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11.5 Download:
11.5a Download:
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...15ahotfix.aspx

11.5 Release Notes:
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Hydravision enhancements for Eyefinity configurations.
  • The HydraGrid feature found in HydraVision is now aware of user created Bezels.
  • The HydraGrid feature found in HydraVision now also includes as “Automatic Grid” option that aligns to the user defined Eyefinity display layout.
Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System
This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 11.5 software suite for Windows 7. These include:
  • PowerDVD no longer randomly crashes when HDMI 8 Channel Audio is enabled.
  • Avivo settings are now correctly displayed in the AMD Vision Engine Control Center after connecting a secondary display.
  • Windows Media Player no longer randomly hangs or displays a black screen after playing VC1 (WMV) video files for over 4 hours.
  • PowerDVD no longer crashes intermittently after enabling / disabling Crossfire during BD playback.
  • Bioshock no longer displays visual corruption with Vsynch and MLAA enabled.
  • Transcoding MPEG-2 video to H.264 no longer causes an application crash.
  • Transcoding H.264 to AVCHD no longer generates lagging video.
Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System
  • Civilization V no longer stops responding during game launch when Crossfire is enabled.
11.5a Hotfix Release Notes:
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AMD Catalyst™ Driver 11.5a Hotfix Feature:
  • Includes performance optimizations and resolves various quality issues for the upcoming release of Brink™
  • Resolves transcoding video lagging issues seen when converting multiple H.264 clips to MPEG2 Blu-ray video
  • Resolves the intermittent mouse cursor lag issue seen by some users
  • Resolves intermittent flickering issues seen in the following applications in a system using an AMD Radeon™ HD 6600 series graphics card with DDR3 memory and running in DirectX® 9 mode:
    • Civilization 5
    • Dead Rising 2
    • Fallout 3
    • Mafia 2
    • NBA 2010
    • ShenGuiChuanQi
    • Starcraft 2
    • Warcraft III
    • World of Warcraft

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post #2 of 114
Doesn't look like there are many (or any?) performance improvements yet.
    
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Wow, already?

Official launch?
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Mouse lag issue fixed!!!!!
And HydraVision bugs finally fixed!!!!!
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Ugh, i just installed 11.4 yesterday (after literally FIGHTING with 11.3 for weeks) no way am i moving to a new driver until i see it tested because i had some weird problems with 11.3 that all seem to be fixed in 11.4.
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It says hotfix...this is probably just to fix the Eyefinity stuff , but they had the other stuff ready to go so they just included them as well. I use powerDVD for bluerays so I will at least update my media machine.

LOL at fixes to Bioshock...how old is that game? Five years maybe?
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Where's my NFS Shift 2 crossfire support
The one mentioned in the previous release was just lies.
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ANOTHER crappy half tested piece of software from amd! I just installed it.. went black screen.. then BSOD then spent 30 mins doing a system bloody restore because there was no option for god damn safe mode when i pressed f8!
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ANOTHER crappy half tested piece of software from amd! I just installed it.. went black screen.. then BSOD then spent 30 mins doing a system bloody restore because there was no option for god damn safe mode when i pressed f8!
Tipical hotfix...they rush it out before anything but basic testing.

However...it would be impossible for there to be no Safe Mode. Well, I suppose it could be possible but it would be so improbable that imposible is the best word for it.

Though if I have video card issues I ussually chose enable low resolution so I start up in VGA mode at 640x400. It sucks that you can't see all of the windows some times, but I've learned how many times I need to hit tab to unistall my driver.
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The mouse lag is not fixed here.
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