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    News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    AMD's calling it "the industry's first unified graphics driver for Windows 7 and Windows Vista", and it's now officially up for download.
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    Re: News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    can't get the drivers to install on Windows 7 with an X1650.....
    Will wait and see if a workaround appears!
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    Re: News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    can't get the drivers to install on Windows 7 with an X1650.....
    Will wait and see if a workaround appears!
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    Delivers full WDDM 1.1 support under Windows 7 on the ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series, ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series of products
    I think I may have spotted your issue...

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    Re: News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    Yeah, that's great...but the vista version is the same as the Win 7 version...and NO driver gets installed at all. Just fails and dumps me back to 9.1 (missed 9.2). So, as this is the last version to support my old X1650, I'm looking for a cheap 3450 or something similiar....
    I have no issues with no Win 7 support, but surely the vista driver could be installed? The snazzy new installer checks the hardware and continues, then falls over at the end! Bizarre
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    Re: News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    AMD have dropped support for anything older than HD2xxx/HD3xxx/HD4xxxx devices, in this driver version. Anything older; you'll need to stick to 9.2.

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    Re: News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by 3dcandy View Post
    Yeah, that's great...but the vista version is the same as the Win 7 version...and NO driver gets installed at all. Just fails and dumps me back to 9.1 (missed 9.2). So, as this is the last version to support my old X1650, I'm looking for a cheap 3450 or something similiar....
    I have no issues with no Win 7 support, but surely the vista driver could be installed? The snazzy new installer checks the hardware and continues, then falls over at the end! Bizarre
    *shrug* dunno I'm afraid, my Win7 box is NVidia (which I'm pleased to say I've had no issues with at all). If you're looking for a replacement it might be worth going for a 4350 rather than a 3450: they're only about a fiver more (although another fiver again will get you a 4550, which has much faster GDDR3 memory...)

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    Re: News - AMD launches Catalyst 9.3, comes prepared for Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    *shrug* dunno I'm afraid, my Win7 box is NVidia (which I'm pleased to say I've had no issues with at all). If you're looking for a replacement it might be worth going for a 4350 rather than a 3450: they're only about a fiver more (although another fiver again will get you a 4550, which has much faster GDDR3 memory...)
    Exactly - eventually I'll be looking at a 4850!
    But seriously I'm pleased that older stuff is getting the boot, just need to find a budget and buy!

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