ATI driver 9.10 or Catalyst Driver 9.10?

shaggy2k7

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What is the difference between the 2? I have a XFX HD 5870 card and recently went to windows 7 ultimate 64bit. Looked for the latest drivers and there is a Windows 7 64bit ATI driver 9.10 and a Windows 7 64bit Catalyst Driver 9.10.

I'm a noob in need of help!
 

brockh

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Catalyst is the software suite that allows you to tune specific 3D settings such as custom resolutions, forced anti-aliasing, and other quality/color settings via ATi's provided means.

The regular driver doesn't include any software and will not allow you to adjust those settings without a third-party alternative.