Phoronix: ATI 8.30.3 Display Drivers

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“On October 25, 2006 Advanced Micro Devices had announced that
it had completed its acquisition of ATI Technologies. This deal is
expected to drive new innovations with this processing powerhouse.
AMD Fusion in 2008/2009 is one example of what we can expect to
see; Fusion is the codename for the x86 processor with a CPU and
GPU at the silicon level. Since AMD and ATI had publicly announced
their intent to merge this summer there have also been speculations
flying around as to how this will change their fglrx display
drivers. There have even been reports that AMD is strongly
considering opening the source code to the display drivers or at
least major portions of the code. The leading issues with their
drivers are the low performance when compared to their Windows
Catalyst driver, AIGLX support, and simply the drivers being

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