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Users know how frustrating it can be to play a game, see something they want to adjust, and be forced to alt-tab or exit out to change their settings in the control panel.  Radeon™ Overlay provides gamers the choice to rapidly make graphics changes on-the-fly without leaving the game, so they can quickly get back to playing their favorite title.

 

Radeon™ Overlay can easily be opened inside their game by using the hotkey, Alt-R, to bring up the overlay panel.  This non-intrusive panel that appears on the right of the screen provides gamers with one-click access to a multitude of settings for their Radeon graphics card. Features like Radeon™ ReLive, Radeon™ Chill, Radeon™ WattMan, and Radeon™ Game Advisor can easily be adjusted from within this overlay panel.

 

We’ve put together a few simple how-to videos to show you how easy it is to access, adjust and continue gaming with Radeon Overlay.

 

Monitor your graphics and system performance with Radeon Overlay

 

Customize and change the location of the Overlay performance metrics

 

Access Radeon ReLive via Radeon Overlay to capture and share your content with friends or the online community

 

Log your performance using Overlay so you can analyze the data afterwards

 

Change your color settings using Overlay

 

For more information, check out our Radeon Overlay page on amd.com! 

 

 

 

Warren Eng is the Product Marketing Manager for Radeon Software 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.  GD-5

 

 

 

Disclaimer:

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

Get yourself geared up for one of this year’s hotly anticipated titles, and sequel to Tom Clancy’s The Division, one of the best-selling games of 2016.  Taking place in the capital of the free world, Tom Clancy’s The Division 2’s Washington D.C. was built on a near 1:1 scale of the real city, making the game world more authentic than ever before. As a member of the elite Division unit, you’ll be tasked with preventing the fall of not only Washington D.C., but society as we know it.  Before gearing up in-game, be sure to gear up pre-game by taking advantage of the cool features Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition has to offer so you can go in to battle with your GPU outfitted in the best kit.

 

 

Up Your Game with Fewer Distractions

 

One of the most distracting things while playing games is seeing your screen tear due to your framerates being completely out of sync with your monitor’s refresh rate.  Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 supports AMD Radeon FreeSync™ 2 HDR, a technology that can eliminate image tears and choppiness for effortlessly smooth gameplay when combined with a compatible Radeon FreeSync enabled monitor.  If you don’t have a FreeSync monitor, you can take advantage of our Enhanced Sync technology which also provides gamers with a virtually stutter-free experience by focusing on delivering ultra-low latency at virtually any framerate and a tear-free experience when your favorite game’s framerate exceeds your display’s refresh rate. 

 

Learn More about AMD Radeon™ FreeSync™ Technology 

 

Watch our Tech Talk video to learn more about Enhanced Sync

 

 

See how easy it is to enable Enhanced Sync 

 

 

Keep Your GPU Cool and Quiet While You Focus on Sniping the Enemy

 

Radeon™ Chill dynamically regulates framerates based on your in-game movements and helps you save power while delivering the same amazing experience. Whether you’re gaming on the go and you’re looking to prolong your laptop’s battery life, or if you’re looking to run your GPU cool and quiet, Radeon Chill can help you achieve those results.

 

Learn How to Enable Chill Video

 

 

Relive Your Favorite Moments from Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

 

Capture your favorite moments in Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and relive them with Radeon™ ReLive. Call up Radeon™ Overlay directly in-game (Alt-R) and take advantage of the many ReLive tools that are available to you to capture, save and share your favorite moments with friends and the online community. If you’re a streamer, Radeon™ ReLive also offers a comprehensive set of tools to help stream directly to the online community from the same PC you’re playing on so you can show your friends just how elite you really are.

 

 

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is available for purchase today. Learn More

For more information on Radeon Software, visit www.amd.com/radeonsoftware

 

 

 

Warren Eng is the Product Marketing Manager for Radeon Software 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.  GD-5

 

 

 

Disclaimers:

 

1. Radeon FreeSync technology requires a monitor and AMD Radeon™ graphics, both with FreeSync support. Seewww.amd.com/freesync for complete details. Confirm capability with your system manufacturer before purchase. GD-127

 

2. FreeSync 2 HDR does not require HDR capable monitors; driver can set monitor in native mode when FreeSync 2 HDR supported HDR content is detected. Otherwise, HDR content requires that the system be configured with a fully HDR-ready content chain, including: graphics card, graphics driver and application. Video content must be graded in HDR and viewed with an HDR-ready player. Windowed mode content requires operating system support. GD-105

 

3. 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. For Compatibility information, see amd.com/reliveforvrfaq.  Supports: Windows® 10. Controllers must be compatible with selected game and headset, please consult vendor for compatibility information. Streaming is enabled through Steam®, the Steam® VR Ecosystem, and the Radeon™ ReLive for VR app.

Get ready for the triumphant return of Devil Hunters Dante and Nero with ramped-up sword-and-gun gameplay in the latest installment of Devil May Cry. For those who are familiar with the Devil May Cry series, this fifth installment takes place several years after the “Order of the Sword” Incident, when a new danger appears in Red Grave City that sends our heroes to route the demon hordes and drive their way to the menacing phenomenon in the city center.

 

       

 

Performance Optimized Drivers on Launch Day

AMD is fully committed to providing gamers with Game Day-0 drivers, and Capcom’s Devil May Cry 5 is no exception. Elevate your game with the latest AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition driver installed to get the most out of your Radeon graphics card.  Get ultra-fast, liquid smooth gameplay at up to 4K resolutions on the AMD Radeon™ RX Vega Series graphics as well as the recently launched AMD Radeon™ VII graphics card. If you’re gaming at 1440p or 1080p, then the Radeon™ RX 570 graphics or higher is more than enough for you to slash or shoot your way through those demons.

 

Take Advantage of Radeon™ Software

Radeon Software has added numerous new features over the past several years to improve the gaming experience and allow for more personalization so you can play the way you want to. We’ve made things easier for you by adding features like Radeon™ Overlay which allows you to make fine-tuning adjustments, monitor performance, or capture experiences all while in game.

 

Give a shot of Adrenalin to your graphics card by taking advantage of Radeon™ WattMan, an advanced tool found within Radeon™ Settings that allows you to manually control settings like engine and memory clocks as well as fan speeds of your graphics card1.  Alternatively, if you have a Radeon™ RX Vega series or the Radeon™ VII graphics card, you can take advantage of the Auto-Overclock, or Auto-Undervolt presets that automatically tune your graphics based on your system, so you can get to gaming faster.

 

 

If you love streaming and sharing content with friends and the online community, be sure to check out Radeon™ ReLive3 and AMD Link2. Radeon ReLive is our suite of tools that allow you to capture and share content directly to many of today’s popular sites like Facebook, Twitter and Twitch. ReLive can be accessed directly in game using Radeon™ Overlay, or via AMD Link, an innovative application that can be downloaded directly to your phone or tablet.

AMD Link offers an array of tools that includes the ability to monitor and track your PC performance, share your gameplay via screenshots, videos or streaming, keep up with the latest news from AMD or even game directly from your handheld device. Download AMD Link for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play to experience a completely new way of PC gaming.

 

 

For more information about features and capabilities of Radeon Software, visit www.amd.com/radeonsoftware

 

Check out the trailer below. Devil May Cry 5 is available today for purchase.  Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

Warren Eng is the Product Marketing Manager for Radeon Software 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.  GD-5

 

 

Footnotes:

  1. 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
  2. Requires Android 5 or later, or iOS 10 or later to run AMD Link on a mobile device.
  3. 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. Controllers must be compatible with selected game and headset, please consult vendor for compatibility information. Streaming is enabled through Steam®, the Steam® VR Ecosystem, and Radeon™ ReLive Wireless VR.

It’s time to gear up and enter the new post-apocalyptic world of Hope County after the shocking ending from last year’s Far Cry 5. Far Cry New Dawn, available today, takes place 17 years after the global nuclear catastrophe.  Find yourself forging new alliances as you combat the Highwaymen and their leaders, the Twins.

 

 

Before getting your hands dirty in a battle to outwit your enemy, be sure to take advantage of all the great features found in the latest Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition, so that you can truly enjoy that immersive gameplay experience with Far Cry New Dawn on your Radeon™ hardware.

 

Give Your Radeon GPU a Performance Boost

 

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition brings new and improved features to Radeon™ WattMan1, AMD’s groundbreaking power-management technology, allowing you to customize your graphics card even further than before. Here’s a list of some of the cool features available on the latest driver:

  • Auto-Overclock1,2 – will run a short algorithm that is dynamic per system to determine a suitable overclock for that system
  • Auto-Undervolt2  – will undervolt the GPU and attempt to improve perf/watt
  • Temperature dependent fan curve with zero-RPM control allows you to set up to 5 points for temp/fan speed, while also allowing GPU fan(s) to remain idle when under low temperature thresholds
  • Memory timing tuning allows you to change through different profiles of memory latencies to optimize / OC your memory
  • Unlocked DPM states2 – allows you to customize the clocks for each DPM state

 

You can adjust settings from the desktop using Radeon™ Settings, from in-game using Radeon™ Overlay, or from your phone with AMD Link.

WattMan Settings Found in Radeon Settings WattMan Settings Found in Radeon Overlay WattMan Settings Found in AMD Link

 

Reduce Distractions with Enhanced Sync and FreeSync Technologies

 

Nobody likes being distracted while deeply entrenched in a battle for survival. With a focus on ultra-fast responsiveness, Enhanced Sync enables you to have the best experience possible at any framerate. When framerate exceeds your display’s refresh rate, Enhanced Sync unlocks your framerate and will only display your newest, tear-free frame. If your framerate ever drops below your display’s refresh rate, Enhanced Sync delivers every frame rendered so that you never miss a beat. Combine this feature along with Radeon™ FreeSync technology and a FreeSync-compatible display so you’re never distracted by tearing on your screen.

 

 

For more information on all the cool features found in Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition, visit www.amd.com/radeonsoftware

 

Far Cry New Dawn is available now for $39.99 US and 44.99€ for Europe.

 

 

 

 

Warren Eng is the Product Marketing Manager for Radeon Software 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.  GD-5

 

 

Footnotes:

  1. 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
  2. This feature is available for AMD Radeon RX Vega Series and AMD Radeon VII graphics. 

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For those old enough to remember the original Resident Evil 2 when it first came out in 1998, you’ll remember being spooked by the horror-filled world of Leon, Claire and Racoon City. That visceral experience achieved from great storytelling coupled with outstanding visual and sound effects, earned Resident Evil 2 high accolades and the game flew off the shelves, cementing it as one of the best game titles in history.

 

Fast forward 20 years to present day, and you’ll find that Capcom has just released the new reimagining of that same cult classic, recapturing that raw, edge-of-your-seat excitement people had with the original game. If you’re new to the franchise, prepare to enter a dark world of monsters and zombies where you and your team will be fighting for mere survival. If you happen to have played the original, let me tell you this – if you had nightmares playing that game when you were young, be prepared for those nightmares to come back after you’ve played this version.

 

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Whether you’re new to the series or you’ve been playing Resident Evil games since you were a kid in your parents’ basement, you’ll want to make sure you have the best set up and configuration all set to go before you dive in to the dark alleys and zombie infested buildings of Racoon City.

 

Radeon™ ReLive and Game Streaming with AMD Link

After you have the game installed and your system updated with the latest graphics driver, you can take advantage of some of the cool features we have that are part of the Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition package. This includes Radeon™ ReLive and AMD Link. With Radeon™ ReLive, you can easily replay those last few moments on screen that were too scary for you or capture the content to send to your friends, so they can be frightened and have nightmares like you! If you’re not sure how this feature works, check out this simple video tutorial that shows you the basic steps to get you going.

 

 

The latest version of AMD Link (available from the app store for iOS or Android), allows you to take advantage of the power of your Radeon™ GPU to stream the game directly from your PC to your smartphone, should you want to continue your game in a well-lit room. AMD Link is now easier to set up than ever, so you can get right to killing zombies before they kill you. Have a look at our latest AMD Link video to show how quickly you can get this going on your smartphone. 

 

 

Performance Tuning is Easier than Ever

If you like to tinker with your graphics hardware, we’ve made things easy for you to do directly in game. By calling up Radeon Overlay (Alt + R), you can adjust various settings under Radeon WattMan from engine clocks to memory, ensuring you get every possible FPS out of your GPU for that immersive, zombie-killing experience. In addition to tuning your GPU to your most optimal and preferred settings, you can also activate and monitor system details and adjust other settings on the fly.

 

Keep Your Eyes Out for Zombies, Not Screen Tearing

Nobody likes being distracted while deeply immersed in a game. With a focus on ultra-fast responsiveness, Enhanced Sync enables you to have the best experience possible at any framerate. When framerate exceed your display’s refresh rate, Enhanced Sync unlocks your framerate and will only display your newest, tear-free frame. If your framerate ever drops below your displays refresh rate, Enhanced Sync delivers every frame rendered so that you never miss a beat. Combine this feature along with Radeon™ FreeSync and a FreeSync compatible display so you’re never distracted by tearing on your screen.

 

To learn more about all the latest cool features in our new AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition driver, be sure to check out our software page @ www.amd.com/radeonsoftware . Happy gaming!

 

 

 

Warren Eng is Product Marketing Manager for 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.