AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.1 driver

AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.1 driver

AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.1 driver

 
AMD has now released their Radeon Software 17.8.1 driver, AMD’s first full Radeon Software package since the release of their Radeon RX Vega series of GPUs. 

This driver comes with specific optimisations for Quake Champions’ Early Access version and Agents of Mayhem alongside bug fixes for Forza Horizon 3 and Tekken 7. 

 

AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.1 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 17.8.1 Highlights

 

Support For

    • – Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics
    • – Quake Champions Early Access
    • – Agents of Mayhem

Fixed Issues

    • – Some protected content applications may experience an HDCP error code while playing Blu-ray content.
    • – A limited number of HDR enabled TV’s may experience intermittent HDMI signal loss.
    • – Grand Theft Auto V may experience an intermittent application crash.
    • – With Enhanced Sync enabled Video playback on desktop or YouTube playback in Google Chrome may cause tearing choppy playback.
    • – Forza Horizon 3 may experience long or extended load times.
    • – FreeSync displays may experience stuttering when watching fullscreen video content.
    • – FreeSync brightness or flickering issues have been resolved on a small amount of Samsung FreeSync enabled displays that may have been experiencing issues.
    • – Tekkenâ„¢ 7 may experience a crash (Chapter 13) on some Radeon RX 380 Series graphics products.

 

Known Issues

    • – GPU Scaling may fail to work on some DirectX®11 applications.
    • – Radeon WattMan may not reach applied overclock states on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products or may cause mouse stuttering when left running in the background.
    • – Windows Media Player may experience an application hang during video playback if Radeon ReLive is actively recording desktop.
    • – Secondary displays may show corruption or green screen when the display/system enters sleep or hibernate with content playing.
    • – Unable to create Eyefinity configurations through the Eyefinity Advanced Setup option.
    • – The “Reset” option in Radeon Settings Gaming tab may enable the “HBCC Memory Segment” feature instead of setting it to the default disabled state.
    • – After resuming from sleep and playing back video content the system may become unresponsive on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
    • – Bezel compensation in mixed mode Eyefinity cannot be applied.

 

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

 

Download Links

– Windows 7 (32-bit | 64-bit)

 

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