Category: Storage and hard drivers
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 52.8 MB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.1 / January 29 2009
ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit comes with full support for OpenGL 3.0 as well as extension support for OpenGL. Some of the OpenGL 3.0 extensions that were added to version 9.1 of ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit are like ARB_frame buffer_object, GLSL1.3, EXT_draw_buffers2, ARB_color_buffer_float and ARB_texture _array. Others are like EXT _transform_feedback, NV_conditional _render and ARB_half _float _ vertex. The ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit also boasts of a driver of 8.561, which Radeon display, HydraVision that can be used by both Windows Vista and Windows XP. To be found inside the driver is also the HydraVision Basic Edition; this version is only for Windows XP. A person who uses this driver will also get to use the WDM driver Install Bundle feature that comes with the driver. In addition, the driver is equipped with the Southbridge or IXP driver
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Version 8.561 Catalyst Control Center is also contained in the ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit. Users can download Center for Catalyst Control and Catalyst software driver separately without them depending on each other. Nevertheless, if their goal is performance and maximum stability, the manufacture recommends that the two components not be updated using different Catalyst releases. There are other additional features that the ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit possesses and they are like ATI Stream Computing Support and Stream Application: ATI AVIVO Video Converter. The ATI Catalyst Control Center: Noise Reduction for progressive Video Content. There are also performance Improvements that are included in the driver. The ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit also updates the AMD Display Driver as well as the Catalyst Control Center. The unified driver is also enhanced to offer the highest degree of reliability, performance and power. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ATI Catalyst 8.12 Display Driver XP 32bit errors before installing any driver updates.