Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 Release Notes

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    Click here to download Crimson 16.8.1 Driver.

     

    Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 Highlights

     

    • Support for:
      • Radeon RX 470 Graphics
      • Radeon RX 460 Graphics

     

    • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
      • F1 2016

     

    Fixed Issues

    • Max memory overclock available on Radeon RX 480 being too low in Radeon WattMan has been resolved.
    • Overwatch™ may experience an application crash on some Radeon™ RX 480 configurations when using AMD Crossfire technology mode.
    • The Division poor Crossfire scaling may be experienced in some low resolution configurations when using AMD Crossfire technology mode.
    • DOTA2™ may experience lower than expected performance when in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Radeon Settings may not report the correct Vulkan™ driver or API version information.
    • Firefox™ may experience an application crash when hardware acceleration is enabled for content playback.
    • Low frame rate or stutter may be experienced Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
    • Updating drivers through Radeon Settings may sometimes fail with an error message.

     

    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".
    • Ark Survival Evolved™ may experience an error message when trying to launch the game in some configurations.
    • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
    • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®12 API on some Hybrid Graphics configurations when performing a task switch.
    • Shader Cache may remain be enabled when set to “off” in Radeon Settings on some Hybrid Graphics configurations.
    • Radeon RX 480 graphics may experience intermittent stuttering in The Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
    • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
    • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
    • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD Crossfire mode.
    • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with “crazy” in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.

     

    IMPORTANT NOTE:This function of this thread is to announce the new driver and the list of resolved and known issues.If you have an issue with this driver, I would recommend either of the following :

    • If you have an issue and you think the community can help, please open a new thread. Do remember that the details requested here are essential  for us and the user community to be able to help you:  INFORMATION REQUIRED WHEN POSTING A QUESTION
    • If you believe that you have reached the end of your troubleshooting steps, please submit a report here so that we can take a closer look at your issue www.amd.com/report

     

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