AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition

AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 Highlights​


Support For​

  • Monster Hunter Rise™
  • God of War™
    • Up to 7% increase in performance in God of War™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.12.1.RS-445
    • Up to 7% increase in performance in God of War™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.12.1.RS-446
    • Up to 7% increase in performance in God of War™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.12.1.RS-447

Fixed Issues​

  • Connecting multiple monitors with high display bandwidths and differences in vertical intervals to a system may lead to high idle memory clock values being experienced by some users.
  • After upgrading to the latest Radeon™ Software, the Power Tuning component of a saved tuning profile may not load correctly when a user imports a previously saved tuning profile.
  • When some users zoom-in during Halo Infinite™ gameplay, they may experience visual corruption on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon® RX 5600 XT Graphics.
  • Flickering may be observed when playing Fortnite™ on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon® RX 6800 XT Graphics using DirectX® 12 with Radeon™ Boost enabled.

Known Issues​


  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.
  • While playing Borderlands 3™ using DirectX® 12 with Radeon™ Boost enabled, longer than expected load times may be observed on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon® RX 6800 XT Graphics.

Package Contents​


The Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 installation package contains the following:
  • Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 Driver Version 21.40.23.01 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.14023.1009).

Compatible Operating Systems​

Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.
  • Windows 11 version 21H2
  • Windows 10 64-bit version 1809 and later

Footnote​

  • RS-445 – Testing conducted by AMD as of January 7, 2022, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon RX 6900 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 and 21.12.1 on God of War™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-446 – Testing conducted by AMD as of January 7, 2022, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 and 21.12.1 on God of War™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-447 – Testing conducted by AMD as of January 7, 2022, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 and 21.12.1 on God of War™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 Highlights​


Support For​

  • Halo Infinite™
    • Up to 17% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-434
    • Up to 19% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-435
    • Up to 16% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-436
  • Fortnite™
  • Icarus™
  • Blender 3.0™ on Radeon™ RX 6000 series Graphics.

Fixed Issues​

  • While running SteamVR Home on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ VII Graphics, some users may experience a crash.
  • During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics.
  • While playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode, Radeon™ Software may become unresponsive when the user is in the lobby and attempts to open Radeon Software on the secondary display via the context menu.
  • Visual corruption may be observed on a vehicle’s logo or license plate number while playing Forza Horizon 5™ on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 500 series Graphics.

Known Issues​

  • After upgrading to the latest Radeon™ Software, the Power Tuning component of a saved tuning profile may not load correctly when a user imports a previously saved tuning profile.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

Important Notes​

  • Users may observe visual artifacts while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics. AMD is working with the game developers to resolve this issue.

Package Contents​


The Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 installation package contains the following:
  • Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 Driver Version 21.40.11.03 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.14011.3017).

Compatible Operating Systems​


Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.
  • Windows 11 version 21H2
  • Windows 10 64-bit version 1809 and later

Footnote​

  • RS-434 – Testing conducted by AMD as of December 1, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR6, Radeon RX 6900 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 and 21.11.3 on Halo Infinite. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-435 – Testing conducted by AMD as of December 1, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR6, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 and 21.11.3 on Halo Infinite. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-436 – Testing conducted by AMD as of December 1, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 12GB DDR6, Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 and 21.11.3 on Halo Infinite. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.3 Highlights​

Support For​

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator™: Game of the Year Edition
  • Farming Simulator 22™
  • Additional Vulkan® extensions. Click here for more information.

Fixed Issues​

  • Driver timeouts or game crashes may be experienced by some users while playing Battlefield™ 2042 on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Graphics.
  • While playing DayZ™, some users may experience stuttering or poor performance on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5700 XT Graphics.
  • Some users may experience elevated disk space consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.

Known Issues​

  • During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics. A temporary workaround is to disable the Radeon™ Anti-Lag feature in Radeon™ Software.
  • Visual artifacts may be observed while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics.
  • While playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode, Radeon™ Software may become unresponsive when the user is in the lobby and attempts to open Radeon Software on the secondary display via the context menu. A temporary workaround is to press the Alt + R keyboard shortcut if this happens.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Important Notes​

  • Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.3 does not provide support for Halo Infinite™ (Multiplayer mode). The Radeon™ Software Adrenalin driver that provides support & game optimizations for Halo Infinite™ (Multiplayer mode) is an early release preview of an upcoming driver and can be found here.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.3 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.3 Driver Version 21.30.37.01 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13037.1003).

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 Highlights​

Support For​

  • Battlefield™ 2042
    • Up to 14% increase in performance in Battlefield™ 2042 @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.4.RS-431
    • Up to 15% increase in performance in Battlefield™ 2042 @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.4.RS-432
    • Up to 11% increase in performance in Battlefield™ 2042 @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.4.RS-433

Known Issues​

  • During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics. A temporary workaround is to disable the Radeon™ Anti-Lag feature in Radeon™ Software.
  • Some users may experience elevated disk space consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.
  • Visual artifacts may be observed while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics.
  • While playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode, Radeon™ Software may become unresponsive when the user is in the lobby and attempts to open Radeon Software on the secondary display via the context menu. A temporary workaround is to press the Alt + R keyboard shortcut if this happens.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Footnote​

  • RS-431 – Testing conducted by AMD as of November 10, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6900 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 and 21.10.4 on Battlefield 2042. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-432 – Testing conducted by AMD as of November 10, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 and 21.10.4 on Battlefield 2042. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-433 – Testing conducted by AMD as of November 10, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 and 21.10.4 on Battlefield 2042. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.2 Driver Version 21.30.33.05 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13033.5003).

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.1 Highlights​

Support For​

  • Call of Duty®: Vanguard
  • Forza Horizon 5™
    • Up to 23% increase in performance in Forza Horizon 5 @ 4K Extreme Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.11.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2RS-426.

Fixed Issues​

  • Users may experience display corruption issues when they set their Samsung™ Odyssey G9 C49G95T monitor to 5120X1440 @ 240Hz.
  • While playing Call of Duty®: Warzone, some users may observe visual artifacts when moving the cursor in the in-game menu.

Known Issues​

  • During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics. A temporary workaround is to disable the Radeon™ Anti-Lag feature in Radeon™ Software.
  • Some users may experience elevated disk space consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.
  • Visual artifacts may be observed while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics.
  • While playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode, Radeon™ Software may become unresponsive when the user is in the lobby and attempts to open Radeon Software on the secondary display via the context menu. A temporary workaround is to press the Alt + R keyboard shortcut if this happens.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Footnote​

  • RS-426 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 11, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.1 and 21.10.2 on Forza Horizon 5. Game tested with extreme preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.1 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.11.1 Driver Version 21.30.33.01 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13033.1000).

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.4 Highlights​

Fixed Issues​

  • Visual corruption may be observed while playing Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800 Graphics.

Known Issues​

  • During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics. A temporary workaround is to disable the Radeon™ Anti-Lag feature in Radeon™ Software.
  • Users may experience display corruption issues when they set their Samsung™ Odyssey G9 C49G95T monitor to 5120X1440 @ 240Hz.
  • Some users may experience elevated disk space consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.
  • Visual artifacts may be observed while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics.
  • AMD Radeon™ Software may crash or become unresponsive while playing some DirectX® 11 games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.4 installation package contains the following:
  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.4 Driver Version 21.30.31.05 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13031.5001).

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 Highlights​

Support For
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™
    • Up to 21% increase in performance in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2.RS-423
    • Up to 21% increase in performance in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2.RS-424
  • Riders Republic™
  • Age of Empires™ IV
    • Up to 45% increase in performance in Age of Empires™ IV @ 4K Max Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.10.2.RS-425
  • Doom® Eternal:
    • Update 6.66

Fixed Issues​

  • In Radeon™ Software, the CPU Tuning feature may be missing for some users with AMD Processors such as Ryzen™ 9 5950X Processor.
  • Some users may experience elevated disk space consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.
  • While playing a game, some users may experience a black screen flicker if they have multiple displays connected and they attempt to switch between open windows (via Alt + Tab shortcut).
  • Battlefield™ V may crash during gameplay on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6600 Graphics.
  • Image corruption may be observed on some characters when Radeon™ Boost is enabled while playing Cyberpunk 2077® on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6700 XT Graphics.

Known Issues​

  • Users may experience display corruption issues when they set their Samsung™ Odyssey G9 C49G95T monitor to 5120X1440 @ 240Hz.
  • Visual artifacts may be observed while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics.
  • AMD Radeon™ Software may crash or become unresponsive while playing some DirectX® 11 games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Footnote​

  • RS-423 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 21, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6900 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 and 21.10.2 on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-424 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 21, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 and 21.10.2 on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-425 – Testing conducted by AMD as of October 20, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 and 21.10.2 on Age of Empires™ IV. Game tested with max preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.3 Driver Version 21.30.31.01 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13031.1001).

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.2 Highlights​

Support For​

  • Back 4 Blood™
  • The Riftbreaker™

Fixed Issues​

  • Driver timeouts or black screens may be experienced while playing Assassin’s Creed® Origins on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 580 Graphics.
  • Some users may experience a game freeze when they attempt to launch Dota 2™ using OpenGL®.
  • Open Broadcaster Software™ may continue to run in the background after a user ends a recording session and closes the application.

Known Issues​

  • Some users may experience elevated memory consumption by the Multimedia Athena Dumps folder.
  • In Radeon™ Software, the CPU Tuning feature may be missing for some users with AMD Processors such as Ryzen™ 9 5950X Processor.
  • AMD Radeon™ Software may crash or become unresponsive while playing some DirectX® 11 games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.2 Driver Version 21.30.25.05 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13025.5005).

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 Highlights​

Support For​

  • Microsoft® Windows® 11 Operating System
  • Far Cry® 6
    • Up to 10% increase in performance in Far Cry® 6 @ 1080p Ultra Settings with raytracing enabled, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2.RS-412
    • Up to 12% increase in performance in Far Cry® 6 @ 4K Medium Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2.RS-413
    • Up to 13% increase in performance in Far Cry® 6 @ 1440p Medium Settings with raytracing enabled, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 8 GB Radeon™ RX 6600 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2.RS-414
  • Battlefield™ 2042 (Open Beta)
  • Naraka: Bladepoint™
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™
    • DirectX® 12
      • Up to 11% increase in performance in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ @ 4K Ultra Settings with DX12, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2.RS-415

Fixed Issues​

  • Playing Horizon Zero Dawn™ for an extended period may lead to driver timeouts or game crash on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.
  • Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing a game & streaming a video simultaneously on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 500 Series Graphics.
  • Some users may experience high idle memory clock speed values when two or more monitors are connected to their system.
  • Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing The Medium™ on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.
  • On full GPU load, Radeon™ Software may incorrectly display higher than actual GPU power consumption values.
  • While playing Wreckfest™ or Arma™ 3, image corruption may be experienced when viewing foliage.

Known Issues​

  • Open Broadcaster Software™ may continue to run in the background after a user ends a recording session and closes the application.
  • AMD Radeon™ Software may crash or become unresponsive while playing some DirectX® 11 games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​

  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Footnote​

  • RS-412 – Testing conducted by AMD as of September 30, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 and 21.9.2 on Far Cry 6. Game tested with ultra preset at 1080p, raytracing enabled. Performance may vary.
  • RS-413 - Testing conducted by AMD as of September 30, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 and 21.9.2 on Far Cry 6. Game tested with medium preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-414 – Testing conducted by AMD as of September 30, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6600 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 and 21.9.2 on Far Cry 6. Game tested with medium preset at 1440p, raytracing enabled. Performance may vary.
  • RS-415 – Testing conducted by AMD as of September 29, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 and 21.9.2 on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K, DX12. Performance may vary.

Package Contents​

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 Driver Version 21.30.25.01 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13025.1000).

Important Notes​

  • The Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 driver can also be installed on Radeon™ PRO Graphics products as an early version for testing.

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 Highlights​

Support For

  • World War Z™: Aftermath
  • Diablo® II: Resurrected™
    • Up to 13% increase in performance in Diablo® II: Resurrected™ @ 4K Very High settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 on the 12GB Radeon™ RX 6700XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver edition 21.9.1.RS-403
  • New World™

Fixed Issues​

  • In Radeon™ Software, the CPU Additional Metrics section within the Performance tab may be missing for some users.
  • Some users may receive a compatibility error message when they attempt to load a previously saved tuning profile.
  • While playing Hitman™ 3 on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800 XT, users may experience an issue where water along the shores becomes missing.
  • The Auto Overclock feature for CPU in Radeon™ Software may be missing for some users with an AMD Ryzen™ 5000 series processor and AMD Radeon™ 6000 series graphics card.

Known Issues​

  • Open Broadcaster Software™ may continue to run in the background after a user ends a recording session and closes the application.
  • Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing a game & streaming a video simultaneously on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 500 Series Graphics.
  • AMD Radeon™ Software may crash or become unresponsive while playing some DirectX® 11 games such as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode.
  • Playing Horizon Zero Dawn™ for an extended period may lead to a driver timeout or game crash on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

AMD Link for Windows Known Issues​


  • Intermittent grey frame corruption might be observed when streaming with HEVC on certain configurations via an Internet connection. A workaround is to use the AVC encoding setting instead.

Footnote​


  • RS-403 – Testing conducted by AMD as of September 17, 2021, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 7 5800X CPU, 16GB DDR4, Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU, and Windows Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 and 21.9.1 on Diablo II: Resurrected. Game tested with very high preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

Package Contents​


The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 installation package contains the following:
  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 Driver Version 21.30.17.05 for Windows® 10 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.13017.5006).

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:​


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Installing Radeon Software Adrenalin​


For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Adrenalin, 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 Adrenalin 21.9.2 for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2.

Radeon Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.


Radeon™ RX 6900/6800/6700/6600 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 5700/5600/5500/5300 Series Graphics
Radeon™ VII
Radeon™ RX Vega Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
Radeon™ RX 500 / Radeon 500X Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 400 Series Graphics

Mobility Radeon™ Product Compatibility​


Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.


AMD Radeon™ RX 6800M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 6700M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 6600M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 5700M/5600M/5500M/5300M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ 600 Series Graphics

AMD Processors with Radeon Graphics Product Compatibility​


Important Note for Laptop and All-In-One (AIO) PCs
AMD recommends OEM-provided drivers which are customized and validated for their system-specific features and optimizations.
If you experience issues using the Radeon™ Software Adrenalin driver package downloaded from AMD.com, please install the OEM-provided drivers for full support and compatibility.



DESKTOP

MOBILE
AMD Ryzen™ Processors with Radeon™ Vega GraphicsAMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Ryzen™ PRO Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD Ryzen™ PRO Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Athlon™ Processors with Radeon™ Vega GraphicsAMD Athlon™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Athlon™ PRO Processors with Radeon™ Vega GraphicsAMD Athlon™ PRO Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics

Compatible Operating Systems​


Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.2 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.
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