ATI Catalyst 9.6 WHQL available

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Get them from AMD download site.

QuotePerformance Improvements

Catalyst™ 9.6 brings performance benefits in several cases where framerates are CPU-
limited. Some measured examples are:

z  Company of Heroes – performance improves up to 25% with HD 4600 series
products and below as well as improvements of up to 10% on HD 4800 series
z  Crysis – performance improves up to 13% in multi-GPU configurations
z  Crysis Warhead – performance improves up to 11% in multi-GPU configurations
z  World in Conflict – performance improvements of up to 30% can be seen in settings
that were previously CPU limited

Resolved Issues for All Windows Operating System

This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™
Software Suite for all Windows OS. These include:

z  Opening Crossfire pages no longer causes Catalyst Control Center to stop responding
z  Catalyst Control Center: With some multi adapter systems in clone mode, disabling
the primary display is now possible
z  Changing the bitrate slider values, while transcoding WMV files, no longer causes
Catalyst Control Center to stop responding
z  Catalyst Control Center: On some systems configurations, the Overdrive options no
longer fails to display
z  Catalyst Control Center content no longer appears interlaced when automatic
deinterlacing is enabled
z  Catalyst Control Center: Display settings no longer missing when hot plugging a
CRT display in clone mode
z  Catalyst Control Center: Scaling option slider is no longer inadvertently enabled
when using a non-HDTV resolution
z  Fixed a regression in ATI CAL that caused certain IL kernels that compiled and
executed properly with Catalyst version prior to 9.4 to no longer work properly with
Catalyst 9.4 or later