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ATI Catalyst 10.9 Drivers Coming This Afternoon

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:49 am

I just got word that ATI CATALYST 10.9 video card drivers will be released in a few hours! Here is a sneak peak at part of the release notes!

ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite Version 10.9 Release Notes

The Catalyst™ Software Suite 10.9 contains the following:
- ATI Radeon™ display driver 8.771
- HydraVision™ for both Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7
- Southbridge/IXP Driver
- ATI Catalyst™ Control Center Version 8.771

Operating Systems Supported

The latest version of the ATI Catalyst™ software suite is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:
- Windows 7 32-bit version
- Windows 7 64-bit version
- Windows Vista 32-bit version
- Windows Vista 64-bit version
- Windows XP Professional
- Windows XP Home Edition
- Windows XP Media Center Edition
- Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Note: When installing the ATI Catalyst™ driver for Windows, the user must be logged on as Administrator or have Administrator rights in order to successfully complete the installation of the ATI Catalyst™ driver.

Catalyst™ Application Profiles
The following application profiles are available with this release of Catalyst™ 10.9:
- Aliens Vs. Predator – Profile update
- Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – Profile update
- F1 2010 – Profile update
- Kane & Lynch 2 – New profile

Performance Improvements
The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™ 10.9:
- STALKER: Call of Pripyat Benchmark
- Performance increases up to 20% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire™ configurations with Enhanced full dynamic lighting (DX11) and anti-aliasing enabled
- Performance increases up to 12% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire™ configurations with Enhanced full dynamic lighting (DX11) and anti-aliasing enabled
- The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
- Performance increases up to 4% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series single and CrossFire™ configurations
- Performance increases up to 4% on ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 Series single and CrossFire™ configurations
- Performance increases up to 5% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 Series single and CrossFire™ configurations
- Performance increases up to 6% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 Series single and CrossFire™ configurations


Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows 7. These include:
- UVD clocks will now return to normal speeds after switching from HD to SD content
- Flickering no longer visible while running 3D games on HDMI displays with Quad CrossFire™ enabled
- Mesh corruption is no longer visible in "The Chronicles of Riddick 2: Assault on Dark Athena" when SSAO in-game setting is set to high
- CrossFire™ now functions properly and in-game Anti-Aliasing can now be enabled in "StarCraft II"
- Adobe Flash Player will no longer display green screen after resume from sleep
- Negative CrossFire™ scaling on "Final Fantasy-XIV" no longer occurs
- Intermittent perfomance drops no longer observed with harware cursor enabled in "World of Warcraft" game in extended mode

Resolved Issues for the Windows Vista Operating System
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows Vista. These include:
- AVI video no longer lags during playback within Microsoft PowerPoint slide deck
- Desktop corruption no longer occurs during PowerDVD SD/Blu-ray content playback on 120Hz displays
- Choppy HD playback no longer occurs while changing color vibrance and fleshtone correction in Catalyst™ Control Center - Advanced Color

Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows XP. These include:
- Copy protection message will no longer appear when viewing a DVD with Windows Media Player on a Windows XP system with PowerDVD 9 installed
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