AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson 16.2.1 Driver

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson 16.2 Driver

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson 16.2.1 Driver

 

AMD has released their new Radeon Software Crimson 16.2 Driver with specific optimizations and crossfire profiles for Far Cry Primal.

 

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson 16.2 Driver

 

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD’s revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

 

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Highlights

    • Crossfire Profile available for
      • Far Cry Primal

Resolved Issues

    • A black screen/TDR error may be encountered when booting a  system with Intel + AMD graphics and an HDMI monitor connected
    • Choppy gameplay may be experienced when both AMD Freesyncâ„¢ and AMD Crossfireâ„¢ are both enabled
    • Display corruption may be observed after keeping system idle for some time
    • Fallout 4 – Flickering may be experienced at various game locations with the v1.3 game update and with AMD Crossfireâ„¢ enabled
    • Fallout 4 – Foliage/water may ripple/stutter when game is launched in High/Ultra settings mode
    • Fallout 4 – Screen tearing in systems with both AMD Freesyncâ„¢ and AMD Crossfireâ„¢ enabled if game is left idle for a short period of time
    • Fallout 4 – Thumbnails may flicker or disappear while scrolling the Perk levels page
    • Far Cry 4 – Stuttering may be observed when launching the game with AMD Freesyncâ„¢ and AMD Crossfireâ„¢ enabled
    • FRTC options are displayed on some unsupported laptop configurations with Intel CPU’s and AMD GPU’s
    • Radeon Settings may sometimes fails to launch with a “Context Creation Error” message
    • Rise of the Tomb Raiderâ„¢ – Corruption can be observed at some locations during gameplay
    • Rise of the Tomb Raiderâ„¢ – Flickering may be experienced at various game locations when the game is left idle in AMD Crossfireâ„¢  mode under Windows 7
    • Rise of the Tomb Raiderâ„¢ – Game may intermittently crash or hang when launched with very high settings and AA is set to SMAA at 4K resolution
    • Rise of the Tomb Raiderâ„¢ – Lara Croft’s hair may flicker in some locations if the Esc key is pressed
    • Rise of Tomb Raiderâ„¢ – A TDR error may be observed with some AMD Radeon 300 Series products after launching the “Geothermal Valley” mission
    • The AMD Overdriveâ„¢  memory clock slider does not show original clock values if memory speeds are overclocked
    • World of Warcraft runs extremely slowly in quad crossfire at high resolutions

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved “In Game Overlay”
    • Star Warsâ„¢: Battlefront – Corrupted ground textures may be observed in the Survival of Hoth mission
    • Cannot enable AMD Crossfire with some dual GPU AMD Radeon HD 59xx and HD 79xx series products
    • Fallout 4 – In game stutter may be experienced if the game is launched with AMD Crossfire enabled
    • XCOM 2 – Flickering textures may be experienced at various game locations
    • Rise of the Tomb Raiderâ„¢ – The game may randomly crash on launch if Tessellation is enabled
    • Core clocks may not maintain sustained clock speeds resulting in choppy performance and or screen corruption

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.  

 

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

 

 

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