Wednesday August 31, 2016

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.3

AMD has released brand new Crimson Edition 16.8.3 drivers for all you Radeon owners out there. According to AMD, these drivers offer support for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Battlefield 1 Beta and a 10% performance improvement in Rise of the Tomb Raider versus the 16.7.2 drivers on RX 480 cards. Here's a list of known issues as well as resolved issues:

Fixed Issues

  • A random blank or colored screen may be experienced intermittently on some Radeon RX 400 series products while gaming.

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 Software may intermittently fail to install or hang on some AMD CrossFire configurations. If this happens users can reboot and re-install without issue as a workaround.

  • Grand Theft Auto Vآ™ may experience an application hang on Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics when playing at 4K resolution in story mode.

  • A small number of 144hz non-FreeSync enabled displays may exhibit flickering during gaming or on desktop.

  • Ark Survival Evolvedآ™ may experience an error message when trying to launch the game in some configurations.

  • DOTA2آ™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkanآ™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.

  • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectXآ®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 Divisionآ™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.

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

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

  • World of Tanksآ™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD CrossFire mode.

  • Rocket Leagueآ™ may experience flickering when in AMD CrossFire mode.

  • Ashes of the Singularityآ™ may experience an application crash with "crazy" in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.