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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.5.3 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.5.3
Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Highlights

  • Support for:
    • Total War: Warhammer™
    • Overwatch™
    • Dota™2 (with Vulkan™ API)
  • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
    • Total War: Warhammer™
    • Overwatch™
Fixed Issues

  • Fallout 4™ may experience minor stuttering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode
  • Radeon Settings may be removed from the system if the Radeon Software installer is launched while Radeon Settings is open.
  • Radeon Settings "Additional Settings" option may intermittently fail to launch.
  • Users in Quad AMD Crossfire technology configurations may be unable to re-enable AMD Crossfire mode when using the global AMD Crossfire option in the "Gaming" tab and toggling it from on to off.
  • Some game textures in The Division™ exhibit flickering in AMD Crossfire™ mode.
  • Intermittent stability issues with Intel Skull Canyon NUC (NUC6i7KYK) using AMD XConnect™ Technology are no longer observed.
  • Safe unplugging for AMD XConnect™ Technology no longer results in a random BSOD.
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".
  • Total War: Warhammer™ may experience stuttering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode if the AMD Gaming Evolved App or Plays.Tv is running in the background. A workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved and Plays.Tv applications.
  • The Division™ may hang when using Quad AMD Crossfire™ technology. As a workaround users are recommended to disable AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
  • Heroes of the Storm™ may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
  • The AMD Crossfire™ technology mode options in Radeon Settings may not take effect on Origin or Uplay applications.
  • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex™ may exhibit brightness flickering when using AMD FreeSync™ technology.
  • Frame Rate Target Control gaming profiles may fail to enable for some games.
  • Catalyst Install Manager unable to detect the display driver while uninstallation.
Package Contents

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver Version 16.20.1013.
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:
This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver.

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Driver requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
 


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This new driver supports the new Nvidia flagship GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070.
GEFORCE GAME READY DRIVER

Version: 368.25 WHQL
Release Date: 2016.5.26
Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
File Size: 351.43 MB

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you’ll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Overwatch, World of Tanks, and War Thunder

Gaming Technology
Supports the new flagship GeForce GTX 1080; the most advanced gaming graphics card ever created. Discover unprecedented performance, power efficiency, and gaming experiences—driven by the new NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture. This is the ultimate gaming platform.

Virtual Reality
Supports the new GeForce GTX 1080 VRWorks features including Lens Matched Shading and Single Pass Stereo
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.6.1 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.6.1

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Highlights

  • Support for:
    • Mirror's Edge Catalyst™
    • Paragon™
  • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
    • Dark Souls III™
Fixed Issues

  • Display flickering or corruption may be experienced when playing videos in a web browser.
  • DiRT Rally™ may experience poor performance on some tracks with rainy/night scenes.
  • The HDMI® display scaling options in Radeon Settings may be missing when the display is set to an interlaced resolution.
  • The AMD Crossfire™ technology mode options in Radeon Settings may not take effect on Origin or Uplay applications.
  • Fallout™ 4 may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode for some game textures.
  • Flickering on Oculus Rift™ headsets may be experienced when multiple displays are connected with differing resolutions.
  • Radeon Settings additional settings page may fail to open after performing a Windows Update and then installing the latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition.
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".
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Doom™ some game levels may experience shimmering textures.
  • The Division™ may hang when using Quad AMD Crossfire™ technology. As a workaround users are recommended to disable AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
  • Radeon Settings gaming profile options for Uplay applications may not take effect.
  • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex™ may exhibit brightness flickering when using AMD FreeSync™ technology.
  • Frame Rate Target Control gaming profiles may fail to enable for some games.
  • On some AMD XConnect™ technology external GPU enclosures, a TDR may be observed when the dGPU is set to primary display and the laptop display is set to extended display with video playback.
Package Contents
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Driver contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Driver Version 16.20.1025.
The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Driver can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Driver
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Drivers, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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Nvidia release Whql 368.39 ready for the GTX 1070, Mirror's Edge and Edge of Nowhere.
GEFORCE GAME READY DRIVER

Version: 368.39 WHQL
Release Date: 2016.6.7
File Size: 351.05 MB

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix possible makes it into the Game Ready driver. As a result, you can be sure you'll have the best day-1 gaming experience for your favorite new titles.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for Mirror's Edge Catalyst and Edge of Nowhere

Gaming Technology
Supports the new GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card which delivers the incredible speed and power of NVIDIA Pascal™—the most advanced GPU ever created. This is the ultimate gaming platform.

Virtual Reality
Supports the new GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 VRWorks features including Lens Matched Shading and Single Pass Stereo
 


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Nvidia has released the 368.51 Hotfix graphics driver. Helps stop flicker on high refresh rate monitors.
GeForce Hotfix driver 368.51
Answer ID 4166 | Published 06/17/2016 12:53 PM | Updated 06/17/2016 03:19 PM
This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 368.51 that addresses the following issue:



• Occasional desktop flicker when launching games on high refresh rate monitors.



Click the appropriate link to download.



Windows 8.1:

64 bit version



Windows 10

64 bit version
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.6.2 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.6.2
Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Highlights

  • Support for:
      • Radeon™ RX 480
    • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
      • World of Tanks™
    • Radeon WattMan: A brand new utility for Radeon Software that allows users more complete control over their graphics processor. More information on Radeon WattMan and its supported products can be found here.
    • AMD Crossfire Toggle: A new option has been introduced into Radeon Settings under the "Gaming -> Global Settings" tab. This allows users to toggle AMD Crossfire support globally "on" for supported games or "off" for all gaming profiles.
    • HDMI® Scaling: Radeon Settings now provides the option for the user to adjust their display image scaling on HDMI® connected displays. This option is available under the "Display" tab in Radeon Settings for supported configurations.
    • Display Color Temperature: Radeon Settings now allows a user to set display color temperature based on either the displays predefined settings or manually via a slider configured to support the displays supported range. This option is available under the "Display" tab in Radeon Settings for supported configurations.
    • Desktop Color: Radeon Settings has added the option to launch the operating systems color page via the new "Desktop Color" button which is available in the "Display" tab in Radeon Settings for supported configurations.
    • Vulkan™ Version: Currently installed Vulkan™ version information has now been made available through the Radeon Settings "System -> Software" tab.
Fixed Issues

  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations while playing Hitman™ in select gameplay missions.
  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations while playing Heroes of the Storm™.
  • Intermittent or minor white flashing may occur on some web browsers when using Netflix™ and hovering over the UI or icons.
  • Minor stuttering may occur in AMD Crossfire mode configurations when playing Elite Dangerous™.
  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations while using the inventory and character pages in The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt.
  • Flickering may be observed in AMD Crossfire mode configurations during the battle and tutorial loading screens in Star Wars™ 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 War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • DiRT™ 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.
  • Dota™2 may crash when using the Vulkan™ API and the user changes resolutions or quality settings.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Need for Speed™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Hitman™ may experience graphical corruption when the game is set to use DirectX®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 Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
  • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.
  • Disabling AMD Crossfire mode on Radeon™ RX 480 may disable the device in Windows Device Manager. A workaround is to reboot the system to re-enable the device.
Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Driver Version 16.20.1035.
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

 


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Nvidia has released Whql version 368.69 graphics driver.
GEFORCE GAME READY DRIVER

Version: 368.69 WHQL
Release Date: 2016.7.6
File Size: 336.36 MB

RELEASE HIGHLIGHTS
Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready
Learn more about how to get the optimal experience for DOOM: Vulkan and DiRT Rally VR
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.7.1 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.7.1

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 Highlights

  • The Radeon™ RX 480’s power distribution has been improved for AMD reference boards, lowering the current drawn from the PCIe bus.
  • A new “compatibility mode” UI toggle has been made available in the Global Settings menu of Radeon Settings. This option is designed to reduce total power with minimal performance impact if end users experience any further issues. This toggle is “off” by default.
  • Performance improvements for the Polaris architecture that yield performance uplifts in popular game titles of up to 3% [1]. These optimizations are designed to improve the performance of the Radeon™ RX 480, and should substantially offset the performance impact for users who choose to activate the "compatibility" toggle.
Fixed Issues

  • Radeon™ RX 480 limited PCI-E Bandwidth (PCI-E bandwidth is now at the correct speed on the Radeon™ RX 480) with Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1.
  • Minor stuttering no longer occurs in Grand Theft Auto V on Radeon™ RX 480 with Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1.
  • Video corruption will not be observed in DOOM with resolutions above 1920x1080 with Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1.
  • Hitman™ graphical corruption no longer occurs when the game is set to use DirectX®12 API and using zoom with weapons with Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1.
  • Display will not exhibit minor flicker on Radeon™ RX 480 when Freesync is enabled on a games launch or exit with Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1.
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 War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • DiRT™ 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.
  • Dota™2 may crash when using the Vulkan™ API and the user changes resolutions or quality settings.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Need for Speed™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • 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 Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
  • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.
  • Disabling AMD Crossfire mode on Radeon™ RX 480 may disable the device in Windows® Device Manager. A workaround is to reboot the system to re-enable the device.
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.7.2 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Radeon-Software-Crimson-Edition-16.7.2-Release-Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.7.2
Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 Highlights

  • The "compatibility mode" UI toggle was designed to reduce total power with minimal performance impact on AMD Radeon™ RX480 reference boards and has been made available to users in the Global Settings menu of Radeon Settings (first introduced in the previous Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 driver). This toggle is in "off" by default.
Fixed Issues

  • In the previous Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.1 driver the "Restore Factory Defaults" option under Preferences of Radeon Settings Software would not set the "Compatibility Mode" UI toggle to its default "OFF" value. This is fixed in the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 driver. The "Restore Factory Defaults" options resets all Radeon Settings to their factory default values.
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 War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • DiRT™ 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.
  • Dota™2 may crash when using the Vulkan™ API and the user changes resolutions or quality settings.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Need for Speed™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • 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 Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
  • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.
  • Disabling AMD Crossfire mode on Radeon™ RX 480 may disable the device in Windows® Device Manager. A workaround is to reboot the system to re-enable the device.
Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 Driver Version 16.20.1035.1001.
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links

Installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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Nvidia has released the 368.81 WHQL certified graphics driver.
Version 368.81 - WHQL
File Size 343.86 MB

Release Highlights

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

VR Game Ready
Provides the optimal experience for new and upcoming Virtual Reality titles including NVIDIA VR Funhouse,Everest VR, Obduction, Raw Data, and The Assembly.

Ansel Support
Supports the new Ansel technology now available in Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, which allows you to compose your shots from any angle, capture in 2D, 360° and adjust with post-process filters.

Virtual Reality
VR Ready GeForce GTX 1080, 1070, and 980 Ti customers can download NVIDIA VR Funhouse from Steam today!
 


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Nvidia has released the 368.95 Hotfix graphics driver.
GeForce Hot Fix driver version 368.95
Answer ID 4202 | Published 07/21/2016 08:07 AM | Updated 07/21/2016 12:37 PM
This is GeForce Hot Fix driver version 368.95 that addresses the following:


- Fixed DPC latency bug on Pascal GPUs.



Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 8.1/Windows 7:

64-bit version



Windows 10

64-bit version
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.7.3 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 Release Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.7.3
Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 Highlights

  • Performance Improvements:
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ performance increase up to 10% versus Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 on Radeon™ RX 480 graphics(1)
Fixed Issues

  • Overwatch™ may experience an application crash on some Radeon™ RX 480 configurations when using AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Vulkan™ information in the Radeon Settings software information tab may display an incorrect version.
  • Radeon WattMan may retain settings of an overclock after it has failed. If you have failed an overclock with a system hang or reboot.
  • Hitman™ may experience graphical corruption when the game is set to use DirectX®12 API and using zoom with weapons.
  • Total War™: Warhammer may experience minor graphical corruption in some map textures on AMD Radeon R9 380.
  • Flickering may be observed in Rise of the Tomb Raider™ on some AMD Crossfire configurations using the DirectX®11 API.
  • Changing settings in Dragon Age Inquisition™ with the Mantle API may result in an application crash or driver recovery.
  • DiRT™ Rally may experience flickering terrain in some races when the advanced blending option is enabled in the games settings page.
  • Display may exhibit a minor flicker on Radeon RX 480 when Freesync is enabled on a games launch or exit.
  • Shadows may experience rendering issues in DOTA2™ when using the Vulkan™ API.
  • Textures may experience holes or gaps in DOOM™ when using the OpenGL API and three display AMD Eyefinity configurations.
  • Need for Speed™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Performing a task switch with two cloned displays during full screen gaming may cause flickering on the extended display.
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".
  • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
  • DiRT™ Rally may experience rain drop flickering in some races when using AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Displays may fail to revert to previous configuration on exit when using a profiled application launched with Radeon Settings and "Launch with AMD Eyefinity" toggled on.
  • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.
  • Low frame rate or stutter may be experienced Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
  • Radeon RX 480 graphics may experience minor flickering in SteamVR benchmark when using AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®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 Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Creating two or three display portrait Eyefinity groups in Radeon Settings "quick setup" and then clicking "arranging displays" may cause an error.
  • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • DOTA2™ may experience lower than expected performance when in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with "crazy" in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.
(1) Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of July 22, 2016 on the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card, on a test system comprising Intel i7 5960X CPU, 16GB DDR4-2666 Mhz system memory, Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 and Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 and Windows 10 x64 using the game Rise of the Tomb Raider™. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 1920x1080, Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 scored 78.73 and Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 scored 86.53 using the Radeon RX 480 graphics card, which is 10% faster performance. Tests are not average and may vary.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 Driver Version 16.30.2311.
Installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

 


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Nvidia release WHQL 369.05 specifically for the Titan X only.
GEFORCE GAME READY DRIVER

Version: 369.05 WHQL
Release Date: 2016.8.2
File Size: 345.59 MB

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Gaming Technology
Adds support for the new NVIDIA TITAN X, featuring the NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture. Whatever you’re doing, this groundbreaking TITAN X gives you the power to accomplish things you never thought possible.
 


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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.8.1 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Radeon-Software-Crimson-Edition-16-8-1-Release-Notes
Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.8.1
Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 Highlights

  • Support for:
    • Radeon RX 470 Graphics
    • Radeon RX 460 Graphics
  • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
    • F1 2016
Fixed Issues

  • Max memory overclock available on Radeon RX 480 being too low in Radeon WattMan has been resolved.
  • Overwatch™ may experience an application crash on some Radeon™ RX 480 configurations when using AMD Crossfire technology mode.
  • The Division poor Crossfire scaling may be experienced in some low resolution configurations when using AMD Crossfire technology mode.
  • DOTA2™ may experience lower than expected performance when in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Radeon Settings may not report the correct Vulkan™ driver or API version information.
  • Firefox™ may experience an application crash when hardware acceleration is enabled for content playback.
  • Low frame rate or stutter may be experienced Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
  • Updating drivers through Radeon Settings may sometimes fail with an error message.
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".
  • Ark Survival Evolved™ may experience an error message when trying to launch the game in some configurations.
  • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
  • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®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 Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with "crazy" in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.
 


kemical

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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.8.2 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.2 Release Notes
Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.2 Highlights

Support for:

  • No Man's Sky™
  • Paragon™ Open Beta
Fixed Issues

  • Overwatch™ may experience an intermittent application crash when browsing the hero gallery.
  • With a Freesync supported display and Freesync enabled, some users may experience flickering on desktop during system idle.
  • A small number of Windows 10 Anniversary Edition systems may experience install issues with secure boot enabled.
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".
  • Grand Theft Auto V™ 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 Evolved™ may experience an error message when trying to launch the game in some configurations.
  • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
  • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®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 Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD CrossFire mode.
  • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD CrossFire mode.
  • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with "crazy" in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.
Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.2 Driver Version 16.30.2511.1001.
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

 


kemical

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Nvidia has released the 372.54 WHQL certified graphics driver.
Provides the optimal experience for No Man’s Sky, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Obduction, F1 2016, and the Open Beta for Paragon
GEFORCE GAME READY DRIVER

Version: 372.54 WHQL
Release Date: 2016.8.15
File Size: 351 MB

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready
Provides the optimal experience for No Man’s Sky, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Obduction, F1 2016, and the Open Beta for Paragon

Gaming Technology
Supports the new GeForce GTX 10-series GPUs powering the ultimate gaming notebooks
Fast driver too... :)
 


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nmsuk

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I see your Nvidia bias showing ;) Now for my biased AMD opinion. Vulkan speed ans Mantle seem faster with the latest Crimson driver.
 


kemical

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I see your Nvidia bias showing ;) Now for my biased AMD opinion. Vulkan speed ans Mantle seem faster with the latest Crimson driver.
Driver simply gave a good score in 3DMark, hence the fast driver remark.
 


kemical

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Nvidia has released the 372.70 WHQL certified graphics driver.
Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready
Provides the optimal experience for World of Warcraft: Legion, Battlefield 1: Open Beta, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and Quantum Break on STEAM.
Another fast driver .. ;)
 


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kemical

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AMD has released the Crimson Edition 16.8.3 driver for the HD 7700, HD 8500 series and above on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.3 Release Notes

Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performance, remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.3 Highlights

New AMD CrossFire profile added for DirectX® 11:

  • Deus Ex™: Mankind Divided
  • Battlefield™ 1 Beta
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 V™ 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 Evolved™ may experience an error message when trying to launch the game in some configurations.
  • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
  • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®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 Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD CrossFire mode.
  • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD CrossFire mode.
  • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with "crazy" in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.
 


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