This driver is newer but older. Was built more recently but all drivers (2D, 3D, OpenGL) are a bit older than in the previous releases. If you wish to know what is the performance of this driver check this article,
I will add the 3 Dec version in a few hours, it’s there.
Driver Packaging Version: 8.922-111203a-129679E-ATI
2D Driver Version: 8.01.01.1215
Direct3D Version: 7.14.10.0879
OpenGL Version: 184.108.40.20620
Catalyst Control Center Version: 2011.1204.15.288