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  1. kemical

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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 260.99 WHQL certified driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. This driver is for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400 and ION series cards. It contains performance improvements in Civilization V, Fallout 3, Final Fantasy XIV and Formula 1 Racing, adds SLI profiles for NFS: Hot Pursuit, Star Wars: Force Unleashed II and Fallout: New Vegas, improves compatibility in Fallout: New Vegas when AA is enabled, improves ALT+TAB compatibility in several games, adds new 3D Vision profiles, and changes the 3D Vision installation process. The driver package also contains the 9.10.0514 PhysX drivers.

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    Re: 260.99 WHQL Drivers Released

    AMD has released the Catalyst 10.10c Hotfix graphics driver for Windows Vista and 7. This driver provides OpenGL 4.1 beta support, Crossfire improvements for Dead Rising 2, Metro 2033, F1 2011 and Fallout: New Vegas, support for the new Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) feature, as well as performance improvements in MLAA on the HD 6870 and HD 6850 cards.

    GPU-86: AMD Catalyst
     
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    Re: 260.99 WHQL Drivers Released

    thanks man works great....
     
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    Re: 260.99 WHQL Drivers Released

    Nvidia has released the Forceware 261.00 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are a special release intended primarily for developers, providing support for the CUDA Toolkit 3.2 RC2, so they are best used for experimental purposes.

    CUDA Toolkit 3.2 RC 2 (October 2010)
     
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    Re: 260.99 WHQL Drivers Released

    Nvidia has released the Forceware 261.00 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are a special release intended primarily for developers, providing support for the CUDA Toolkit 3.2 RC2, so they are best used for experimental purposes.

    CUDA Toolkit 3.2 RC 2 (October 2010)
     
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    AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Don't know if anyone else spotted that Catalyst 10.10C hotfix sneaked out on AMD driver site

    GPU-86: AMD Catalyst

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    Article Number

    GPU-86
    AMD Catalyst 10.10c Hotfix Features:

    • OpenGL 4.1 beta support
    • Support for the new Morphological Anti-Aliasing feature
    • Dead Rising 2 – Crossfire profile (Resolves negative scaling)
    • Crossfire Performance Improvement for:
      • Metro 2033
      • F1 2011 - (Direct X9 version)
      • Fallout New Vegas
    • Performance optimizations for systems with an AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 and AMD Radeon HD 6850 series of graphics products installed
      • Aliens versus Predator performance enhancements
      • Star Craft 2 performance enhancements
      • OpenGL performance enhancements – gains can be seen in Prey, Quake Wars: Enemy Territories, and Heaven v2
    • Support for additional Stereo 3D-capable displays:
      • Viewsonic V3D241wm-LED
      • 3D Projectors
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Yep, I have. I didn't install because nothing mentioned applies to me or that I'm overly concerned with.

    Great post though, as I'm sure others will be interested.
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    AMD Catalyst™ 10.10c Hotfix



    I can confirm this one installs and works very well for for my ASUS EAH5870 1Gb. DO NOT MOD IT. Just run and install.


    To enable Morphologic AA + Texture Filterring Quality + Surface Format Optimization + Mipmap Option, I did:


    1. Install Catalyst 10.10 Hotfix C

    2. Reboot

    3. Modify 13 values in these 2 registry branches:

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000]
    "EnableUlps_NA"="0"
    "MLF_NA"="0"
    "SurfaceFormatReplacements_NA"="0"
    "TextureLod_NA"="0"
    "TFQ_NA"="0"
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000\UMD]
    "AntiAliasSamples_SET"= "0,2,4,8,16"
    "AntiAliasMapping_SET"="0(0:0,1:0) 2(0:2,1:2) 4(0:4,1:4) 8(0:8,1:8,2:16) 16(0:16,1:16,2:32)"
    "AntiAliasSamples_DEF"="1"
    "AntiAlias_DEF"="1"
    "EnableUlps_DEF"="1"
    "MLF_DEF"="1"
    "SurfaceFormatReplacements_DEF"="1"
    "TFQ_DEF"="1"
    4. Run this Catalyst 10.10c.reg, confirm and apply, Ok

    5. Reboot



    What I have unlocked is this:


    [​IMG]


    As you can see the Mipmap option is available too . : )


    Now, for best quality I set:

    - Mipmap -> Hiqh Quality
    - Morpho -> On
    - AA Edge-detect
    + UNCHECK Surface Format Optimization, with this unchecked the dynamic AA quality (when graphics move) is much better.


    ~~~~~~~~~~~

    Entirely taken by this process, I got a terrible flu with a sore throat, so some of you may wanna pray I get better, cause I got it bad. :(
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Glad to see you finally got it working for ya..

    It seems that some do get access to the new settings straight away although if not either try the modded inf's or change the Registry key MLF_NA key and change it value to 0.

    Mobility drivers can be found here: (Mobile Drivers) http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LYNPYKQH (Thanks asder00)
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    I could suppose they get unlocked straight away if one instalis 10.10c after the modded 10.10a. I could not install hotfix a, so installing hotfix c didn't automtically unlock the new settings for me.

    Just MLF_NA is not it, you also need stuff like MLF_DEF and SurfaceFormatReplacements_DEF. Besides, you may want Mipmaps as well.

    Anyway, do not use the same .inf for hotfix c - it'll mess it up, I tried. Hotfix c installs fine without changing the .inf' files. Then if you don't see the new features and you want them, moddify the reg.


    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Also, I liked experimenting with this value, looks best to me this way:

    (I tried 32x but it would antialiase too much so 8 or 16 is enough)

    Code:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000\UMD]
    "AntiAliasMapping_SET"="0(0:0,1:0) 2(0:4,1:4) 4(0:8,1:8) 8(0:16,1:16,2:16)"
    
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    MORPHOLOGICAL AA:

    [TIPS] What is the Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA)? - 3D Tech News, Pixel Hacking, Data Visualization and 3D Programming - Geeks3D.com

    RejZoR - AMD with new Morphological Anti-Aliasing

    ATI/AMD's new Morphological Anti-aliasing - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net

    Morphological Anti-Aliasing : AMD Radeon HD 6870 And 6850: Is Barts A Step Forward?

    AMD's Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 graphics processors - The Tech Report - Page 3
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Nice post..

    Your right about the reg key MLF_NA and I should have mentioned that there are several of this type that need to be switched to 0. I did post the correct infs needed above somewhere. It seems 4 series users are having sporadic results with this set although I'll have more news on this later..
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Catalyst 10.10 D Hotfix:


    Download: https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/2030..._win7_nov1.exe
    MLAA Inf Mod: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=VZD9FWFX or http://www.mediafire.com/?grcblv7u5v5l6pw

    Mobility Mod With MLAA: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=APPPM5GW or http://www.mediafire.com/?i0qmim5wd0cy0e6

    No release notes until amd set up a hotfix page.

    The updated release is to fix an issue with MLAA on the HD6 series not being applied to some games.

    Ref: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=331722
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 262.99 WHQL certified driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. This driver is only for the new GeForce GTX 580 card. The driver package also contains the 9.10.0514 PhysX drivers.

    NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 262.99 WHQL certified driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. This driver is only for the new GeForce GTX 580 card. The driver package also contains the 9.10.0514 PhysX drivers.

    NVIDIA Driver Downloads - Advanced Search
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    AMD Catalyst™ 10.10e Hotfix

    AMD Catalyst 10.10e Hotfix Features:

    The AMD Catalyst Control Center now features the new AMD Catalyst AI user interface options on the ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series (the new AMD Catalyst AI options were previously only available for the AMD Radeon 6800 Series)”
    Fixed cases where Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) was not being correctly applied to games (very intermittently)
    OpenGL 4.1 beta support
    Support for the new Morphological Anti-Aliasing feature
    Dead Rising 2 – Crossfire profile (Resolves negative scaling)
    Crossfire Performance Improvement for:
    Metro 2033
    F1 2011 - (Direct X9 version)
    Fallout New Vegas
    Performance optimizations for systems with an AMD Radeon HD 6870 and AMD Radeon HD 6850 series of graphics products installed
    Aliens versus Predator performance enhancements
    Star Craft 2 performance enhancements
    OpenGL performance enhancements – gains can be seen in Prey, Quake Wars: Enemy Territories, and Heaven v2
    Support for additional Stereo 3D-capable displays:
    Viewsonic V3D241wm-LED
    3D Projectors

    Download: https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/20307/1m/www2.ati.com/DRIVERS/hotfix/catalyst_10.10_hotfixes/catalyst_10.10e_hotfix_win7_nov9.exe
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    I noticed a big increase on the 'Tropics Demo' by Unigine. Now testing with games..
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Catalyst 10.11 whql is out folks

    Graphics Drivers & Software

    you'll notice theres now a A.P.P enhanced edition too which appears to be including an OpenCL feature for none graphical stuff (Physx style idea?? ) from what I can find about it.
     
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    Re: AMD Catalyst 10.10 C hotfix

    Hmmm downside is the Morphing AA has been took out, so gonna need a tweak to repair that...
     
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