Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 WHQL Released

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition

AMD has released update 17.2.1 to their Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition drivers bringing official support for For Honor (up to 4% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX 480 8GB compared to the last Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.2 update) as well as Sniper Elite 4 (up to 5% performance improvement measurd on Radeon RX 480 8GB compared to 17.1.2 driver update). Multi-GPU profiles for both games have also been added for DirectX 11 performance.

In addition to performance improvements, the Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 fixes issues on some Radeon GCN products DXVA H.264 encoded video may experience corruption when fast forwarding or seeking through content, AMD FreeSync failure in some instances of fullscreen applications, as well as memory clock locking at low states on some Radeon R9 380 series products.

The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 installation package can be downloaded from the following links

Fixed Issues

  • For Honor™ may experience an application crash when switching to fullscreen or menus in gameplay on Multi GPU configurations
  • On some Radeon GCN products DXVA H.264 encoded video may experience corruption when fast forwarding or seeking through content
  • AMD FreeSync™ technology mode may fail to enable itself on some fullscreen applications.
  • Counter-Strike™: Global Offensive has incorrect default slider values with Radeon Chill enabled. Users can modify these values to suit the experience they want.
  • Graphics processor information may be missing from system information overlay on Radeon ReLive captured videos.
  • DayZ may experience an application crash when Radeon ReLive Instant Replay/Recording is active or the feature may not work as expected.
  • Memory clocks may become locked at low states on Radeon R9 380 series products.
  • Radeon ReLive recording in fullscreen with Windows Media Player or Power DVD may experience flickering.
  • AMD Radeon HD 7900 series products may experience shadow corruption when shadows are disabled in Civilization™ VI.
  • GRID™ Autosport may experience an application hang when enabling the advanced lighting graphics option

Sniper Elite 4

Known Issues

  • For Honor™ may experience game menu flickering issues or fail to render after performing a task switch in 4x Multi GPU system configurations.
  • Adjusting Radeon WattMan settings on some Radeon R9 380 series products may cause display flickering or application hangs.
  • AMD FreeSync™ technology mode may not be compatible or function with Sniper Elite™ 4.
  • Enabling supersampling in Sniper Elite™ 4 may cause image cropping.
  • Radeon Settings may crash on switching Windows® user after toggling AMD CrossFire™ technology mode.
  • A small amount of apps may still experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSync™ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
  • Counter-Strike™: Global Offensive and World of Warcraft™ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSync™ technology enabled. Workarounds include exiting and restarting the application or task switching (alt+tab) in and out of the game to fix the issue.

For Honor

Known Issues for Radeon ReLive

  • The XBOX™ DVR application may cause conflicts with Radeon ReLive, users are suggested to disable XBOX™ DVR if Radeon ReLive is experiencing issues.
  • Radeon ReLive may fail to install on AMD APU Family products or experience a system hang or failure to record when using the recording feature on AMD APU Family products.
  • Radeon ReLive may stop working after hot unplugging of a secondary display.
  • Radeon ReLive may experience minor graphical corruption for the first few recorded frames when launching UWP applications.
  • Vulkan™ applications may experience a game hang when using Radeon ReLive to record.
  • System information overlay is only generated on first run and will not be repopulated when system configuration is changed.
  • Radeon ReLive may not function when Hyper-V is enabled on Windows®.

 

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