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AMD releases their Radeon Software 18.8.2 driver for Strange Brigade and F1 2018

Radeon Software version 18.8.2 is finally here!

AMD releases their Radeon Software 18.8.2 driver for Strange Brigade and F1 2018

AMD releases their Radeon Software 18.8.2 driver for Strange Brigade and F1 2018

AMD has officially released their Radeon Software 18.8.2 driver, which comes with game-specific optimisations for Strange Brigade and F1 2018 and a range of bug fixes. 

In Strange Brigade, AMD lists a 3% performance boost when using the game's Ultra Preset at 1440p using DirectX 12 and a 5% boost when using an RX Vega 64 at 4K when using Vulkan. No performance data was provided for F1 2018. 

Radeon Software 18.8.2 also addresses several bugs, which include HDR and system hang issues in Far Cry 5, Radeon Chill anomalies in multi-GU configuration and Radeon FreeSync failures when playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. 

  

AMD releases their Radeon Software 18.8.2 driver for Strange Brigade and F1 2018

 

Support For

- Strange Brigade

- Up to 5% faster performance in Strange Brigade using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.1 at 3840x2160 (4K).
- Up to 3% faster performance in Strange Brigade™ using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.1 at 2560x1440 (1440p).


- F1 2018


Fixed Issues

- Some games may experience instability or stutter when playing with FRTC and Instant Replay enabled.
- Upgrade Advisor may not appear in Radeon Settings game manager.
- Far Cry™5 may experience dimmed or grey images with HDR10 enabled on some system configurations.
- Far Cry™5 may experience an application hang when changing video settings on some system configurations.
- Radeon Chill min and max values may not sync on multi GPU system configurations.
- Radeon FreeSync may fail to enable when playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4.

Known Issues

- Radeon FreeSync may fail to enable when playing Monster Hunter™: World.
- Some DirectX®12 gaming applications may experience instability while recording with Radeon ReLive on system configurations using Radeon R9 290 and Radeon R9 390 series graphics products."
- Cursor or system lag may be observed on some system configurations when two or more displays are connected and one display is powered off.
- Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.
- Strange Brigade™ may experience fps drops on multi GPU enabled system configurations when Enhanced Sync is enabled and Vulkan™ API is enabled.
- Flickering may be observed on some displays when Radeon FreeSync is enabled with Radeon ReLive enabled and recording.
- Video profiles may not correctly apply on web browser video content.


Supported Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX Vega SeriesAMD Radeon Pro Duo
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 10 (64-bit)
- Windows 7 (64-bit)


You can join the discussion on AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 driver on the OC3D Forums

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