ATI rilascia i driver Catalyst 4.10

ATI rilascia i driver Catalyst 4.10

Disponibili per i download i nuovi driver Catalyst 4.10: vari incrementi prestazionali ora disponibili, soprattutto con il gioco Doom 3

di Paolo Corsini pubblicata il , alle 10:25 nel canale Programmi
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ATi ha reso disponibile per il download i nuovi driver Catalyst 4.10, versione aggiornata dei driver per tutte le schede video della famiglia Radeon. La nuova versione integra varie ottimizzazioni per il gioco Doom 3, unitamente alla tecnologia Catalyst A.I. che permette di ottimizzare la qualità delle textures, senza penalizzazioni dal punto di vista della qualità d'immagine, ottenendo interessanti boost prestazionali.

Di seguito i link per il download dei driver, direttamente dalla sezione software di Hardware Upgrade:

Di seguito sono pubblicate le note fornite a corredo con i driver:

CATALYST™ A.I.

CATALYST™ A.I. allows the driver to intelligently analyze applications and textures to maximize graphics performance and enhance stability while delivering the absolute highest visual quality

Performance Improvement

As with most CATALYST™ releases performance has increased in various situations. The following performance gains are noticed in the game Doom3:

  • Performance improves 5 to 8% on the ATI RADEON™ 9500 PRO product
  • Performance improves approximately 5% on the ATI RADEON™ 9600 XT
  • Performance improves 5 to 9% on the ATI RADEON™ 9700 PRO
  • Performance improves 4 to 6% on the ATI RADEON™ 9800 PRO
  • Performance improves approximately 4% on the ATI RADEON™ 9800 XT when using higher resolutions
  • Performance improves 3 to 14% on the ATI RADEON X800 PRO
  • Performance improves 5 to 8% on the ATI RADEON™ X800 XT
  • Performance improves approximately 3% on the ATI RADEON™ X300 product
  • Performance improves approximately 4.4% on the ATI RADEON™ X600 product

Issues Resolved in CATALYST™ Display Driver Version 4.10

The following section provides a summary of the issues that have been resolved in the latest version of CATALYST™. These include:

  • City of Heros: Playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9700 PRO installed no longer results in the game failing to respond.
  • Doom3: disabling the object buffers within the game results in the game failing to respond
  • Doom3: game corruption is no longer noticed when playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X800 XT installed, with low or medium quality settings and the image is no longer dark if playing the game with high quality mode settings.
  • Enigmo: Playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 7000 installed no longer results in textures missing from objects that are displayed in the game.
  • F1 Challenge: A performance decrease is no longer noticed under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X800 PRO installed
  • Ground Control II: Display corruption is no longer seen in the water's reflection when playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 7200.
  • Homeworld 2: Launching the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X800 XT installed no longer results in corruption being displayed during the opening cinematics and the game failing to respond
  • Joint Operation Typhoon Rising: The game is now working properly when AntiAliasing and full screen effects are set to high
  • Psychotoxic: Launching the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X800 series installed no longer results in and ATI VPU Recover failure.
  • Psychotoxic: The game no longer fails to start when attempting to launch the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X800 XT Platinum Edition installed.
  • Psychotoxic: Attempting to start a new game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9700 PRO installed, results in the game failing to load
  • Spiderman2: Playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 7500 installed no longer results in flashing textures and missing shadows.
  • Spell Force: Setting the game options to 1024x768 16bpp, anisotropic filter 2x, texture quality high, and shadow type very high no longer results in shadow effect corruption under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9200 series installed.
  • Starwars: X-Wing Alliance: Display corruption is no longer seen when playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9250 installed.
  • Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc: Display corruption is no longer noticed when playing the game under Windows XP.
  • Playing games such as StarTrek Elite Force, Serious Sam SE, Vulpine GLMark, Call Of Duty, and Savage no longer results in the games failing to respond when being played under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9550 or 9600 series installed.
  • Installing the ATI Display Driver no longer results in display corruption being seen on the top portion of the HDTV display when an ATI RADEON™ X800 is installed.
  • Installing the ATI display driver under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X800 SE no longer results in display corruption appearing on the HDTV connected to the adapter after the reboot.
  • The display adapter information is now reported correctly for the ATI RADEON™ X800 series.
  • Attempting to play a Java based game or visit a Java based website no longer results in display corruption under Windows XP when either an ATI RADEON 9800 SE or RADEON X800 XT Platinum card is installed and AA is enabled
  • Dragging the MS Media Player over to the secondary monitor no longer results in overlay not being available, if SURROUNDVIEW is enabled

Known Issues for CATALYST™ Display Driver Version 4.10

The following section provides a brief description of known issues associated with the latest version of CATALYST™. These include the following:

  • Call of Duty: Corruption is noticed when playing a saved game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9100 PRO IGP series installed and having a variety of graphic options provided by the game set high. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4656.html
  • Joint Operation Typhoon Rising: An error message is displayed when exiting the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X700 installed. This issue occurs when the game option for Quality Performance is set to 1600x1200. Further information on this issue can be found at: www.ati.com/support/infobase/4641.html
  • Rainbow six3: Athena Sword: Playing the game under Windows 2000 with an ATI RADEON™ X700 installed results in the game failing to retain its resolution option of 1600x1200 if you Alt-tab out of the game and then Alt-tab back to the game. Further information on this issue can be found at: www.ati.com/support/infobase/4633.html
  • Richard Burns Rally: Playing the game under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 8500/9100/9200 series installed results in the trees flickering. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4657.html
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: The Windows XP operating system may randomly fail to respond when loading multiple levels. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4649.html
  • Installation does not complete - Idriver.exe runs @ 100% CPU utilization (w/SP2 installed). Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4620.html
  • Error: "Record not found on MSI.DB" during installation (w/ pre-RADEON™ integrated Video). Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4621.html
  • Booting Windows XP SP2 with an ATI RADEON™ X800 XT installed results in display corruption being seen immediately following the Windows XP logo. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4652.html
  • Using Windows Movie Maker 2 under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ X300 or X600 installed results in corrupt colors being displayed in the preview window. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4653.html
  • Importing files that have been captured using Pinnacle Media Center into Windows Movie Maker 2 results in the Windows XP operating system failing to respond when an ATI RADEON™ X300 or X600 is installed. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4654.html

For further information and general help on driver or software installation, game issues, and more, visit the ATI FAQ website.

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37 Commenti
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Dumah Brazorf15 Ottobre 2004, 10:34 #1
"Booting Windows XP SP2 with an ATI RADEON™ X800 XT installed results in display corruption being seen immediately following the Windows XP logo"



Spero sia un problema sporadico...
Ciao.
Brugola15 Ottobre 2004, 10:39 #2
"Booting Windows XP SP2 with an ATI RADEON™ X800 XT installed results in display corruption being seen immediately following the Windows XP logo. Further information on this issue can be found at: http://www.ati.com/support/infobase/4652.html "

Che culo
mi sa che manco li scarico i 44mb di driver

pero visti gli incrementi di prestazioni.....
Dumah Brazorf15 Ottobre 2004, 10:39 #3
"ATI recommends Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher to be installed."

Ahia... ma è la prima volta che consiglia il SP2 o anche con i vecchi era già così?
Visto il problema con le X800XT non mi sembra molto coerente...
Ciao.
Azazhell15 Ottobre 2004, 10:39 #4
Era ora... ma scusate cambia qcosa installarli con il control panel o il control center (a parte i 20 mb in +)
franco7915 Ottobre 2004, 10:41 #5
improves approximately 4% on the ATI RADEON™ 9800 XT .. Cosa non si fa per 40 punti in 3dmark 2005!!!
Brugola15 Ottobre 2004, 10:57 #6
cmq gli aumenti di prestazioni sono notevoli
seppur "solo" con doom3
Al3ego15 Ottobre 2004, 11:00 #7
Installation does not complete - Idriver.exe runs @ 100% CPU utilization (w/SP2 installed). Further information on this issue can be found at:



Ma che vuol dire? Raccomandano l'SP2 di win xp e poi non si installa?!?

bizzu15 Ottobre 2004, 11:03 #8
Aspetto gli Omega...
maxfl15 Ottobre 2004, 11:38 #9
Li ho già installati, e con mia amara sorpresa Call of Duty United Offensive dopo un paio di minuti in multiplayer mi si freeza
Ora rimetto su i 4.9
angelodm15 Ottobre 2004, 11:59 #10
C'è qualcuno che li ha provati con una 9700PRO AIW???? Prima il C.C. si bloccava e diceva che non trovava i driver ATi

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