AMD Catalyst Drivers XP 10.4 XP
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 Windows XP and 2003
# New Features
This section provides information on new features found in this release of the ATI Radeon™ Display Driver. These include the following:
* ATI Catalyst – Video enhancements
> H.264 Level 5.1 support
- ATI Catalyst™ can now playback 5.1 level streams on all supported players
- Allows for playback of high resolutions (4Kx2K)
* AMD video transcoding updates
> This release of ATI Catalyst™ provides enhanced support for the Windows 7 Drag and Drop video converter
- Performance improvements
- New formats supported (H.264 file formats – MTS, and WMV9 Complex profile interlaced content)
- ATI Catalyst™ Control Center option for enabling/disabling GPU acceleration
* Support for the ATI Video converter is now available in the advanced view of the ATI Catalyst Control Center
# Performance Improvements
The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™ 10.4:
* S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – Clear Sky
* Improves up to 6% with ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 graphics products
* Improves up to 3% with ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 graphics products
* Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series products
# All Systems
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows. These include:
* Desktop mouse cursor will no longer intermittently appear enlarged
* Pressing the "Page Down" button while configuring the last display in Eyefinity group will now properly switch to the next display instead of closing the bezel user interface
* Shortcut keys to configure the bezel now functions properly
# Windows XP
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows XP. These include:
* [Adobe Flash Player] Resume from standby no longer causes hardware acceleration may become disabled
* "Resident Evil 5" now launches properly on a HDMI display on an AGP card
* "Golfstar" game no longer encounters nProtect GameGuard security program compatiblity issues