ATI releases Catalyst 3.8 drivers

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 08 2003 @ 21:49 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Like expected today ATi has unleached his Catalyst 3.8 drivers :

Resolved Game Issues

  • Setting the Landscape details to Perfect in the game IL2 Stumovik Forgotten Battles no longer results in the system not responding during the track playback
  • Playing the game Tiger Woods with the game options set to 1280x1024 32bpp and graphic parameters set to high, no longer results in the game failing to respond after the scorecard is displayed
  • Setting the game Flight Simulator 2004 to display at 1024x768 or 1280x1024 followed by starting a new flight results in the menu being flipped just before the new flight is about to begin
  • Setting the display to 800x600 32bpp 100Hz followed by enabling triple buffering no longer results in display corruption when playing CounterStrike
  • The correct ATI board name is now display in the configuration window of the game Serious Sam 2
  • A dark screen image and texture corruption is no longer seen when playing the game Project A3
  • Running the game eRacer with clone mode enabled no longer results in corruption on the secondary display during the opening introduction
  • Playing the game Midnight Club 2 with the default setting no longer results in the texture coordinated being corrupted. This issue occurred under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 7500 installed
  • Fog issues have now been resolved in the game Neverwinter Nights
  • Image corruption is no longer noticed in the game Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness. This issue was known to occur under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9000 series installed
  • Playing the demo game Midnight Club 2 under Windows XP with the default modes enabled for the game no longer results in the fog being missing from the game
  • Playing the demo game XIII under Windows XP with an ATI RADEON™ 9500 or 9800 series card installed no longer results in texture corruption when moving the mouse around the game area
  • Download : ATi Catalyst 3.8 - Win2000/XP
  • Download : ATi Catalyst 3.8 - Win98/Me


  • The full release notes can be found here

    Some reviews :
  • DriverHeaven
  • EnvyNews
  • Ascully
  • Warp2Search
  • Accelenation
  • AnandTech


  • About the Author

    Thomas De Maesschalck

    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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    Re: ATI releases Catalyst 3.8 drivers
    by CAG on Wednesday, Oct 08 2003 @ 22:07 CEST
    DriverHeaven has a review posted here http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/cat_38/index.htm



    • Reply by Anonymous on Wednesday, Oct 08 2003 @ 22:25 CEST

      Thanks I updated the article with a few links to reviews.


      • Reply by Anonymous on Wednesday, Oct 08 2003 @ 22:53 CEST

        Thanks for the additional links.