ATI Catalyst Control Center 8.2 for XP

last update:
February 14th, 2008, 9:53 GMT
developed by:
ATI
file size:
23.2 MB
category:
C: \ Graphics Board \ ATI
platform
Windows XP

Specifications:

Performance Improvements

Performance improvements with this release of Catalyst include Company of Heroes DX10 frame rates increasing as much as 20% across all of the ATI Radeon HD 2x00 series of products and on all ATI Radeon HD 3x00 series of products. These performance improvements are even larger (up to 30%) for CrossFire configurations.

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:

- Doom3: Running an OpenGL application with CrossFire enabled and AA set to 16x no longer results in corruption being noticed when the display resolution is set to 2048x1536 or higher. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32150
- TianXia2: Launching the game no longer results in the Windows XP operating system rebooting. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32152
- Playing an H.264/VC1 title on a system with a display resolution higher than 1440x900 no longer results in the content failing to play in hardware mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32154
- Changing the display resolution when CrossFire is enabled no longer results in the running 3D application failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32155

Known Issues Under the Windows XP Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues in the latest version of Catalyst. These include:

- After installing the graphics driver an error message may be displayed when attempting to launch DirectX based games when using an ATI AGP product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31625
- Call of Juarez: Setting the game level with Optimal Quality and high in-game settings may result in the game level being blank. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30591
- Enemy Territory: Quake Wars may have corruption on the water and sky after increasing the game resolution. Restarting the game at that higher resolution or issuing reloadImages command in the game console corrects the corruption. This issue only impacts graphics cards up to the ATI Radeon X850. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29947
- Lost Planet: Setting AA to either 4x or 8x may intermittently result in the game failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28492
- STALKER: Shadows may not be rendered properly when CrossFire is enabled along with AA being enabled at 4x and Full Dynamic Lighting also being enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31597
- Connecting a CRT display device as the secondary display and playing a Blu-ray DVD using a Cyberlink player may result in no video playback if extended desktop mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30587
- Connecting a Dual Link Panel to the on-board DVI port, followed by hot plugging a DVI display to the add-on DVI card may result in clone mode becoming disabled when rebooting the machine and the secondary display device remaining blank. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31166
- The Catalyst Control Center menu option may fail to function when changing the skin from system skin to any other available skin. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30570
- Setting the display resolution to 1440x900 or lower may result in corruption being noticed when playing a DVD title. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31168
- Setting the desktop resolution to 1280x1024 and using PowerDVD to play an HD-DVD or Blu-ray title may result in corruption being noticed when using an ATI Radeon HD 2400 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31171
- On certain products, changing display resolution while playing back High Definition content may results in instability. It is recommended to set appropriate resolution while playback is stopped. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31172
- Cyberlink: Playing a DVD title on a system containing an ATI Radeon HD 2400 series may result in corruption being noticed. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31173
- Connecting a CRT display device as the secondary display and playing a Blu-ray DVD using a Cyberlink player may result in no video playback if extended desktop mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30587
- The floppy drive may fail to read or write under Vista on a Dell XPS410 system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31148

Known Issues Under the Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

The following section provides a summary of open issues in the latest version of Catalyst. These include:

- World in Conflict: Text corruption may be noticed when playing the game on a system running Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and containing an ATI Radeon HD 30 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31619
- Running an OpenGL application and attempting to rotate the desktop may result in corruption being noticed. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29556
- Hot plugging a display device to a system running Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and containing an ATI Radeon X1250/1270 series of product may result in the display device failing to be detected. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31618
- Standard PAL mode may fail to be available in the Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31620

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
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
ATI Radeon X1300 series


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
ATI Radeon Xpress 1250 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 1150 Series
ATI Radeon X1250 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 Series
ATI Radeon X1200 Series
ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Series
AMD 580X Series Chipset
AMD 690 Series Chipset

 

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