AMD Radeon Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 BETA (Aug 27)

Published: 28th Aug 2018, 12:20 GMT | Comments

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AMD Radeon Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 BETA (Aug 27) Display Driver

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Highlights

  • 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 3840×2160 (4K). RS-243
    • 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 2560×1440 (1440p). RS-244
  • 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.

Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Note: AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury, Radeon™ Pro Duo, Radeon™ RX 400 Series, Radeon™ RX 500 Series and Radeon™ RX Vega Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition on Windows 7/10 64-bit.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon RX Vega Series GraphicsRadeon™ RX 500 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 400 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series GraphicsAMD 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

Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility
Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

Radeon Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500M – HD 8900M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700M – HD 7900M Series Graphics

Footnotes

  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of August 22nd, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With ultra preset settings on Strange Brigade using the Vulkan API, at 3840×2160, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 59.5 FPS with Radeon™ Software 18.8.1, whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 62.5 FPS with Radeon™ Software 18.8.2. Comparing FPS between software versions, Radeon™ Software 18.8.2 has 5% faster performance in Strange Brigade. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-243.
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of August 22nd, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With ultra preset settings on Strange Brigade using the DirectX12 API, at 2560×1440, the Radeon™ RX Vega 580 scored 61.8 FPS with Radeon™ Software 18.8.1, whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 580 scored 63.6 FPS with Radeon™ Software 18.8.2. Comparing FPS between software versions, Radeon™ Software 18.8.2 has 3% faster performance in Strange Brigade. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-244

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