Yes it will, the HD7970 has seen quite a few performance increases with some of the 12.XX drivers.
Well I installed that driver, and restarted my computer, when I look t the driver version of the card, it says it's 9.10.8... why is that?
EDIT: Oh... the catalyst version is 12.11... haha. Anyways, am I supposed to do anything on catalyst to improve the performance or is that all I was supposed to do (install the driver).
EDIT #2: Am I also supposed to download the 12.10 driver as well...?