Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSON16.11.5

​​Radeon Software Crimson Edition is AMD's revolutionary new graphics software that delivers redesigned functionality, supercharged graphics performances remarkable new features, and innovation that redefines the overall user experience. Every Radeon Software release strives to deliver new features, better performance and stability improvements.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 Highlights

Support For:

    • Watch Dogs®2

New AMD CrossFire profile added for DirectX® 11:

    • Dishonored™2

Fixed Issues

    • The Division™ game world may flicker during game play when using AMD CrossFire technology.
    • Battlefield™1 flickering may be experienced while using AMD CrossFire technology mode.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application "Raptr" has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
    • AMD CrossFire technology mode is currently disabled for Windows®7 configurations with Dishonored™2
    • Watch Dogs®2 may experience stuttering or a game crash when using AMD CrossFire technology mode with Dual Radeon RX 480s.
    • DOOM™ may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • DOTA™2 may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.
    • Flickering may be experienced while playing Overwatch™ in the main menu or viewing character models using AMD CrossFire mode.
    • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
    • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 Driver Version 16.40.3211.1101

The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

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

When installing Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 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 16.11.5.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 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.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ RX 400 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro DuoAMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ R5 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics

 

Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

Radeon Mobility Product Family Compatibility
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 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

 

Compatible Operating Systems
Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

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

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver 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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