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News Official AMD GPU Driver Thread (Updated 11/9/2018)

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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.3 Highlights

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Support For

  • Sea of Thieves™
  • A Way Out™
  • Vulkan®1.1 Support
    • Product is conformant with the Vulkan® 1.1 Specification. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are registered trademarks of the Khronos Group Inc.
Fixed Issues

  • Forza® Motorsport 7 may experience intermittent stutter during gameplay.
  • Some Radeon ReLive recorded clips may experience corruption or audio distortion when played back.
  • Final Fantasy® XV may experience flickering or disappearing objects during some gameplay in multi GPU enabled system configurations.
  • Star Wars® Battlefront™ 2 may experience a system hang on the initial splash screen in multi GPU enabled system configurations.
Known Issues

  • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
  • Destiny 2™ may experience an application hang in the mission "Heist" on some Radeon GCN1.0 products.
  • Destiny 2™ may experience long load times when the application has been open for extended periods of time.
  • Radeon Overlay may intermittently fail to enable when toggled in some games.
  • FFmpeg application may experience corrupted output for H264 video streams.
  • Resizing Radeon Settings may cause the window to intermittently stutter.
 
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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.4 Highlights

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Support For

  • Far Cry 5
Fixed Issues

  • Some blockchain workloads may experience lower performance than expected when compared to previous Radeon Software releases.
  • Final Fantasy XV may experience bright lighting effects on some trees in specific map locations.
Known Issues

  • Far Cry 5 may experience flickering issues if a task switch is performed while playing the game using a multi GPU enabled system configuration.
  • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
  • Destiny 2 may experience an application hang in the mission "Heist" on some Radeon GCN1.0 products.
  • Destiny 2 may experience long load times when the application has been open for extended periods of time.
  • Radeon Overlay may intermittently fail to enable when toggled in some games.
  • Resizing Radeon Settings may cause the window to intermittently stutter.
 
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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.5.2




Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.5.2 Highlights

Support For

  • Budget Cuts
Fixed Issues

  • Sea of Thieves™ may experience an application crash or hang after the initial splash screen.
  • Brightness or white screen issues may be observed when playing The Crew™ on daytime maps.
  • Shader Cache may sometimes fail to enable or may not correctly cache shaders for games.
  • A limited number of Radeon FreeSync enabled displays may experience a blank screen when Radeon FreeSync is enabled in a game.
  • Warhammer™: Vermintide 2 may experience an application hang upon changing resolution.
  • Some zombie textures may fail to render in horde mode for Arizona Sunshine™.
Known Issues

  • Some games may experience minor stuttering during gameplay when the Radeon ReLive Instant Replay feature is enabled and FRTC is also enabled.
  • Radeon Overlay may not show all available features when some games are run in borderless fullscreen mode.
  • The Witcher™ 3: Wild Hunt may experience stuttering during gameplay.
  • Edited videos sometimes fail to appear in the Radeon ReLive gallery after switching tabs.
  • Corruption may be experienced with OGL or Vulkan™ API applications on some Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
 
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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1



Support For
  • Windows® 10 October 2018 Update
  • Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4
    • Up to 5% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 at 1920x1080 (1080p).RS-258
    • Up to 6% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 at 1920x1080 (1080p).RS-259
Fixed Issues
  • HDMI™ Audio Drivers may sometimes not upgrade during Radeon Software installation.
  • Fortnite™ may experience lighting corruption when effects quality is set to High or Epic.
  • System configurations with 16+ CPU cores may experience a random system reboot during installation when upgrading Radeon Software from a version older than RSAE 18.8.1.
  • Sea of Thieves™ may experience flickering textures in multi GPU system configurations.
Known Issues
  • When using Radeon Overlay on system configurations with the latest Windows®10 October 2018 Update some users may experience intermittent instability or game crashes.
  • Microsoft® Office applications may experience lag or stutter when dragging applications.
  • Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.
Added Vulkan™ Extension Support
  • VK_KHR_shader_atomic_int64
    • This extension advertises the SPIR-V Int64Atomics capability for Vulkan, which allows a shader to contain 64-bit atomic operations on signed and unsigned integers.
  • VK_KHR_driver_properties
    • This extension provides a new physical device query which allows retrieving information about the driver implementation, allowing applications to determine which physical device corresponds to which particular vendor’s driver, and which conformance test suite version the driver implementation is compliant with.
  • SPV_GOOGLE_decorate_string
    • This extension provides two new instructions to decorate a variable or a struct member with a string.
  • SPV_GOOGLE_hlsl_functionality1
    • This extension provides two new decorations to extend HLSL functionality: HlslCounterBuffer and HlslSemantic.
 
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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1




Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 Highlights
Support For

  • Hitman™2
    • Up to 3% faster performance in Hitman 2 with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 at 1920x1080. RS-230
  • Battlefield™ V Early Access
    • Up to 8% faster performance in Battlefield V with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 at 1920x1080. RS-231
    • Up to 9% faster performance in Battlefield V with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 at 1920x1080. RS-232
  • Fallout™ 76
Fixed Issues
  • When using Radeon Overlay on system configurations with the latest Windows®10 October 2018 Update some users may experience intermittent instability or game crashes.
  • Assassin’s Creed™: Origins may experience an application crash while launching or playing the game in Windows®7.
  • Wolfenstein™ II: The New Colossus may experience corruption when viewing lava or water.
  • Strange Brigade™ may experience intermittent application crashes when using DirectX®12 API.
Known Issues
  • Radeon Overlay may not appear when toggled on systems with multiple displays when Battlefield™ V is running.
  • Some systems running multiple displays may experience mouse lag when at least one display is enabled but powered off.
  • Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.
  • This driver does not support Microsoft PIX. Microsoft PIX users please refer to AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3
Footnotes
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 7, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX 580, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 installed, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With medium presets on Hitman 2 using the DirectX11 API, at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX 580 scored 57.2 FPS with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1, whereas Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 scored 55.40 FPS. Comparing software versions, Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 has 3% faster performance in Hitman 2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-230
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 8, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega64, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 installed, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With ultra-presets on Battlefield V using the DirectX11 API, at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 142.6 FPS with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1, whereas Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 scored 131.8 FPS. Comparing software versions, Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 has 8% faster performance in Battlefield V. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-231
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 8, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX 580, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 installed, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With ultra-presets on Battlefield V using the DirectX11 API, at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX 580 scored 91.1 FPS with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1, whereas Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 scored 83.2 FPS. Comparing software versions, Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 has 9% faster performance in Battlefield V. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-232
 
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On amds webpage when u select windows 8.1 instead of 7 or 10 you dont get the latest drivers, just found out i've been using wrong drivers for months lol, and win10/7 drivers work on win 8.1
 
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