ATI Catalyst 8.7 Display Driver Vista64

Operating systemsOS : Windows Vista
ManufacturerManufacturer : ATI Technologies Inc.
CreatedCreated : Jul 22, 2008
Size downloadDownloads : 4
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The Catalyst software suite 8.7 contains the following:

* radeon display driver 8.512
* Multimedia Center 9.16 (windows XP only)
* HydraVision for both Windows XP and Vista
* HydraVision Basic Edition (Windows XP only)
* Remote Wonder 3.04 (Windows XP only)
* WDM Driver Install Bundle
* Southbridge/IXP Driver
* catalyst Control Center Version 8.7
Caution:
The Catalyst software driver and the Catalyst Control Center can be downloaded independently of each other. However, for maximum stability and performance AMD recommends that both components be updated from the same Catalyst release
Caution:
The Catalyst Control Center requires that the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 be installed. Without .NET version 2.0 installed, the Catalyst Control Center will not launch properly and the user will see an error message.
Note: These release notes provide information on the Radeon display driver only. For information on the ATI Multimedia Center, HydraVision, HydraVision Basic Edition, WDM, Remote Wonder, or the Southbridge/IXP driver, please refer to their respective release notes found at: https://support.ati.com/
AMD Product Support
The Catalyst Vista driver for both the 32bit and 64bit versions of the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system is supported on the following ATI Radeon products.
AMD Desktop Product Family Support for both Windows Vista and XP AMD Desktop Product Family Support
ATI Radeon HD 4800 series
ATI Radeon X1300 series
ATI Radeon HD 3800 series
ATI Radeon X1050 series
ATI Radeon HD 3600 series
ATI Radeon X850 series
ATI Radeon HD 3400 series
ATI Radeon X800 series
ATI Radeon HD 2900 series
ATI Radeon X700 series
ATI Radeon HD 2600 series
ATI Radeon X600 series
ATI Radeon HD 2400 series
ATI Radeon X550 series
ATI Radeon X1950 series
ATI Radeon X300 series
ATI Radeon X1900 series
ATI Radeon 9800 series
ATI Radeon X1800 series
ATI Radeon 9700 series
ATI Radeon X1650 series
ATI Radeon 9600 series
ATI Radeon X1600 series
ATI Radeon 9550 series
ATI Radeon X1550 series
ATI Radeon 9500 series
AMD Multimedia Family Product Support for both Windows Vista and XP AMD Multimedia Family Product Support
ATI All-in-Wonder X1900 Series
ATI Theater 600
ATI All-in-Wonder X1800 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder X600 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder 2006 Edition
ATI Theater 550 PRO
ATI All-in-Wonder X800 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder 9800 Series
ATI Theater 650
ATI All-in-Wonder 9600 Series
Note: ATI All-in-Wonder boards operate with AMD's Windows Vista ready display and capture drivers under the Windows Vista operating system. However, the Windows Vista Media Center application does not support TV/Capture functionality provided by the ATI All-in-Wonder. TV/Capture functionality is qualified to function with Snaptream's BeyondTV 4.6 for Windows Vista. Other third party solutions (such as Arcsoft's Total Media 3) may support TV/Capture with the ATI All-in-Wonder, but these applications have not been fully tested by AMD.
AMD Chipset Product Support AMD Chipset Product Support
ATI Radeon HD 3200 Series
AMD 580X Series Chipset
ATI Radeon HD 3100 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150 Series
ATI Radeon HD 2100 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Series
ATI Radeon X1250 Series
AMD 690 Series Chipset
ATI Radeon X1200 Series
New Features
Catalyst 8.7 introduces the following new features:
* Catalyst Control Center: Information Center enhancements
* Support for new Linux operating systems
Catalyst Control Center: Information Center enhancements
This release of Catalyst introduces an enhancement to the Catalyst Control Center Information Center. Full Hardware information will be shown for each physical graphics accelerator installed in the system.
Support for new Linux operating systems
This release of ATI Catalyst Linux introduces preview support for the following new operating systems:
* Ubuntu 8.04 production support
* SLED 10 sp2 production support
Performance Improvements
The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst.
* 3DMark Vantage: Performance increases of up to 20% is noticed in the Performance Preset on single card configured systems when using ATI Radeon HD 36xx or ATI Radeon HD 34xx products
* Company of Heroes DX10: Performance increases of 3% to 12% is noticed in specific maps on single card configured systems when using either an ATI Radeon HD 48xx, ATI Radeon HD 38xx, or an ATI Radeon HD 36xx product
* Lost Planet DX10: Performance increases of 4% to 15% is noticed in specific maps on single card configured systems when using either an ATI Radeon HD 48xx, ATI Radeon HD 38xx, or an ATI Radeon HD 36xx product
* Call Of Duty 4 DX9: Performance increases of up to 4% in specific maps is noticed on single card configured systems when using an ATI Radeon HD 48xx product
* Lost Planet DX9: CrossFire scaling improves up to 1.7x and performance increases up to 80% across all Radeon™ products when AA and AF is enabled
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:
* Assassin's Creed: Attempting to launch the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 series of product and running the Windows Vista operating system (32 bit version) no longer results in the game exiting to the desktop. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35804
* Crysis: Edge detect is now working when playing the DX9 version of the game with UBM enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35765
* Frontlines Fuel of War: Setting the in-game option to 1152x864 and AA to N/A no longer results in corruption being noticed when playing the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 38x0 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35861
* Hellgate London: Setting the display resolution to 2560x1600 no longer results in the game failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35886
* Mahjongg Artifacts: Launching the game on a system running Windows Vista no longer results in the operating system failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35873
* Rainbow Six Vegas 2: Flickering is no longer noticed when switching between the game and the Windows desktop. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35818
* Rainbow Six Vegas 2: Setting AA to 8x no longer results in AA failing to be applied. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35823
* World In Conflict: Setting the video quality to high no longer results in corruption being noticed. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35884
* World of Warcraft: The game's log-in background is no longer blank when using OpenGL mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35767
* ZT: Attempting to play the Asian game in a windowed mode or at a display resolution of 1280x1024 no longer results in the game failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-34152
* Running various games on a system containing an ATI Radeon™ X18x0 series of product no longer results in Time-out Detection and Recovery (TDR) when having Catalyst AI set to Advanced. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35828
* A black window is no longer displayed when attempting to play a DVD title using WinDVD 7 when Overlay Theater Mode and clone mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-34133
* Connecting an HDMI display device to the DVI port using an HDMI to DVI dongle no longer results in the display mode of 720x480 failing to be in the display mode list after hot-unplugging the HDMI display device and hot-plugging a DVI display device. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35105
* Clicking on the Scaling Options for the HDMI display device no longer results in the Panel Information and Image Scaling information failing for the graphics adapter failing to be restored. This issue is also resolved for the Windows XP operating system as well. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35874
* Attempting to change to clone or single mode no longer fails when display number 2 is set a the primary display device. This issue is also resolved for the Windows XP operating system as well. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35768
* Connecting a secondary display device no longer results in the secondary display failing to be seen in the Catalyst Control Center when using a system containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 series of product. This issue is also resolved for the Windows XP operating system as well. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35802
* Adjusting either the gamma, brightness or contrast setting in the Catalyst Control Center no longer results in certain graphics hardware information failing to be displayed in the Information Center. This issue is also resolved for the Windows XP operating system as well. Further details can be found in topic number 737-358633
* Enabling and disabling GPU Scaling no longer results in some of the supported display resolutions no longer being available. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35047
* The OverDrive clocks are no longer set back to default setting when exiting the fullscreen samples if the Enable ATI OD For... option is set to Off. Further details can be found in topic number 737-35755
* Using a smart dongle no longer results in the mode of 1080i failing to appear in the display manager of the Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-358477

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