Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 Release Notes

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    Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 Highlights

     

    Radeon Settings

    • Added new Connect tab which houses new social engagement features.
    • Added new Gallery tab for Radeon ReLive recording file management, video trimming, and social platform sharing functionality.
    • Added new Accounts tab to connect ReLive content and upload sharing to social platforms
    • Added new Resource Center tab highlighting informative guides and instructions for Radeon Software features.
    • Added new Performance Monitoring tab.
    • Added three UI themes for Radeon Settings customization.
    • Added new AMD Link tab to connect Radeon Settings to the AMD Link mobile application. For more information on AMD Link visit here.

    Radeon Overlay

    • Added new Overlay feature (default ALT+R) allowing management of certain Radeon Settings features while in-game or on desktop such as Radeon ReLive, Radeon FreeSync, Radeon Chill, Frame Rate Target Control, Display Color, and Performance Monitoring.
    • Added performance monitoring overlay to display system performance metrics in DirectX® 9, 11, 12, and Vulkan™ applications.
    • Added performance logging feature to save performance metrics to a file.

     

    Radeon ReLive

    • Further optimized for lower FPS overhead while using Radeon ReLive for recording. (RS-198)
    • Added support for Vulkan™ API.
    • Added support for Eyefinity.
    • Added support for borderless window region capture.
    • Added support for mouse button hotkeys.
    • Added chat and viewer count overlay for Radeon ReLive live streaming to supported platforms.
    • Added Chroma Key support to allow background transparency when using a webcam.
    • Now supports expanded social platforms.
    • Now supports separate microphone and audio track recording.

     

    Radeon Chill

    • Radeon Chill now has expanded support for most game titles.

     

    Enhanced Sync

    • Added support for all GCN-based Radeon graphics products
    • Added support for Vulkan™ API
    • Added support Multi-GPU configurations
    • Added support for Eyefinity configurations

     

    Radeon WattMan

    • Added new profile functionality to save and load user defined Radeon WattMan profile configurations to local hard disk.

     

    Frame Rate Target Control

    • Added support for Vulkan™ API.

     

    Radeon FreeSync

    • Added support for HDR10 titles with Radeon FreeSync2 displays.
    • Added per-application Radeon FreeSync support.

     

    Resolved Issues

    • OverWatch™ may experience a random or intermittent hang on some system configurations.
    • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege may experience an application hang when breaching walls with grenades or explosives.
    • Netflix playback in a browser or via UWP application may experience stutter.
    • After recording with Radeon ReLive GPU usage and clocks may remain in high states.
    • Assassin’s Creed®: Origins may experience bright or saturated lighting in cave missions.
    • Mass Effect Andromeda™ may have issues enabling HDR10 on an HDR capable display.
    • Forza™ Horizon 3 may experience corruption on rocks or foliage during gameplay.
    • Halo™ Wars 2 may experience a crash on game launch.
    • Enabling HBCC on Radeon RX Vega in multi GPU system configurations may cause the secondary graphics card to be hidden in Radeon Settings until reboot.
    • Resizing the Radeon Settings window may cause the UI to restart or hang with HBCC enabled.

     

    Known Issues

    • Upgrading Radeon Software with Radeon RX Vega series graphics products in multi GPU on X99 chipsets may cause system instability after reboot.
    • Trimming videos may fail to create a thumbnail if the video contains non-English characters.
    • 3x1 display configurations may experience instability during Eyefinity creation or during gaming.
    • The “Reset” function in Radeon Settings for Display, ReLive, and Video may not work as intended when using Radeon Settings in certain regional languages.
    • Radeon WattMan may intermittently fail to load profiles for Radeon RX Vega on the global Radeon Wattman page.
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ may experience an intermittent application hang during gameplay.
    • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
    • The GPU Workload feature may cause a system hang when switching to Compute while AMD CrossFire is enabled. A workaround is to disable AMD CrossFire before switching the toggle to Compute workloads.
    • Radeon Settings may experience a hang when enabling AMD CrossFire with three or more graphics products.
    • Performance Metrics Overlay may hang if enabled when cycling display power off and on.

     

    The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 Driver Version 17.50.02 (Windows Driver Store Version 23.20.15002.11)

     

    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

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