AMD releases Radeon Software version 17.12.2

AMD releases Radeon Software version 17.12.2

AMD releases Radeon Software version 17.12.2

AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group has released their latest version of their Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition drivers, fixing several issues that were present in version 17.12.1. 

This new version is Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.2, which offers fixes for graphical issues in Star Wars: Battlefront, Windows 10’s Netflix UWP app and potential black screen issues when using Samsung CF791 displays with FreeSync activated.   


AMD releases Radeon Software version 17.12.2 

Introducing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition, artfully designed and meticulously crafted to unleash the powerful performance and innovation built into Radeon Graphics through an incredibly intuitive and utterly beautiful user interface for both PCs and mobile devices.

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.2 Highlights

Resolved Issues

– Radeon Settings Video tab may disappear on some hybrid graphics system configurations after a reboot
– AMD XConnect Technology enabled system configurations may experience an intermittent system hang on hot plug.
– GPU Display scaling may fail to enable when the desktop resolution is set very low.
– Region recording in Radeon ReLive will continue to record when the region window is closed.
– 3×1 display configurations may experience instability during Eyefinity creation or during gaming.
– Ark Survival Evolvedâ„¢ may experience heavy flickering or corruption when enabling the performance metrics overlay in Windows®7.
– A black screen may be experienced when running full-screen games on the Samsung CF791 Radeon FreeSync enabled display.
– Netflix playback in a browser or via UWP application may experience stutter.
– Radeon Overlay performance metrics may appear and disappear intermittently during updates.
– Color Temperature controls may change colours on the incorrect display when using the reset option.
– Star Wars: Battlefront II may experience graphical corruption in some areas of the game.

Known Issues

– Radeon Settings may experience a hang when enabling AMD CrossFire with three or more graphics products.
– Trimming videos may fail to create a thumbnail if the video contains non-English characters.
– Flickering may be observed on the performance metrics overlay when Enhanced Sync is enabled on some Radeon FreeSync connected displays.
– Performance Metrics Overlay may hang if enabled when cycling display power off and on.
– The “Reset” function in Radeon Settings for Display, ReLive, and Video may not work as intended when using Radeon Settings in certain regional languages.
– Radeon WattMan may intermittently fail to load profiles for Radeon RX Vega on the global Radeon Wattman page.
– Rise of the Tomb Raiderâ„¢ may experience an intermittent application hang during gameplay.
– A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU’s for compute workloads.
– The GPU Workload feature may cause a system hang when switching to Compute while AMD CrossFire is enabled. A workaround is to disable AMD CrossFire before switching the toggle to Compute workloads.


Supported Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX Vega 64 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Radeon RX 580 AMD Radeon RX 570
Radeon RX 560  AMD 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


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