ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.3 for Windows 7 64-bit

March 18, 2009
win7-64-suite
61.1 MB
Windows 7 64-bit
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The Catalyst™ Software Suite 9.3 contains the following:

Radeon™ display driver 8.591
HydraVision™ for both Windows XP and Vista
HydraVision™ Basic Edition (Windows XP only)
WDM Driver Install Bundle
Southbridge/IXP Driver
Catalyst™ Control Center Version 8.591

Note: The Windows 7 driver is not final and is provided "as is." It is not supported by AMD, and may contain software bugs. It has not completed full AMD testing. Use of this software is at your own risk.

New Features:

This section provides information on new features found in this release of the Radeon™
Display Driver. These include the following:

- ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 Unified driver for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 Folding@Home performance enhancements
- ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 – Windows Vista HDMI audio driver support integrated into all
ATI Catalyst 9.3 packages
- New AMD Display Library (ADL) SDK
ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 Unified driver for Windows 7 and Windows
Vista
- AMD has delivered a single unified graphics driver for both Windows 7 and
Windows Vista – demonstrating AMD’s Windows 7 graphics driver leadership and
focus on delivering a stable and robust Windows 7 experience on AMD hardware
- Delivers full WDDM 1.1 support under Windows 7 on the ATI Radeon HD 4000
Series, ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series of products
- Delivers improved gaming performance under Windows 7 vs. Windows Vista
- All future ATI Catalyst postings will deliver one single unified driver for Windows 7
and Windows Vista

ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 Folding@Home performance enhancements

- Using ATI Stream™ technology, owners of the ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series, ATI
Radeon™ HD 3000 Series, and ATI Radeon™ HD 2000 Series of graphics
accelerators will see a performance boost in their Folding@Home scores when
running the latest Folding@Home client and upcoming cores in conjunction with

ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 – Windows Vista HDMI audio driver support
integrated into all ATI Catalyst 9.3 packages

- As of ATI Catalyst 9.3 the Windows Vista HDMI audio driver is automatically
included in the ATI Catalyst 9.3 package
- The HDMI audio driver will only be installed if the AMD graphics accelerator has an
HDMI display connector and there is no 3rd party HDMI audio driver installed

New AMD Display Library (ADL) SDK

- AMD Display Library (ADL) SDK is designed to access display driver functionality
for all ATI Radeon graphics accelerators and FirePro graphics accelerators
- The SDK supports Windows XP, Windows Vista and Linux - 32 and 64 bit variants
- The SDK can be used from both unmanaged (C/C++) and managed (C#) applications
- samples are provided within the SDK
- The ADL SDK is available to the public via the Developer relations site

Performance Improvements

Catalyst™ 9.3 brings performance benefits in several cases where framerates are CPUlimited.
Some measured examples are:
- Lost Planet: Colonies gains up to 20% on 4800 series products, and up to 50% on
4600, 4500 and 4300 series products

Resolved Issues:

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

None

Complete Release notes:
https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/gamesite/Catalyst_93_release_notes.pdf
Alternative drivers to ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.3 for Windows 7 64-bit: