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Highlights of the AMD Catalyst 11.1 Windows release includes:

Performance highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 11.1 release includes:

F1 2010:
Performance increases up to 12% on AMD Radeon HD 6900 and AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series single card configurations with anisotropic filtering and anti-aliasing disabled.
Performance increases up to 10% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series single card configurations with anisotropic filtering and anti-aliasing disabled.
Left 4 Dead 2:
Performance increases up to 17% on AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series single and Crossfire configurations with anisotropic filtering and anti-aliasing disabled.
Performance increases up to 8% on AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series single configurations with anisotropic filtering and anti-aliasing disabled.

Resolved Known Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System
This section provides information on resolved known issues in this release of the AMD Catalyst 11.1 software suite for Windows 7. These include:

Aliens vs. Predator game no longer fails to load with quad Crossfire enabled..
Text is no longer missing randomly in Nostradamus- The Last Prophecy demo.
Graphical corruption is no longer seen occasionally in Nostradamus- The Last Prophecy demo.
The Protoss Pylon Matrix is now rendered correctly in Starcraft 2.
Task switching in Dirt2 with Vsync enabled no longer causes a dual link monitor to go black.
System no longer crashes when enabling Crossfire with 2 monitors connected to the primary card and 2 monitors connected to the secondary card.
List of supported TV resolutions now includes 1080p 24Hz (if supported by the TV display).
Cyberlink PowerDVD no longer randomly exits when playing a blu-ray title with the “Aero-on” option enabled in the player.
An error message is no longer intermittently displayed when viewing a slideshow using Windows Live Photo Gallery.
Windows Media Player no longer displays a black screen when continuously playing several VC1 format files over a 4 hour period.
“Host Application not responding” error message is no longer randomly displayed when launching the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center.

Resolved Known Issues for the Windows Vista Operating System

Video corruption is no longer randomly seen during DVD playback using Windows Media Player.
Progressive scan DVD content no longer causes Windows Media Center to hang.
Interlaced DVD content no longer exhibits frame drops and jerky playback.
“Host Application not responding” error message is no longer randomly displayed when launching the AMD Catalyst™ Control Center.

Resolved Known Issues for the Windows XP Operating System

Frame drops are no longer observed when playing HD interlaced content in Windows Media Center.
Call of Duty – Black Ops no longer randomly hangs on AMD Radeon HD 57xx series products.
Crossfire using AMD Radeon HD 68xx series products no longer hangs intermittently when running 3dMark 2006.
“Host Application not responding” error message is no longer randomly displayed when launching the AMD Catalyst Control Center.

Known issues under the Windows 7 operating system
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows 7 operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:

Blocky video corruption may be displayed randomly when playing back SD DVD content using Windows Media Player.
Video may flicker randomly when using PowerDVD to play the blu-ray edition of “Iron Man 2”.
Screen may flicker and objects may be duplicated in Medal of Honor under DirectX 11 with Crossfire enabled on AMD Radeon HD 69xx series products.
Objects may be duplicated in Dead Rising 2 when Super Anti Aliasing is enabled on AMD Radeon HD 69xx series products.

Known Issues Under the Windows Vista Operating System
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:

AVIVO options do not take effect on WinDVD 10 blu-ray playback.
Doom 3 and Quake 4 may display corruption when running on a AMD Radeon HD 47xx series product.

Known Issues under all Windows Operating Systems
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under all supported Windows operating systems in the latest version of AMD Catalyst. These include:

An error message may be displayed if the power plan is changed several times (from Power Save to High Performance) when the AMD Catalyst Control Center is open.
The AMD Catalyst Control Center may flicker when adjusting brightness using a hotkey.

Win7 64 bit
Win7 32 bit
Windows XP 64 bit
Windows XP 32 bit
Windows Vista 32 bit
Windows Vista 64 bit

You may also want to consider getting hotfix drivers, which are not official but newer than 10.1
Click to download 11.1a hotfix
Edited by Nautilus - 1/26/11 at 10:06am
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THANK YOU!!!!!!

Been waiting for these
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Nice. Can't wait to try it when I get hom.e
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yay! so what exactly is different, just improved stability?
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yay! so what exactly is different, just improved stability?
My frame rates jumped quite a bit with the 11.1a hotfix, hope these are better still
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I think this version does not have the tesellation slider.

So 11.1a is newer.
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DAMN you! ATI/AMD

Damn it,i think i'll switch to NVIDIA
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Sweet!
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Woah these drivers are epic!
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No change from the 11.1a's so far on my system.
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