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ATI Technology Graphics Card Driver Catalyst

Vendor:ATI Technology
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Driver
OS: Windows 2000/XP
Version: 6.8
File Size: 34.74 Mb
Release: 18 Aug 2006
Update: 25 Sep 2006
Filename: 6-8_xp-2k_dd_ccc_wdm_enu_35179.exe
Download Instruction
Brand:ATI Technology, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: Radeon 9500, Driver: 6.8, OS: Windows 2000/XP. ATI Radeon Graphics Card Driver Catalyst 6.8 Windows 2000/XP was collected from ATI Technology official site for ATI Technology Graphics and Video. In order to ensure the right driver download, Official driver links from ATI Technology are listed at first. If the official driver can not be downloaded, a copy of official driver can be provided at local server download.opendrivers.com, download1.opendrivers.com, or dl2.opendrivers.com. Besides, Both the driver developer's home page and driver download and support page be provided as well in my ATI Technology page.
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Files in Driver Package
   Date      Time    Attr         Size   Compressed  Name
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2004-01-26 11:29:32 .....       127488     36384916  makensisw.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       151552               AtiCim.bin
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       118784               AtiCimUn.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        73728               CheckVer.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       742428               data1.cab
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        12370               data1.hdr
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          512               data2.cab
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        51712               DrvUI64A.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       344923               ikernel.ex_
2006-08-19 05:19:04 .....          237               INSTALL.INI
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       127488               issetup.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          569               layout.bin
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        18192               psapi.dll
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        65536               Setup.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          132               Setup.ini
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       162461               setup.inx
2006-08-19 05:20:25 .....         6523               $OUTDIR/ACE.dat
2006-08-03 06:06:06 .....        94208               $OUTDIR/ACE.dll
2006-08-03 06:06:06 .....        94208               $OUTDIR/Driver.DLL
2006-08-03 06:06:06 .....        94208               $OUTDIR/WDM_ALL.dll
2006-08-19 05:16:15 .....      2540976               $OUTDIR/ATICCC.msi
2006-08-19 05:16:14 .....     13640816               $OUTDIR/Data1.cab
2006-08-19 05:16:16 .....      4592547               $OUTDIR/setup.exe
2006-08-03 06:04:03 .....         6656               $OUTDIR/aticd64a.sys
2006-08-03 06:03:43 .....       348160               $OUTDIR/aticds10.dll
2006-08-03 06:06:02 .....        53248               $OUTDIR/AtiCIM.dll
2006-08-03 04:14:07 .....       133246               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.dat
2006-08-03 06:05:08 .....       385024               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.dll
2006-08-03 06:04:37 .....       291328               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.exe
2000-02-06 01:02:16 .....           11               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.ini
2006-08-03 04:16:59 .....        44032               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.msi
2006-08-03 06:03:55 .....         6144               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.sys
2003-04-15 08:07:14 .....         7849               $OUTDIR/atiicdxx.vxd
2006-08-03 06:03:11 .....        34304               $OUTDIR/atricd6a.dft
2006-08-03 06:03:12 .....        34304               $OUTDIR/atricd6a.enu
2006-08-03 06:03:22 .....        73728               $OUTDIR/atricdxx.dft
2006-08-03 06:03:22 .....        73728               $OUTDIR/atricdxx.enu
2006-08-03 06:05:26 .....       123392               $OUTDIR/EnumDev.exe
2006-08-03 06:05:32 .....       128512               $OUTDIR/UpdatPnP.exe
2006-08-19 04:59:05 .....        14883               $OUTDIR/C2_35722.INI
2006-08-19 05:19:04 .....        14863               $OUTDIR/CX_35722.INI
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....      2075100               $OUTDIR/data1.cab
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        14482               $OUTDIR/data1.hdr
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          512               $OUTDIR/data2.cab
2006-08-19 05:20:17 .....         6013               $OUTDIR/Driver.dat
2006-08-19 05:20:18 .....        24660               $OUTDIR/INSTALL.INI
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          482               $OUTDIR/layout.bin
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....        46080               $OUTDIR/Setup.exe
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          138               $OUTDIR/SETUP.INI
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       168645               $OUTDIR/setup.inx
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....          772               $OUTDIR/setup.iss
2006-08-03 05:27:00 .....       308168               $OUTDIR/_setup.bmp
2006-08-19 05:20:18 .....          112               $OUTDIR/atiiseag.ini
2006-08-19 05:21:34 .....       177748               $OUTDIR/C2_35722.inf
2006-08-22 23:21:58 .....        89646               $OUTDIR/CX_35722.cat
2006-08-19 05:22:42 .....       180736               $OUTDIR/CX_35722.inf
2006-08-03 05:35:49 .....       161967               $OUTDIR/ati2cqag.dl_
2006-08-03 06:08:06 .....       161711               $OUTDIR/ati2dvag.dl_
2006-08-03 06:02:31 .....        27981               $OUTDIR/ati2edxx.dl_
2006-08-03 05:38:37 .....        11089               $OUTDIR/ati2erec.dl_
2006-08-03 06:02:23 .....        47305               $OUTDIR/ati2evxx.dl_
2006-08-03 06:01:21 .....       214660               $OUTDIR/ati2evxx.ex_
2006-08-03 06:02:36 .....        16309               $OUTDIR/ati2mdxx.ex_
2006-08-03 06:07:51 .....      1038964               $OUTDIR/ati2mtag.sy_
2006-08-03 05:55:58 .....      1254344               $OUTDIR/ati3duag.dl_
2006-08-03 06:00:52 .....        28700               $OUTDIR/atiddc.dl_
2006-08-03 05:40:43 .....       120923               $OUTDIR/atidemgr.dl_
2006-06-22 21:02:05 .....         6126               $OUTDIR/atifglpf.xml
2006-08-03 06:12:18 .....       307200               $OUTDIR/atiiiexx.dll
2006-08-03 05:41:16 .....       122495               $OUTDIR/atikvmag.dl_
2006-08-03 05:49:09 .....      3118136               $OUTDIR/atioglx1.dl_
2006-08-03 05:45:24 .....      2569030               $OUTDIR/atioglxx.dl_
2006-08-03 06:02:58 .....        62799               $OUTDIR/atipdlxx.dl_
2006-08-03 05:40:09 .....         8347               $OUTDIR/atitvo32.dl_
2006-02-09 04:44:05 .....      1114674               $OUTDIR/ativcaxx.cpa
2006-02-09 04:44:05 .....          929               $OUTDIR/ativcaxx.vp
2005-10-14 22:10:12 .....        58560               $OUTDIR/ativckxx.vp
2001-11-09 23:01:04 .....        12614               $OUTDIR/ativcoxx.dl_
2006-08-03 05:51:50 .....      1178572               $OUTDIR/ativvaxx.dl_
2006-08-03 06:30:59 .....        31696               $OUTDIR/ativvpxx.vp
2006-08-03 06:02:42 .....        42471               $OUTDIR/oemdspif.dl_
2005-02-19 04:23:44 .....      3480320               $OUTDIR/data1.cab
2005-02-19 04:23:44 .....        35762               $OUTDIR/data1.hdr
2005-02-19 04:23:44 .....          512               $OUTDIR/data2.cab
2005-02-19 04:23:44 .....          585               $OUTDIR/install.ini
2005-02-19 04:23:44 .....          436               $OUTDIR/layout.bin
2005-02-19 04:23:46 .....       139264               $OUTDIR/Setup.exe
2005-02-19 04:23:46 .....          441               $OUTDIR/Setup.ini
2005-02-19 04:23:46 .....       179670               $OUTDIR/setup.inx
2005-02-19 03:27:22 .....         5918               $OUTDIR/WDM_ALL.dat
2006-08-03 06:33:11 .....         1542               $OUTDIR/AVS_T200.ini
2006-07-07 09:43:59 .....       168576               $OUTDIR/atinavt2.SYS
2006-07-07 09:44:34 .....       106496               $OUTDIR/atinppt2.ax
2006-08-05 00:04:30 .....         9002               $OUTDIR/atirt2xp.cat
2006-07-07 11:48:14 .....        14614               $OUTDIR/atirt2xp.inf
2005-12-03 05:49:51 .....                            $OUTDIR/ativmc01.cod
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Driver Summary
ATI Radeon Graphics Card Driver Catalyst 6.8 Windows 2000/XP.

Products Supported:

  • Radeon X1900 series
  • Radeon X1800 series
  • Radeon X1600 series
  • Radeon X1300 series
  • Radeon X850 series
  • Radeon X800 series
  • Radeon X700 series
  • Radeon X600 series
  • Radeon X550 series
  • Radeon X300 series
  • Radeon 9800 series
  • Radeon 9700 series
  • Radeon 9600 series
  • Radeon 9650 series
  • Radeon 9550 series
  • Radeon 9500 series.

    The Catalyst software suite 6.8 contains the following:
  • Radeon display driver 8.282
  • Multimedia Center 9.15
  • HydraVision
  • HydraVision Basic Edition
  • Remote Wonder 3.04
  • WDM Driver Install Bundle
  • Southbridge/IXP Driver
  • Catalyst Control Center Version 6.8.

    Improved shader compiler and transform engine optimizations have led to many significant performance gains in OpenGL applications across the entire Radeon X1000 series of products. These include:

  • Doom 3 performance improves as much as 6.5%
  • Quake 4 (v1.2 or higher) performance improves as much as 18%
  • Chronicles of Riddick performance improves as much as 20%. Average improvements of 5-10% are commonly seen
  • Prey performance improves as much as 16%

    Optimizations made to ATI's graphics memory manager have led to significant gains in DirectX applications that make heavy use of graphics memory on 256MB ATI graphics cards:

  • 3DMark06 performance improves as much as 22% on single ATI Radeon X1000 series cards with 256MB of graphics memory at 1280x1024 and higher when anti-aliasing is enabled. The largest gains are found on the ATI Radeon X1800 series and ATI Radeon X1900 series of products
  • Call of Duty 2 performance improves as much as 30% on single ATI Radeon X550 cards or higher with 256MB of video memory at 1280x1024 and higher when anti-aliasing enabled. The largest gains are found on the ATI Radeon X1800 series and ATI Radeon X1900 series of products

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

  • Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth: Playing the game under Windows XP SP2 using an ATI Radeon X800 series product no longer results in intermittent display corruption being noticed.
  • Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones: Setting the 3D slider to Optimal Quality in Catalyst Control Center->Advanced View->3D->Standard Settings aspect no longer results in corruption being noticed in the water when playing the game under the Windows MCE operating system with an ATI Radeon X19x0 series product installed.
  • QQ Fantasy: Playing the online game under Windows XP with an ATI Radeon X1600 or X1300 no longer results in the an error message being displayed and the mouse pointer control becoming erratic.
  • Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory: Corruption is no longer noticed during the playing the opening cinematic when AA is enabled at 8x. This issue was known to occur under the Windows XP operating system when using an ATI Radeon X8x0 series product.
  • Playing a DVD for an extended period of time when using the Windows Media Player on a system containing an ATI Xpress 11x0 series of product no longer results in the operating system failing to respond.
  • Playing a DVD using WinDVD on a system containing either an ATI Radeon X1600 or X1300 product no longer results in corruption being noticed when changing the display resolution to either 1900x1200 or 1280x720.
  • Hot Plugging an HDMI TV to the DVI port of an ATI Radeon X19x0 series no longer results in the HDMI detection message box failing to appear under the Windows Media Center Edition operating system.
  • Playing back a media file using Windows Media Player 11 on a system containing an ATI Radeon X1600 or X1300 series of products no longer results in missing colors and or macroblock corruption being noticed.
  • Selecting same as source video option in the Japanese version of the Catalyst Control Center no longer results in the selection failing to be applied when using an ATI Radeon X1800 series product.
  • Playing an MPEG2 video clip on a system running Windows XP and containing an ATI Radeon X1x00 product no longer results in corruption being noticed during the playback of the MPEG2 file.
  • Selecting Restore Factory Defaults settings within the Catalyst Control Center now restores the Notebook Panel Properties to scale image full panel size when using an ATI Xpress 200 series product.
  • Catalyst Control Center->Advanced Mode: Changing the UMA Frame Buffer under the Windows XP operating system when using an ATI Xpress 200 series no longer results in a dialog box informing the user to restart the system in order for the changes to take effect, and once the user clicks OK, the system does not restart.
  • Catalyst Control Center: The translation for Use Centered Timings is now correct within the Catalyst Control Center when setting the language to Simplified Chinese under all supported operating systems when using an ATI Radeon X1600 series product.
  • Catalyst Control Center: The tool tip translation for Corruption is now correct when setting the language to Simplified Chinese under all supported operating systems when using and ATI Radeon X1600 series product.
  • Catalyst Control Center: Right clicking on the Catalyst Control Center within the system tray and navigating the 3D Setting->Anti-Aliasing no longer results in the sub menu translation for Application managed being incorrect when setting the language to Simplified Chinese under all supported operating systems when using an ATI Radeon X1600 series product.
  • Catalyst Control Center: De-selecting Custom View no longer results in the Custom View remaining active when closing and re-opening the Custom View window.
  • Catalyst Control Center: The Arrow keys for rotation are no longer displayed incorrectly in Hotkey Manager when using an ATI Radeon X700 series.
  • Catalyst Control Center: Attempting to set the display resolution to either 720p, 1080p or 1080i no longer results in the Catalyst Control Center failing to respond when using an ATI Radeon X19x0 series product.
  • Video lag is no longer noticed when playing a DVD using WinDVD 5.0 under the Windows XP operating system and an ATI Radeon X11x0 series product.
  • Catalyst Control Center: The TV Image Quality-Composite/S-Video Sharpness menu is no longer missing after switching the connection between Composite and S-Video.
  • Catalyst Control Center: Connecting an CRT along with an HDTV display and enabling clone mode no longer results in the desktop image reverting back to landscape mode when attempting to rotate the display by 90 or 270 degrees. This issue was known to occur under the Windows MCE operating system when using an ATI Xpress 200 series product.
  • Corruption is no longer noticed within the Catalyst Control Center after a VPU Recover event under the Windows XP operating system when us
  • Catalyst Control Center->OverDrive: Changing the value of VPU or Vmem clock to less than 7M no longer results in the value changing back to the default setting.
  • Catalyst Control Center: Installing a secondary display adapter in a system running Windows MCE (Japanese version) no longer results in display properties providing inaccurate translation for the secondary display device.
  • The Windows XP operating system no longer fails to respond when attempting to resume from standby mode when using an ATI Radeon X19x0 series product.
  • Installing an ATI Radeon X1900 CrossFire master edition graphics card and ATI Radeon X1900 series secondary product on a system using a Dell 2405FPW and enabling CrossFire no longer results in the display device losing a signal or the 3D application or game exiting back to the desktop.
  • Various translation issues in the Catalyst Control Center for Windows XP MCE (Japanese version) are now resolved.
  • The secondary display device longer becomes disabled when resuming from standby mode under the Windows XP operating system when using and ATI Radeon X8x0 series product.
  • Catalyst Control Center: The Add button found in the CV Properties aspect page is no longer greyed out when attempting to add customized modes.
  • The GPU no longer hangs and the display device no longer displays a corrupt image when a VPU is triggered on systems containing either an ATI Radeon X1300 or X800 series or products.
  • The Windows XP operating system no longer shuts down at negative temperatures when using an ATI Radeon X19x0 series product.
  • Connecting a CRT and a TV to an ATI Radeon X19x0 product no longer results in the TV displaying corruption or lose of signal when resuming from hibernation mode.
  • Catalyst Control Center: Making adjustments to the Monitor Properties aspect page and applying the change no longer results in the default position failing to be applied when attempting to restore factory defaults.

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    The driver can be applied to the following product models:
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