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pat-lek
09-22-2004, 02:07 AM
There is a new ati display utilities on Atiweb site
and a new firmware, but, only for the retail cards.

http://www.ati.com/support/drivers/mac/macosx-ATI-displays-4-4.html

I have install the new display utilities, but, i have always the same problem with the selected points ... Still don't see them in shaded mode, if they ae not behind a polygon...

Darth Mole
09-22-2004, 04:07 AM
There's also a new Radeon Universal ROM update:

http://www.ati.com/support/drivers/mac/atimacromsept2004.html

Notes:
Retail RADEON Mac Edition graphics card (installed in AGP and/or PCI slot)
Firmware Update application file (included in download)

The computer MUST NOT be interrupted (shut down or power failure) during firmware update.

ATI RADEON DISPLAY UTILITIES 4.4 for Mac OS X 10.2.8 or Higher for full advanced feature-set

Supports
RADEON MAC EDITION (PCI)
RADEON MAC EDITION (AGP)
RADEON 7000 MAC EDITION
RADEON 8500 MAC EDITION
RADEON 9000 MAC EDITION
RADEON 9200 MAC EDITION
RADEON 9800 PRO MAC EDITION
RADEON 9800 PRO MAC SPECIAL EDITION

I don't believe the ATI utility will solve any problems with LW, as it's an override for OpenGL calls, enabling you to force the card to do things like full-screen antialiasing.

I tried using the FSAA on some games. Call of Duty looked great; Homeworld 2 ran like a dog. I haven't checked what it does for LW yet.

pat-lek
09-22-2004, 05:00 AM
The Ati Radeon universal rom, seem be juste for the retail cards (not for the oem cards, installed in the mac)... Am i wrong?

I have trying the open gl options on the modeler, best performance, and best quality... Détails seem be more fine... But... no points...

Darth Mole
09-23-2004, 05:27 AM
Er, yes it was. Although in my haste I installed both of them. Fortunately, it doesn't seem to have harmed my card or its performance. Or improved it for that matter - the list of bug-fixes was relatively dull.