FirePro Catalyst Driver v8.583 supports OpenGL 3.0, vertex shader and multi-GPU extensions

Posted by Tony DeYoung on April 09, 2009

Yesterday ATI released Catalyst Display Driver v8.583 for the FirePro that enables full support for OpenGL 3.0 This driver also supports the OpenGL extensions: AMD_vertex_shader_tessellator for increased geometry detail and enhanced realism and AMD_GPU_association>  designed to provide improved performance scaling and parallel processing for multiple GPUs by allowing a workstation application, especially those that do off-screen rendering, to process multiple images or datasets simultaneously and combine the final image for display. AMD also announced support for OpenGL 3.1 in the very near future.


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