Kuwait Linux User Group

ATI Linux Display Driver v8.18.6
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2005 @ 09:37:57 EDT
Topic: adv


phoronix:

?  Although there is still no Linux support for ATI's CrossFire multi-GPU Technology, or their new ATI X1K (R5X0) series, ATI's newest drivers that were released earlier today are home to a host of new major improvements. Some of these notable features include Dynamic Clock Gating, dual link monitor support, Xinerama support, and a new ATI X server configuration utility.



This feature allows supported ATI graphics cards to deactivate particular components when they are not being used. For example, when Dynamic Clock Gating is enabled on a X850XT (R480) the card should use almost half the power consumption, thus eliminating half of the heat, when the card is running in 2D desktop mode rather than 3D acceleration.

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Download ATI Proprietary Linux x86 and Linux x86_64 Drivers for XFREE86 / X. Org Version 8.18.6







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