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ATI Releases Windows 7 Preview Driver and ATI Catalyst 8.12 Hotfix

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  1. malware New Member

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    Yesterday ATI released two updates to its Catalyst driver package, the one is actually being a whole new driver for Windows 7. The ATI Catalyst preview driver for Windows 7 includes drivers for all Radeon HD 2000, 3000 and 4000 series GPUs plus the ATI Catalyst Control Center with limited features support.
    The ATI Catalyst release 8.12 hotfix is said to improve DirectX10 performance in various applications in multi-core CPU systems. It also resolves the BSOD issues using dual ATI Radeon HD 4850 in CrossFire mode.

    DOWNLOAD: Windows 7 Preview Driver | ATI Catalyst release 8.12 HOTFIX

    Source: AMD Customer Care
     
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    I just get a message the support portal has timed out. Is this a new 8.12 Hotfix or the one sitting at the top of their driver's page for the past almost month?
     
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    Same here,some timeout thing.
     
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    I see it on their site though. I do wonder if this is any good. Like does the driver improve issues that I have been having with GTA IV? I also had some,, not many,, random crashes in other games as well. I wonder if it fixes those issues as well. I notice how they don't really delve into details to well here.
     
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    Too bad CCC will have limited features.
     
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    The Windows 7 driver isn't installing for me; after this window:

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    I get this error:

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    Anyone else getting this issue? I'm using build 7000 32 bit.
     
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    i get that with the normal vista drivers on 7, cant install ccc but got the driver installed ok.
     
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    I have a simple question for you guys. Can I play my games and install my office for like word exc. on Windows 7 with out any issues or? Thanks guys :toast:
     
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    Yep, games that worked in Vista should work with 7, although I'm getting a lot of crashes while playing CSS. Office should install fine too.
     
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    Sweet, I should get this and try it out. I have been bored lately.
     
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    Any benches for the hotfix in Vista? Also how do I score a copy of the beta 7?
     
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    yup
     
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    Well since it still has a registry it needs to be a service pack. They need to scrap the damn registry already.
     
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    I tried the hotfix one and I just got like 400 less points in vantage, not that it really matters because I supposedly hold the top score among systems like mine any way so.. I still get issues with GTA IV RESC10 ERROR! I was playing COD 4 for awhile without any issues... That is as far as I have gotten so far with them.
     
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    at last hotfix for 8.12 , cuz this driver is suck i hope some good fix here
     

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