ATI Catalyst Display Driver 7.10 for Windows Vista 32bit

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Date: October 11, 2007
File Size: 44.7 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista
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New Features

Catalyst™ 7.10 introduces the following new features:

* Adaptive Anti-Aliasing support for the ATI Radeon™ X1000 Series of products
* Software CrossFire™ support for the ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 and ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series

Adaptive Anti-Aliasing support for the ATI Radeon™ X1000 Series of products

This release of Catalyst™ introduces Adaptive Anti-Aliasing support for the ATI Radeon™ X1000 Series of products. Adaptive Anti-Aliasing substantially improves image quality by anti-aliasing transparent textures.
Software CrossFire™ support for the ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 and ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series

This release of Catalyst™ introduces software CrossFire™ support for the ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 Series and ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 Series. Software CrossFire™ is only available when two graphics accelerators from the same family (i.e. 2 ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 products) are plugged into a CrossFire™ compatible motherboard with no hardware interconnect between the two graphics accelerators.

Performance Improvements

The following performance improvements are noticed with Catalyst™ 7.10:

* Battlefield 2142: CrossFire™ performance improves 5-23% on ATI Radeon™ HD2600, HD2400 and ATI Radeon™ X1300/X1550
* BioShock DX10 CrossFire™ performance improves 70% or more on all ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 series of products
* Call of Duty 2: performance improves up to 6.7% on both single card and CrossFire™ ATI Radeon™ HD2600 and ATI Radeon™ HD2400 configurations
* Call of Juarez DX10: CrossFire™ performance improves up to 42% and single card performance improves up to 34% on all ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 series of products
* Company of Heroes DX10 CrossFire™ performance improves up to 80% on all ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 series of products and single card performance improves as much as 31% on ATI Radeon™ HD2900 and ATI Radeon™ HD2600 products
* Enemy Territory: Quake Wars CrossFire™ performance improves as much as 23% on ATI Radeon™ X1x00 series products and single card performance improves as much as 23% on both ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 and ATI Radeon™ X1x00 series of products
* FEAR CrossFire™ performance improves as much as 16% on ATI Radeon™ X1950XTX, X1650XT, HD2400 and X1300/X1550
* Lost Planet DX10 CrossFire™ performance improves 20% or greater on all ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 series of products
* Supreme Commander CrossFire™ performance improves up to 30% on all ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 and ATI Radeon™ X1x00 series products. ATI Radeon™ X1650 and X1300/X1550 see even greater improvements of 82% or more
* World In Conflict DX10 CrossFire™ performance improves 14-67% or more and single card performance improves 20% or more on ATI Radeon™ HD2900XT and ATI Radeon™ HD2600 products
* World in Conflict DX9 CrossFire™ performance improves up to 70% or more on all ATI Radeon™ HD2x00 products

AMD Product Support

AMD Desktop Product Family Support for both Windows Vista and XP

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™ 9550 series
ATI Radeon™ X1050 series
ATI Radeon™ 9500 series

AMD Multimedia Family Product Support for both Windows Vista and XP

ATI All-in-Wonder™ X1900 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder™ X600 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder™ X1800 Series
ATI Theater™ 550 PRO
ATI All-in-Wonder™ 2006 Edition
ATI All-in-Wonder™ 9800 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder™ X800 Series
ATI All-in-Wonder™ 9600 Series
ATI Theater 650™

AMD Chipset Product Support

ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1250 Series
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1150 Series
ATI Radeon™ X1250 Series
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1100 Series
ATI Radeon™ X1200 Series
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 200 Series
AMD 580X Series Chipset
AMD 690 Series Chipset

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:

* Call of Juarez: Enabling CrossFire™ and setting the in-game graphics options to higher settings no longer results in the game failing. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29541
* Call of Juarez: Setting up a multi-player LAN game on a system running Windows Vista and containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 2900 series of product no longer results in corruption being noticed 737-29917
* Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter: Pressing the Alt+Tab keys when playing the game no longer results in the Windows Vista operating system failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28491
* GTA San Andreas: Enabling AFR mode and CrossFire™ no longer results in corruption being noticed in the opening cinematic of the game. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29543
* Might and Magic Heroes V: Display flicker and corruption is no longer noticed when CrossFire™ is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29913
* The composite video slider values are no longer automatically applied without clicking on the Apply button. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28812
* Setting the language option to any of the supported languages other than English no longer results in the help page for Advanced Color failing to be displayed. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28822
* Using live TV on a system containing an ATI HD 2900 XT product and running the Windows Vista operating system no longer results in the application failing if the Catalyst™ 7.6 driver is installed. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28823
* A Windows error message no longer occurs when game settings are set to their highest levels. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28830
* Hot-plugging an HDMI display device no longer results in the display device failing to be detected. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29534
* Hot-plugging an HDMI display device to a system that has a CRT connected to it, followed by swapping the display devices no longer results in invalid refresh rates being listed in the Display manager. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29536
* Windows Dream Scene Content: Corruption is no longer noticed when attempting to run the preview for the chosen clips. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28856
* Setting the display resolution to 1600x1200 or less no longer results in corruption being noticed when attempting to play an HD-DVD using the Cyberlink player. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29550
* Playing a HD-DVD or Blu-ray title using PowerDVD followed by rotating the display device by 90 degrees no longer results in the operating system failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29552
* Enabling video mode within the Catalyst Control Center->TV Properties->Adjustments no longer results in the Enable Video Mode check box becoming grayed out if the Catalyst Control Center is closed and then restarted. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29920
* Catalyst Control Center->Basic View: Current setting text is no longer misplaced in the Content Viewing Selection for Component Video. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29922
* Catalyst Control Center->HDTV Support->Predefined and Custom HDTV Formats: Selecting a different format and clicking the Apply Format button no longer results in the Add button becoming grayed out. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29924
* The text is no longer truncated in drop down menu of the ATI OverDrive warning pop-up message. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29925
* Clone mode can no longer be enabled for software CrossFire™ configurations under Windows XP. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29985
* The Refresh rate for 576i/p is no longer listed erroneously as 20Hz/34Hz in the Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29909
* Hot-plugging an HDMI display device to a system containing an ATI Radeon™ Xpress 12x0 series of product no longer results in the HDMI display device failing to be detected under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29910
* Chronicles of Riddick: A very dark display image is no longer noticed when playing the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon™ X800 series of product and running the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29911
* All high resolutions are now displayed in the Displays Manager and Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29912
* Corruption is no longer noticed in the ATI Catalyst End User License Agreement when using the Swedish version of the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29914
* Tearing artifact is no longer visible on OTM display when playing back any video using Overlay with OTM enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 727-29915
* Horizontal line corruption is no longer noticed when AFR mode is enabled and vsync is disabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29916
* Attempting to play HD-DVD title on a system containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 series of product no longer results in hardware mode not being available for all display resolutions. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29982
* Attempting to playing certain DVD\'s using WinDVD 7 and enabling hardware acceleration no longer results in the DVD failing to play. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29918

Known Issues Under the Windows Vista Operating System

This section provides information on known issues associated with the ATI Catalyst™. These include:

* Bioshock, Lost Planet, and World In Conflict: Connecting certain dual link display devices to certain ATI Radeon 2x00 series of cards may result in limited display resolutions being available. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30090
* Call of Juarez: Enabling CrossFire™ may result in flickering being noticed when playing the DX10 version of the game. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29540
* City of Heroes: Attempting to play the game on a system with a dual link panel connected to it may result in the Windows Vista operating system failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28495
* Doom 3: Playing the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 2600 series of product and running the Windows Vista operating system may result in Display corruption being noticed when using the console commands. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29978
* Enemy Territory: Quake Wars: Enabling Super AA and soft particles may result in corruption being noticed in the main menu and through-out game play. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29942
* Fable: A black ring may be seen around the player character. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29939
* Lost Planet: Setting AA to either 4x or 8x may result in the game failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28492
* Rainbow Six Vegas: Setting the display resolution to 1600x1200 and applying the in-game settings to high may result in corruption being noticed when using an HDMI display device. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28826
* Serious Sam: the Second Encounter Demo: Game play may appear delayed when playing the game on a system running Windows XP and containing an ATI Radeon™ HD 2400 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29933
* Resuming from an S3 state may result in a longer than expected time for the Windows Vista operating system to resume. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25798
* 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
* The Record function currently fails to work when using an ATI All-In-Wonder X1300 and time shifting is enabled. Further information can be found in topic number 737-22014
* A blank screen may be displayed after unchecking all the Component Video formats except when the 480i30 custom mode is applied. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27620
* A green or black screen may be displayed when configuring MCE to ATSC mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27622
* The 3D aspect may appear blank when launching a second instance of the Catalyst™ Control Center™. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows XP operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28482
* The Catalyst™ Control Center version number may fail to be updated after the installation of a newer Catalyst™ Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28493
* Dragging player window to secondary display while playing back HD content and moving it back to primary may result in blank player window. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28496
* Connecting a secondary display device and enabling CrossFire™, followed by disabling CrossFire™ no longer results in CrossFire™ pages in the Catalyst™ Control Center showing that it is enabled. Further information on this issue may be found in topic number 737-28845
* When running certain OpenGL samples, the ATI Radeon™ graphics adapter may not be running at the requested clock values on a CrossFire™ configured system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28824
* The Catalyst™ Control Center version number may fail to be updated after the installation of a newer Catalyst™ Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28493
* Setting the display resolution to 1680x1050 and playing either an MPEG 2HDi/p, VC1, or H.264 interlaced content may result in the content not being accelerated and resolution restrictions being applied. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28828
* Performing an express install of the Catalyst Control Center may result in an error message being displayed when rebooting the system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29532
* Using PowerDVD to playback a Blu-ray title may result in the Windows Vista operating system failing with a 0x000000EA error. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29537
* A black window may be displayed when attempting to play a DVD title using WinDVD 7 when Overlay Theater Mode and clone mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29539
* Enabling extended desktop mode and setting the display resolution to 1280x800 or higher, followed by playing an HD-DVD using PowerDVD, may results in the HD-DVD title failing to play. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29547
* Setting the display resolution to 1680x1050 and playing either an MPEG 2HDi/p, VC1, or H.264 interlaced content may result in the content not being accelerated and resolution restrictions being applied. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28828
* Creating a secondary user account and switching from the secondary user account to the primary user account may result in CrossFire™ failing to be enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28786
* Frame flipping may occur while playing certain VC-1 content titles. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27804
* Catalyst Control Center: German character are truncated in the ProfileManager Applications tab. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29930
* A missing Korean character is noticed within the install shield. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29931
* Connecting a secondary display device to a system containing an ATI Radeon™ x1200/1250/1270 series of product and enabling clone mode or extended desktop mode may result in horizontal line corruption being noticed when using a high refresh rate and display resolution. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29933
* Catalyst Control Center: An error message may be displayed when clicking on Help. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29934
* Setting the display device to 1600x1200 75Hz may result in the HD DVD playback window appearing blank. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29936
* Roxio Creator Premier v9: MyDVD: Attempting to burn a DVD may result in the burn process failing at the encoding preview. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29937
* A black window may be displayed when attempting to play a DVD title using WinDVD 7 when Overlay Theater Mode and clone mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29539
* The color depth may change to 8 bpp when enabling or disabling CrossFire™ for the first time. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29940
* The Catalyst Control Center version number may fail to be updated after the installation of a newer Catalyst Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28493
* Google Sketchup may fail to pan when AA is enabled on systems containing an ATI Radeon™ X1300/1550/1600 series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29941
* Setting the display resolution to either 1776x1024 or 1920x1024 30i may results in the display devices failing to resume from an S3 state. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29944
* Setting the display resolution to 1680x1050 and playing either an MPEG 2HDi/p, VC1, or H.264 interlaced content may result in the content not being accelerated and resolution restrictions being applied. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28828
* Dragging player window to secondary display while playing back HD content and moving it back to primary may result in blank player window. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28496
* Frame flipping may occur while playing certain VC-1 content titles. Further details can be found in topic number 737-27804

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