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 AMDGPU-PRO Driver for Linux Release Notes


​​This article provides information on the latest version of the AMDGPU-Pro Driver for Linux®.

​AMDGPU-PRO Driver 16.50 Highlights

    • FreeSync
    • Provides support for
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M465X
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M370
      • AMD Radeon™ R7 M350
    • Install scripts for RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.3, CentOS 7.3, CentOS 6.8, and SLED/SLES 12 SP2
    • DirectGMA for OpenGL

Known Issues

    • RHEL 7.3 does not detect modeset on hotplug of new monitor.
    • Hard-hang is sometimes observed during display hot-plug.
    • Ensight 10 benchmark test intermittently fails to complete.

Package Contents​

    • AMDGPU-Pro Driver

The AMDGPU-Pro Drivercan be downloaded from the following links:

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Installing the AMDGPU-ProDriver

For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install please refer to the following KB article: 

To use AMD Vulkan™ driver in this driver stack, the LunarG Vulkan loader needs to be installed, please refer to the following support KB article for instructions:

How to Install LunarG Vulkan SDK for Ubuntu


AMD Radeon Product Compatibility

The AMDGPU-Pro Driver is compatible with the following AMD products.

AMD Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 480 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 360 Graphics
Radeon™ RX 470 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 290X Graphics
Radeon™ RX 460 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 290 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 285 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R9 M485X
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M400 Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 390X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M370
AMD Radeon™ R9 390 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 M350
AMD Radeon™ R9 380X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 260X Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 380 GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 260 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M395X GraphicsAMD Radeon™ Pro WX-series
AMD Radeon™ R9 M385 GraphicsAMD FirePro™ W-Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 M380 GraphicsAMD FirePro™ S-Series
AMD Radeon™ R9 M270X Graphics 


Compatible Operating Systems

    • RedHat Enterprise Linux® 7.3 (64-bit version)
    • RedHat Enterprise Linux® 6.8 (64-bit version)
    • Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit version)
    • CentOS 7.3 (64-bit version) will be supported after distro official release
    • CentOS 6.8 (64-bit version)
    • SLED/SLES 12 SP2 (64-bit version)

Base Feature Support​

    • Supported APIs:
      • OpenGL 4.5 and GLX 1.4
      • OpenCL™1.2
      • Vulkan™ 1.0
      • VDPAU
      • Vulkan™ support for DOTA2
    • Basic display features
    • Basic power management features
    • KMS (Kernel Mode Setting) and ADF (Atomic Display Framework) support
    • GPL compliant kernel module
    • FirePro™ Features (EDID Management and 30-bit color)
    • Install script and Debian packages for Ubuntu 16.04, RHEL 7.2 and 6.8

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