Highlights of the ATI Catalyst 9.2 Windows release include:

Performance improvements

  • Crysis DX10 – performance gains of up to 20%
  • Crysis Warhead DX10 – performance gains of up to 20%
  • World in Conflict DX10 – performance gains of up to 5%
  • Fear 2 CrossFireX support – Fear 2 now includes Multi-GPU performance enhancements

New Features

ATI Catalyst 9.2 Folding@Home Multi-GPU support

  • Multi-GPU configurations using the ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series, ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series of graphics accelerators will be able to use run a separate Folding@Home client on each GPU to further increase their Folding@Home performance.

Resolved Issue highlights

  • The ATI Catalyst Control Center now enables Anisotropic Filtering for DirectX 10 applications
  • Resolved ATI Catalyst Control Center displaying the following warning message “The Catalyst Control Center is not supported by the driver version.”” When driver is loaded
  • ATI Catalyst Control Center, Display Manager correctly shows connected monitor maximum refresh rates
  • ATI Catalyst Control Center, component video pixel format settings are retained on system restart
  • In Call of Duty 4, some intermittent game corruption no longer occurs when soften smoke edges is enabled
  • The display driver no longer fails to load on some systems with more than 8 GB of system RAM
  • ATI Catalyst Control Center, some HDMI monitors are not longer incorrectly reported as DVI
  • Resolved system intermittently instability with ATI Catalyst 8.12 and some ATI Radeon HD 4800 CrossFireX configurations
  • Creating any type of an OpenGL 3.0 context (normal or forward compatible) and then request the version string no longer causes the driver to stop responding

Highlights of the Linux ATI Catalyst 9.2 release include:

Resolved Issue highlights

  • Resolved visible corruption when starting MythTV frontend in full screen
  • Catalyst Control Center, disabling primary display and re-launching CCC caused a Floating Point Exception
  • Google Earth failed to start
  • With some ATI adapters the display port monitor was not detected after being hot-plugged
  • Catalyst Control Center, only one resolution was available for Big Desktop.
  • No audio output was available through HDMI
  • Connecting both a CRT and DFP display device no longer results in the CRT failing to display an image if the DFP is disconnected and then reconnected to the system
  • Corruption is no longer seen on secondary display after enabling secondary display Big Desktop
  • Sections of the task bar no longer turn black when using the application ‘Blender’
  • Enemy Territory Quake Wars v1.4, system no longer becomes intermittently unresponsive when game is run.
  • Some Open GL application no longer cause segmentation fault with Crossfire and dual head enabled
  • Tearing no longer occurs during picture-in-picture playback of H.264,VC-1,MPEG2 files on SUSE
  • Playing AVI files with Mplayer in full screen no longer causes Mplayer to stop responding