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ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:33 pm

ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

ATI has just released ATI Catalyst 10.1 for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Linux platforms on http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx or http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx
Highlights of the ATI Catalyst™ 10.1 Windows release include:

Performance improvements
* Left 4 Dead 2 – Overall performance improves as much as 3% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 series products and ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 series products
* Crysis – Performance improves as much as 3% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 series products and as much as 4% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 series products


High-lights of Resolved Issues
* [Catalyst Control Center] The display order will now reflect changes properly when Eyefinity is re-arranged while desktop is rotated to portrait mode
* Hot unplugging one of the displays in an Eyefinity configuration no longer causes rotation modes to disappear from Catalyst Control Center
* [Catalyst Control Center] Enabling LCD Overdrive will no longer cause mouse cursor to magnify when moved overtop of the "Calibration Preview"
* Firefox now works properly and video no longer drop frames when playing Youtube clips with Adobe Flash Player 10
* [Catalyst Control Center] Newly added custom modes will now appear properly in desktop area tree view
* Confirmation dialogue window will now appear when setting up Eyefinity mode
* 120 Hz is no longer missing from display modes for specific digital displays
* Overscan/underscan issue no longer occurs when setting displays to HDTV modes
* Performance drop no longer observed during some scenes of Resident Evil 5cinematics
* Blocky grass and trees no longer visible in Unigine "Heaven" in OpenGL mode

Highlights of the Linux ATI Catalyst™ 10.1 release include:

New Features

Support for new Linux operating systems

* This release of ATI Catalyst™ Linux introduces support for the following new operating systems:
o Ubuntu 9.10 production support

For more information on ATI Catalyst™ 10.1 (for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Linux versions), including all of the resolved issues in this release, please see the ATI Catalyst™ 10.1 release notes.
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Re: ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

Post by trucz » Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:40 pm

1 update per month :)
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Post by skier » Wed Jan 27, 2010 3:11 pm

trucz wrote:1 update per month :)
pretty late this month too only a couple days before 10.2 starts
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Post by Sparky » Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:15 pm

Has anybody installed it yet and what did it do for your performance?
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Post by lordvic » Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:12 am

If anyone has a 4850 and owns Crysis please post results; I don't mind a 3%+ for Crysis on the 4800 series :) .
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Re: ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

Post by Apoptosis » Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:15 am

skier wrote:
trucz wrote:1 update per month :)
pretty late this month too only a couple days before 10.2 starts
Yeah this one is a bit later than normal, but next month you will know why. ;)

January 28, 2010 - CATALYST 10.1
Dec 17, 2009 - CATALYST 9.12
Nov 17, 2009 - CATALYST 9.11
Oct 22, 2009 - CATALYST 9.10
Sep 11, 2009 - CATALYST 9.9
Aug 14, 2009 - CATALYST 9.8
July 20, 2009 - CATALYST 9.7
Jun 15, 2009 - CATALYST 9.6
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Re: ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

Post by CaptChuck » Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:16 am

Apoptosis wrote:
skier wrote:
trucz wrote:1 update per month :)
pretty late this month too only a couple days before 10.2 starts
Yeah this one is a bit later than normal, but next month you will know why. ;)

January 28, 2010 - CATALYST 10.1
Dec 17, 2009 - CATALYST 9.12
Nov 17, 2009 - CATALYST 9.11
Oct 22, 2009 - CATALYST 9.10
Sep 11, 2009 - CATALYST 9.9
Aug 14, 2009 - CATALYST 9.8
July 20, 2009 - CATALYST 9.7
Jun 15, 2009 - CATALYST 9.6
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Post by Apoptosis » Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:54 am

some great changes coming in 10.2
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Re: ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

Post by CaptChuck » Sat Jan 30, 2010 11:47 am

The mystery deepens!!! :shock:
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Re: ATI Releases Catalyst 10.1 Video Card Drivers for Download

Post by skier » Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:29 pm

Apoptosis wrote:some great changes coming in 10.2
I'd be intrigued if i had a working ATI card :lol:
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