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AMD release their Radeon Software 17.6.1 Driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.6.1 Driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.6.1 Driver

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.6.1 Driver

 
AMD has released their Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.6.1 driver, which can offer up to 30% more performance in DiRT 4 and up to 4% more performance in Prey when compared to AMD's 17.5.2 driver.  
 
This new driver also added a new multi-GPU profile for DiRT 4 and fixes several bugs that were present in AMD's previous drivers. 

  

AMD release their Radeon Software 17.6.1 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 17.6.1 Highlights

Support For

    • DiRT 4

      • - Multi GPU profile
      • - Up to 30% performance improvement when using 8xMSAA measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.5.2(1)

    • Prey

      • - Up to 4% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.5.2

Fixed Issues

    • - Virtual Super Resolution may fail to enable on some Radeon RX 400 and Radeon RX 500 series graphics products.
    • - HDR may fail to enable on some displays for QHD or higher resolutions.
    • - Flickering may be observed on some Radeon RX 500 series products when using HDMI® with QHD high refresh rate displays.
    • - AMD XConnect: systems with Modern Standby enabled may experience a system hang after resuming from hibernation.
    • - Fast mouse movement may cause an FPS drop or stutter in Prey® when running in Multi GPU system configurations.
    • - Adjusting memory clocks in some third party overclocking applications may cause a hang on Radeon R9 390 Series products.
    • - Graphics memory clock may fluctuate causing inconsistent frame rates while gaming when using AMD FreeSync technology.
    • - Mass Effect™: Andromeda may experience stutter or hitching in Multi GPU system configurations.
    • - The GPU Scaling feature in Radeon Settings may fail to enable for some applications.
    • - Error message "Radeon Additional Settings: Host application has stopped working" pop up will sometimes appear when hot plugging displays with Radeon Settings open.


Known Issues

    • - Graphical corruption may be experienced in Tom Clancy's™: Rainbow Six Siege when MSAA is enabled.
    • - Adobe Lightroom may experience an application crash with GPU acceleration enabled on Windows® 7 system configurations using Radeon RX 390 Series graphics products.
    • - A small amount of apps may experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSync™ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
    • - Counter-Strike™: Global Offensive and World of Warcraft™ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSync™ 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 XBOX DVR application may cause conflicts with Radeon ReLive, users are suggested to disable XBOX 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. A work around 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 580AMD Radeon RX 570
Radeon RX 560 AMD RX 550
Radeon RX 400 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon Pro DuoAMD Radeon R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon R5 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon R5 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD 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)

 

Read more on AMD's Radeon Software Crimson 17.6.1 driver on the OC3D Forums.

 

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