Radeon™ Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-RADEONCRIMSONRELIVE-17.10.2

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Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 Highlights

Support For

    • Windows®10 Fall Creators Update
      • This release provides initial support for the Windows®10 Fall Creators Update. For more information please visit here.
    • Wolfenstein™ II: The New Colossus
      • Up to 8% faster performance on Radeon™ RX Vega56 (8GB) graphics than with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 at 2560x1440. (RS-188)
      • Up to 4% faster performance on Radeon RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 at 2560x1440. (RS-189)
    • Destiny 2™
      • Up to 43% faster performance on Radeon™ RX Vega56 (8GB) graphics than with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 at 2560x1440.(RS-184)
      • Up to 50% faster performance on Radeon RX 580 (8GB) graphics than with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 at 2560x1440.(RS-185)
    • Assassin's Creed™: Origins
      • Up to 16% faster performance on Radeon™ RX Vega56 (8GB) graphics than with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 at 2560x1440.(RS-186)
      • Up to 13% faster performance on Radeon RX 580(8GB) graphics than with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 at 1920x1080. (RS-187)
    • GPU Workload
      • A new toggle in Radeon Settings that can be found under the "Gaming", "Global Settings" options. This toggle will allow you to switch optimization between graphics or compute workloads on select Radeon RX 500 and Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.
    • Compute Support
      • Radeon Software now supports compute workloads for up to 12 installed Radeon RX 400, Radeon RX 500 or Radeon RX Vega series graphics products on Windows®10 system configurations.

Fixed Issues

    • Radeon Software may not appear in the uninstall options under "Apps and Features" on Windows® operating systems after a Radeon Software upgrade.
    • Minor corruption may appear in PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS™ in some game locations when using Ultra graphics settings in game.
    • Radeon Wattman may fail to apply user adjusted voltage values on certain configurations.
    • Hearts of Iron™ IV may experience a crash or system hang during some scenario gameplay.
    • Radeon Settings gaming tab may not automatically populate games detected on the users system.

Known Issues

    • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
    • Assassin's Creed™: Origins may experience an intermittent application or system hang when playing on Windows®7 system configurations.
    • The GPU Workload feature may cause a system hang when switching to Compute while AMD CrossFire is enabled. A workaround is to disable AMD CrossFire before switching the toggle to Compute workloads.
    • Resizing the Radeon Settings window may cause the user interface to stutter or exhibit corruption temporarily.
    • Corruption may be experienced in Forza Motorsport™ 7 on some HDR displays with HDR enabled in game.
    • Radeon WattMan reset and restore factory default options may not reset graphics or memory clocks and unstable Radeon WattMan profiles may not be restored to default after a system hang.
    • OverWatch™ may experience a random or intermittent hang on some system configurations. Disabling Radeon ReLive as a temporary workaround may resolve the issue.
    • When recording with Radeon ReLive on Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products GPU usage and clocks may remain in high states. A workaround is to disable and then re-enable Radeon ReLive.

Footnotes

    • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 20th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64 using the game Destiny 2 on the highest preset. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega56 scored 52.0 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.1 whereas the Radeon RX Vega56 scored 74.6 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-184
    • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 20th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64 using the game Destiny 2 on the highest preset. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 2560x1440, the Radeon RX 580 scored 34.7 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.1 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 52.2 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-185
    • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 20th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64 using the game  Assassins Creed: Origins on the highest preset. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega56 scored 44 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.1 whereas the Radeon RX Vega56 scored 51 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-186
    • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 20th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64 using the game  Assassins Creed: Origins on the highest preset. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 1920x1080, the Radeon RX 580 scored 45 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.1 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 51 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-187
    • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 20th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64 using the game Wolfenstein II on the ultra nightmare preset. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 2560x1440, the Radeon RX Vega56 scored 102.8 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.1 whereas the Radeon RX Vega56 scored 110.7 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-188
    • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 20th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64 using the game Wolfenstein II on the ultra nightmare preset. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. At 2560x1440, the Radeon RX 580 scored 74 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.1 whereas the Radeon RX 580 scored 77.3 FPS with Radeon Software 17.10.2. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-189

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 installation package contains the following:

    • Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 Driver Version 17.40.1021 (Windows Driver Store Version 23.20.782.0)

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Installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2
For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 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 ReLive Edition 17.10.2 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 ReLive Edition 17.10.2.

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.2 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Note: AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury, Radeon™ Pro Duo, AMD Radeon™ RX 500 and Radeon™ RX 400 Series are only supported by Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition on Windows 7/10 64-bit.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility
Radeon RX Vega Series GraphicsRadeon™ RX 500 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 400 Series GraphicsAMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series GraphicsAMD 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 ReLive Edition 17.10.2 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 ReLive Edition 17.10.2 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 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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