Slechts twee weken na het uitkomen van versie 6.10 heeft Amd, tegenwoordig eigenaar van ATi, de elfde driverrelease van dit jaar voor zijn Radeon-videokaarten alweer voor je klaar staan. De driver is beschikbaar voor Windows XP in zowel de 32-bits als 64-bits uitvoering, en Windows Media Center. Naast een verbeterde performance in Call of Duty 2, biedt deze nieuwe release voornamelijk oplossingen voor een groot aantal minder ernstige problemen. Hieronder is de belangrijkste informatie uit de 6.11 release notes te vinden:
Issues Resolved in Catalyst Software Suite 6.11
- A performance increase is noticed in Call of Duty 2. Performance improves as much as 12.5% at 19x12 settings and as much as 10.5% at 12x10 settings on X1900 Software Crossfire configurations. Largest gains seen with 4xAA enabled.
Known Issues for Catalyst Software Suite 6.11
- 3DMark03: Running the application on a system containing a Radeon X9500/9600/9700 series of product under the Windows XP operating system no longer results in the application failing.
- PCMark05: The graphics test suite 3D pixel shader and 3D vertex shader tests no longer fail.
- Rome: Total War: Playing the game under Windows XP with a Radeon X19x0 series product install no longer results in the overview map appearing corrupted.
- Rush For Berlin: Setting the Shadows to Self Shadow within the games Graphics options no longer results in only half of the display being shaded when using the mouse scroll wheel to enlarging the soldier's view.
- Tomb Raider Legend: Enabling CrossFire no longer results in slower performance being noticed.
- Uber Soldier: Enabling CrossFire no longer results in the menu page of the game failing to display properly.
- Window-Eyes Professional v5.0: The display resolution no longer reverts to 640x480 4bpp after the installation of the application on a system containing an Xpress 200 series product.
- Plugging a TV into s-video out connector, followed by entering to display manager and clicking detect displays no longer results in the TV failing to be detected.
- Using the Uninstall Utility to remove the display driver or Catalyst Control Center no longer results in portions of third party applications also being uninstalled.
- Connecting two display devices on a system running the Windows MCE operating system and enabling extended desktop mode no longer results in display corruption being noticed when dragging and placing a window between the two display devices.
- The Catalyst Control Center version number no longer differs between the Catalyst Control Center Software Information Center and the version number listed in the Add/Remove programs.
- Catalyst Control Center: Selecting the All Settings option found in the Video aspect page and selecting the Deinterlacing drop down menu no longer results in the menu options switching erratically between themselves when using the mouse wheel to scroll between the menu items.
- Catalyst Control Center: Setting the language option to Italian no longer results in cut-off text and non-translated information being found in both the basic and advanced views of the control center.
- Catalyst Control Center: Setting the language option to Simplified Chinese no longer results in Chinese characters being inconsistent.
- Catalyst Control Center: Setting the language option to either Simplified Chinese or German no longer results in the Scaling option being missing within the 3D->All Settings option.
- Catalyst Control Center: The Confirm Changes dialog box for the engine and memory clock settings no longer randomly pops up when selecting the CrossFire aspect.
- Catalyst Control Center: Changing the display properties to 1600x600 or larger when clone mode is enabled and then changing the display properties to 1024x768 or lower no longer results in the Catalyst Control Center failing to respond.
- Resuming from an S3 state and launching a DOS prompt no longer results in the operating system failing to respond when going to a full-screen DOS prompt.
- Un-installing the graphics driver no longer results in the desktop display flashing when installing the in-the-box software driver bundled with the Microsoft operating system until the system is rebooted a second time.
- Catalyst Control Center->Basic View: Enabling CrossFire and attempting to adjust the video brightness by adjusting between the options of Home, Office, and Theater modes no longer results in the brightness setting failing to show a difference between the three different modes.
- CrossFire: Connecting an Apple 30" DFP display device and enabling CrossFire no longer results in flickering being noticed when running the 3DMark 05 application.
- Playing a media file using the Windows Media Player version 10 no longer results in an intermittent flashing being noticed when using a Radeon X1300 or X1600 series of product installed on a system running the Windows XP operating system.
- Intermittent rotation issues noticed with the Radeon X1900 XTX when using TV out are now resolved.
- Applying the 720p mode on a digital display device and setting the display resolution to 1280x720 75Hz in centered mode is now working properly.
- Display corruption is no longer noticed on the secondary display device (CRT) when having a TV connected as the primary display device to a Radeon X1300 or X1600 series (pal versions).
- Display corruption is no longer noticed when resuming from an S3 or S4 state when CrossFire is enabled.
- Connecting a ViewSonic VP231wb to a Radeon X1900 series of product no longer results in the DFP panel failing to be detected.
- Battlefield 2: Attempting to launch the game under Windows XP with the in-game display setting at 1920x1440 or 2048x1536 and AA set to 6x may result in the game failing to launch.
- Black&White 2: Slow frame rate may be noticed when playing the game under Windows XP when setting the graphics to the lowest possible settings.
- Neverwinter Nights: Enabling super AA and CrossFire within the Catalyst Control Center may result in display corruption being noticed within the game's main menu.
- Sniper Elite: Playing the game under Windows XP with a Radeon X1600 series installed may result in texture corruption being noticed.
- Enabling CrossFire may result in display corruption being noticed when playing a DVD or media clip using either WinDVD 7, Windows Media Player or PowerDVD 6.
- Catalyst Control Center->Basic View: Connecting a secondary display device and attempting to enable it, may result in the inability to enable the device when using Basic view.
- Intermittent display issues may be noticed when using an Apple Cinema HD 30" display device. Contact AMD Customer Care for a solution. AMD Engineering is aware of the issue and a resolve will be available in an up-coming software driver release.
- During video playback, DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) may not be available when CrossFire mode is enabled. This will result in software mode video playback. To enable DXVA, CrossFire mode must be disabled.
- Catalyst Control Center->CrossFire: Attempting to resume from a standby state may result in the Windows XP operating system failing to respond when using a Radeon X19x0 CrossFire Edition series of product.
- Uninstalling the graphics drivers may result in some of the files and folder failing to be removed in the Program File folder.
- Catalyst Control Center: Setting the language option to French for the Catalyst Control Center may result in the text found in Catalyst Control Center being cropped. This issue is known to occur under all supported operating system.
- Attempting to maximize an OpenGL application window may result in either the OpenGL window maximizing slowly or the system failing to respond.
- Using PowerDVD to playback a DVD may result in the playback appearing choppy.