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AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 is now available for Radeon users to download. The latest driver update includes support for Sniper Elite 5, the latest in Rebellion Developments’ tactical shooter stealth franchise, and Hitman 3’s ray tracing update, which arrives today as part of the game’s 3.110 patch. Other highlights include updates to AMD’s Radeon Super Resolution technology, including a new “sharpen effect” slider that grants users a level of fine tuning, DirectX 11 optimizations for improved performance in select games running on the latest generation of Radeon cards, and AMD Smart Access memory optimizations for Death Stranding and Watch Dogs: Legion. A direct link to the AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 driver for Windows 10 and Windows 11 can be found here.

Highlights

  • Support For
    • Sniper Elite 5
    • Hitman 3 Ray Tracing Update
    • Additional Vulkan extensions. Click here for more information.
  • Radeon Super Resolution
    • Additional support – RSR is now compatible with AMD Ryzen 6000 series processors with integrated graphics.
    • New “Sharpen Effect” slider that allows you to fine-tune the sharpness effect of RSR to your own desired settings.
  • AMD Privacy View
    • A unique software powered by cutting-edge, eye tracking technology built in partnership with the team at Eyeware – monitors your eye movement and reveals only the spot on the screen you are looking at while dimming the rest, keeping prying eyes away from your screen and your information safer. To learn more, check out our blog post HERE.
  • DirectX 11 optimizations for Radeon RX 6000 series
    • Up to 8% increase in performance in DirectX 11-based games, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6950 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.1 RS-470
  • AMD Smart Access Memory optimizations for Death Stranding and Watch Dogs: Legion
    • Up to 10% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding @ 1440p Very High settings and up to 13% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs: Legion, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6950 XT, versus AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition
    • Up to 12% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding @ 1440p Very High settings and up to 24% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs: Legion, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Editiosn 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6750 XT, versus AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition
    • Up to 6% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding @ 1440p Very High settings and up to 6% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs: Legion, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6650 XT, versus AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition

Known Issues

  • Performance drop may be experienced while playing Fortnite with Multithreaded Rendering and DirectX 11 API on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics.
  • Stuttering may be experienced while playing Call of Duty: Warzone on the Caldera map with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics.
  • Higher than expected CPU usage when Instant Replay is enabled on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics.
  • GPU utilization may be stuck at 100% in Radeon performance metrics after closing games on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon 570.
  • Display may flicker black during video playback plus gameplay on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6700 XT.
  • Using Radeon Super Resolution on 2560×1600 resolution displays may produce a system hang. A temporary workaround is to set the display Scaling Mode to Full Panel.
  • 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.
  • Important Notes
  • AMD Software Capture and Stream features and Overlay support for Clone mode and Eyefinity display configurations will be introduced at a later date.
  • Radeon Super Resolution is compatible with AMD Ryzen 6000 series processors with integrated graphics that do not have a discrete solution.

Source: AMD

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