati.amd.com.