Few week ago, a beta version of Catalyst 10.3 was available with the number version 8.71.3-100205a-095620E or 8.710.3.0 – Catalyst 10.2 (2-5-2010).
Yesterday, AMD has released a preview of Catalyst 10.3. You can download this preview (for Windows Vista and 7 only) HERE.
Here is some information from GPU Caps Viewer:
– Drivers Version: 8.712.3.0 – Catalyst 10.3 (3-13-2010) – atig6pxx.dll
– ATI Catalyst Version String: 10.3
– ATI Catalyst Release Version String: 8.712.3-100313a-097309E-ATI
– OpenGL Version: 3.2.9704 Compatibility Profile Context
This preview includes somne optimizations for Alien VS Predator as well as the support of Eyfinity 6 cards.
The WHQL version of Catalyst 10.3 will be available on March 24, 2010.
LegitReviews has published an article about the performance of Cat 10.3a: ATI Catalyst 10.3a Driver Performance Benchmarking.