AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.7.2 Driver

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AMD has released its Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.7.2 driver. The latest driver includes support for The Farm 51’s science-fiction survival horror RPG, Chernobylite, which is finally getting an official release on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One platforms tomorrow following its original debut as an early access title on Steam and GOG on October 19, 2019. AMD’s Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.7.2 driver also adds support for two new Vulkan extensions, VK_KHR_copy_commands2 and VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state2.

Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.7.2 Highlights

Support For

  • Chernobylite

Added Vulkan Support

  • VK_KHR_copy_commands2
    • This extension introduces extensible versions of the Vulkan buffer and image copy commands that can now accept extension-specific information via their copy parameters.
  • VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state2
    • This extension allows more states to be set dynamically to reduce the number of unique pipeline state objects used by an application.

Fixed Issues

  • Game Compatibility advisor in AMD Radeon Software may incorrectly advise some users their CPU and/or GPU do not meet the minimum requirements to play some games. If some users are still experiencing this issue, reinstall or upgrade your driver and perform a factory reset. Learn more from AMD here on performing a factory reset.
  • If a Blue or Black screen is observed in mobile systems, temporarily disable Enhanced sign-in.
  • Resident Evil Village may experience an intermittent application hang or TDR on AMD Radeon VII graphics products in the first mission of the game.
  • A Blue or Black screen may be observed after updating to the latest Radeon Software when core isolation is enabled.

Known Issues

  • Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing a game & streaming a video simultaneously on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 500 Series Graphics.
  • Users may experience difficulties ending a recording session on Open Broadcaster Software when recording in H265/HEVC codec on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6800XT.
  • AMD Radeon Software may crash or become unresponsive while playing some DirectX 11 games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds with multiple displays connected in extended mode.
  • Playing Horizon Zero Dawn for an extended period may lead to a driver timeout or game crash on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6700 XT.
  • 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.
  • Connecting two displays with large differences in resolution/refresh rates may cause flickering on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.7.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

Source: AMD

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