ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.5 for Windows 7 64-bit

last update:
May 20th, 2009, 7:32 GMT
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platform
Windows 7

Specifications:

AMD has delivered a single unified graphics driver that has received WHQL certification for both Windows 7 and Windows Vista Meeting Microsoft’s WHQL certification requirements in the ATI Catalyst 9.5 driver for Windows 7 clearly demonstrates AMD’s focus and determination to deliver an extremely stable and robust Windows 7 experience on AMD’s ATI Radeon Graphics accelerators

Delivers full WDDM 1.1 WHQL certified support under Windows 7 on the ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series, ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series of products

ATI Stream

ATI Video encoder update ATI Catalyst 9.5 resolves a number of issues previously seen in the ATI Video Converter and is supported under Windows Vista 32-bit and Windows Vista 64-bit

Using ATI Stream technology, owners of ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series and ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series of graphics cards can take advantage of this video conversion tool (found in ATI Catalyst Control Center Basic View) to achieve substantial performance improvements when transcoding video files

Performance Improvements

ATI Catalyst Release Note Version 9.5 5  Catalyst 9.5 brings performance benefits in several cases where framerates are CPUlimited.

Some measured examples are:

Unigine Tropics DX9 – performance gains of up to 11% for single GPU and ATI CrossFireX configurations with anti-aliasing enabled Company of Heroes – performance gains of up to 10% for both single GPU and ATI

CrossFireX configurations
BattleForge – performance gains of up to 10% for ATI CrossFireX configurations

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:

Windows 7 default driver may take a long time to start on some integrated ASICs

Both LCD and CRT may go blank when hotplugging the CRT to the system, and will not recover until it is switched to discrete GPU

Catalyst Control Center may stop responding when Windows Hotkeys have been assigned

Catalyst Control Center: On "Available Display Devices" detection page, when selecting the secondary display, the radio button is not greyed out for the monitor already chosen as the main display

"Fan Speed Control" may change to default settings when Crossfire is enabled/disabled

Catalyst Control Center: At the end of the auto-tuning, it might not report that the process has completed successfully

Fan Speed Control is missing in OverDrive5 aspect

On some systems the Catalyst Control Center Over drive pages may fail to display

Audio Control Panel might show the HDTV entry even when unplugged

Audio Control Panel might not reflect configuration change from 7.1 Audio to Stereo

Corruption might be observed in some OGL games with Super Anti-Alias and "Show

CrossfireX" enabled on 3-4 display 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:

 

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System

This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst Software Suite for Windows 7. These include:

Dropped frames may be noticed while playing certain Blu-ray interlaced content

"World in Conflict": Blank screen may be observed after the introduction trailer

completes

On some PowerExpress systems a secondary display may be displayed for single monitor configurations

Moving a video clip across an extended desktop may cause the desktop to flicker or the media player to stop functioning

ATI Catalyst Release Note Version 9.5 6

Device manager mistakenly identifies the adapter as Standard VGA Adapter for some ASICs

"Yes" and "No" buttons might disappear while moving confirmation windows on desktop during driver installation

Known Issues Under the Windows Vista Operating System

This section provides information on known issues that may be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system with the latest version of Catalyst. These include:

Frames may be dropped when playing Blu-ray video with PowerDVD8

Garbled text may appears on resume splash screen after hibernation with some ASICs

Catalyst Control Center: Advance Color page, when enabling the advanced color settings the preview window may blank out

Opening Catalyst Control Center may result in an error message when using Dual Adapters with a non-ATI ASIC and ATI ASIC

Switching amongst Virtual Desktops may cause certain applications on one virtual desktop to move to another virtual desktop

Catalyst Control Center: Enable dialog reposition does not show on proper monitor when system is configured with 4 displays

Interlaced modes might not be applied on HDTV supported DFP panels even when forced via Catalyst Control Center

Catalyst Control Center: Setting some HDTV resolutions may fail to become active

Catalyst Control Center: Display settings may be missing when hot plugging a CRT display in clone mode

Catalyst Control Center: Scaling option slider is inadvertently enabled when using a non-HDTV resolution

Second adapter will run at custom GPU clock values instead of default mininum clock values until a 3D game is launched and exited in full screen mode

Second adapter will run at custom GPU clock values instead of default mininum clock values until a 3D game is launched and exited in full screen mode

HDMI audio may not be enabled in some DX10 games when Crossfire is enabled

“The user should have a licensed Dolby Digital (AC-3) decoder in order to transcode files with AC-3 audio. If there is not a licensed AC-3 audio decoder on the system, then transcoding will fail on Windows XP. On Windows Vista, with no 3rd party

AC-3 decoder, a silent audio stream may be generated in the transcoded file. Third party AC-3 decoders may have different characteristics on 32 bit and 64 bit systems.”

A "Unsupported format" message may be displayed when playing some DivX transcoded files on a PSP

Catalyst Control Center may stop responding when opening the Crossfire pages

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 Catalyst. These include:

A performance drop may be observed on Enemy Territory Quake Wars, Doom3 and Quake4

ATI Catalyst Release Note Version 9.5 7

Catalyst Control Center ATI Radeon Premium Graphics logo may change on application restart

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 Catalyst. These include:

Catalyst Control Center: System may fail to set Component Video modes

Playing back Blu-ray content in extended desktop may not switch to primary display after unplugging the secondary display

Power Cinema may have to be launched twice to start Blu-ray playback

Interlaced modes might not be listed in the "List all Modes" window with HDTV supported DFP panels

Catalyst Control Center, add custom modes may not be available in the Digital Panel

HDTV support page

Catalyst Control Center may show Crossfire as disabled

Catalyst Control Center, some of the default HDTV modes may not be enabled  with some monitors

 

 

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