Radeon Omega Drivers for Win9x/ME/2k/XP (Cat 3.8)

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  1. evrt63

    evrt63 New Member

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    mikersofts mirror doesnt seem to have a download button, everthing you click there just bounces you around his site
     
  2. nukq

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    so,what is AIW ?and VIVO ?


    Thanks, i installed omega 2.4.78a driver .it's really good!
    before that,i used catalyst 3.7,but the system always crashed when playing Divx movies(media player 9.0) for a while or playing game(any 3D game).
    dxdiag says "AGP Texture Acceleration is DISABLED"

    yestday,someone told me to try omega driver.
    it's really good! now,I can run 3D game (nfs VI) ,play Divx movies...
    the AGP Texture Acceleration is ENABLED

    although,when i played Movies for 4hours(or even more),the system crashed again.
    I don't know whether it's a driver's problem.
    thanks anyway!and i will try 2.4.87 tonight.

    my system:
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    Windows XP Pro +sp1 +DirectX9.0b
    radeon 9100
    gigabyte GA-7VT600
     
  3. Ph33zy

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    I don't seem to have the overdrive button with the the omega drivers (i didn't even bother to install the ati ones). Are they supposed to be in the omega versions?
     
  4. astonish

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    Ever since I installed the Omega's based on 3.7 (both the first version and the a's) AA hasn't worked for me, now in these drivers I can't seem to even use the OpenGL/Direct3D control panel, clicking on buttons like "custom settings..." have no effect. Most of the boxes on the dialog are empty. I think my troubles started when i used rtool.

    Anyway I have tried uninstalling everything, using the driver cleaner, etc but no luck.

    I have:

    9700 Pro (using 9800 path)
    XP Pro (patched up all the way)
    AMD 2200+ on VIA K400 board (newest bios)
    1 GB ram
    etc, etc

    Any help is appriciated!
     
  5. Skillz

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    One fast Omega release!

    Hey Omega, thanks for releasing your driverset in so little time! I'll do some benching on my laptop with the official and omega driverset and post the results when I'm done
     
  6. MSX

    MSX Burning the frozen...

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    Cool driver set. Solid as ever. Might I suggest a bit of a control panel change? Add the use of smartshader effects(unless they cause something horrible)... I know they're pointless but their fun to play around with. Its also funny to invite nvidia users over and show them how 'bling bling' your card is.
     
  7. Skillz

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    !

    Thx for adding the CATALYST VERSION INFO in the DL section
     
  8. Nyana

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    [​IMG] Omega, you're so impressive !!! Think that's a new release record from you .. and I'm at work, so I can't test 'em [​IMG]
    But I'll give them a try later ... ist there still no need to uninstall your 2.4.74 before installing the 2.4.87 onces ? There is a lot of new stuff ... is the new ATI uninstaller also included in the new Omega-Drivers?
     
  9. shuki

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    MIRRORS!

    Can anyone PLEASE put up some mirrors?? on omegas site he has 2 places to DL from: DH and Mikerosoft. Well Miderosoft has bandwidth exceeded and won't go and DH is giving me a whopping 3.2Kbps atm... :( :tears: ugh.
     
  10. RIV@NVX

    RIV@NVX Freedom is a feature.

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    I am currently getting it - it's 15MB so I should have it in a bit more than half an hour. :)
     
  11. psionic

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    new Omega Drivers

    Hi guys, am I blind? I can´t find the new Omega Drivers at any link?
     
  12. muiz

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    thx

    thx wk357mag for the mirror, the 1 on driverheaven is dead
     
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    Refresh Rate Bug

    When using the latest omega driver, my refresh rate is stuck in 60 hertz but when using Ati Catalyst 3.8, i can move it up to 200 hertz.
     
  15. DiaperJe|\|i3

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    I don't seem to have that issue. In fact halo seems to be noticably smoother since installing these drivers. Did you uninstall the old omega drivers or did you just install over them? I just installed these on top of the old ones and I've had no negative experiences *knocks on head*. Course I have a 9500Pro not a 9700Pro.
     
  16. Skillz

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    Wow!

    Well, I just installed Omega's 2487 (was using the 2478a's) and all I can say is WOWWWWW!

    On my Mobility 7500 the IQ improved DRAMATICLY! ;)

    When running 3dmark2001 the explosions look so much better compared
    to ALL the previous Omega's (and original Catalyst's).
    The performance dropped like 100 marks, but WHO CARES!

    Terry (And the rest of the ATI crew) and Omega, KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!
     
  17. funix

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    heavy problems with 3.7+

    when i installed the 3.7 my whole desktop was slow as hell (especially at moving a window). the rivatunerpatch solved it.

    the i tried the 3.8 when the patch came out for this version, but it didnt change the file from the original and the omega drivers.

    i got an 8500 flashed to 9100 (270/270)

    is there any possiblity to make it run better than now? will there be an omega-solution?

    please help i need and want the new driver set
     
  18. LadFromWales85

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    For me, the Omega 3.8's, or at least the Omega 3.8's with the 9700>9800 softmod driver, I get games freezing soon after starting to play them.

    I proceeded to play a bit of Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2, since that game has always been stuttery for me, except with the Omega 3.7's :)

    At first all looked good, until I got to a part of the track with animated waterfalls, the graphics froze, then my monitor turned off, so I guessed where the exit to windows menu was, and the monitor come back on after the game ended. Turned off the VPU recover thingie, and the monitor didnt turn off, had to press reset.

    I dont believe this happened with the Cats 3.8's, so I am guessing its a problem with the Softmod driver?

    I am back on the 3.7 Omegas with 9700>9800 Hacked driver and all is running totally fine, no lockups or freezes, even after over an hour of 3dmarking :)
     
  19. Deathwish2000

    Deathwish2000 R9800PRO

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    Here's pretty fast mirror for the latest Omegas

    Mirror
     
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