ATI Brings Catalyst Drivers To Mobile Users

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ATI Brings Catalyst Drivers To Mobile Users

Post by Apoptosis » Thu Jun 09, 2005 8:29 am

For years notebook enthusiasts and gamers suffered with poor graphics drivers. ATI today proved that although it took a numbers of years to address the problem all the gripes did not fall on deaf ears. With the launch of Catalyst 5.6 this morning ATI has proved they have been listening all along.

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Article: http://www.legitreviews.com/article.php?aid=209

Download the new CATALYST 5.6 Drivers HERE

If you are able to download and install the new drivers please post your results here! I'msure everyone would love to see your results.

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Post by Illuminati » Thu Jun 09, 2005 10:56 am

Good to see this... now mobile gamers can get the benefits of catalyst without the headaches (literally) of messing up the power consumption settings by installing a modded desktop version on their laptops!
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Post by Apoptosis » Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:28 pm

Don't forget all the wide screen users! When I modded desktop drivers with the mobility modder i lost all my wide screen resolutions :(

These new ATI Mobility drivers fix all the above!

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Post by BklynKid » Fri Jun 10, 2005 9:39 am

So how did you guys install them?

I have a M6N as well. I'd mod them and install but there are no files to mod. I guess it checks the system before downloading them.

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Post by NAiLs » Sun Jun 12, 2005 1:46 am

Cool stuff! I'll have to be sure I install these on my laptop. I usually have my laptop plugged in, but it's gonna help a lot for the times I use my laptop not plugged in! The darned battery already drains in 1-1/2 hours with light to moderate usage.
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Post by jsmiddleton4 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:01 am

Won't install on my Toshiba with ati 9000 igp. Get the message saying it can't upgrade, contact manufacturor.

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Post by Illuminati » Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:45 am

jsmiddleton4 wrote:Won't install on my Toshiba with ati 9000 igp. Get the message saying it can't upgrade, contact manufacturor.

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As the pic above shows, only x700 and x800 igp's are initially supported. I'm sure in the next month or two ATI will expand support to other models. Nate did indicate however that he was able to get them to install on the x600 igp in his M6N.
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Post by Apoptosis » Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:34 pm

i'm running unlocked drivers that ATI sent to us for lab testing. These were able to install on my 9600 Pro without any issues. I'm sure someone will crack or modify these drivers in the future to be "unlocked". As for now the support for mobile platforms is limited, but it will get better.

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