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ATI Technology ATI Catalyst Hotfix Utility

Vendor:ATI Technology
Category:Graphics and Video
OS: Windows Vista/Windows 7
Version: 9.12
File Size: 121.82 Mb
Release: 16 Dec 2009
Update: 21 Dec 2009
Filename: catalyst_9.12_hotfix_win7_vista_8.682.2rc1_dec15.exe
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Brand:ATI Technology, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: Radeon HD 5970, Utility: 9.12, OS: Windows Vista/Windows 7. ATI Radeon HD 5970 Series Catalyst 9.12 Hotfix Windows Vista/Windows 7 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,, or 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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Utility Summary
ATI AMD FireStream 9200/Radeon HD 4000/Radeon HD 5700/Radeon HD 5800/Radeon HD 5970 Series Catalyst 9.12 Hotfix Windows Vista/Windows 7.

Hotfix that resolves the mouse being enlarged under Windows 7, improves performance of OpenGL games, Provides CrossFireX support for Eyefinity & Provides support for OpenCL

Problem Description:

  • Performance drop is observed with a supported ATI CrossFireX configuration when using the thermal scope while playing Call of Duty Modern Warfare
  • Performance drop during the opening cinematic of Resident Evil 5
  • Wheelman freezes while loading the game menu and can't play further
  • The desktop mouse cursor becomes enlarged at random while using Windows 7
  • Flashing in various OpenGL titles – City of Heroes, Enemy Territories: Quake Wars, Riddick
  • Heaven benchmark (DirectX 9 mode) – Grass flickers and white boarders observed around the edges
  • DTS-HD and Dolby True-HD not working properly with certain receivers while using HDMI connection on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

    Highlights of the ATI Catalyst 9.12 Hotfix release include:

  • 1. Support for the OpenCL GPU component of the ATI Stream SDK v2.0. The ATI Catalyst 9.12 Hotfix release provides full support for GPU acceleration of OpenCL when used in conjunction with the ATI Stream SDK v2.0.
  • 2. Support for ATI CrossFireX on Eyefinity configurations. The ATI Catalyst 9.12 Hotfix release provides ATI CrossFireX support on Eyefinity configurations, allowing users to take advantage of their additional graphics cards for increased gaming performance when driving high resolution Eyefinity display groups.
  • 3. Support for DisplayPort audio. The ATI Catalyst 9.12 Hotfix release adds support for DisplayPort audio for DisplayPort panels

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