It seems like it's been a long time since we've seen a WHQL driver release from AMD… and it has been. The previous WHQL driver dates back to April, the Catalyst 14.4 drivers, so we're close to five months between updates. In the interim, AMD has had beta/release candidate drivers for 14.6 and 14.7, along with the initial driver release for the R9 285 Tonga GPU. The new 14.9 drivers appear to be the official release of the R9 285 drivers, with version numbering of 14.301 (compared to 14.300 for the launch driver).
As usual, there are quite a few updates listed in the release notes, with minor to moderate performance improvements noted for 3DMark Sky Diver and Fire Strike, 3DMark11, Bioshock Infinite, Company of...
Today we embark on the second part of our All-in-Wonder 9700 Pro adventure. You followed us through the preview, now it's time for a hands-on look at the video...
Matthew Witheiler on 11/4/2002
Rumors of a lower cost, lower performing ATI Radeon 9700 Pro have been floating around for almost as long as rumors of the Radeon 9700 Pro first emerged. Today...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/24/2002
Today ATI announces their latest generation of All-in-Wonder products, the All-in-Wonder Radeon 9700 Pro. Check out our extensive hardware preview to see why the All-in-Wonder 9700 Pro is much...
Matthew Witheiler on 9/30/2002
Learn how to make a GPU from ATI and see what it takes to test and produce them from NVIDIA in this continuation of our Inside series.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/23/2002
We managed to get our hands on a pre-release version of Gigabyte's upcoming Radeon 9700 Pro card - the GV-R9700Pro. In testing the card we quickly found out that...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/22/2002
It's on time, clocked just as high as they said it would and with no funny surprises. ATI has begun shipping their Radeon 9700 Pro and we're here...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/19/2002
We managed to spend a couple of hours with Trident and their new XP4 GPU, find out how the chip is performing two months before its retail release in...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/16/2002
ATI's Radeon 9700 Pro is days away from shipping to retail stores, but where is NVIDIA's answer to the R300? Read on as we debunk rumors and demystify NV30.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/14/2002
Trident claims that they have a DirectX 8.1 GPU that can deliver 80% of the performance of a GeForce4 Ti 4600 for less than $100. Is Trident legit or...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/5/2002
The R300 is here and we're ready to tell you its story. Find out what makes the fastest GPU on the planet tick and then see exactly how...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/18/2002
As ATI phases out the Radeon 8500 & 8500LE, the Radeon 9000 and 9000 Pro will replace them. Find out all there is to know about ATI's GeForce4...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/18/2002
We continue our investigation of performance under Unreal Tournament 2003 with our popular CPU scaling charts. See the same 19 GPUs from the first roundup but now run...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/9/2002
We're all about to get a brand new game to play that will stress our video cards beyond anything that has come before it. We compared 19 different...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/1/2002
After weeks of anticipation we were finally able to put a Parhelia to the test. Less talk, more benchmarks - read on.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/25/2002
It's the most desirable GPU under $200, but what card should you get? We compared a handful of Ti 4200s we had around the lab and answered some...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/24/2002
There's a lot going on in the graphics biz right now and we want to talk about it. Read on as we review ATI's HDTV Output dongles, talk...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/18/2002
The wait is over, after two long years of nothing more than G400 refreshes, Matrox is a month away from delivering a high-performing GPU. Find out everything there is...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/14/2002
Let's kick off the week with a look at the first retail GeForce4 Ti 4200 card from Gainward.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/13/2002
What will a 256-bit DDR bus, 16 vertex processors and an incredible amount of hardware flexibility give you? 3DLabs' next-generation graphics technology that will be making its way...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/3/2002
If you're in the market for the fastest 3D accelerator money can buy, look no further. We tell you everything there is to know about the 11 most...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/29/2002