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AMD releases ATI Catalyst hotfix for Core i7

Improves performance on X58 Core i7 systems.

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Cameron Wilmot
Published Wed, Nov 19 2008 3:40 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT
NVIDIA is about to release its new ForceWare 180.47 driver in a few hours, with many new features and tweaks for new games this holiday season, but AMD got in a little earlier.

AMD has made available an ATI Catalyst hotfix for users lucky enough to be running a new Core i7 Intel X58 system.

It is said to improve performance in Far Cry 2 (DX9 and DX10) as well as in Stalker Clear Sky (DX10 and DX10.1). It also fixes a bug in Brothers in Arms - Hells Highway - get the full details below.

AMD releases ATI Catalyst hotfix for Core i7

This hotfix

- Improves performance in various Direct3D and OpenGL applications on the X58 platform. AMD's next official ATI Catalyst release (ATI Catalyst 8.12) will include these optimizations

- Improves performance for the DirectX 9 version of Far Cry 2 on CrossFire™ compatible systems

- Improves performance for the DirectX 10 version of Far Cry 2 on both single and CrossFire™ compatible systems

- Improves performance for the DirectX 10 and DirectX 10.1 version of Stalker Clear Sky on both single and CrossFireX configurations at higher resolutions

- Brothers in Arms - Hells Highway no longer displays corruption on the 'Black Friday' level.



Go and grab the hotfix here if you need it.

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