Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday January 12, 2016

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix

AMD has released a Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 hotfix driver today. While there is still a number of known issues, these drivers resolve the following problems:

  • Fallout 4 آ– The compass flickers during gameplay on AMD Radeonآ™ R9 290 and AMD Radeonآ™ R9 295X2

  • Elite: Dangerous - Poor performance may be experienced in Supercruise mode under Windowsآ® 10

  • The driver installer appears to hang at various stages of the install process

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 آ– random frame freezes may be observed during gameplay

  • Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) setting do not apply consistently to all games. In order for FRTC to function properly, Vertical Refresh/VSync must be turned off

  • DiRT Rally آ– A crash may occur when starting a new race with AMD Crossfireآ™ and AMD FreeSyncآ™ enabled

  • The AMD Gaming Evolved overlay may cause a black screen, or introduce game stutter

  • Assassins Creed Syndicate - Using "Very High" graphics settings in 3x1 Eyefinity mode may cause displays to switch off

  • Star Warsآ™: Battlefront - Some flickering may be experienced in shaded areas of the screen while game levels are loading

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - Frame freezing during gameplay may be experienced

  • Just Cause 3 - The system may hang when task switching on systems with AMD CPUs and GPUs

  • Just Cause 3 - Application profile setting added for laptops with Switchable Graphics

  • Fallout 4 - Gameplay may be choppy in AMD FreeSyncآ™ mode in Ultra mode at 1440p resolution

  • Fallout 4 - Brightness flickering observed with AMD FreeSyncآ™ enabled on certain displays

  • cnext.exe intermittently crashes during Windowsآ® shutdown

  • A crash may be experienced if an HDMIآ™ display is a cloned display device on an HP Envy 15 notebook

  • "Failed to create OpenGL context" error message may appear after installation

  • "Cannot find RadeonSettings.exe" error message may appear during installation

  • "AMD Install Manager has stopped working" error message may appear during installation

  • "Cannot find cncmd.exe" error message may appear during installation

  • Display may flicker on certain laptops after prolonged gameplay with AMD FreeSyncآ™ enabled

  • Unable to create 4x1 or 2x1 portrait mode SLS with 4K displays

  • Video corruption may appear in Movies & TV app when is VSR enabled and scaling mode is set to "Full panel"

  • Portrait Eyefinity mode may not be configured correctly using Radeon Additional Settings

  • No display on certain laptops when toggling display mode or connecting an HDMIآ™ display

  • [81859] Flickering may be experienced on some monitors when AMD FreeSyncآ™ is enabled

  • Notifications reverting back to English on non-English systems after reboot

  • Misaligned UI may be observed on the Bezel Compensation screen

  • Launching a game from the Game Manager may launch on a single display after enabling and disabling AMD CrossFireآ™ in a 3x1 AMD Eyefinityآ™ setup

  • Marginally increased power consumption may be observed during video playback