AMD Catalyst Drivers Vista 10.5 Vista
AMD's award-winning Catalyst graphics and HD video configuration software delivers unprecedented control of performance and visual quality with AMD Radeon graphics processors. AMD Catalyst drivers deliver stable performance and push the limits of innovation with advanced user-oriented features.
Precision controls for power users. Tweaks for gamers and video enthusiasts. Simple wizard-assisted setup, easy multi-monitor configuration, and ultra reliable operation for working professionals. New user or seasoned expert, AMD Catalyst puts you in charge of The Ultimate Visual Experience.
- AMD Catalyst updates are focused on improving graphics performance, including enhancements for popular Direct3D and OpenGL game titles.
Innovative and exciting features
- AMD Catalyst includes the AMD Catalyst Control Center, delivering innovative features and unprecedented control of performance and visual quality with AMD Radeon graphics.
- Catalyst drivers for Windows Vista and Windows XP are Microsoft WHQL-certified to deliver the industry's most stable and reliable graphics performance.
This version is for the 32-bit version of Vista.
# 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 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
# All 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
# Windows Vista
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
# Windows 7
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