Version History of ATI Catalyst Driver 11.5 (Vista/7)

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 11.5 Windows release includes:

New Features:

Hydravision enhancements for Eyefinity configurations.

  • The HydraGrid feature found in HydraVision is now aware of user created Bezels.
  • The HydraGrid feature found in HydraVision now also includes as “Automatic Grid” option that aligns to the user defined Eyefinity display layout.

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System

This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 11.5 software suite for Windows 7. These include:

  • PowerDVD no longer randomly crashes when HDMI 8 Channel Audio is enabled.
  • Avivo settings are now correctly displayed in the AMD Vision Engine Control Center after connecting a secondary display.
  • Windows Media Player no longer randomly hangs or displays a black screen after playing VC1 (WMV) video files for over 4 hours.
  • PowerDVD no longer crashes intermittently after enabling / disabling Crossfire during BD playback.
  • Bioshock no longer displays visual corruption with Vsynch and MLAA enabled.
  • Transcoding MPEG-2 video to H.264 no longer causes an application crash.
  • Transcoding H.264 to AVCHD no longer generates lagging video.

Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System

  • Civilization V no longer stops responding during game launch when Crossfire is enabled.

Known issues under the Windows 7 operating system

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows 7 operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:

  • Some BD content may experience jittery playback using WinDVD.
  • Quake 4 may display random horizontal corruption during gameplay.
  • Random tearing might be observed while playing Riddick 2 with high game settings and Crossfire enabled.  (This issue has been resolved with the Catalyst 11.5a hotfix)
  • Random video jitter may be observed while playing 1080i BD video with Aero mode disabled.
  • Kings Bounty may display rendering issues.
  • The mouse cursor may lag in some situations. (This issue has been resolved with the Catalyst 11.5a hotfix)

Known Issues under the Windows Vista Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst™. These include:

  • Windows Aero may be disabled after installing the driver.
  • Doom 3 and Quake 4 may display random corruption with HD 4770 series products.
  • Performing bezel compensation with a 3 x 2 Eyefinity configuration may cause the bezel group to disappear.
  • Video settings may be turned off in the AMD Vision Control Center after extending the desktop to a second display.
  • Cyberlink software bay cause the screen to flash green after desktop resolution is changed.

Known Issues under the Windows XP Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows XP operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst™. These include:

  • OpenGL games may cause the system to hang when launched with Super AA enabled.
  • The system may randomly reboot while playing Star Wars – The Force Unleashed II.