AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.1

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.1 Highlights



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Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.1 Highlights


Support for:

    • Quantum Break™
      • Upto 35% faster performance using Quantum Break™ on Radeon™ R9 Fury X than with Radeon™ Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2(1).
    • Oculus Rift™
    • HTC Vive™

Resolved Issues

  • Frame rate capping issues experienced in some DirectX®12 applications is resolved.
  • Hitman™ may experience flickering when played in DirectX® 11 mode using high game shadow settings.

Known Issues

  • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay"
  • Need For Speed™ may experience poor scaling or flickering in AMD Crossfire™ mode. As a work around users can disable the profile through the Radeon™ Settings game manager.
  • The Division™ may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ mode.
  • Power efficiency toggle in Radeon™ Settings is showing up for some unsupported products.
  • XCOM2™ users may experience an application crash when using AMD Crossfire™ mode. As a work around please disable AMD Crossfire™ for the games profile in the Radeon™ Settings Gaming tab.
  • Some DX9 applications cannot disable AMD Crossfire™ mode through Radeon™ Settings.
  • A small subset of AMD Radeon™ R9 380 users may be experiencing slower than expected fan speeds. A work around is to raise your fan speeds through AMD Overdrive in Radeon™ Settings manually to a desired amount.
  • HDMI Scaling options may not be available in Radeon™ Settings on some system configurations.


AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.


(1) Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of April 4, 2016 on the AMD Radeon™ Fury X, on a test system comprising Intel i7 5960X CPU, 16GB memory AMD driver 16.4.1 and AMD driver 16.3.2 and Windows 10 x64 using the game Quantum Break™.  PC Manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 3840x2160, Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3.2 scored 16.693 and Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.1 scored 22.663 on AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury X, which is 35.76% faster performance. RS-11