AMD Catalyst Display Driver 11.12 for Vista64/Windows 7 x64

last update:
December 13th, 2011, 20:43 GMT
developed by:
AMD
file size:
109 MB
category:
C: \ Graphics Board \ AMD
platform
Windows Vista 64 bit / 7 64 bit

Specifications:

The AMD Catalyst software suite 11.12 contains the following:
- AMD display driver version 8.92
- HydraVision for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Southbridge/IXP Driver
- AMD Catalyst Control Center version 8.92 / AMD Vision Engine Control Center version 8.92.

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 11.12 Windows release includes:

IMPROVEMENTS

AMD OpenGL 4.2 production support

- AMD Catalyst 11.12 delivers official support for the OpenGL 4.2 specification

AMD Eyefinity technology enhancements

- Enables support for AMD HD3D technology when using a 3x1 Landscape Eyefinity display group, on supported DisplayPort 3D monitors.

AMD Vision Engine Control Center enhancements for Dual Graphics

- Improvements have been implemented to better facilitate the enabling and control of the Dual Graphics within the Vision Engine Control Center

RESOLVED ISSUES

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System:

This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 11.12 software suite for Windows 7. These include:
- All required PAL formats are now correctly listed in the Vision Control Center on the HDTV support page.
- Playing Dirt2, Dirt3 and Portal2 in DirectX 9 mode no longer causes a random system hang.
- Portal 2 no longer displays random screen tearing when run in DirectX 9.
Total War Shogun 2 no longer displays random corruption when played at low in game settings and 2x1 and 3x1 Eyefinity modes.
- Playing Lost Planet 2 in Eyefinity mode and Crossfire enable no longer randomly crashes.
- Portal 2 will no longer randomly crash when the GPU is switched to Low Power mode.
- Running Stalker Clear Sky in DirectX 10 mode in a Tri-Crossfire configuration no longer randomly hangs when in-game settings are set to high.
- Tom Clancy Endwar no longer randomly hangs with a pinstripe display.
- Playing Enemy Territory Quake Wars no longer generates a random system hang.
- Graphics corruption is no longer randomly exhibited while playing video clips using Windows Media Center.
- Doom 3 no longer experiences random corruption when Anti Aliasing is enabled.
- Crysis 2 no longer displays random flickering when run in DirectX9 mode.
- Far Cry2, Dragon 2, Homefront, Stalker: Metro 2033 and Bioshock 2 no longer display random flashing textures.
- Left 4 Dead 2 no longer experiences random hangs.
- HAWX2 no longer experiences random hangs when navigating in game menus.
- Lost Planet 2 and Dragon Age 2 no longer display random flickering when run in DirectX 9 mode.

Resolved Issues for the Windows Vista Operating System:

This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 11.12 software suite for Windows Vista. These include:
- Random ghosting is no longer observed while playing Dragon Age 2 in Crossfire mode.
- Character Avatars no longer flash in Dragon Age 2 in Crossfire mode.
- Stalker – Clear Sky no longer displays random black horizontal lines on initial startup.
- Playing Tom Clancy HAWX 2 in Eyefinity mode no longer generates a random system reboot.
- Random choppy Flash playback is no longer experienced.
- Running Civilization V in DirectX 11 mode no longer crashes randomly when run at medium and high in-game settings.
- F1 2010 no longer hangs intermittently on launch.
- Flashing textures are no longer randomly observed while playing Bulletstorm.
- Dead Space 2 no longer hangs randomly.

KNOWN ISSUES

Known issues under the Windows 7 operating system

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows 7 operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:
- The in-game mouse cursor may not be visible when playing Alien vs Predator.
- Portal 2 may generate a black screen when run in 3d Stereo mode.
- Water textures may be corrupted in World of Warcraft .
- Civilization V may experience crashes when run in Eyefinity mode.
- Civilization V may experience random crashes when launched in Crossfire mode.
- Lost Planet 2 and Tom Clancy HAWX2 may hang when run in 2x2 Eyefinity mode.
- Dragon Age 2 may experience flickering and texture corruption when run in Triple Crossfire Mode.
- Enemy Territory – Quake Wars may display texture corruption on water surfaces.

Known Issues under the Windows Vista Operating System:

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:
- The edge detect filter may not perform as expected in certain DirectX 9 titles.
- Dead Space 2 may hang soon after launch.

Known Issues under the Windows XP Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows XP operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:
- Desktop corruption may be observed on the primary display when run in clone mode.

 

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