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AMD releases its Control ready Radeon Software 19.8.2 driver

Expect performance boosts of up to 10%

AMD releases its Control ready Radeon Software 19.8.2 driver

AMD releases its Control ready Radeon Software 19.8.2 driver

Control is due to release tomorrow and Man of Medan is due to launch in a few days time, making now the perfect time for AMD to release a new game-optimised driver. 

AMD has just launched its Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.8.2 driver, which is packed full of performance optimisations, bug fixes and feature updates. For starters, AMD has promised a performance boost of up to 10% when Control is played in DirectX 11 mode, game-specific optimisations for Man of Medan and support for HDCP 2.3.    

Below are AMD's release notes for their Radeon Software 19.8.2 driver. 

AMD releases its Control ready Radeon Software 19.8.2 driver  

Support For

- Control

    - Up to 10% performance improvement in Control running DirectX® 11 on Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition version 19.8.2 vs. 19.8.1.RS-309

- Man of Medan
- Radeon RX 5700 series graphics support for HDCP®2.3.

Fixed Issues

- Rocket League™ may experience an application hang on performing a task switch.
- League of Legends™ may experience slower than expected performance when performing a task switch.
- System instability may be experienced on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products when performing memory overclocking while a 3D application is running.
- Minor stutter may be experienced during the first few minutes of Fortnite™ gameplay.

Known Issues

- Launching RGB Fusion 2.0 may cause a system hang on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products system configurations.
- Stutter may be experienced when Radeon FreeSync is enabled on 240hz refresh displays with Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.
- Radeon Performance Metrics may report incorrect VRAM utilization.
- AMD Radeon VII may experience elevated memory clocks at idle or on desktop.
- Radeon Overlay may intermittently fail to appear when toggled in game.
- Audio for clips captured by Radeon ReLive may be corrupted or garbled when desktop recording is enabled.
- Enabling Enhanced Sync may cause game, application or system crashes on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.

Footnotes

RS-309 - Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of August 22nd, 2019 on Control (DirectX® 11 at High and Medium Presets) at 1080p, 1440p and 4K resolutions, running Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.8.2 and 19.8.1 drivers. Results on 19.8.2 showed up to 10% performance gains over previous driver. Performance may vary based on resolution and settings.

Important Notes

AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics FAQ for Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition can be found here.

 

AMD releases its Control ready Radeon Software 19.8.2 driver 
Supported Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX Navi 5700 SeriesRadeon VII
Radeon RX Vega SeriesAMD Radeon Pro Duo
Radeon RX 580/590AMD 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


Supported APUs

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Vega GraphicsAMD Athlon Mobile Processors with Vega Graphics
AMD A-Series and FX Processors with Radeon GraphicsAMD Ryzen pro Mobile Processors with Vega Graphics
AMD Athlon Pro Mobile Processors with Vega GraphicsAMD A-Series Pro Processors with Radeon Graphics

Full Release notes for this driver can be viewed here


Download Links

- Windows 10 (64-bit)
- Windows 7 (64-bit)


You can join the discussion on AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 19.8.2 driver on the OC3D Forums.

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