ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver

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ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver

Post by Apoptosis » Thu Mar 25, 2010 12:09 pm

I just saw that over on the AMD blogs that they have released an OpenGL 4.0 beta driver!

Thought this might interest some of our readers!
ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver:

New Features:

Fully supports the OpenGL 4.0 specification on the ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series.

Fully supports the OpenGL 3.3 specification on the ATI Radeon HD Series & ATI FirePro Graphics Adapters.

Instructions:
Download and install the ATI Catalyst™ preview driver from the following location:

+ ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver for Windows® 7 / Windows® Vista
+ ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver for Windows® XP
+ ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver for Linux

To properly install the ATI Catalyst ™ preview Driver, please use the following guide below for detailed instructions: ( 20870: Guide on how to install an ATI graphics card and / or its drivers )

Note! This driver is provided as is and is not supported by AMD. It has not completed full AMD testing, and is only a preview driver.

Applicable Products:

This issue applies to the following configuration(s):

* Hardware
o ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
o ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series
o ATI Radeon™ HD 3000 Series
o ATI Radeon™ HD 2000 Series
o ATI FirePro V8750
o ATI FirePro V8700
o ATI FirePro V8650
o ATI FirePro V8600
o ATI FirePro V7750
o ATI FireGL V7700
o ATI FireGL V7600
o ATI FirePro V5700
o ATI FirePro V5600
o ATI FirePro V3750
o ATI FirePro V3700
o ATI FireGL V3600

* Software
o ATI Catalyst™ drivers
* Operating System
o Windows 7® 32bit
o Windows 7® 64bit
o Windows Vista® 32 bit
o Windows Vista® 64 bit
o Windows® XP
o Windows® XP x64
o Windows® XP Media Center
o Linux
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Re: ATI Catalyst OpenGL 4.0 preview driver

Post by areos » Fri Mar 26, 2010 8:37 pm

I wonder how the Unigine Heaven Benchmark with perform. I guess it would need to be updated for opengl 4 first.

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