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AMD has released a new Adrenalin Edition driver package, and it’s a significant one.

A major highlight of AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.7.1 is the inclusion of a new Noise Suppression feature, something that AMD accidentally let slip last week. Red team’s driver notes can confirm that this feature reduces background audio noise with the help of a real-time deep learning algorithm, giving users “greater clarity and improved concentration” during work or play.

A separate blog post shared on AMD’s community site offers further specifics, including how Radeon users can find it in the latest version of AMD Software.

AMD Noise Suppression reduces background audio noise from your surrounding environment, providing greater clarity and improved concentration whether you are focused on an important meeting or staying locked-in on a competitive game. By using a real-time, deep learning algorithm to reduce background audio noise, this new feature works for both your input and output devices across any AMD-powered system, removing unwanted background noise captured on your microphone or from someone else’s device.

To find AMD Noise Suppression, make sure you are on the latest version of AMD Software, click the Settings icon, and navigate to the Audio & Video tab. Under Audio Settings, you will see AMD Noise Suppression; all you need to do then is to click the slider and then choose either your input/output device or both depending on which device you want the feature to be enabled. From there, open your games or communication apps such as Microsoft Teams, Discord, or Slack to name a few, and select ‘AMD Streaming Audio Device’ for your input/output to enjoy AMD Noise Suppression.

Other highlights of AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.7.1 can be found below. They include OpenGL optimizations, Radeon Super Resolution improvements, Radeon Boost support for a couple of popular games (e.g., Elden Ring), and support for “Swordsman Remake.”

Highlights

  • Swordsman Remake.
  • Radeon Boost using Variable Rate Shading with Elden Ring, Resident Evil Village and VALORANT.
  • Microsoft Windows 11 version 22H2.
  • Microsoft Agility SDK Release 1.602 including new minor features.
  • Microsoft Agility SDK Release 1.606 including Microsoft Shader Model 6.7.
  • Additional Vulkan extensions. Click here for more information.
  • AMD Noise Suppression
    • Our newest feature: AMD Noise Suppression reduces background audio noise from your surrounding environment using a real-time deep learning algorithm, providing greater clarity and improved concentration whether you are focused on an important meeting or staying locked-in on a competitive game. To learn more, check out our blog post HERE!.
  • OpenGL Optimizations
    • Up to 79% increase in performance in Minecraft @ 4k Fabulous settings, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.7.1 on the Radeon️ RX 6950XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.6.1 RS-491
    • Up to 75% increase in performance in Minecraft @ 4k Fabulous settings, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.7.1 on the Radeon️ RX 6400, versus the previous software driver version 22.6.1 RS-495
  • Radeon Super Resolution
    • Expanded support for discrete Radeon RX 5000 and 6000 series GPUs on AMD Ryzen processor notebooks with hybrid graphics.
    • RSR has been improved to provide a more seamless experience in borderless fullscreen mode with a performance/quality slider to personalize your gaming experience.

Fixed Issues

  • Lower than expected Folding@home compute performance with OpenCL API on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6800.
  • Auto Undervolt may disable Zero RPM fan feature.
  • Hitman 3 may freeze when rapidly switching between windows in Fullscreen Exclusive mode.
  • Video upscaling in browsers appears blurry with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6900 XT Graphics.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause games to lock to 15FPS with video playback on extended monitors.

Known Issues

  • 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.
  • Radeon Super Resolution may fail to trigger after changing resolution or HDR settings on games such as Nioh 2.
  • Virtual Reality headsets may flicker with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6800 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.
  • 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.

A direct link to the AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.7.1 driver for Windows 10 and Windows 11 64-bit systems can be found here.

Source: AMD

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9 comments

  1. Nifty, neat, great, I do get irritated by poor quality sound with noises I dont care to hear.

    Soooooooooo.... Does this work for anyone because it doesn't for me either with my Corsair Virtuoso wireless headset, or the 5.1 stereo plugged directly to the realtek sound outs on the back of my motherboard. Just tried using the HDMI to the speakers on one of my monitors - no go there either.
  2. I too have a corsair headset using USB. I found that EVGA has a noise supression driver installed that I simply can not remove. Even disabling it does nothing. It seems I have an update for the Armoury crate now so lets see if this fixes my issue. Regardless I could temporarily remove that driver and it would work. But after a reboot it failed again. I didn't go into the Armoury crate to turn off EVGA's driver again. It annoys me.

    So YES I was able to get it to work... for a short period of time... but it didn't last past a reboot. Could be AMD's fault could Be Armoury Crate or even Corsair I don't know at this point but I'm still in the tinkering phase.
  3. And I was wrong after a reboot it broke again. AMD needs to REALLY fix their software for this. It is CLEARLY not mature.

    Just submitted a bug report. Please do the same if you are dealing with this.
  4. Ok I think I have it figured out. Want to jump on a discord and test? I don't believe thefpsreview has a discord so I'll send you a direct link @Elf_Boy .
    I appreciate the offer.

    I do better with written instructions if you have the time to type up what to do? If not no worries.
  5. I appreciate the offer.

    I do better with written instructions if you have the time to type up what to do? If not no worries.
    Sadly I don't have solid steps to actually fix this. So to get it to work I have to make sure my ASUS motherboard driver's AI noise cancelling NIC is not present. THEN I have to disable and re enable the AMD noise cancelling microphone. THEN switch my apps to use it. And if I reboot I would have to do it again. (Or shut down and power on as that ISN'T a true reboot in windows 11 or 10.)

    At this point submit a bug report with what you are dealing with and let AMD sort it out. That's what really needs to happen.

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