ATI Catalyst 8.4 ready for download

Folding@Home GPU support.

Published Wed, Apr 16 2008 1:25 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:38 PM CST
AMD has just released its latest ATI Catalyst driver for April 2008.

Not much news on the performance front but it does include support for Stanford Universities new beta Folding@Home GPU client (for the ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series, and ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series).

Resolved Issue highlights

Unreal 3 engine based games(Unreal Tournament 3, Gears of War, Bioshock, Rainbow6 Las Vegas) Forced AA support under CrossFireX configurations: Users can now enable Anti-Aliasing in the Unreal 3.0 engine (DirectX 9 mode) games using the Catalyst Control Center in CrossFireX configurations.

Company of Heroes: Setting the in-game options to maximum levels no longer results in the game exiting to the desktop after the game has completed loading.

Crysis: Setting the Catalyst Control Center->Advanced View->3D->Standard Settings to Optimal Quality and having certain in game option settings no longer results in the game failing to render properly.
Doom 3: Setting the in game options to Ultra Quality and the screen size to 1600x1200 no longer results in the image next to the text failing to be rendered.

Hellgate: London: Flickering is no longer noticed when quitting and then relaunching the game when the in-game setting are set to their maximum levels.

Lost Planet: Setting AA to either 4x or 8x no longer results in the game failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28492

Tabula Rasa: Setting the graphics option to enable Deferred Lighting and Dynamic Shadows no longer results in corruption being displayed.

Tomb Raider Anniversary: Performance improvements are now noticed when playing the game with CrossFire enabled.

You can grab the Catalyst 8.4 drivers for Windows XP and Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) from the AMD GAME website which is here.

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