ATI Catalyst Display Driver 6.12 for Windows XP

Date: December 13, 2006
File Size: 11.9 MB
OS Support: Windows XP
Downloads: 1,588

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Release notes:

This particular software suite updates both the AMD Display Driver (version 8.321), and the Catalyst® Control Center (version 6.12). This unified driver has been further enhanced to provide the highest level of power, performance, and reliability. The AMD Catalyst® software suite is the ultimate in performance and stability.

The Catalyst® Control Center requires that the Microsoft .NET Framework version 1.1 or 2.0 be installed. Without .NET version 1.1 or 2.0 installed, the Catalyst® Control Center will not launch properly and the user will see an error message.

AMD Desktop product family support

The Catalyst® software suite is designed to support the following AMD desktop products:

* ATI Radeon® X1950 series
* ATI Radeon® X1900 series
* ATI Radeon® X1800 series
* ATI Radeon® X1600 series
* ATI Radeon® X1550 series
* ATI Radeon® X1300 series
* ATI Radeon® X850 series
* ATI Radeon® X800 series
* ATI Radeon® X700 series
* ATI Radeon® X600 series
* ATI Radeon® X550 series
* ATI Radeon® X300 series
* ATI Radeon® 9800 series
* ATI Radeon® 9700 series
* ATI Radeon® 9600 series
* ATI Radeon® 9500 series

AMD Chipset Product Support

The Catalyst® software suite is designed to support the following AMD chipset products:

* Radeon® Xpress X1150 series
* Radeon® Xpress 200 series (for both Intel and AMD Processors)

Operating systems supported

The latest version of the Catalyst® software suite is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

* Windows XP Professional
* Windows XP Home Edition
* Windows XP Media Center Edition (graphics driver support only)

New Features

This release of the ATI Catalyst™ software suite introduces DirectX video acceleration for CrossFire™ enabled configurations.

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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