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AMD Catalyst 9.1 Brings OpenGL 3.0

Jan 30, 2009, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Video playback support for Composite is a feature many users have sought after with the Catalyst driver. This should allow for better video playback (without flickering) when playing in a composited environment. Discussions surrounding this support have already been discussed in the Phoronix Forums after Catalyst 9.1 was leaked onto the Internet last month.

"The second big feature in Catalyst 9.1 for Linux is support for Hybrid CrossFire. CrossFire support for up to two discrete graphics cards was delivered last year but it had not supported this hybrid option. Hybrid CrossFire allows splitting the rendering workload between a supported AMD integrated graphics processor and an AMD discrete graphics card. This feature can be especially useful in lower-end systems. Right now the RS780 IGP Chipset is supportive of Hybrid CrossFire on Linux. MultiView is also officially supported in Catalyst 9.1 for Linux."

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