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Old 03-03-2009, 07:57 PM   #1057 (permalink)
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^^ Ati also has new drivers out, Catalyst 9.2

Highlights of the ATI Catalyst™ 9.2 Windows release include:

Performance improvements

* Crysis DX10 – performance gains of up to 20%
* Crysis Warhead DX10 – performance gains of up to 20%
* World in Conflict DX10 – performance gains of up to 5%
* Fear 2 CrossFireX support – Fear 2 now includes Multi-GPU performance enhancements

New Features

ATI Catalyst™ 9.2 Folding@Home Multi-GPU support

* Multi-GPU configurations using the ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series, ATI Radeon™ HD 3000 Series, and ATI Radeon™ HD 2000 Series of graphics accelerators will be able to use run a separate Folding@Home client on each GPU to further increase their Folding@Home performance.

Resolved Issue highlights

* The ATI Catalyst Control Center now enables Anisotropic Filtering for DirectX 10 applications
* Resolved ATI Catalyst Control Center displaying the following warning message “The Catalyst Control Center is not supported by the driver version.” When driver is loaded
* ATI Catalyst Control Center, Display Manager correctly shows connected monitor maximum refresh rates
* ATI Catalyst Control Center, component video pixel format settings are retained on system restart
* In Call of Duty 4, some intermittent game corruption no longer occurs when soften smoke edges is enabled
* The display driver no longer fails to load on some systems with more than 8 GB of system RAM
* ATI Catalyst Control Center, some HDMI monitors are not longer incorrectly reported as DVI
* Resolved system intermittently instability with ATI Catalyst 8.12 and some ATI Radeon HD 4800 CrossFireX configurations
* Creating any type of an OpenGL 3.0 context (normal or forward compatible) and then request the version string no longer causes the driver to stop responding

For more information on ATI Catalyst™ 9.2 (for Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Linux versions), including all of the resolved issues in this release, please see the ATI Catalyst™ 9.2 release notes.

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