ATI released version 4.8 of their Catalyst Driver package today. This release introduces an interesting new feature called “Geometry Instancing” which, to quote their release notes:
“This new feature provides assistance when a game has to render many objects where the geometry is highly similar. Geometry Instancing allows the VPU to create multiple objects from a single geometric model, rather than passing an entire new model for each item on the screen. This increases the rendering speed of images such as leaves, or grass. “
Wonder if this will help with Battlefield Vietnam Framerates?
You can read the entire release notes here: 8.042 CATALYSTâ„¢ Release Notes
And download the driver set directly here: ATI Technologies Inc.