AMD Rolls Out New Adrenalin 18.7.1 Drivers, Improvements In Earthfall

Jul 15, 2018
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Earlier this week AMD rolled out their updated drivers for July with the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 drivers which come with optimizations for Earthfall with up to a 28 percent improvement measured on a Radeon RX Vega 56 and up to 28 percent performance gain on the RX 580 8GB at 1440P, with a up to 27 percent higher performance measured at 1080p, on the RX 560 4 GB.

Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.7.1 Out Now Bug Fixes For Fortnite And Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Also, AMD has fixed recent bugs with a random crash in Fortnite Season 5 when rendering throwing stars, as well as flickering noticed in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice which has been fixed as well. For the full bug list lets check the list below for the full change-log for Adrenalin 18.7.1.

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Earthfall:

  • Up to 28% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.6.1 at 2560×1440 (1440p).
  • Up to 22% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.6.1 at 2560×1440 (1440p).
  • Up to 27% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 on the Radeon™ RX 560 (4GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.6.1 at 1920×1080 (1080p).

Fixed Issues:

  • Fortnite Season 5 may experience an application hang on some Radeon graphics products when throwing stars are visible on screen.
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice may experience flickering or corruption on some Radeon graphics products.
  • Display modes may sometimes appear as not available when setting resolution or refresh rates of a display.
  • CorelDraw may experience slower than expected performance.
  • Memory clocks may remain at higher than expected values on some displays after changing resolution or refresh rates.
  • Some displays may exhibit black screen flickering when booting to desktop when using DisplayPort.

Known Issues:

  • Virtual Super Resolution settings may not retain after updating to this Radeon Software release.
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus™ may experience an application crash when disabling Asynchronous Compute via game settings.
  • Graphics and memory clocks may remain at higher than expected values after watching a video or using Windows DVR while in game. A workaround is to reboot the system.
  • 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 WattMan gauges may report as zero on secondary graphics products in multi GPU enabled system configurations.

For the download of Adrenalin 18.7.1 please check here

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