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Old September 17, 2008, 12:25 PM
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Default Catalyst 8.9

Came out today, get it here.

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Old September 17, 2008, 12:29 PM
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Catalyst™ Control Center: New Display mode support
This release of Catalyst™ introduces 1080p @ 50Hz custom mode support for
HDTVs for the ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series, ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series, ATI
Radeon HD 2000 Series, and ATI Radeon X1000 Series of products. Users can
configure their own custom 1080p @ 50Hz modes to best fit their display.

OverDrive™ support for QUAD CrossFireX configurations

This release of Catalyst™ introduces Overdrive support for QUAD CrossFireX
configurations. Users can now over-clock each graphics accelerator’s engine or
memory speed when running in QUAD CrossFire configurations using manual
controls or the automated auto-tuning utility.

OpenGL™ 3.0 support - Phase 1

This release of Catalyst™ introduces OpenGL™ 3.0 extension support. In
upcoming Catalyst™ releases AMD will continue to expand its support for
OpenGL 3.0 extensions.
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Old September 17, 2008, 01:02 PM
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What did they break this time...
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How many drivers will they release, didn't they just release a driver like a month ago or so. o.O
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Old September 17, 2008, 01:34 PM
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More drivers is good, they are adding more features and fixing bugs. New display mode support is pretty sweet,
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Old September 17, 2008, 01:56 PM
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How many drivers will they release, didn't they just release a driver like a month ago or so. o.O
ATI always releases a new driver every month.
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Old September 17, 2008, 02:23 PM
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ATI always releases a new driver every month.
Hence the 8.8, the .8 meaning August, 8.9, the 9 meaning September....and so on
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Old September 17, 2008, 02:50 PM
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Hence the 8.8, the .8 meaning August, 8.9, the 9 meaning September....and so on
.......... and the first digit represents the year. So for example, Catalyst 6.4 drivers would have been released in April of 2006.
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Old September 17, 2008, 02:56 PM
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Wow you mean that ATI actually has a logical naming scheme? Too bad NVIDIA doesn't

I'll give these 8.9s a shot. Hopefully these ones actually work unlike the 8.8s...
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Old September 17, 2008, 03:01 PM
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Ive been having CF issues with 8.8 as well. Took a while to see them but I get flashing screen every once in a while. Going to install 8.9 tonight.
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