AMD ATI Catalyst 8.3

ATIVersion 8.3 of the AMD ATI graphic drivers have been released. This unified driver has been further enhanced to provide the highest level of power, performance, and reliability. The ATI CATALYST software suite is the ultimate in performance and stability. Display and WDM Drivers included in this bundle.

The Catalyst software suite 8.3 contains the following:

  • Radeon display driver 8.471
  • Multimedia Center 9.16 (Windows XP only)
  • HydraVision (Windows XP only)
  • HydraVision Basic Edition (Windows XP only)
  • Remote Wonder 3.04 (Windows XP only)
  • WDM Driver Install Bundle
  • Southbridge/IXP Driver
  • Catalyst Control Center Version 8.3

Download Download: ATI Catalyst 8.3
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    ATI Catalyst 8.3 Highlights:

  • CrossFireX (Quad) Support 3 or 4 GPUs in CrossFireX Mode
  • Hybrid Graphics Support
  • DirectX 10.1 Support
  • Anti-Aliasing Enhancements
  • ATI Catalyst Control Center: HydraVision support for Windows Vista
  • Digital Panel GPU image scaling
  • Catalyst Control Center: Advanced Video Quality Controls
  • ATI Catalyst driver: Tessellation support
    Performance Improvements:

  • Call of Juarez: Up to 20% improvement is noticed on ATI CrossFireX configured systems containing an ATI Radeon HD38x0 series of product
  • Company of Heroes DX10: Up to 17% improvement is noticed, especially at lower resolutions, on ATI Radeon™ HD38x0 products
  • Crysis DX10: Up to 15% improvement is noticed on all supported ATI Radeon products
  • Lost Planet DX9: Up to 36% improvement is noticed across all supported ATI Radeon products and in ATI CrossFireX configured systems
  • Shadermark 2.1: Performance scores increased up to 35% across all supported Radeon products and in ATI CrossFireX configured systems
  • Unreal Tournament 2004: Up to 10% increase in performance is noticed on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD2400, HD2600, or HD3400 series of products on in ATI CrossFireX configured systems.