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AMD's Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver is ready for Halo Infinite, Icarus, and Blender 3.0

Expect a significant framerate boost in Halo Infinite

AMD's Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver is ready for Halo Infinite, Icarus, and Blender 3.0

AMD's Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver is ready for Halo Infinite, Icarus, and Blender 3.0

AMD has just launched their first graphics driver of December 2021, their Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver. This new Radeon Software release contains game-specific optimisations for Halo Infinite, Fortnite, and Icarus. Beyond that, this driver optimises AMD's Radeon RX 6000 series for Blender 3.0.
 
Alongside game-specific optimisations, AMD has also addressed several bugs that were found within their older Radeon Software releases, including visual corruption fixes for Forza Horizon 5, SteamVR fixes for their Radeon VII graphics cards and a driver timeout bugfix for their Radeon RX 5500 XT when playing Marvel's Avengers. 

AMD's full release notes for their Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver are available below. 

AMD's Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver is ready for Halo Infinite, Icarus, and Blender 3.0  

Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 Highlights

Support For

- Halo Infinite

- Up to 17% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-434
- Up to 19% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-435
- Up to 16% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-436

- Fortnite
- Icarus
- Blender 3.0 on Radeon™ RX 6000 series Graphics.

Fixed Issues

- While running SteamVR Home on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ VII Graphics, some users may experience a crash.
- During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics.
- While playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode, Radeon™ Software may become unresponsive when the user is in the lobby and attempts to open Radeon Software on the secondary display via the context menu.
- Visual corruption may be observed on a vehicle’s logo or license plate number while playing Forza Horizon 5™ on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 500 series Graphics.

Known Issues

- After upgrading to the latest Radeon™ Software, the Power Tuning component of a saved tuning profile may not load correctly when a user imports a previously saved tuning profile.
- Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with - Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
- Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

Important Notes

- Users may observe visual artifacts while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics. AMD is working with the game developers to resolve this issue.


AMD's Radeon Software 21.12.1 driver is ready for Halo Infinite, Icarus, and Blender 3.0  

Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX 6000 SeriesRadeon RX 6000M Series
Radeon RX Navi 5700/5600 SeriesRadeon VII
Radeon RX 5500 SeriesRX 5300M (Notebook GPU)
Radeon RX Vega SeriesAMD Radeon Pro Duo
Radeon RX 500 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics

 

Download Links

- Windows 10 (64-bit)
- Windows 11 (64-bit)


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