Applies to
ATI Radeon 200 Series, 1100 Series, 1150 Series, X1200 Series, X1250 Series, AMD 580X Series Chipset, AMD 690 Series Chipset.

Windows Vista (32bit)



41.0 MB

Driver Date & Version
Feb. 13, 2008 (ver. 8.2)


Some users visiting AMD website hoping to find Radeon X1250 Vista driver will not see the download link under [Radeon] category. Instead, the Radeon X1250 driver can be found under [Intergrated/Motherboard] category.

After selecting Windows Vista (32bit) os, select [Intergrated/Motherboard] category and clicking on [Go] button, you will be directed to ATI Catalyst™ 8.2 Display Driver for Windows Vista (32 bit) - Motherboard/IGP Drivers page.

The driver is inside the Catalyst™ software suite 8.2 which contains the following:

  • Radeon™ display driver 8.453
  • Multimedia Center™ 9.16 (Windows XP only)
  • HydraVision™ (Windows XP only)
  • HydraVision™ Basic Edition (Windows XP only)
  • Remote Wonder 3.04 (Windows XP only)
  • WDM Driver Install Bundle
  • Southbridge/IXP Driver
  • Catalyst™ Control Center Version 8.2
The driver also resolves alot of issues with Windows Vista, here is the complete list:
  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars: Corruption is no longer noticed when editing levels.
  • World of Warcraft: Flickering and missing objects are no longer noticed when playing the game in OpenGL mode.
  • .NET Framework an Unhandled Exception error no longer occurs when upon booting or re-booting the system.
  • A white dot no longer appears on the windows desktop when launching the Catalyst Control Center. However, this issue may still be experienced under the Windows XP operating system.
  • Audio stutter is no longer noticed when using the HDMI connector.
  • Running the Spanish version of the Windows operating system no longer results in the Catalyst Control Center option failing to be available when right-clicking the Windows desktop menu bar.
  • The Catalyst Control Center options are no longer missing for the secondary extended display when hot unplugging and hot plugging the display device.
  • Native CrossFire can now be enabled when the primary display device is connected to the master card using a CV or TV.
  • Enabling clone mode on a system containing an ATI Radeon X1200/1250/1270 series of product no longer results in the resolution and color depth changing to 640x480 8bpp.
  • Playing DVD content using the Windows Media Player no longer results in the playback being choppy.
  • Hot plugging and hot-unplugging an HDMI display device multiple times during one windows session may result in the display device failing to be detected.
  • Enabling CrossFire on a system containing an ATI Radeon X1950 series of product no longer results in the Windows Vista operating system intermittently failing to respond.
  • The lower portion of the Catalyst Control Center is no longer cropped when changing the display resolution from 640x480 to 1920x1200.
  • An error message is no longer displayed when attempting to set both the primary (HDMI) display device and secondary (DVI) display device to a display resolution of 1280x1024.
  • The Windows XP Professional x64 Edition operating system no longer reboots when installing the T200 driver.
  • Setting the DPI to 120 in the Display Properties no longer results in the combo box being cut-off.
  • The antenna signal strength is no longer reported by Vista Media Center as low.
  • A black line is no longer noticed when using VIVO for capturing and using Radeon HD 2900.
  • The PAL-N video captured from the ATI Radeon HD2900 no longer displays colors and with vertical bars.
  • The T200 NTSC capture card no longer fails to capture the Closed Captioning signal.
  • A Reduce DVI frequency on high-resolution displays option no longer appears when an HDMI display device is connected using an HDMI-DVI cable.

Download ATI Radeon X1250 Vista Driver here.

3 thoughts on “ATI Radeon X1250 Vista Driver

  • Mark May 28, 2009 1:08 am #

    Does this work for XP?

  • Nik October 17, 2009 8:42 am #

    This took me about 20 minutes to figure out how to download…

  • david February 8, 2010 5:49 am #

    please says me where can i donwload drive for ati radeon x1250 for xp


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