AMD Releases Ryzen Chipset Driver

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AMD has released a new chipset driver that brings general system stability improvements to its various Ryzen platforms. More specifically, version includes updated AMD Ryzen Power Plan and Processor Power Management Support drivers that enable new modes and performance/efficiency options for Ryzen 7 desktop and mobile processors. The PCI Device and I2C drivers have also been updated with some bug fixes.

AMD Ryzen Chipset Driver Release Notes ( Highlights

Release Highlights

  • General system stability improvements.

Fixed Issues

  • The chipset installer .exe help switch is enabled with the command line installation instructions.

Known Issues

  • Manual system restart required on Non-English OS after the installation is completed.
  • A Windows Installer pop-up message may appear during install.
  • The uninstallation log may not be generated in silent mode.

Chipset Support

AMD X570Yes
AMD B550Yes
AMD A520Yes
AMD X399Yes
AMD X470Yes
AMD B450Yes
AMD X370Yes
AMD B350Yes
AMD A320Yes

Processor Support

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop ProcessorsYes
1st/2nd/3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper ProcessorsYes
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop ProcessorsYes
AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon GraphicsYes
AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon GraphicsYes
1st/2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop ProcessorsYes
2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop ProcessorsYes
7th Gen AMD A-Series ProcessorsYes

Package Contents

Driver NamePrevious VersionNew VersionChange Details
AMD Ryzen Power Plan / AMD Processor Power Management Support6.– Updated Ryzen 7 desktop setting to support power slider and quiescent mode
– Updated Ryzen 7 mobile slider setting for Better Battery and Better Performance
AMD PCI Device Driver1.0.0.811.0.0.82Bug fixes
AMD I2C Driver1.2.0.1111.2.0.117– Fixed the Synchronization when there is a delay
– Robust Error Handling in case of ghost interrupt
AMD UART Driver1.2.0.112No Change 
AMD GPIO2 Driver2.2.0.130No Change 
PT GPIO Driver2.0.1.0No Change 
AMD PSP Driver4.13.0.0No Change 
AMD IOV Driver1.2.0.491.2.0.52New device ID support added
AMD SMBUS Driver5.12.0.38No Change 
AMD AS4 ACPI Driver1.2.0.46No Change 
AMD SFH I2C Driver1.0.0.86No Change 
AMD USB Filter Driver2.1.11.304No Change 
AMD SFH Driver1.0.0.3121.0.0.313Human Object Detection (HOD) feature added
AMD CIR Driver3.2.4.135No Change 
AMD MicroPEP Driver1.0.28.0No Change 

AMD’s latest chipset driver can be downloaded from its Drivers and Support page here.  “To find your chipset drivers, first use the product selector to choose your AMD chipset, the company explained. “Once you have selected your chipset, click the Submit button to be taken to the driver download page.”

Tsing Mui
News poster at The FPS Review.

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