AMD lanza Catalyst 11.9 WHQL

Luego de haber lanzado un preview de los Catalyst 11.10 especialmente enfocados en Battlefield 3, AMD ahora lanza la versión oficial de sus controladores gráficos Catalyst 11.9, correspondientes a este mes de septiembre que ya acaba. Esta nueva versión de los controladores de AMD, más que enfocarse en incrementos de rendimiento, se enfoca en solucionar problemas con sistemas operativos Windows y brindar mejor soporte para las tecnologías de AMD.

Highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 11.9 Windows release includes:

Enables AMD HD 3D technology support on DisplayPort panels, such as the Samsung 750 and 950 series 3D displays

New Features:

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System: 

This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst™ 11.9 software suite for Windows 7. These include:

  • STALKER – Call of Pripyat no longer hangs randomly when launching a new game or opening a previously saved game.
  • Scaling options are now correctly displayed when connecting a Digital monitor to the Display port on some video cards.
  • The following games no longer experience random hangs during game loading :
    • Call of Duty – Black Ops
    • F1 2010
    • Dungeon Siege 3
  • The following games no longer hang intermittently during gameplay:
    • Battlefield  – Bad Company 2
    • Borderlands
    • Dead Rising 2
  • The following games no longer hangs while running the benchmark :
    • Serious Sam 2
    • Resident Evil 5
    • HAWX 2
  • HAWX 2 no longer displays random flashing black pixels
  • Flashing pixel corruption is no longer experienced while playing F1 2010 and Dirt 2
  • The Windows Event Log no longer reports unwanted Distributed DCOM errors.
  • Negative Crossfire Scaling is no longer occasionally observed while playing EarthSim 2, Battle – Bad Company 2 , Metro and HAWX
  • Video corruption is no longer observed while playing full screen HD WMV format files using PowerDVD with Windows Aero Mode turned off.
  • Blank video playback is no longer observed when hardware accelerations is enabled in VLC 1.1.10
  • Dawn of War II – Retribution no longer exhibits a black screen when alt-tabbing in and out of the game
  • Random display corruption is no longer observed when playing WMV format files using Windows Media Player
  • City of Heroes no longer experiences stuttering after excessive use if in-game Anti-Aliasing slider

Notas de lanzamiento completas

Catalyst 11.9 (Windows XP 32bit)Catalyst 11.9 (Windows XP 64bit)
Catalyst 11.9 (Windows 7/Vista 32bit)Catalyst 11.9 (Windows 7/Vista 64bit)

Oracle lanza sus procesadores y sistemas SPARC T4
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