ATI Catalyst Display Driver 7.6 for Windows XP 64bit

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Date: June 25, 2007
File Size: 38.2 MB
OS Support: Windows XP 64-bit
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[b]Performance Improvements[/b]

Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and Dark Messiah Might and Magic performance improves on the ATI Radeon™ HD2900 XT Crossfire configurations. Improvements of 16% or more can be seen with HDR enabled.

[b]Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System[/b]

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

* Armed Assault: A handle count leak is no longer noticed during game play in Task Manager. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27467
* The system no longer become unresponsive and require a reboot while randomly moving Video Player window from primary to extended desktop under certain hardware configurations where the second adapter is an ATI Radeon X1200/1250/1270 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27092.
* Connecting a secondary display device followed by enabling extended desktop mode no longer results in a VPU Recover occurring when playing a DVD on the secondary display device using WinDVD. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28184
* The PAL-M and NTSC-J are no longer missing from TV-format list found in the ATI Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28185

[b]Known Issues Under the Windows XP Operating System[/b]

The following section provides a summary of open issues in the latest version of Catalyst™. These include:

* Enabling CrossFire™ may result in display corruption being noticed when playing a DVD or media clip using either WinDVD 7, Windows Media Player or PowerDVD 6. Further details can be found in topic number 737-22806
* Catalyst™ Control Center->OverDrive™: The OverDrive™ setting are not retained for individual accounts. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25805
* Launching the release notes under the Japanese or Chinese version of Windows may result in the release notes displaying a blank page. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26749. This issue is resolved in Catalyst 7.7
* Some pixilated corruption may be observed while running the game Prey while hovering over the health packs from a distance on some hardware configurations running Win XP. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27091
* The system may become unresponsive and require a reboot while randomly moving Video Player window from primary to extended desktop under certain hardware configurations where the second adapter is an ATI Radeon™ X1200/1250/1270 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27092
* Connecting two display devices to an ATI Radeon™ X1600 series product may result in the device manager failing to detect the secondary display device. Further information may be found in topic number 737-21266
* Corruption may be noticed when playing certain DVD titles when hardware acceleration is enabled on ATI Radeon™ HD 2900 XT product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27624

[b]AMD Product Support[/b]

ATI Radeon™ HD 2900 series
ATI Radeon™ X850 series
ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 series
ATI Radeon™ X800 series
ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 series
ATI Radeon™ X700 series
ATI Radeon™ X1950 series
ATI Radeon™ X600 series
ATI Radeon™ X1900 series
ATI Radeon™ X550 series
ATI Radeon™ X1800 series
ATI Radeon™ X300 series
ATI Radeon™ X1650 series
ATI Radeon™ 9800 series
ATI Radeon™ X1600 series
ATI Radeon™ 9700 series
ATI Radeon™ X1550 series
ATI Radeon™ 9600 series
ATI Radeon™ X1300 series
ATI Radeon™ 9500 series
ATI Radeon™ X1050 series

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