Wednesday June 29, 2016

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2

AMD has released brand new Crimson Edition 16.6.2 drivers for all you Radeon owners out there. According to AMD, these drivers offer support for the new Radeon RX 480, Radeon WattMan, AMD Crossfire Toggle, HDMI Scaling, and a Crossfire profile for World of Tanks. Here's a list of known issues as well as resolved issues:

Fixed Issues

  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations while playing Hitmanآ™ in select gameplay missions.

  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations while playing Heroes of the Stormآ™.

  • Intermittent or minor white flashing may occur on some web browsers when using Netflixآ™ and hovering over the UI or icons.

  • Minor stuttering may occur in AMD Crossfire mode configurations when playing Elite Dangerousآ™.

  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations while using the inventory and character pages in The Witcherآ® 3: Wild Hunt.

  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations during the battle and tutorial loading screens in Star Warsآ™ Battlefront.

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".

  • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total Warآ™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectXآ®12 and V-Sync enabled.

  • DiRTآ™ Rally may experience flickering terrain in some races when the advanced blending option is enabled in the games settings page.

  • Some Overdrive settings may not appear in Radeon Settings for Radeon Fury X when in AMD Crossfire mode.

  • Display may exhibit a minor flicker on Radeon RX 480 when Freesync is enabled on a games launch or exit.

  • Dotaآ™2 may crash when using the Vulkanآ™ API and the user changes resolutions or quality settings.

  • Battlefieldآ™ 4 may experience crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectXآ®11.

  • Need for Speedآ™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.

  • Hitmanآ™ may experience graphical corruption when the game is set to use DirectXآ®12 API and using zoom with weapons.

  • Frame Rate Target Control gaming profiles may fail to enable for some games.

  • Radeon Wattman may retain settings of an overclock after it has failed. If you have failed an overclock with a system hang or reboot make sure to use the "Reset" option in the Radeon WattMan settings page when the system has rebooted.

  • Low frame rate or stutter may be experienced Wolfensteinآ®: The Old Bloodآ™ on Radeonآ™ RX 480.

  • Assassin's Creedآ® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.

  • Disabling AMD Crossfire mode on Radeonآ™ RX 480 may disable the device in Windows Device Manager. A workaround is to reboot the system to re-enable the device.