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Radeon Software Crimson Edition Graphics Driver Installer for Windows 8.1 32-Bit

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Display Driver version 16.30.2311

Compatible Operating Systems: Windows® 8.1 32-bit

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Radeon Software Crimson Edition Graphics Driver Installer for Windows 8.1 64-Bit

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Display Driver version 16.30.2311

Compatible Operating Systems: Windows® 8.1 64-bit

Included Highlights:

  • Performance Improvements:
    • Rise of the Tomb Raider™ performance increase up to 10% versus Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 on Radeon™ RX 480 graphics​

Radeon Software Crimson Edition Graphics Driver Installer for Windows 7 32-Bit

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition contains the following:

  • AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Display Driver version 16.30.2311

Compatible Operating Systems: Windows® 7 32-bit

 

 

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 Features

 

 

NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
Catalyst Software Suite151 MB13.1212/18/2013Download
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Catalyst Software Suite208 MB13.1212/18/2013Download
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Catalyst Software Suite205 MB14.404/25/2014Download
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Catalyst Software Suite260 MB14.404/25/2014Download
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Catalyst Software Suite179 MB14.404/25/2014Download
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Catalyst Software Suite195 MB14.404/25/2014Download
Description:
The AMD Catalyst™ Software Suite, AMD Catalyst™ 14.4​ contains the following:
                          ​AMD Catalyst Display Driver version 9.00.300.300

Supported Products:
                          AMD Radeon™ R7 260X
                          AMD Radeon HD 7790​​​​
Radeon Software134 MBCrimson Edition 16.8.2 Hotfix08/12/2016Download
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Release Notes

NOTE
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Hotfix drivers are compatible with AMD Discrete graphics products.
For APU products please use AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3​.​​​​​​​​​​​
Radeon Software208 MBCrimson Edition 16.8.2 Hotfix08/12/2016Download
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Release Notes

NOTE
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Hotfix drivers are compatible with AMD Discrete graphics products.
For APU products please use AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3​.​​​​​​​​​​​​
Radeon Software154 MBCrimson Edition 16.8.2 Hotfix08/12/2016Download
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Release Notes

NOTE
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Hotfix drivers are compatible with AMD Discrete graphics products.
For APU products please use AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Radeon Software153 MBCrimson Edition 16.8.2 Hotfix08/12/2016Download
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Release Notes

NOTE
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Hotfix drivers are compatible with AMD Discrete graphics products.
For APU products please use AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Radeon Software239 MBCrimson Edition 16.8.2 Hotfix08/12/2016Download
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Release Notes

NOTE
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Hotfix drivers are compatible with AMD Discrete graphics products.
For APU products please use AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Radeon Software239 MBCrimson Edition 16.8.2 Hotfix08/12/2016Download
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Release Notes

NOTE
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition Hotfix drivers are compatible with AMD Discrete graphics products.
For APU products please use AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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Radeon Software213 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
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Radeon Software300 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
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Radeon Software214 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
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Radeon Software354 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
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Radeon Software168 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
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Radeon Software255 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
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CrossFire fixes enhancements

  • Crysis 3 – frame pacing improvements
  • Far Cry 3 – 3 and 4 GPU performance improvements at high quality settings, high resolution settings
  • Anno 2070 – Improved CrossFire scaling up to 34%
  • Titanfall – Resolved in game flickering with CrossFire enabled
  • Metro Last Light – Improved Crossfire scaling up to 10%
  • Eyefinity 3x1 (with three 4K panels) no longer cuts off portions of the application
  • Stuttering has been improved in certain applications when selecting mid-Eyefinity resolutions with V-sync Enabled

Full support for OpenGL 4.4

  • OpenGL 4.4 supports the following extensions:
    • ARB_buffer_storage
    • ARB_enhanced_layouts
    • ARB_query_buffer_object
    • ARB_clear_texture
    • ARB_texture_mirror_clamp_to_edge
    • ARB_texture_stencil8
    • ARB_vertex_type_10f_11f_11f_rev
    • ARB_multi_bind
    • ARB_bindless_texture
    • ARB_spare_texture
    • ARB_seamless_cubemap_per_texture
    • ARB_indirect_parameters
    • ARB_shader_group_vote

Mantle beta driver improvements

  • BattleField 4: Performance slowdown is no longer seen when performing a task switch/Alt-tab
  • BattleField 4: Fuzzy images when playing in rotated SLS resolution with an A10 Kaveri system​
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 Supported Products

 

 

Radeon Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Note that AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury, Radeon™ Pro Duo, and Radeon™ RX 400 Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit.​​

AMD Desktop Product Family Compatibility​
Radeon™ RX 480AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 47​​​0AMD Radeon™ R9 2​00 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 46​​​0AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro DuoAMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics

AMD Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

​AMD Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M3​00 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics​​​​​​​​​

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AMD APU Product Family Compatibility​

AMD APU products codenamed "Kaveri", "Godavari" and "Carrizo" are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit), Windows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit).

AMD’s 7th Generation APU products Radeon™ Graphics are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit) and Windows® 10 (64-bit)​.

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility
Desktop Mobile
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4, R5, R6, or R7 GraphicsAMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Graphics
​AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 or R7 GraphicsAMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
AMD Athlon™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 GraphicsAMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics
AMD Sempron™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 GraphicsAMD E-Series APUs with Radeon™ R2 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ HD 8180 - HD 8400 Series Graphics​​​​​
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Release Notes

 

 


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Fixed Issues

  • Overwatch™ may experience an application crash on some Radeon™ RX 480 configurations when using AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Vulkan™ information in the Radeon Settings software information tab may display an incorrect version.
  • Radeon WattMan may retain settings of an overclock after it has failed. If you have failed an overclock with a system hang or reboot.
  • Hitman™ may experience graphical corruption when the game is set to use DirectX®12 API and using zoom with weapons.
  • Total War™: Warhammer may experience minor graphical corruption in some map textures on AMD Radeon R9 380.
  • Flickering may be observed in Rise of the Tomb Raider™ on some AMD Crossfire configurations using the DirectX®11 API.
  • Changing settings in Dragon Age Inquisition™ with the Mantle API may result in an application crash or driver recovery.
  • DiRT™ Rally may experience flickering terrain in some races when the advanced blending option is enabled in the games settings page.
  • Display may exhibit a minor flicker on Radeon RX 480 when Freesync is enabled on a games launch or exit.
  • Shadows may experience rendering issues in DOTA2™ when using the Vulkan™ API.
  • Textures may experience holes or gaps in DOOM™ when using the OpenGL API and three display AMD Eyefinity configurations.
  • Need for Speed™ may experience flickering on some light sources in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Performing a task switch with two cloned displays during full screen gaming may cause flickering on the extended display.

Known Issues

  • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay".
  • DOTA2™ may experience an application hang when using the Vulkan™ API and changing resolution or game/quality settings.
  • DiRT™ Rally may experience rain drop flickering in some races when using AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Displays may fail to revert to previous configuration on exit when using a profiled application launched with Radeon Settings and “Launch with AMD Eyefinity” toggled on.
  • Assassin's Creed® Syndicate may experience a game crash or hang when in game settings are set to high or greater.
  • Low frame rate or stutter may be experienced Wolfenstein®: The Old Blood™ on Radeon™ RX 480.
  • Radeon RX 480 graphics may experience minor flickering in SteamVR benchmark when using AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Corruption may be experienced in Rise of the Tomb Raider using the DirectX®12 API on some Hybrid Graphics configurations when performing a task switch.
  • Shader Cache may remain be enabled when set to “off” in Radeon Settings on some Hybrid Graphics configurations.
  • Radeon RX 480 graphics may experience intermittent stuttering in The Division™ when high game settings are used and vsync is enabled.
  • Battlefield™ 4 may experience intermittent crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
  • Creating two or three display portrait Eyefinity groups in Radeon Settings “quick setup” and then clicking “arranging displays” may cause an error.
  • Radeon Pro Duo may experience a black screen in Total War™: Warhammer with the games API set to DirectX®12 and V-Sync enabled.
  • World of Tanks™ may experience stuttering after performing a task switch in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Rocket League™ may experience flickering when in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • DOTA2™ may experience lower than expected performance when in AMD Crossfire mode.
  • Ashes of the Singularity™ may experience an application crash with “crazy” in game settings and Multi-GPU enabled.

Installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition

For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE:

This driver is not intended for use on AMD products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their manufacturer for driver support.

When installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

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AMD Issue Reporting Form​​​

  • This d​river release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form. ​​​​​​​​​
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Optional Downloads

 

 

NameFile SizeRevision NumberRelease DateDownload Link
AMD Chipset Drivers24.4 MB13.404/24/2013Download
Description:
Supports Windows XP (32-bit & 64-bit)
 
Package Includes:
                          AMD Chipset Drivers
                          AMD AHCI Driver
                          AMD USB 3.0 Driver
AMD Raid Drivers24.4 MB13.404/24/2013Download
Description:
Supports Windows XP (32-bit & 64-bit)
 
Package Includes:
                           AMD SB7xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD SB8xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD SB9xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD A-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
                           AMD E-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
AMD Chipset Drivers26.4 MB13.404/24/2013Download
Description:
Supports Windows Vista (32-bit & 64-bit)
 
This package is for motherboards with 700 series or newer AMD chipsets, and includes:
                          AMD Chipset Drivers
                          AMD AHCI Driver
                          AMD USB 3.0 Driver
AMD Raid Drivers25.8 MB13.404/24/2013Download
Description:
Supports Windows Vista (32-bit & 64-bit)
 
Package Includes:
                           AMD SB7xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD SB8xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD SB9xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD A-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
                           AMD E-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
AMD Chipset Drivers53 MB14.404/25/2014Download
Description:
Supports Windows 8 (32-bit & 64-bit)
 
This package is for motherboards with 700 series or newer AMD chipsets, and includes:
                          AMD Chipset Drivers
                          AMD AHCI Driver
                          AMD USB 3.0 Driver
AMD Raid Drivers52 MB14.404/25/2014Download
Description:
Supports Windows 8 (32-bit & 64-bit)
 
Package Includes:
                           AMD SB7xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD SB8xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD SB9xx RAID Drivers
                           AMD A-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
                           AMD E-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
AMD Chipset Drivers46 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
Description:
Supports Windows 10/8.1/7 (64​-bit)
 
Package Includes:
                           AMD Chipset Drivers
                           AMD AHCI Driver
                           AMD USB 3.0 Driver
​                           AMD SB9xx RAID Drivers for Windows 7
                           AMD A-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
                           AMD E-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers​​​
AMD Chipset Drivers31 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
Description:
Supports Windows 10/8.1/7 (32-bit)
 
Package Includes:
                           AMD Chipset Drivers
                           AMD AHCI Driver
                           AMD USB 3.0 Driver
​                           AMD SB9xx RAID Drivers for Windows 7
                           AMD A-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers
                           AMD E-Series APU Chipset RAID Drivers​​
AMD RAIDXpert Utility55.3 MB3.3.1540.1903/28/2012Download
Description:
The AMD RAIDXpert utility gives you complete control of your RAID arrays within a simple web browser based application.  This tool allows you to monitor and manage your RAID arrays in the Microsoft Windows environment or via remote login to your system.  For detailed instructions on how to use the AMD RAIDXpert utility, please refer to the associated user's guide.
AMD RAIDXpert Utility309 MBCrimson Edition 16.7.307/28/2016Download
Description:
The AMD RAIDXpert utility gives you complete control of your RAID arrays within a simple web browser based application.  This tool allows you to monitor and manage your RAID arrays in the Microsoft Windows environment or via remote login to your system.  For detailed instructions on how to use the AMD RAIDXpert utility, please refer to the associated user's guide.

 

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