AMD has released its Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.11.2 driver. The latest driver adds support for red team’s new Radeon RX 6800 Series graphics cards, which debut today, as well as Blizzard’s new World of Warcraft expansion, Shadowlands.
Among a handful of other known issues, AMD warns that users may experience crashes when ray tracing is enabled in Metro Exodus, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Battlefield V, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.
Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.11.2 Highlights
- Radeon RX 6800 Series
- World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
Added Vulkan Support
- This extension provides the ability to change the shading rate per fragment. This extension allows for multiple pixels to be shaded via a single fragment shader invocation as opposed to the normal rate of one invocation per pixel.
- Enabling Record Desktop and Instant Replay may cause hitching or stutter during fullscreen video playback on some system configurations.
- Custom fan settings may not retain after waking from sleep on Radeon RX 500 series graphics products.
- Graphical glitching may occur on Radeon RX 500 series graphics products when at idle or at desktop with multiple high refresh rate Radeon FreeSync displays connected.
- Disabling performance metrics overlay while in game can sometimes cause frame freeze or stuttering.
- Lower than expected performance may be experienced on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products in Xuan-Yuan Sword VII.
- Mouse corruption may be experienced when changing graphics options to Vulkan API in Serious Sam 4.
- Corruption may be visible on some surfaces in Far Cry Primal on Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products.
- Brightness flickering may intermittently occur in some games when Radeon FreeSync is enabled, and the game is set to use borderless fullscreen.
- Metro Exodus, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Battlefield V, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War may experience intermittent application crashes with DirectX Raytracing enabled.
- Anisotropic Filtering in Radeon Software graphics settings is not taking effect in DirectX 9 applications on RDNA graphics products.
- Crysis Remastered may experience corruption on character models on Radeon RX 6800 Series graphics products.
- World of Warcraft: Shadowlands may fail to launch when DirectX 12 API is selected on Windows 7 system configurations.
- Some games may experience stuttering when set to borderless fullscreen and an extended display is connected running the Netflix windows store application on RDNA graphics products.
- Radeon recording and streaming features may fail to enable on AMD Radeon HD 7800 series graphics products.
- Screen space reflections may appear with flickering corruption in Battlefield V on RDNA graphics products.
- Modifying the HDMI Scaling slider may cause FPS to become locked to 30.
- Performance Metrics Overlay and the Performance Tuning tab incorrectly report higher than expected idle clock speeds on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products. Performance and power consumption are not impacted by this incorrect reporting.
- Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.11.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:
- Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.11.2 Driver for Windows 10 64-bit
- Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.11.2 Driver for Windows 7 64-bit