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ATI / AMD Catalyst 12.6 Beta Driver

ATI / AMD have recently released Catalyst 12.6 Beta Driver Suite

You can download it here http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/AMDCatalyst126beta.aspx

Resolved issue highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 12.6 Beta:

•AMD Radeon™ HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Tri-CrossFire™ configurations + Eyefinity BSOD when launching a DirectX application.

•AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800 Eyefinity/Multiple Display configurations BSOD when using desktop applications.

•AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, and AMD Radeon HD 7700 cards hang when system goes to sleep.

•Tearing on Eyefinity configurations when different display connector types are used.

•Poor Elder Scrolls: Skyrim CrossFire scaling seen in AMD Catalyst 12.4 (back to CrossFire scaling found in AMD Catalyst 12.3).

•AMD Catalyst Control Center – intermittently missing Overdrive page.

•AMD Catalyst Control Center – missing GPU Activity gauge.

•AMD Radeon HD 7900 CrossFire Configuration – system hang after cinematic in Call of Duty: Black Ops.

•Crysis 2 -random system hangs when run in DirectX 9 mode.

•Heroes and Generals: Blocky corruption in scenes with smoke effects when run in DirectX 11 mode.

•Disabled HDMI audio when the connected HDTV is powered Off/On.

Feature highlights of the AMD Catalyst 12.6 Beta:

Dual Graphics enhancements – new application profiles

Supported Dual Graphics configurations:

AMD Accelerated Processors for Desktop PCs

◦AMD Radeon HD 7660D (A10-5700)

◦AMD Radeon HD 7560D (A8-5500

Notebooks with AMD Accelerated Processors

◦AMD Radeon HD 7660D (A10-4600)

◦AMD Radeon HD 7640G (A8-4500M)

◦AMD Radeon HD 7520G (A6-4400M)

• New profiles have been added for the following game titles:

◦Diablo 3

◦Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

◦StarCraft 2

◦Portal 2

◦Call of Duty Modern Warfare

◦Call of Duty Black Ops

Future Catalyst releases will continue to add Dual Graphics support for additional titles

Applicable Products:

This article applies to the following configuration(s):

Hardware:

•AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series

•AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series

•AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series

•AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series

•AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series

Apple release iTunes 10.6.1

iTunes 10.6.1 has recently been released and includes the following new features and fixes:

  • Fixes several issues that may cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing videos, changing artwork size in Grid view, and syncing photos to devices.
  • Addresses an issue where some iTunes interface elements are incorrectly described by VoiceOver and WindowEyes.
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle.
  • Resolves an ordering problem while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV.

You can download it from the Apple iTunes Site http://www.apple.com/itunes/