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With AMD announcing the release of its new AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 driver featuring AMD Radeon™ ReLive with wireless VR support1, I’d like to share with you some details on how this technology evolved. Initially, this was a research initiative by the Immersive Technology Team at AMD to attempt to solve a common problem. As many have experienced, our engineers were always getting entangled by the wire connecting a VR headset to the PC. It was obvious that the VR experience would be better without the wires.

 

Up until now, there were two primary methods to enable wireless VR. The first involved dedicated hardware dongles. Adding extra hardware to existing HMD (head mounted displays) almost made them wireless, but such solutions still required lots of wires in a complex and cumbersome setup. Additionally, the area in which to track the HMD was very limited.

 

Another approach was to stream game frames directly to a stand-alone VR headset. Several offerings of this sort have existed in the market, but for a host of technical reasons, some of these solutions resulted in increased latency, jittering and black borders, resulting in a bad experience.

 

Now, after several years of trials and testing, AMD is rolling out its new wireless VR game streaming2 technology as part of its AMD Radeon ReLive technology available in the AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition.

 

AMD Radeon™ ReLive, combined with the updated AMD Link mobile application and dedicated VR store applications, now enables streaming of PC-based VR games to standalone VR headsets such as HTC Vive Focus and Google Daydream via a home Wi-Fi network. The new software provides low-latency, PC-quality experiences on standalone VR headsets, delivering advanced graphics and brilliant colors.

 

This technology is both revolutionary and evolutionary. It brings together the rendering power of AMD Radeon GPUs and the freedom of movement of a mobile headset – a combination that neither technology alone could offer. With one company providing the combination of AMD Radeon GPUs with AMD Radeon Software drivers, developers have direct access to hardware and data assets, for a solution that is naturally more efficient and offers lower latency.

 

Developers can now deliver PC-based VR content to Android-based headsets, mobile phones and tablets, without the need to change even a single line of code in the games themselves3. Gamers benefit because they already have access to VR game titles via Steam, along with their PC, to play them on a mobile platform. And it all runs on standard, off-the-shelf hardware – all you need is a PC with a compatible AMD Radeon GPU1 running SteamVR, a compatible standalone VR headset and a wireless AC (5GHz) router.

 

Several factors had to come together for this technology to become a reality. We had to solve some engineering challenges to make network latency unnoticeable to the user. We needed a standalone headset with an open API we could use. And, we needed to convince a number of people, including ourselves, that it would work. It is all finally coming together in 2018.

 

Wireless VR is not entirely without flaws. Network congestion can sometimes be a factor, causing occasional frame delay or loss, and not all stand-alone headsets support six degrees of freedom (DoF) motion controls. Still, the ecosystem of stand-alone VR solutions is getting better. Multiple vendors have announced dual 6DoF controllers for their stand-alone headsets, and several offerings are expected to hit the market in early 2019. Once available, these controllers will offer a much richer gaming experience that is comparable to what users of dedicated PC VR headsets experience. Thus, we anticipate an expanded set of SteamVR titles to be fully playable via our wireless solution.

 

After years of lab design and testing, we are excited to see AMD Radeon ReLive technology with Wireless VR functionality enabled to provide gamers with immersive new features that deliver unparalleled visual experiences.

 

Additional information can be found at the Radeon Software, Wireless VR technology, and Radeon Software download sites.

 

Carlos Silva is a senior director of software development for AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies or opinions. Links to third party sites are provided for convenience and unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such linked sites and no endorsement is implied.

 

1. PC game compatibility depends on headset capability. Please see www.AMD.com/ReLive. Requires HTC Vive Focus or phone and headset which supports Google Daydream (Android 7.0).  For VR connectivity, an 802.11ac router or access point is required. Compatible with AMD Radeon™ RX 470, RX 570, RX 480, RX 580, RX 590 & RX Vega series products, Supports Windows® 10. GD-135

2. Streaming is enabled through Steam®, the Steam® VR Ecosystem, and the Radeon™ ReLive Wireless VR app. GD-136

3. Developers can deliver PC-based VR content to Android HMDs without having to change any code provided there is compatible controller setups to the game requirements.

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AMD is excited to release the 5th Generation of our Software: AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition. Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 continues to be focused on developing the best tools and experiences for gamer's, developers and professionals making it the ultimate tool to explore the full power of your AMD Radeon™ GPU - unlocking new levels of adjustment & tunability, unleashing powerful performance, and providing leading-edge stability.

 

 

Stability

AMD takes Driver Stability3 very seriously and has made it one of the core priorities in support of AMD’s Radeon GPUs. We worry about your games and applications, so you won’t have to. AMD has delivered support for over 100 AAA games at launch with Day-0 drivers* to make sure we are delivering the best gaming experience possible

 

Performance

Over the last 4 years, we have greatly focused on improving our features and performance to deliver the best gaming experience. Starting with performance, we’ve gained up to 15% average performance1 improvement since the last Adrenalin launch.

 

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*See end notes for Details

 

Features

AMD’s driver development is driven by our Customer feedback. We are always listening to our users to see what features work, what doesn’t, and what new features are most important to them. AMD’s Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition introduces extraordinary new features, control and adjustment to your Radeon™ GPU providing AMD’s best graphics experience ever.


 

AMD Radeon™ Advisors

Upgrade Advisor: tells you whether your system meets the minimum and recommended hardware specifications for your games—and offers suggestions for hardware upgrades if needed.

Radeon™ Settings Advisor: helps make sure your system and display settings are optimally configured for the best gaming experience. It can enable a host of recommended settings with a single click.

Radeon™ Game Advisor: is a simple, wizard-like tool that walks gamer's through the process of tuning their games for the optimal mix of fluid animation and visual fidelity.

 

 

AMD Link

  • The ground-breaking AMD Link mobile app introduces Radeon™ ReLive game streaming, allowing you to stream games and video from your PC to your mobile phone, tablet, or stand-alone VR headset*.
  • Control Radeon™ ReLive, monitor PC performance, and play back your gallery videos on your mobile device.
  • AMD Link has been redesigned for easier connections and a streamlined user interface, including simple voice commands.
  • Free on both Android and iOS devices

 

 

AMD Radeon™ ReLive

  • Capture, stream, and share your greatest gaming moments wherever you want to play.

Radeon™ ReLive introduces game and video streaming from your PC to favorite mobile or VR device*, GIF sharing, instant replays, custom overlays, a broader range of supported streaming services, and support for Hybrid Graphics.

 

AMD Radeon™ Overlay

  • Radeon™ Overlay lets gamers take performance to the next level with the ability to monitor, record, and fine-tune their gameplay without ever leaving the game.
  • Radeon™ Overlay provides one-click access to your Radeon™ Software ecosystem including: Radeon™ ReLive, Performance Monitoring, Radeon™ Chill, Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC), Radeon FreeSync™ technology4, Color Settings, and now Radeon™ WattMan2, Radeon™ Enhanced Sync technology, and Radeon™ Game Advisor.

 

Radeon™ WattMan Technology

  • One-click auto GPU overclocking2, Auto memory overclocking2 and Auto GPU undervolting
  • Expanded UI integration in Radeon™ Overlay Link and Radeon Settings
  • Unlocked Vega DPM States offering ability to control per state power management for Radeon™ RX Vega series products
  • Memory tuning support allowing optimization for memory bound/compute-based applications
  • Improved fan control – adjust fan speeds with temperature dependent fan curves and zero rpm fan control

 

AMD Radeon™ Chill

  • Radeon™ Chill, the dynamic power-saving tool, just got even cooler. Radeon™ Chill has been revamped to fine-tune power savings per DPM state, saving even more power 5 while delivering the same amazing experience.

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One-Click Install

  • Installing AMD Radeon™ Software has never been easier with the new one-click Installation experience.

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Download Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition, it’s our biggest and best software release so far. Explore your Adrenalin Rush today.

 

Learn more about AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition:

  • Radeon Software Link
  • Radeon Software Download Link

 

Jay Marsden is Manager of Radeon Software Marketing at AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies or opinions. Links to third party sites are provided for convenience and unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such linked sites and no endorsement is implied.

 

  1. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 18, 2018 on the 4GB Radeon™ RX 570, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Running Assassin’s Creed Odyssey(DX11), Battlefield V (DX11), Call of Duty: World War II(DX11), Deus Ex: Mankind Divided(Dx11), F1 2018(Dx11),FarCry 5 (DX11), Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Monster Hunter: World(DX11), Shadow of the Tomb Raider(DX12), Star Control: Origins (DX11) With the ultra-preset (or comparable) at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX 570 running 17.12.1 scored 28,62.5,90.7,63.7,58,65,48.1,46.5,51.8,47.3 FPS in titles listed above respectively, while 18.12.2 scored 31,86.7,110.1,67.3,64,70,51.5,52,59.5,58.7 FPS respectively. Therefore, 18.12.1 shows a 11%, 39%, 21%, 6%, 10%, 8%, 7%, 12%, 15%, 24% performance increase respectively. Comparing performance, 18.12. 2 shows up to 15% greater efficiency in select titles, than 17.12.1. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-262
  2. Overclocking AMD processors, including without limitation, altering clock frequencies / multipliers or memory timing / voltage, to operate beyond their stock specifications will void any applicable AMD product warranty, even when such overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware and/or software. This may also void warranties offered by the system manufacturer or retailer. Users assume all risks and liabilities that may arise out of overclocking AMD processors, including, without limitation, failure of or damage to hardware, reduced system performance and/or data loss, corruption or vulnerability. GD-106
  3. “Graphics Driver Quality – Determination of Stability from Leading Market Vendors”- https://www.amd.com/system/files/documents/graphics-driver-quality.pdf
  4. In May 2018, AMD commissioned QA Consultants to independently evaluate the stability of several of the latest graphics drivers from both AMD and NVIDIA.
  5. Requires a monitor and AMD Radeon™ graphics, both with FreeSync support. See www.amd.com/freesync for complete details. Confirm capability with your system manufacturer before purchase. GD-127
  6. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 15th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the Epic-preset on Fortnite at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 consumed 242 watts with Radeon™ Chill enabled whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 241 watts with Radeon™ Chill disabled. With the Epic-preset on Overwatch at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 consumed 180 watts with Radeon™ Chill enabled whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 221 watts with Radeon™ Chill disabled. With the ultra-preset on PLAYERUNKNOWNS BATTLEGROUND at 1920x1080, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 consumed 162.5 watts with Radeon™ Chill enabled whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 110.5 watts with Radeon™ Chill disabled. Lowering power consumption in Fornite by 14%, in Overwatch by 47% and PLAYERS’ UNKNOWN BATTLEGROUNDS by 40% respectively. On average, on select titles 18.12. 2 lowers power consumption with Radeon™ Chill enabled by up to 20%. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-261
  7. In May 2018, AMD commissioned QA Consultants to evaluate the stability of several of the latest graphics drivers from both AMD and NVIDIA.

 

DISCLAIMER

The information contained herein is for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice. While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this document, it may contain technical inaccuracies, omissions and typographical errors, and AMD is under no obligation to update or otherwise correct this information. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. makes no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this document, and assumes no liability of any kind, including the implied warranties of noninfringement, merchantability or fitness for particular purposes, with respect to the operation or use of AMD hardware, software or other products described herein. No license, including implied or arising by estoppel, to any intellectual property rights is granted by this document. Terms and limitations applicable to the purchase or use of AMD’s products are as set forth in a signed agreement between the parties or in AMD's Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale. GD-18

* Requires HTC Vive Focus, or phone which supports Google Daydream (Android 7.0). For VR connectivity, an 802.11ac router or access point is required. Compatible with AMD Radeon™ RX 470, RX 570, RX 480, RX 580, RX 590 & RX Vega series products & supports Windows® 10

**From Catalyst Omega 14.501 (Dec 2014) to Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1 (Dec 2018) © 2018 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. All rights reserved. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. DirectX is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other jurisdictions. OpenCL is a trademark of Apple Inc. used by permission by Khronos. OpenGL is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc. used by permission by Khronos. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are registered trademarks of Khronos Group, Inc. Other product names used in this publication are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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[Originally posted on 12/08/16.]

 

This time last year marked a groundbreaking event in AMD’s history: the launch of Radeon Software Crimson Edition, revolutionary new graphics software enabling supercharged performance for Radeon GPUs and AMD APUs, while redefining and enriching the overall user experience with exciting new features and innovative functionality.

 

Since the Radeon Software Crimson Edition launch last year, we delivered 29 driver releases, including eight WHQL-certified drivers, earning a user-satisfaction rating of 4.5/5 — the highest-ever rating achieved by any AMD software release.

 

Radeon Software Crimson Edition was a blockbuster success, earning accolades from users, reviewers, gamers, and developers, along with coveted industry recognition and awards. With all this industry praise, did we rest on our laurels? Absolutely not.

 

 

Introducing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition, our biggest software release — ever.

 

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is AMD’s next-generation graphics software for enabling high-performance gaming, engaging VR experiences on VR-capable hardware, and innovative new features offering professional-grade reliability and stability. With more than 400 million gamers playing on Radeon™ graphics worldwide, it should come as no surprise that the new release focuses on features demanded by gamers. In fact, we decided to name the new release for the feature requested most by gamers: Radeon ReLive.

 

With Radeon ReLive, gamers can “relive” their gameplay by capturing, streaming, and sharing recorded gaming sessions. Highly efficient with minimal impact to gameplay, Radeon ReLive enables seamless playback of ReLive recordings via an easily accessible in-game toolbar, and offers quick and convenient customizable settings, custom scene layouts, and more. With Radeon ReLive, gamers now have a way to capture gaming highlights, and share their gaming exploits and conquests with online friends and competitors.

 

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Another amazing feature tailored for gamers is Radeon Chill, a power-efficient framerate controller for Radeon graphics that dynamically regulates framerate based on the speed of your mouse movements. Radeon Chill was designed to reduce system power consumption while maintaining an excellent end-user gaming experience, enabling gameplay without noticeable impact to performance while helping maintain a cooler and quieter system.

 

Radeon Chill adapts the in-game frame rate to the action that is occurring onscreen. If the game action is mostly static or the game character is not moving, Radeon Chill quickly scales-down frame rates to save power. As soon as the game character resumes moving, Radeon Chill responds by increasing frame rates to preserve fluid gaming motion.

 

Enhanced AMD FreeSync™ technology enables seamless communication between the display and the graphics card for naturally smooth gameplay, with a borderless full-screen mode that enables effortless switching between applications. FreeSync’s gradual refresh-ramp enables a smooth increase or decrease in display frames per second, providing an even smoother end-user experience.

 

And there’s more. Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is packed with innovative features including Automatic Bad HDMI™ Cable and Signal Detection and Fallback, VP9 Decode Acceleration, DisplayPort HBR3 Support, Radeon Software Installer, and more.

 

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Another first for this year is our Radeon Pro Software Crimson Relive Edition launching simultaneously as part of our Radeon Software annual launch. Radeon Pro ReLive software enables capturing and recording professional workflows within CAD/engineering applications, visualization and prototyping software, content-creation tools for collaboration, presentation, training and customer support, and more. Free and seamlessly integrated within Radeon Pro Settings, Radeon ReLive enables full control of its video capture parameters, including customizable recording quality at up to 4K resolution.

 

Radeon ProRender is a powerful physically-based rendering engine that helps creative professionals produce stunningly photorealistic images, with planned upgrades in 2017 to include native application integration for Blender and Maxon’s Cinema 4D.

 

Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition also introduces innovative features for empowering developers and dreamers with open-source tools that redefine visual and audio quality. Radeon Loom software overcomes formidable technology challenges with the processing-intensive video stitching process that is vital to creating cinematic 360-degree video experiences in VR. Built upon the Khronos OpenVX™ computer vision framework as implemented by AMD, the professional-grade Radeon Loom software stitches output from up to 24 cameras live in real-time and up to 31 cameras offline.

 

Supporting the acclaimed AMD LiquidVR™ technology and Radeon VR Ready Creator2 graphics cards, Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition works with professional applications supporting CAD and 3D model visualization in VR, virtual prototyping, and VR content-creation tools on VR-capable hardware.

 

Professional users demand professional-grade software — and Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition delivers. The new Radeon Software Pro Crimson ReLive Edition release reaffirms AMD’s continuing commitment to providing content creators and designers with high-performance and stable certified professional software. There’s also good news for Linux® users: AMD’s ongoing commitment and support for open-source technologies and tools means Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition now supports the AMD GPU-PRO hybrid Linux driver. This new Linux driver combines two great worlds — an open-source core and AMD Radeon Pro graphics’ technologies and performance.

 

TressFX 4.0, a state-of-the-art hair-rendering tool enables developers to create high-fidelity hair interactions in DirectX®12, and features new streamlined code that makes seamless integration of high-quality hair designs incredibly easy. Depth of Field is an advanced blurring tool that assists creators in developing high-quality focus and blur effects with low overhead processing by leveraging the power of asynchronous compute. Advanced Media Framework 1.4 (AMF 1.4) unifies video data and provides the GPU-accelerated foundation for many industry leading video and streaming applications.

 

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Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition leverages AMD LiquidVR™ technology for incredibly realistic VR experiences on VR capable hardware. Asynchronous Space Warp for Oculus Rift improves on the Asynchronous Time Warp (ATW) feature, enabling VR to render at lower frame rates by extrapolating intermediate frames. TrueAudio Next enables lifelike acoustics and enhances sound perception, helping create realistic echoes and reverberations within a setting, and boosting overall audio quality to match stunning game visuals. MultiRes rendering enables improved performance by reducing API overhead and reduced pixel-processing cost by matching the rendered image resolution to select VR HMD’s optical system, and MultiView intelligent rendering algorithms enable single-pass rendering that can further reduce pixel-processing cost.

 

Much more than the sum of graphics power and innovative features, Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition and Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition strive to fulfill the essential promise of graphics software: to entertain, enable and inspire the next generation of gamers, professionals, developers, and content creators — and to harness the power of advanced graphics technology to enhance our digital lives.

 

Download Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition or Radeon Pro Software Crimson ReLive Edition today — and discover the true power of Radeon graphics.

 

 

Sasa Marinkovic, Head of VR and Software Marketing for the Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies, or opinions. Links to third party sites and references to third party trademarks are provided for convenience and illustrative purposes only. Unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such links, and no third party endorsement of AMD or any of its products is implied.

 

 

  1. GPU Package Power refers to the amount of power (in Watts) being delivered to the GPU package; the GPU chip and substrate. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 14th, 2016 on the 8GB Radeon RX 480, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 5960X CPU (3.0 GHz), 16GB DDR4-2666 Mhz system memory, pre-release Radeon Software driver 16.50 and Windows 10 x64 using the game World of Warcraft on graphics preset 10 with Radeon Chill OFF or ON. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 1920x1080, pre-release Radeon Software driver 16.50 and 8GB Radeon RX 480 running World of Warcraft and Radeon Chill OFF scored 107.72 Watts and pre-release Radeon Software driver 16.50 and 8GB Radeon RX 480 running World of Warcraft and Radeon Chill ON scored 74.75 Watts, which is 31% lower Average GPU Package Power in Wattage. Performance may vary based on use of final driver. RS-92
  2. Radeon VR Ready Creator Products are select Radeon Pro and AMD FirePro GPUs that meet or exceed the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive recommended specifications for video cards/GPUs. Other hardware (including CPU) and system requirements recommended by Oculus Rift or HTC Vive should also be met in order to operate the applicable HMDs as intended. As VR technology, HMDs and other VR hardware and software evolve and/or become available, these criteria may change without notice.

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[Originally posted on 12/08/16.]

 

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition has finally landed, and the driver update comes packed with a number of features to take your gaming experience to the next level.

 

Check out the top 5 things you should know about Crimson ReLive:

 

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Take a look at what the software has to offer:

 

 

Get Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition here.

 

 

Gurman Singh, Software Product Marketing for the Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies, or opinions. Links to third party sites and references to third party trademarks are provided for convenience and illustrative purposes only. Unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such links, and no third party endorsement of AMD or any of its products is implied.

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[Originally posted on 03/01/17.]

 

AMD’s Capsaicin & Cream event brought together hundreds of developers to help propel the gaming industry further. Along with the star-studded event our amazing engineers along with industry-leading developers are holding GDC developer sessions which carry on until Friday. To see a full list, click here.

 

Check out our top 6 things developers should know about our GPUOpen features from GDC.

 

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Gurman Singh, Software Product Marketing for the Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies, or opinions. Links to third party sites and references to third party trademarks are provided for convenience and illustrative purposes only. Unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such links, and no third party endorsement of AMD or any of its products is implied.

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[Originally posted on 04/18/17.]

 

Radeon™ Chill is an intelligent power-saving feature for Radeon™ graphics that dynamically regulates framerate based on your movements in-game1.

 

Built to be cooler, quicker and quieter, Radeon Chill delivers an amazing gaming experience. During peak gameplay, Radeon Chill works to deliver the full framerate potential of Radeon graphics. As movement decreases, Radeon Chill reduces your gameplay framerate. Designed to save power, lower temperature, and increase battery life, Radeon Chill enables high performance graphics when you battle and saves power when you explore.

 

Radeon Chill empowers the Radeon™ RX 500 series by enabling cool, low-power game support to League of Legends® and Dota®2. Let’s look at some of the benefits of Radeon Chill in these E-Sports titles.

 

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The Radeon™ RX 570 (4GB) can save up to 21% (18.3 watts) of GPU Package Power when using Radeon™ Chill at 1080p (maintaining an average frame rate above 60 fps) Best looking preset on the game Dota 22.

 

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The Radeon™ RX 570 (4GB) can save up to 43% (16.6 watts) of GPU Package Power when using Radeon™ Chill at 1080p (maintaining an average frame rate above 60 fps) very high settings on the game League of Legends3.

 

Like the Radeon™ RX 570, the Radeon™ RX 580 also benefits from Radeon Chill. With Radeon Chill, the Radeon™ RX 580 shows more responsiveness, decreased GPU package power and lower GPU temperatures, all while maintaining a great gaming experience. Here is a video to learn more about the benefits of Radeon Chill with the Radeon RX 580.

 

 

Download Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.3 today to try out the benefits of Radeon Chill with your Radeon™ 500 series graphics card.

 

 

Gurman Singh, Software Product Marketing for the Radeon Technologies Group at AMD. His postings are his own opinions and may not represent AMD’s positions, strategies, or opinions. Links to third party sites and references to third party trademarks are provided for convenience and illustrative purposes only. Unless explicitly stated, AMD is not responsible for the contents of such links, and no third party endorsement of AMD or any of its products is implied.

 

 

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  2. Testing done by AMD Performance Labs February 15 2017 using an Intel Core i7 6700K (@4.0GHz), 2x4GB DDR4-2666 MHz memory, AMD web driver 17.4.3, and Windows 10 (64bit). PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. When running the game Dota 2 at 1080p using the Best Looking Preset, the Radeon™ RX 570 (4GB) system with Radeon™ Chill disabled saw an average of 87.3W GPU package power. The Radeon™ RX 570 (4GB) system with Radeon™ Chill enabled saw an average of 69.0W GPU package power. This results in a 21% decrease in GPU package power when Radeon Chill is enabled. All result metrics an average of 3 runs. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-121
  3. Testing done by AMD Performance Labs February 15 2017 using an Intel Core i7 6700K (@4.0GHz), 2x4GB DDR4-2666 MHz memory, AMD web driver 17.4.3, and Windows 10 (64bit). PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. When running the game League of Legends at 1080p using the Very High Preset, the Radeon™ RX 570 (4GB) system with Radeon™ Chill disabled saw an average of 39.1W GPU package power. The Radeon™ RX 570 (4GB) system with Radeon™ Chill enabled saw an average of 22.5W GPU package power. This results in a 43% decrease in GPU package power when Radeon Chill is enabled. All result metrics an average of 3 runs. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-119