ATI Catalyst 9.11 Released

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  1. desiibond

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    Download Link: http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx

    New Features


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

    GPU Acceleration of H.264 video content using Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta

    This release of ATI Catalyst™ supports the new Hardware Acceleration features of
    Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta for video encoded in the H.264 format.
    Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta introduces hardware-based H.264 video decoding to deliver smooth video playback, reduce system resource utilization, and preserve battery life. Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta is expected to be available for download from Adobe Labs (labs.adobe.com) before the end of the year. This feature is supported on the ATI Radeon HD 5800, ATI Radeon HD 5700 and ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series of products.

    High Quality downscaling for video transcoding MSE
    This release of ATI Catalyst™ includes an enhancement for the ATI Video converter for users transcoding high quality interlaced content (1920x1080i @60i videos) down to small resolution progressive content (320x240 @30p - iPod videos as an example), by maintaining high visual quality when down-scaling by a significant amount and
    converting interlaced video content to progressive.

    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:
    Now able to enable and disable CrossFire when three displays are configured in
    extended mode
    Catalyst Control Center no longer stops responding when setting Eyefinity SLS
    (Single Large Surface) mode for extended HDMI display

    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:

    calMemCopy() no longer causes some systems with 2 ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2s to become unresponsive
    Resolved, high bit rate audio from Blu-ray discs might not output when using PowerDVD 10
    World in Conflict (DX10) no longer exhibits corruption when exiting from multiplayer game with extended desktop
    Resolved Tom Clancy's HAWX (in DX9 and DX10) no audio output during game play on some systems
    Choppy video and audio no longer occurs when more than one digital audio source is enabled
    Wolfenstein no longer stops responding when running in display mode of 2560x1600
    Resolved WinDVD Blu-ray playback will not start until application has been minimized and restored
    WinDVD application now repaints and no longer remain on screen
    Resolved display driver incompatibility with Resident Evil 5 Japanese release
    Desktop is no longer cut short when 720P 60Hz HDTV custom mode is added in Windows 7 for some ASICs

    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:

    ANNO 1404 (also known as "Dawn of Discovery") no longer displays black texture corruption instead of surface terrain for some ASICs
    A green line at the bottom when playing some interlaced content no longer occurs.
    Age of Conan no longer shows flashing corruption when played under CrossFire with medium or high settings
    Video corruption no longer occurs when playing some H.264 video files under Cyberlink Power DVD
    PowerDVD no longer intermittently terminates when playing HD MPEG2 content in extended/clone mode
    Supreme Commander no longer shows flickering on the primary display with extended desktop
    Vista: Extended display are no longer disabled when CrossFire is enabled for the primary adapter
    The de-noise value in the Avivo Video - Advanced Quality page is now set to the proper default value after driver installation
    Crysis Warhead no longer stops responding when playing at very high settings with CrossFire enabled

    Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System

    This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows XP. These include:

    Transcoding of AC3 files no longer shows corruption in transcoded files
    Battlefield 2142 running in CrossFire with "low" in-game settings no longer shows corruption on objects
    Selection for "Add 720P 50Hz in the Display Manager (PAL)" no longer missing under HDTV Support in Catalyst Control Center

    Known Issues Under All Windows Operating Systems

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

    Catalyst Control Center, changing the deinterlace mode may default to adaptive deinterlace mode when playing videos
    Confirmation dialog box might not appear while extending the display through Catalyst Control Center in Windows 7

    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 Catalyst™. These include:

    AAMode appears in Catalyst Control Center under Graphics - 3D when it should not
    No sound output from Display Port audio in some extended mode configurations with VGA or DVI panels
    Using drag and drop to transcode certain video files may not use the hardware accelerator
    Cyberlink PowerDVD; setting the "Allow PowerDVD to automatically disable Windows Aero to optimize Blu-ray playback" may cause the system to become unresponsive during Blu-ray playback
    Some video artifacts might be noticed when playing HD video files in fullscreen under Windows MCE or Windows Media player
    FarCry2 (DX10) may stop responding when played at 2560X1600 and in-game anti-alias is set to 4X or higher
    Cyberlink PowerDVD Blu-ray playback video may fail to render when swapping primary displays in a multi-monitor configuration
    Catalyst Control Center, changing video gamma setting may have no effect on Adobe Flash Player
    On some systems with WinDVD Blu-ray playback will not start until application has been minimized and restored
    Adobe Flash player, dropped frames and browser lag may be noticed when playing multiple instances of Youtube clips in Firefox
    On some system configurations changing desktop resolution may causes the OS to stop responding when real-time protection is enabled in Microsoft Security Essentials

    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 Catalyst™. These include:

    Crysis (DX10); with some system configurations flickering may occur during game play when Crossfire has been enabled
    Corruption is observed while playing "The Witcher" video game on the Radeon HD 58xx products
    WinDVD may stop responding when moved to an extended display in a multimonitor setup
    No audio when hot plugging HDMI display while media file is being played
    Horizontal line may appears at the bottom of video playback window when playing H.264 content in PowerDVD
    Some Flash videos may fail to render when system is restored from sleep
    Refreshing IE web page may cause the Adobe flash player hardware acceleration to be enabled after having been disabled
    Adobe Flash player may show some block corruptions when playing certain videos files
    Hardware acceleration may become disabled and browser may stop responding when running multiple instances of Adobe flash player
    Running multiple instances of Adobe flash player may cause video playback to drop frames or flickering
    Adobe Flash Player; some block corruption might be noticed when Youtube HD video is buffering
    Some video artifacts may occur when playing two or more SD video files with hardware accelerated Adobe Flash player
    On some systems playing multiple H.264 files may cause the Adobe Flash player to stop responding

    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 Catalyst™. These include:

    Tom Clancy's HAWX; VPU recover may occur in some CrossFire configurations
    Some MP4 video files may not playback properly with hardware accelerated Adobe Flash player
    Some system may intermittently stop responding when playing video clips with hardware accelerated Flash player
     
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    ^^ Hey this is really nice. Thanks a lot for starting this. We can also report bugs and issues with the CCC and drivers. thanks.
     
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    Ya. With the new HD5970 coming in the new drivers is what we would have to be content with!!! :))
     
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    it's not just support for HD5970, another important feature is support for Flash GPU acceleration using Adobe Flash 10.1 beta
     
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    @All:
    Which version of CCC are you guys using. I am still on 9.8.
     
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    am on 9.10 and downloaded 9.11
     
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    I downloaded 9.11 for Linux x64 and in Karmic Koala amd64 edition I am getting a wierd Md5 checksum failed error. What could be the problem?
     
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    Also D.Bond...

    In the opening Thread you could mention the official ATI Radaeon drivers page link. Just a suggestion though.

    Yea will get the 9.11s tonight.
     
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    Currently I m using 9.10...and now downloading 9.11
     
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    I just wanted to say... that people with ATI oldies have to be content with a new driver! :p

    I am on 9.10. No driver ISSUES!
     
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    desiibond Bond, Desi Bond!

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    Download link added :)
     
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    So why's this thread in "hardware troubleshooting" :D This should be in software troubleshooting, right?
     
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    ^^
    GPU driver issues are generally lumped with hardware issues, cause they directly affect the way the GPU will respond. They are more dynamic and change every month. So the hardware performance changes in direct correlation.
     
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    installed those. I hope that crysis will run more faster.
     
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    Woahhhhhhhhh...after installing 9.11 ,my GTA IV is running smoothly.
     
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    So can we give the 9.11s a clean bill of health...?
     
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    Corrupt download I think. Try re-downloading again.
     
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    @asigh, I think yes, especially if you have 4xxx and 5xxx series cards :)
     
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    @asigh, sure now my 5850 has good drivers...
     
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    Thanks Bond and Sxydadii
     
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