Radeon Software 18.5.1 driver is out

Up to 13% boost in Ancestors Legacy

AMD has officially released their Radeon Software 18.5.1 driver for GCN or newer graphics cards and AMD Ryzen+Vega APUs. With this new driver you will get more support for Microsoft PlayReady 3.0 and increased performance in Ancestors Legacy.

With this new driver update, selected Radeon users can expect a good performance boost when playing the game at 1080p Ultra settings compared to Radeon Software version 18.4.1. According to AMD, you might get up to up a 6% performance boost on AMD RX Vega 56 and up to a 13% performance boost on AMD's RX 580.

As always, you can download the latest AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition drivers over at AMD's support page.
Fixed Issues
  • HBCC options may not properly reset to default when Radeon Settings "Restore Factory Defaults" option is selected.
  • Destiny 2 may experience increasing load time durations when the game is run for extended periods of time.
  • Tearing may be observed in some borderless fullscreen games on Radeon FreeSync enabled displays when Radeon Software performance metrics is enabled.
  • Netflix playback through a web browser may experience corruption or hangs when using multi GPU enabled system configurations with Radeon RX 400 series or Radeon RX 500 series graphics products.
  • Radeon ReLive streaming or uploading of videos to Facebook may intermittently fail.


Known Issues
  • Some games may experience minor stuttering during gameplay when the Radeon ReLive Instant Replay feature is enabled and FRTC is also enabled.
  • Radeon Overlay may not show all available features when some games are run in borderless fullscreen mode.
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt may experience stuttering during gameplay.
  • A system hang may occur on a small number of system configurations after Radeon Software installation if Radeon Settings is launched without a system reboot. A workaround is to reboot your system after install.






Source: AMD

News by Luca Rocchi and Marc Büchel - German Translation by Marc Büchel - Italian Translation by Francesco Daghini


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