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AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.2.3 Drivers Packs APU and Ryzen Mobile Support

AMD's APU driver has finally landed!

AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.2.3 Drivers Packs APU and Ryzen Mobile Support

AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.2.3 Drivers Packs APU and Ryzen Mobile Support

AMD has released their Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.2.3 driver, bringing with it the company's long-promised support for Ryzen Mobile and their other APU products. 

PC racers will also be glad to know that this driver also contains optimisations for  DiRT Rally 2.0, offering up to a 3% performance boost at 1080p using a Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card. This driver also contains fixes for Battlefield V graphical issues, fan speed oddities on their Radeon VII graphics card and application crashes when using ReLive's wireless VR feature. 

AMD's APU family of products will no doubt receive the biggest update, with AMD promising up to 10% average performance gains in modern gaming titles when upgrading from driver version 17.40 to 19.2.3 on a Ryzen 2500U processor. AMD got this average number after testing Destiny 2, Middle Earth: Shadow of War, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Civilization 6, and Witcher 3. 17% average performance gains were reported across eSports titles such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Player Unknown’s Battleground, and World of Warcraft.

Moving forward, all of AMD's Radeon Software released will support the company's Ryzen Mobile processors and other APU products. This also includes AMD's desktop APUs, such as the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G. 

AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.2.3 Drivers Packs APU and Ryzen Mobile Support  

Support For

AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics

- Up to 10% average performance gains with AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 vs. 17.40 launch drivers for AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics. RS-285

- Up to 17% average performance gains in eSports™ titles with AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 vs. 17.40 launch drivers for AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics. RS-286

Dirt Rally 2

- Up to 3% performance gains with AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3, on a Radeon™ RX Vega 64 in Dirt Rally 2. RS-287

Fixed Issues

- Battlefield™ V players may experience character outlines stuck on screen after being revived.
- Fan speeds may remain elevated for longer periods than expected when using Tuning Control Auto Overclock or manual fan curve in Radeon WattMan on AMD Radeon VII.
- ReLive wireless VR may experience an application crash or hang during extended periods of play.
- Zero RPM will correctly disable in Radeon WattMan on available system configurations when manual fan curve is enabled.
- A loss of video may be intermittently experienced when launching a fullscreen player application with Radeon FreeSync enabled.

Known Issues

- Mouse lag or system slowdown is observed for extended periods of time with two or more displays connected and one display switched off.
- Changes made in Radeon WattMan settings via Radeon Overlay may sometimes not save or take effect once Radeon Overlay is closed.
- Some Mobile or Hybrid Graphics system configurations may intermittently experience green flicker when moving the mouse over YouTube™ videos in - Chrome web browser. A work around if this occurs is to disable hardware acceleration.
- Radeon WattMan settings changes may intermittently not apply on AMD Radeon VII.
- Performance metrics overlay and Radeon WattMan gauges may experience inaccurate fluctuating readings on AMD Radeon VII.

Important Notes

- AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics must perform a driver upgrade to AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 to retain functionality of Radeon FreeSync on Radeon FreeSync enabled system configurations.
- AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics FAQ for Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition can be found here.

Footnotes

- Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 19, 2019 on the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U comprising of12GB DDR4-2400 and Windows 10x64.PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Destiny 2, Shadow of War, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Civilization 6, and Witcher 3 when running Radeon™ Software 17.40 scored: 24,30,36,37,27,27 FPS respectively. Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 edition 19.2.3 scored 27,32,37,43,30,31 respectively. Therefore, in the above comparison, Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 shows 5%, 6%, 3%, 16%,14%, 9% greater performance. For an average of 10% performance gains across the titles. All scores are an average of 3 runs with the same settings. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-285
- Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 19, 2019 on the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U comprising of12GB DDR4-2400 and Windows 10x64.PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Fortnite, Player Unknown’s Battleground, and World of Warcraft when running Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 scored: 52, 30, 26, 43 FPS respectively. Radeon™ Software 17.40 scored 43,25, 42, 38 respectively. Therefore, in the above comparison, Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 shows 23%, 22%, 10%, 15% greater performance. For an average of 17% performance gains across the titles. All scores are an average of 3 runs with the same settings. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-286
- Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 20th, 2019 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, using a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700K CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4 memory, and Windows 10x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Dirt Rally 2 (DX11) with the High preset at 1920x1080, when running Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.2, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 122.5 FPS while Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 scored 125.6 FPS. Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 shows 3% greater performance. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-287

AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.2.3 Drivers Packs APU and Ryzen Mobile Support  

Supported Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX Vega Series & Radeon VIIAMD 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 Mobeile 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)


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26-02-2019, 03:47:04

g0ggles1994
Going to join in with everyone and say, APU's should have had this from the start, especially the desktop variants.

Reminds me of my old HP laptop that had an A6-3410MX; HP didn't update the drivers for a long time, so I jumped onto the standard Catalyst Drivers and it worked a hell of a lot better; never had an issue, even when I switched the A6 out for the A8-3510MX.Quote
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