AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.4 GPU driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.4 GPU driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.4 GPU driver

AMD has now released their Radeon Software 17.4.4 GPU driver, which fixes several bugs and offers a 7% performance improvement in Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War III on their new RX 580 series GPUs. 


AMD release their Radeon Software 17.4.4 GPU driver


Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is AMD’s advanced graphics software for enabling high-performance gaming and engaging VR experiences. Create, capture, and share your remarkable moments. Effortlessly boost performance and efficiency. Experience Radeon Software with industry-leading user satisfaction, rigorously-tested stability, comprehensive certification, and more.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 Highlights

Support For Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Up to 7% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.3.(RS-131)

Fixed Issues

– Some displays may experience corruption when using HDMI scaling.
– Battlefieldâ„¢1 may experience stuttering in Multi-GPU mode with 4K display resolutions when using DirectX®11.
– HDR colours may appear incorrect in Mass Effect: Andromeda on the latest Windows®10 Creators Edition update.
– Some incorrect or unavailable feature descriptions may appear in Radeon Settings under the more/less help section.
– Radeon RX 550 series graphics products may experience a hard hang when the user’s system has not been rebooted for long periods of time.
– Reboot prompt may be missing after Radeon Software installation on AMD XConnectâ„¢ technology system configurations.

Known Issues

– HDTV displays may intermittently lose signal on some Radeon RX 480 series graphics products when connected over HDMI®.
– Call of Dutyâ„¢: Advanced Warfare may experience a game hang when performing a task switch.
– Radeon WattMan may fail to apply settings on some Radeon R9 390 series graphics products.
– Radeon Settings may crash on switching Windows® user after toggling AMD CrossFireâ„¢ technology mode.
– A small amount of apps may still experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSyncâ„¢ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
– Counter-Strikeâ„¢: Global Offensive and World of Warcraftâ„¢ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSyncâ„¢ technology enabled. Workarounds include exiting and restarting the application or task switching (alt+tab) in and out of the game to fix the issue.

Known Issues for Radeon ReLive

– The XBOXâ„¢ DVR application may cause conflicts with Radeon ReLive, users are suggested to disable XBOXâ„¢ DVR if Radeon ReLive is experiencing issues.
– Radeon ReLive may fail to install on AMD APU Family products or experience a system hang or failure to record when using the recording feature on AMD APU Family products.
– Radeon ReLive may intermittently fail to work after performing task switches of applications in multi-display system configurations. A workaround is to disable and then enable the feature in Radeon Software.
– Radeon ReLive may exhibit corruption in recordings when capturing Microsoft Office applications.
– Radeon ReLive may experience recording or streaming issues when task switching using ALT+TAB.


Supported Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX 580 AMD Radeon RX 570
Radeon RX 550  
Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics AMD Radeon R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon Pro Duo AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series Graphics AMD Radeon R5 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Series Graphics AMD Radeon R5 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon HD 8500 – HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Graphics AMD Radeon HD 7700 – HD 7900 Series Graphics


Full Release notes for this driver can be viewed here


Download Links

– Windows 7 (32-bit | 64-bit)


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