AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.2 driver

Up to an 18% performance improvement on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.2 driver

AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.2 driver

 

AMD has released their new Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.2 driver, which comes with game specific optimisations for F1 2017, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Destiny 2's upcoming Beta.   

In F1 2017 AMD states that their game performance has improved by 4% when playing the game at 4K on an RX Vega 64 and an 18% performance improvement in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds when running the game at 4K on the same GPU. It is unknown how well these performance improvements will apply to AMD's older GPU architectures (Polaris, Fiji and other Pre-Vega archtectures). 

  

AMD releases their Radeon Software Crimson 17.8.2 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 17.8.2 Highlights


Support For


F1 2017

- Up to 4% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.8.1(1)

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Early Access

- Up to 18% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.8.1(2)

Destiny 2 Beta

 

Fixed Issues

- Display may blank or go black after install upgrade with Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products.
- Random corruption may appear in Microsoft desktop productivity applications on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
- The "Reset" option in Radeon Settings Gaming tab may enable the "HBCC Memory Segment" feature instead of setting it to the default disabled state.
- Radeon WattMan may not reach applied overclock states on Radeon RX Vega series graphics.
- Unable to create Eyefinity configurations through the Eyefinity Advanced Setup option.

 

Known Issues

- Mouse stuttering may be observed on some Radeon RX graphics products when Radeon WattMan is open and running in the background or other third party GPU information polling apps are running in the background.
- GPU Scaling may fail to work on some DirectX®11 applications.
- 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.
- 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 64AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
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 17.8.2 driver on the OC3D Forums.

 

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Most Recent Comments

24-08-2017, 18:54:04

NeverBackDown
About time right? Game has been out for some timeQuote

24-08-2017, 22:55:13

Wraith
Quote:
Originally Posted by NeverBackDown View Post
About time right? Game has been out for some time
It came out as early access in March this year.Quote

25-08-2017, 04:43:01

WYP
Remember that Nvidia has also released a "Game Ready" Driver in the past 24-hours that includes optimisations for PUBG.

AMD is not exactly behind in this regard.Quote
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