AMD FirePro and Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-FIREPRO-RADEONPRO-17.4.2-BETA

​AMD FirePro™ and Radeon™ Pro graphics empower content creators and designers at many levels, from casual makers and students all the way up to seasoned professionals and enterprise workstation users.

Radeon Pro Software is certified in over 100 workstation applications covering the leading software professionals use, including Autodesk AutoCAD, Dassault CATIA, Siemens NX, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Maya and many more.

As we've demonstrated with our commitment to provide quarterly updates to our Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Driver, Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 continues AMD's mandate to provide professionals support for the latest software and technologies. Along with support for the Windows 10 Creators Update, the 17.4.2 driver also brings support for 8K monitors.

For Enterprise users, the release of this day zero driver allows them to quickly start evaluating the newest version of Windows, allowing them to accelerate the decision-making process as to when to fully adopt it into their organization and shows that Radeon Pro Software is ready for any of your future business needs.

Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta Highlights

  1. Support for Windows 10 Creators Update
  2. Support for the following display technologies on Radeon™ Pro WX-series
            1. DP1.4 HBR3 Support
            2. 8K 60Hz dual cable support
            3. 8K 30Hz single cable support

AMD FirePro™ and Radeon Pro Professional Graphics Technologies

Discover key innovations packed into AMD FirePro™ and Radeon™ Pro Professional Graphics here:

http://www.amd.com/en-us/innovations/software-technologies/firepro-graphics

NOTE: 
This driver is not intended for use on or Radeon™ Pro products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing the AMD FirePro and Radeon Pro Unified Driver for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of AMD FirePro™ and Radeon Pro 17.4.2 Beta.

Product Compatibility
Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta is compatible with the following professional graphics products.

AMD FireProTM and Radeon Pro Product Family Compatibility 
AMD Radeon™ Pro WX-series
AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
AMD FireProTM W-series
AMD FireProTM S-series


Compatible mDP-to-HDMI Dongles for Use in VR

Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta supports the following mDP-to-HDMI dongles for use with the AMD FirePro™  W9100 in VR applications.

    • Accell B086B-005B

Packaged Driver Version: 17.10.1701

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Pro Software 17.4.2 Beta is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your AMD FirePro™ or Radeon™ Pro product.

    • Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows® 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
    • Windows® 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

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