Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD), producer of computing and graphics solutions, readied its graphics drivers for the new operating system from Microsoft Corporation.
As Microsoft Windows 7 goes RTM, AMD released its first WHQL-certified ATI Catalyst graphics drivers for Windows 7 to Manufacturing (RTM).
ATI Radeon customers can now download the ATI Catalyst 9.7 driver at the company's website while the ATI Catalyst 8.632 driver has been made available for ATI FirePro professional graphics customers.
“As we approach the final release of Windows 7, possibly Microsoft’s most visually impressive operating system to date, we continue to improve upon the industry leading stability and reliability of ATI Catalyst drivers in order to consistently deliver an incredibly immersive, high performance graphics experience to our customers,” said Ben Bar-Haim, corporate vice president of software, AMD Products Group.
AMD's ATI Catalyst drivers when running in Windows 7 produces stability and compatibility while visually support stunning desktop environment of the new OS. It also gives game performance improvements in single card and multi-GPU configurations employing ATI CrossFireX technology than vista.
“We’ve worked closely with AMD through all of the Windows 7 milestones to ensure that Windows 7 supports the latest high-performance graphics features such as tessellation and shader model 5.0, which will deliver a stunning visual experience when running Windows 7 with AMD graphics,” said Jon DeVaan, senior vice president, Windows Core OS Division, Microsoft Corp.
Microsoft Corp's Windows 7 already release to manufacturing (RTM) the next versions of its flagship desktop and it will be generally available on October 22 this year.