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Windows XP users rejoice as they can now upgrade to AMD's latest Radeon HD 7700, 7800 and 7900 graphics cards.

AMD Catalyst 12.4 drivers released

AMD have made available new Catalyst 12.4 video drivers for Radeon series graphics cards, adding support for the Radeon HD 7000-series to Windows XP.

In addition to supporting the latest graphics cards in crusty old operating systems, Catalyst 12.4 introduces a number of image quality improvements for Radeon HD 7700, 7800 and 7900 cards, adding LOD image quality enhancements for anti-aliasing.

Texture filtering quality has also been improved on the new 7000-series.

"Significant performance enhancements" are also provided for the 7000-series and older 5000 and 6000-series cards for the so-called morphological anti-aliasing.

Overall, Catalyst 12.4 seems mainly about brushing up image quality and OS support for owners of new 7000-series cards. If you have one of those, the upgrade seems well worth while.

Grab the Catalyst 12.4 drivers from AMD’s site here.

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