In contrast to the previous release of the driver catalyst (which left in the last day of month) on this time the corporation AMD was returned to the previous graph, and precisely to the middle of month, about which version 6.11. If we look to the official site of support, it is possible to say that it underwent significant changes. Now the search for driver is considerably simplified and is carried out in the same style as the site of the support of thier competitor corporation nVIDIA. Different
drivers are grouped on the operating systems, the families of products and the concrete models. Only remained - importunate protection from the publications of straight references. I will recall that from version 6.6 was discontinued the official support of solutions without the hardware support Of directX 9.0. For users products 9200/9250 it is necessary below to be satisfied by old (under number 6.5).
The complete list of the components from new driver appears as follows:
- Radeon display driver 8.31
- Multimedia center 9.15
- HydraVision basic edition
- Remote wonder 3.04
- WDM driver install bundle
- Southbridge/IXP driver
- Catalyst control center version 6.11
Some versions has a insignificant change in the ordinal number, and almost entire documentation now makes by green logotypes AMD, instead there is no more customary red from ATI. Into the enumeration of supported products enter video card of series 9500 and above, up to X1000, and also the system logic xpress 200 and X1150 in different layouts.
From the update is mentioned about the program support to technology crossFire for any combination video card radeon x1900 and X1950, installed in the system under control of operating systems Windows XP (including x64). However, this function does not apply to cards x1950 pro.
Increase performance is promised in game call of duty 2, approximately up to 10.5-12.5% in the combination from video cards series x1900 with the program mode crossFire and the switch oned full screen smoothing 4xAA.
From the concrete adjustments for Windows XP it is mentioned about the following:
- 3DMark03: with the work on system from video cards family radeon 9500/9600/9700 and OS Windows XP
- PCMark05: graphic component of packet tests 3d pixel shader and 3d vertex shader do not put more any errors
- Rome: Total war: during the game in the environment Windows XP with the cards of series radeon x19x0 was fixed
- Rush for berlin: with the start of mode shadows Ã¢â‚¬Å“self shadowÃ¢â‚¬Â in the setups of game is not observed the representations only half of shadows
- Tomb raider legend: with the start of technology crossFire no more drop in performance
- Uber soldier: with the start of technology crossFire no more incorrect representation of menu in the game
- Window-Eyes professional of v5.0: the resolution in no more dumped to 640x480 4bpp after the installation of application system with the motherboard on the base of series Of xpress 200
- corrected the determination connected through the S-Video- of the television set
- removal of driver with the help of the firm utility is corrected
- version catalyst control center does not differ more from Catalyst control center software information center and applet Add/ remove in the environment OS Windows
- Catalyst control center: corrected the incorrect behavior of the bands warming with the attempt to select all options for video and the setup of mode deinterlacing
- Catalyst control center: cutting some labels of elements does not occur with the selection of Italian language
- Catalyst control center: functioning with the utilization of the simplified Chinese Language is corrected
- Catalyst control center: is corrected the appearance of chaotic warnings with a attempt of confirmation with the selected frequencies for the memory and GPU
- Catalyst control center: with the change in the resolution to 1600x600 and above and after its decrease to 1024x768 and below
- updated the work of system in mode S3 and after starting the command line
- the removal of graphic driver is corrected
- corrected the setup of different modes video (Home, Office or Theater) after the switching on technology crossFire
- playback of video with the utilization Windows media player version 10 it is not observed on video cards series radeon x1300 or X1600 in the combination with the operating system Windows XP
- corrected problems with desktop for video card Radeon x1900 XTX paired with the television set
- after the application mode 720p for the digital monitor and the installation resolution 1280x720 75Hz no more incorrect image output is observed .
- no more observed damages of picture with the connection of secondary display LCD- monitor, while television set it is primary on video cards series radeon x1300 or X1600
- not more observed image corruption with the update of the system work from the states s3 or S4 with switch orinted to technology crossFire
- with the connection of monitor viewSonic vP231wb video card series radeon x1900 do not have more problems with the determination of DFP- panel
With the known problems it is possible to acquaint in the official notes to this release. update and changes for different versions of driver under different OS are available in the appropriate descriptions
- AMD catalyst software suite 6.11 (34.4 MB, Windows XP), the page
- AMD catalyst display driver 6.11 (11.8 MB, Windows XP), the page
- AMD catalyst IGP display driver 6.11 (34.6 MB, Windows XP), the page
- AMD multimedia center 9.15 (26.6 MB, Windows XP), the page
- AMD catalyst software suite 6.11 (37.8 MB, Windows XP x64), the page
- AMD south bridge driver 6.11 (3.1 MB, Windows XP x64), page.
It is worthwhile to also note that not all components are available for different OS. Thus, for instance, the integrated graphique under Windows XP x64 is available only for South bridge driver and ordinary driver with the control panel, in contrast to the special version for Windows XP.
In order to launch the control center for drivers catalyst control center, it is necessary to install Microsoft .NET framework.
amd catalyst software suite 6.11