Version Historie vonATI Catalyst Driver 10.7 (Vista/7)

New Features
This section provides information on new features found in this release of the ATI
Radeon ™ Display Driver. These include the following:

  • ATI Eyefinity - HydraVision enhancements
  • Enhanced Pull-down detection
  • ATI CrossFireX™ technology – support for rotated displays
  • ATI Radeon GPU acceleration of VLC 1.1.1 Media Player

ATI Eyefinity - HydraVision enhancements

  • Maximizing a window across displays will now take user defined bezel compensation into account
  • Automatically adjusts window position when dragging and dropping windows to ensure title bar visibility
  • Proper dialog box placement - dialogs do not cross displays, are not hidden behind bezels, and can be designated to be shown on the users “preferred” display

Enhanced Pull-down detection

  • The Pull-down detection algorithm has been enhanced for higher visual quality on certain types of video content
  • Supported on the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series

ATI CrossFireX™ technology – support for rotated displays

  • This release of ATI Catalyst™ enables end users running supported ATI CrossFireX™ configurations to rotate their displays (single or ATI Eyefinity display configurations) and still enjoy the performance benefits of ATI CrossFireX™ technology

ATI Radeon GPU acceleration of VLC 1.1.1 Media Player

  • Enables GPU acceleration of h.264 video content when using the VLC 1.1.1 Media Player – delivering a better user experience by consuming less system resources
  • Supported on the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 and ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series of products
  • Requires VLC version 1.1.1 and later

Performance Improvements
The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™ 10.7:

  • Borderlands
    • Performance increases 3-5% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 and ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 series single card and CrossFire™ configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering is enabled
    • Performance increases 3-8% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 single card and CrossFire™ configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering is enabled
    • Performance increases 2-6% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5600 and ATI Radeon™ HD 5500 series single card configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering is enabled
    • Performance increases 2-10% on ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series single card and CrossFire™ configurations when anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering is enabled

Resolved Issues for All Windows Operating Systems
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™
Software Suite for Windows. These include:

  • "Current Setting" indicator will now appear when "Windows desktop" option is selected in "Catalyst™ Control Center - Basic" for specific CV resolutions

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™
Software Suite for Windows 7. These include:

  • "Desktop Window Manager has stopped working" error no longer appears after driver installation on specific cards
  • ATI Stream (CAL) test no longer exits with exception error under CrossFire™ configurations
  • Screen no longer turns blank when flashlight is turned on in "The Chronicles of Riddick 2" with Screen Space Ambient Occlusion enabled
  • Running Unigine Heaven 2.1 (OpenGL) with "Tessellation" enabled no longer causes system to fail
  • Player no longer exits abruptly while changing basic quality settings in Catalyst™ Control Center
  • Browser no longer fails after repeated system suspend/resume and video playback pauses while viewing YouTube content

Resolved Issues for the Windows Vista Operating System
This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™
Software Suite for Windows Vista. These include:

  • ATI Stream (CAL) test no longer exits with exception error under CrossFire™ configurations