AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 Driver with Support for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

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AMD has released its Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 driver. The latest driver includes support for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (October 26, 2021), providing up to a 21 percent increase in performance at the 4K Ultra setting versus the previous 21.10.2 driver for Radeon RX 6900 XT and Radeon RX 6800 XT owners. The driver also includes support for Riders Republic (October 28, 2021), Age of Empires IV (October 28, 2021), and DOOM Eternal’s new 6.66 update (October 26, 2021).

A direct link to the Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 Driver for Windows 10 and Windows 11 64-bit may be found here.

Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 Highlights

Support For

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
    • Up to 21% increase in performance in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 on the 16 GB Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2.RS-423
    • Up to 21% increase in performance in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 on the 16 GB Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2.RS-424
  • Riders Republic
  • Age of Empires IV
    • Up to 45% increase in performance in Age of Empires IV @ 4K Max Settings, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 on the 16 GB Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2.RS-425
  • Doom Eternal:
    • Update 6.66

Fixed Issues

  • In Radeon Software, the CPU Tuning feature may be missing for some users with AMD Processors such as Ryzen 9 5950X Processor.
  • Some users may experience elevated disk space consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.
  • While playing a game, some users may experience a black screen flicker if they have multiple displays connected and they attempt to switch between open windows (via Alt + Tab shortcut).
  • Battlefield V may crash during gameplay on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6600 Graphics.
  • Image corruption may be observed on some characters when Radeon Boost is enabled while playing Cyberpunk 2077 on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6700 XT Graphics.

Known Issues

  • Users may experience display corruption issues when they set their Samsung Odyssey G9 C49G95T monitor to 5120X1440 @ 240Hz.
  • Visual artifacts may be observed while playing Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6800M Graphics.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Footnote

  • RS-423 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 21, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6900 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 and 21.10.2 on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-424 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 21, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 and 21.10.2 on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-425 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 20, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 and 21.10.2 on Age of Empires IV. Game tested with max preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Source: AMD

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