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AMD Catalyst Software Suite 11.7 Release Date: 7/27/2011


Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 11.7 Windows release includes:

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System
This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 11.7 software suite for Windows 7. These include:

*All issues experienced with mouse cursor lag have been resolved
*Resolves system hangs seen in the AMD Catalyst 11.6 driver on specific HDMI and DP displays
*Log event (Event ID 62464) issues when playing video content have been resolved
*Bluray playback using PowerDVD 10 under High Performance mode no longer randomly displays a blank screen.
*Bluray playback using PowerDVD 10 under High Performance mode no longer randomly hangs.
*Some Divx format files no longer display video corruption using WinDVD.
*AVIVO Video Quality settings are now correctly applied to Flash Video Content.
*AMD SteadyVideo is now applied to Home Video clips when using WinDVD 10.
*Random screen corruption is no longer displayed when changing desktop themes.
*Chequerboard corruption is no longer displayed intermittently when playing DirectX 10 titles in a Crossfire configuration with Eyefinity enabled.
*Shogun II now renders the cinematics correctly when run in various Eyefinity configurations.
*Video playback now works correctly when Hardware acceleration is enabled with VLC Player version 1.1.9.
*Crossfire now functions correctly when playing Hamilton’s Great Adventure.
*Video corruption is no longer observed when when using the Forward slider on 720P Divx format video clips using Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.
*PowerDVD now correctly handles 3D Bluray content.
*Portal 2 no longer displays flickering on water surface textures with Medium and Low Shader detail settings.
*Image stabilization now functions correctly when playing Divx content using Windows Media Player.
*Wraparound corruption is no longer displayed intermittently after exiting a 3D application.


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:


*Star Wars Jedi Knight II / Jedi Academy may randomly crash on launch.
*Image rotation might not function correctly in Photoshop CS5.
*OpenGL acceleration might not be available in Photoshop CS5.
*High GPU speeds might be retained after exiting a 3D application.
*Crysis 2 may display random corruption when Crossfire is enabled and run in DirectX 9 mode
*Homefront may experience random crashes during gameplay.
*Crossfire may not perform as expected when playing Earthsim, Bad Company 2 and Metro 2003 under DirectX 11 mode.


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:


*PowerDVD may display a blank screen during Bluray playback when Crossfire is enabled.
*Doom 3 and Quake 4 may display random screen corruption.
*Performing Bezel compensation in certain Eyefinity configurations may cause some bezel groups to not appear.
*Windows Aero options may no longer be available after installing the driver.

Compatible Operating Systems
The latest version of the AMD Catalyst software suite is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:

*Windows 7 32-bit version
*Windows 7 64-bit version
*Windows Vista 32-bit version
*Windows Vista 64-bit version
*Windows XP Professional
*Windows XP Home Edition
*Windows XP Media Center Edition
*Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

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Catalyst Software Suite 11.8 Has been released on 8/17/2011

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 11.8 Windows release include:

New Features
•AMD Overdrive has been enhanced to include both CPU and GPU over-clocking controls within the AMD Vision Control Center
•CPU over-clocking is only supported on AMD Black edition CPUs



Performance Highlights
•Improves performance up to 10% in Crysis 2 DirectX 11 version for both non-Anti-Aliasing, and application enabled Anti-Aliasing cases on the AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 and AMD Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
•Improves performance up to 8% in Fear 3 DirectX 11 version with application enabled Anti-Aliasing on the
AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 and AMD Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
•Improves performance up to 30% when AMD’s Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) is enabled through the
Catalyst™ Control Center on the AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 and AMD Radeon™ HD 5000 Series
•Improves performance up to 20% in Call of Duty Black Operations for single GPU and Multi-GPU configurations on the AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 and AMD Radeon™ HD 5000 Series

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