ATI has unleashed a new Catalyst driver in time for the holidays. The new v5.13 beta posted at Guru3d is showing some remarkable improvements in the video/image quality department according to FiringSquad. This new driver should give NVIDIA some renewed competition in the HTPC market.

Guru3d has also reviewed the Radeon X1800 XT Crossfire card in a massive 19 page piece. The latest SLI-killer is ultra fast, but it runs extremely hot and had some stability issues. Click the article for more details. Here’s our review of the same card for comparison.

Legit Reviews rounds-up all the X1000 series ATI cards you can find and shows you what you can expect from performance. It’s been 2 months since we examined the same cards here on PCPer, so how does it compare with more mature drivers?