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ATI/AMD has released its latest Windows XP Catalyst driver, version 7.1, for the newer Radeon cards (9600 and newer). There have been quite a few minor fixes, official download available here.

The following section provides a summary of the issues that are resolved in the latest release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite. These include:

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so many fixes but none of them concern me
 
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There could be more improvements that they haven't listed, but that's all I can find. The best way to find out if they're any good is to try them and see if you get any benefits.
 

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Finally! Vid acceleration in crossfire. Now if I only had Crossfire. lol. No, seriously, I think it was ridiculous that you couldn't have hardware acceleration with Crossfire enabled.
 

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Gonna try it on my X1950 PRO...but ill have to let it DL overnite :p

(I went over my limit, so im running @ 2kb/s to dload...gonna take 3+ hours :p)
 
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wow ISPs are still using download limits?
 

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in Australia at least...we cant get an ISP without a dowload limit...
 
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:laugh: that sucks i get 500kb+ when downloading it
 

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getting cable next month, so it'll go around 350-400kb/s :D...and 10GB of dload, as opposed to my current 2 :p

P.S...lets stick on topic, i dnt wanna get flamed/owned by mods :rolleyes:
 
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getting cable next month, so it'll go around 350-400kb/s :D...and 10GB of dload, as opposed to my current 2 :p

P.S...lets stick on topic, i dnt wanna get flamed/owned by mods :rolleyes:
:slap: :D

well im going to see if it makes my score better in 3Dmark06 cpu at 3.6GHz and card at stock see if the CCC from the cd is better or the 7.1
 

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yeah same...ill post back with results 2morrow :D
 
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Just played a little BF2142 and COH.It seems a lot smoother with AA and AF turned way up.
Just me?
 

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SuperAA mode is now enabled on Intel 965 boards.
You got a 965 board? Even if you dont, i reckon thats why ;)
 
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well theres no overdrive,:confused: and I only got 60 points in 3DMARK06

i think im just going back to the one off the CD
 

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60 points EXTRA i take it?
 
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but I dont have the ATI Overdrive tab anymore:wtf:

I dont use it, but am I the only one with out it ?
 

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ill tell u wen i dl it :D
 
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nope my drivers dont have overdrive but i use ati tray tools as that is the best tool for me at the moment
 
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• Rome: Total War: Display corruption is no longer noticed when playing the game on an AMD Dual Core or Intel Dual core system containing an ATI X1800 series product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25103

Yay (if this works, had to disable a core before)
 
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Just played a little BF2142 and COH.It seems a lot smoother with AA and AF turned way up.
Just me?
Unfortunately the shadows still looks like crap :p
 
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i just tried the 7.1's with my x1950 and was dire fps on cs:source and in 3dmark 03,05 so went back to 6.9's