ATI Catalyst Display Drivers 10.7 for Windows XP 64-bit

July 26, 2010
xp64-suite
66.5 MB
Windows XP 64-bit
360
New Features

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

- ATI Eyefinity - HydraVision enhancements
- Enhanced Pull-down detection
- ATI CrossFireX™ technology – support for rotated displays
- ATI Radeon GPU acceleration of VLC 1.1.1 Media Player

ATI Eyefinity - HydraVision enhancements

- Maximizing a window across displays will now take user defined bezel compensation
into account
- Automatically adjusts window position when dragging and dropping windows to
ensure title bar visibility
- Proper dialog box placement - dialogs do not cross displays, are not hidden behind
bezels, and can be designated to be shown on the users “preferred” display

Enhanced Pull-down detection

- The Pull-down detection algorithm has been enhanced for higher visual quality on
certain types of video content
- Supported on the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series

ATI CrossFireX™ technology – support for rotated displays

- This release of ATI Catalyst™ enables end users running supported ATI
CrossFireX™ configurations to rotate their displays (single or ATI Eyefinity display
configurations) and still enjoy the performance benefits of ATI CrossFireX™
technology

ATI Radeon GPU acceleration of VLC 1.1.1 Media Player

- Enables GPU acceleration of h.264 video content when using the VLC 1.1.1 Media
Player – delivering a better user experience by consuming less system resources
- Supported on the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 and ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series of
products
- Requires VLC version 1.1.1 and later

Performance Improvements

The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™ 10.7:

- Borderlands
- Performance increases 3-5% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 and ATI Radeon™ HD
5700 series single card and CrossFire™ configurations when anti-aliasing and
anisotropic filtering is enabled
- Performance increases 3-8% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 single card and CrossFire™ configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering is enabled
- Performance increases 2-6% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5600 and ATI Radeon™ HD
5500 series single card configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering
is enabled
- Performance increases 2-10% on ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series single card and
CrossFire™ configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering is enabled

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:

- "Current Setting" indicator will now appear when "Windows desktop" option is
selected in "Catalyst™ Control Center - Basic" for specific CV resolutions
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:
- "Desktop Window Manager has stopped working" error no longer appears after
driver installation on specific cards
- ATI Stream (CAL) test no longer exits with exception error under CrossFire™
configurations
- Screen no longer turns blank when flashlight is turned on in "The Chronicles of
Riddick 2" with Screen Space Ambient Occlusion enabled
- Running Unigine Heaven 2.1 (OpenGL) with "Tessellation" enabled no longer causes
system to fail
- Player no longer exits abruptly while changing basic quality settings in Catalyst™
Control Center
- Browser no longer fails after repeated system suspend/resume and video playback
pauses while viewing YouTube content

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:

- ATI Stream (CAL) test no longer exits with exception error under 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:

- "Age Of Empires: The Rise of Rome" no longer fails and display error message when
the diplomacy button is clicked
- Flickering no longer observed when task switching between game and desktop with
Alt+Tab in "Need for Speed: Shift" game
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:
- OpenCL™ 1.0 conformance tests have not been run with this version of the ATI
Catalyst™ Driver Suite in conjunction with the ATI Stream SDK v2.2. If you require
an OpenCL™ 1.0 conformant driver, we recommend that you install the ATI
Catalyst™ 10.5 Driver Suite
- Catalyst™ Control Center: Enable dialogue reposition does not show on proper
monitor when system is configured with 4 displays
- With Hydravision "ATI Eyefinity Enhancements" enabled and radio button "Show on
application's display" selected, dialogue boxes may continue to pop up beneath the
bezels if bezels are corrected to zero
- Catalyst™ Control Center - Basic wizard pane or resolution combo box in "Display
Setting for Desktop Viewing" page may go blank in basic view for component video
mode
- HDMI default refresh rate may appear as 50 Hz instead of 60 Hz under HDTV in
Catalyst™ Control Center
Alternative drivers to ATI Catalyst Display Drivers 10.7 for Windows XP 64-bit: