ATI Mobility Catalyst Display Driver 10.5 for Windows Vista/7

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Date: May 27, 2010
File Size: 50.8 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista / 7
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Release notes:

Catalyst Mobility is a notebook reference graphics driver for with limited support for
system vendor specific features. Support is available for Windows Vista and Windows 7
to be used at your own risk.

The Installation Verification Software will prevent driver download on certain notebook
products. This is to protect against the installing of drivers that may disable features or
functionality provided by the system manufacturer. If unacceptable behavior is
experienced using Catalyst Mobility it is recommended to revert back to the driver
provided by your system vendor for your specific platform. Please check with your system
vendor for the most recent drivers for your notebook.

The following notebook graphics products are supported in this release:

* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5700 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5600 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5100 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4800 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4600 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon 4100 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3800 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3600 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon 3100 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2700 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 Series
* ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 Series
* ATI PowerXpress enabled notebooks using AMD chipsets

The following notebooks are not supported in this release:

* Any notebook launched after this driver release.
* Switchable Graphics enabled notebooks using Intel chipsets.
* Toshiba notebooks (please check with your notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
* Sony VAIO notebooks (please check with your notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
* Panasonic notebooks (please check with your notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)

New Features:

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

- Support for 120 Hz displays on the ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series and ATI
Radeon™ HD 3000 Series
- ATI Overdrive enhancement – full support for multiple display configurations
Support for 120 Hz displays on the ATI Radeon™ HD 4000
Series and ATI Radeon™ HD 3000 Series
- ATI Catalyst™ now supports 120 Hz Displays for the ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 and
ATI Radeon™ HD 3000 Series
ATI Overdrive enhancement – full support for multiple display
configurations
- ATI Overdrive has been enhanced – delivering full support for over-clocking
functionality on supported ATI Radeon™ HD graphics accelerators connected to
multiple display configurations

Resolved Issues for All Windows Operating Systems

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

- "Battlefield 2: Bad Company" maps no longer takes unusually long to load
- Enabling hardware shaders (perfect mode) no longer causes text and on-screen menu
corruption while loading missions in "IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946" game
- Re-logging into a system after a Remote Desktop connection no longer results in
"Catalyst Control Center is not supported..." warning message or the Graphics menu
for Catalyst Control Center Advanced view to go missing
- HDTV resolutions are now properly reported by the tooltip when the mouse cursor
hovers over the CV display icon under "Desktops & Displays" in Catalyst Control
Center

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:

- Alt-Tabbing to desktop and back into "Mass Effect 2" game no longer causes the
display to go black
- In-game Anti-Alias can now be applied when other in-game options like Volumetric
Effects are enabled in "Empire: Total War" and "Napoleon: Total War" games
- Enabling Anti-Alias in "Empire: Total War" no longer causes a performance drop
Running "Unigine Heaven Benchmark 2.0" in wireframe mode with tessellation
enabled no longer causes the application to fail on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series cards
- Changing in-game resolution in "Alien vs. Predator" no longer causes the screen to
flicker under Multi-GPU configurations
- Catalyst Control Center now remembers the position of fourth monitor in Eyefinity
group
- Black screen no longer observed with "Unigine Heaven Benchmark 2.0" application
with OpenGL mode settings
- Enabling dynamic contrast in Catalyst Control Center video settings no longer causes
vertical stripes to appear during XVID content playback

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:

- [Catalyst Control Center] Avivo basic color controls in the "All Settings" page can
now be applied and will not shift to default values
- HBR (high bit-rate) audio now functions properly
- "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction" no longer fails during game play for ATI
Radeon™ HD 2000 and 3000 series cards

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:

- "Resident Evil 5" now launches properly with a HDMI display connected to an AGP
card
- PowerDVD no longer exhibits blue and pink tint when adjusting brightness and
contrast in Catalyst Control Center when viewing Blu-ray content
Known Issues Under All Windows Operating Systems
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under
the Windows operating system in the latest version of Catalyst™. These include:
- Disabling CrossFire™ for the first time may cause the "Contrast" value to change to
zero in Catalyst Control Center - Display Properties Color page

Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System. We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.

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