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  • 1. Sample roughly Feb 10 NDA lift roughly Feb 17 ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite Preview 1 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 2. Introducing the 1-2 punch of Catalyst 10.2 and 10.3 Catalyst 10.2 target posting is Feb 17th Catalyst 10.3 target posting is March 2010 We will sample press Catalyst 10.3 roughly Feb 10th so that you can test all the features in the presentation NDA lifts Feb 17th (or when we post Catalyst 10.2) 2 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 3. ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite Preview Highlights • ATI CrossFireX™ technology application profiles • ATI CrossFireX and Eyefinity Support • ATI PowerPlay™ technology support for the ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 Series, ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 Series and ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series using ATI CrossFireX™ technology • ATI Catalyst™ mobility support • ATI Eyefinity technology user interface enhancements • New Display & Video enhancements • Stereoscopic 3D support • DisplayPort™ Audio 3 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 4. Application Profiles – ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite 10.2 • ATI CrossFireX™ technology application profiles are being removed from the 3D driver to a separate .XML file to enable quick updates from amd.com • The latest application profile list will be posted on amd.com as a separate .exe file that users can install to get the latest application profiles Catalyst 12 times a year update Driver Updates as often as required CF profiles 4 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 5. ATI CrossFireX™ technology configurations featuring ATI PowerPlay™ technology – ATI Catalyst™ 10.2 Software Suite • Significant power saving benefits for users with ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 Series, ATI Radeon™ 5800 Series, and ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 graphics set-up in ATI CrossFireX™ technology configurations (up to 4 GPUs) • Automatically enabled in the ATI Catalyst™ driver for Windows® 7 and Windows® Vista • Sets secondary GPU(s) engine and memory clocks to very low levels and reduces voltage when the GPU(s) are not in use 3D Mode Support Desktop Mode Support Both GPUs are in full use Sets the secondary when playing GPU(s) in a very low 3D games power state when not in use X 5 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 6. ATI CrossFireX™ technology configurations featuring ATI PowerPlay™ technology – ATI Catalyst™ 10.2 Software Suite ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 series graphics running in a ATI CrossFireX™ configuration featuring ATI PowerPlay™ Technology… 60 50 Power Usage (Watts) 40 30 20 10 0 ATI PowerPlay enabled on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 the ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 featuring ATI CrossFireX™ featuring ATI CrossFireX™ Technology Technology Save up to 12 Watts of power! 6 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 7. ATI CrossFireX™ technology with ATI Eyefinity* technology - ATI Catalyst™ 10.2 Software Suite • ATI CrossFireX™ technology works in conjunction with ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology • Enables users to take advantage of additional GPUs for increased gaming performance when driving high- resolution ATI Eyefinity display groups *ATI Eyefinity technology works with games that support non-standard aspect ratios which is required for panning across three displays and to enable a third display you require one panel with a DisplayPort connector 7 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 8. ATI CrossFireX® technology re-architecture preview Preview feature for the future – no end user scenario currently • Remove Multi-GPU code from the 3D driver component, into a new Multi-GPU driver component • Common ATI CrossFireX™ technology algorithms across Direct3D and OpenGL APIs and all Graphics products • Supported combinations of IGP and Discrete parts TBD 8 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 9. Display Features – ATI Catalyst™ 10.2 Software Suite And the final list of 10.2 features… • DisplayPort™ audio for DisplayPort panels Now for 10.3 features… 9 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 10. Display Features – ATI Catalyst™ 10.3 Software Suite • 3D Stereoscopic support • AMD has updated it’s Direct3D driver to enable 3rd party middleware vendors such as iZ3D to output stereo L/R images at 120 Hz (60 Hz per eye) 10 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 11. ATI Catalyst™ Control Center – ATI Catalyst™ 10.3 Software Suite ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements Display Bezel Compensation • Easy-to-use wizard shows users how to adjust their display layout to remove the pixels occupied by their display bezels Per-Display Color Adjust • Individual color, brightness and contrast controls 11 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 12. ATI Catalyst™ Control Center – ATI Catalyst™ 10.3 Software Suite ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements Multiple ATI Eyefinity Groups • Create more than one ATI Eyefinity group from multiple displays Improved Display Configuration Switching • Improved support for ATI Eyefinity groups in ATI Catalyst Control Center™ profiles • Easily toggle between cloned and extended modes 12 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 13. ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium Graphics ATI Catalyst™ 10.3 Software Suite • Monthly ATI Catalyst™ releases for the production version of Windows® 7 and Windows ® Vista for notebooks featuring: • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 2000 Series • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3000 Series • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 Series • Future ATI Mobility products • Supported by most major OEM/ODM notebook manufacturers 13 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 14. Conclusion ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite Preview • Significant ATI CrossFireX™ technology improvements • ATI Catalyst™ mobility support • ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements • New display & video features THANK YOU! 14 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential
  • 15. Disclaimer & Attribution DISCLAIMER The information presented in this document is for informational purposes only and may contain technical inaccuracies, omissions and typographical errors. The information contained herein is subject to change and may be rendered inaccurate for many reasons, including but not limited to product and roadmap changes, component and motherboard version changes, new model and/or product releases, product differences between differing manufacturers, software changes, BIOS flashes, firmware upgrades, or the like. AMD assumes no obligation to update or otherwise correct or revise this information. However, AMD reserves the right to revise this information and to make changes from time to time to the content hereof without obligation of AMD to notify any person of such revisions or changes. AMD MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENTS HEREOF AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THAT MAY APPEAR IN THIS INFORMATION. AMD SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL AMD BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, EVEN IF AMD IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ATTRIBUTION © 2010 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All rights reserved. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI logo, Avivo, Catalyst, CrossFireX, PowerPlay, Radeon, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Microsoft Windows and Vista are registered trademarks, of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. 15 | ATI Catalyst 10.X preview | AMD Confidential