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AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 Released

PostPosted: 27 Feb 2018, 01:08
by Blín D'ñero
Download Page (amd.com)
Release Notes (amd.com)

Support For

  • Sea of Thieves™
    • Up to 29% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 at 3840x2160. RS-215
    • Up to 39% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 at 1920x1080. RS-216
  • Brass Tactics™
  • Final Fantasy® XII The Zodiac Age
    • Up to 13% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 at 2560x1440. RS-212
    • Up to 20% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 at 2560x1440p. RS-213

Fixed Issues


  • Radeon FreeSync may intermittently incorrectly engage during Chrome video playback resulting in playback flicker.
  • Radeon FreeSync may rapidly change between min and max range when enabled causing stutter in fullscreen games on multi display system configurations.
  • Flickering may be observed on the performance metrics overlay when Enhanced Sync is enabled on some Radeon FreeSync connected displays.
  • Radeon Overlay may exhibit minor flickering when enabled while playing games using the Vulkan™ API.
  • Fortnite™ may experience lighting or fog corruption on some graphics quality presets.
  • Radeon ReLive instant replay clips may intermittently contain small amounts of audio distortion.
  • Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ may experience an application crash when launched as a Universal Windows® Application.
  • For Honor™ may experience an intermittent application crash on launch.

Known Issues


  • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
  • Water textures may appear to be missing in World of Final Fantasy™.
  • Destiny 2™ may experience an application hang in the mission "Heist" on some Radeon GCN1.0 products.
  • Radeon Overlay may intermittently fail to enable when toggled in some games.
  • Radeon Chill hotkey may fail to reset when Radeon Settings is restored to defaults.
  • FFmpeg application may experience corrupted output for H264 video streams.

Footnotes

  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 21st, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega 56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With Ultra settings on Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age , at 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 57.6 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.3 whereas the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 51 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2. Comparing FPS between software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.3 has 13% faster performance in Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-212
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 21st, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With Ultra settings on Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age , at 2560x1440, the Radeon RX 580 scored 43.5 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.3 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 36.1 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2. Comparing FPS between software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.3 has 20% faster performance in Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-213
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 22nd, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i9 7900X CPU (3.3GHz), 32GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With Ultra settings on Sea of Thieves at 3840x2160, the Radeon RX Vega 64 scored 51.767 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.3 whereas the Radeon RX Vega 64 scored 40.174 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2. Comparing FPS between software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.3 has 29% faster performance in Sea of Thieves. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-215
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of February 22nd, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Ryzen 1700 CPU (3.4GHz), 32GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With Ultra settings on Sea of Thieves at 1920x1080, the Radeon RX 580 scored 70.55 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.3 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 50.9 FPS with Radeon Software 18.2.2. Comparing FPS between software versions, Radeon Software 18.2.3 has 39% faster performance in Sea of Thieves. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-216

Package Contents


The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.3 Driver Version 17.50.25.01 (Windows Driver Store Version 23.20.15025.1004).