Sapphire HD4870 Reviewajmatson - July 23, 2008
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To install the drivers for the Sapphire HD 4870 first pop the driver CD into your drive and the Sapphire menu will auto start. The menu has three options that you can choose from. The first option is to install the Catalyst Control Center and drivers by clicking the ATI Easy Install. This installs Catalyst 8.6, but remember that there is a hotfix available from ATI which is unsupported, that is said to increase performance for the HD 4800 series cards.
When you click the ATI Easy Install option, you are presented with the Catalyst Control Center installation menu. This will install all of the necessary drivers and software needed to properly run the Sapphire HD 4870. We will take a better look at the Catalyst Control Center software in the following section.
Now that the Catalyst Control Center is installed, let's take a better look at it.