Article Number
RN-RAD-WIN-18-10-1

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 Highlights

Support For

  • Windows® 10 October 2018 Update
  • Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4
    • Up to 5% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 at 1920x1080 (1080p).RS-258
    • Up to 6% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 at 1920x1080 (1080p).RS-259

Fixed Issues

  • HDMI™ Audio Drivers may sometimes not upgrade during Radeon Software installation.
  • Fortnite™ may experience lighting corruption when effects quality is set to High or Epic.
  • System configurations with 16+ CPU cores may experience a random system reboot during installation when upgrading Radeon Software from a version older than RSAE 18.8.1.
  • Sea of Thieves™ may experience flickering textures in multi GPU system configurations.

Known Issues

  • When using Radeon Overlay on system configurations with the latest Windows®10 October 2018 Update some users may experience intermittent instability or game crashes.
  • Microsoft® Office applications may experience lag or stutter when dragging applications.
  • Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.

Added Vulkan™ Extension Support

  • VK_KHR_shader_atomic_int64
    •  This extension advertises the SPIR-V Int64Atomics capability for Vulkan, which allows a shader to contain 64-bit atomic operations on signed and unsigned integers.
  • VK_KHR_driver_properties
    • This extension provides a new physical device query which allows retrieving information about the driver implementation, allowing applications to determine which physical device corresponds to which particular vendor’s driver, and which conformance test suite version the driver implementation is compliant with.
  • SPV_GOOGLE_decorate_string
    • This extension provides two new instructions to decorate a variable or a struct member with a string.
  • SPV_GOOGLE_hlsl_functionality1
    • This extension provides two new decorations to extend HLSL functionality: HlslCounterBuffer and HlslSemantic.
  • VK_EXT_hdr_metadata
    • This extension defines two new structures and a function to assign SMPTE (the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) 2086 metadata and CTA (Consumer Technology Assocation) 861.3 metadata to a swapchain.
  • VK_EXT_swapchain_colorspace
    • This extension extends VkColorSpaceKHR by adding several new color spaces.
  • VK_EXT_conservative_rasterization
    • This extension enables conservative rasterization, which among other things enables more robust occlusion culling techniques.

Footnotes

  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 9th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX 580, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700K CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With very high preset settings on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, the Radeon™ RX 580 scored with Radeon™ software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 scored 107.4 FPS whereas the Radeon™ RX 580 scored 100.9 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3. Comparing software versions, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 has 6% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-259
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 9th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700K CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With very high preset settings on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored with Radeon™ software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 scored 162.8 FPS whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 155.3 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3. Comparing software versions, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 has 5% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-258

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 Driver Version 18.40.03.01 (Windows Driver Store Version 24.20.14003.1010)

The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

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Installing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition

For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Adrenalin 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 Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 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 Edition 18.10.1.

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.

Radeon Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics

Radeon™ RX 500 / Radeon 500X  Series Graphics

Radeon™ RX 400 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo

AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R5 300 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R5 200 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics

AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Compatibility

Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition on Windows® 10 64-bit.

AMD Ryzen™ / Athlon™ Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Compatibility

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
AMD Ryzen 3 2200GE
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400GE
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200GE
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2100GE
AMD Athlon 200GE
AMD Athlon PRO 200GE

Mobility Radeon™ Family Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

Radeon Mobility Product Family Compatibility

AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ HD 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series Graphics

AMD Radeon™ HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics

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AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

Desktop

Mobile

AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4, R5, R6, or R7 Graphics

AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Graphics

AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 or R7 Graphics

AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5, R6, or R7 Graphics

AMD Athlon™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics

AMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics

AMD Sempron™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics

AMD E-Series APUs with Radeon™ R2 Graphics

 

AMD Radeon™ HD 8180 - HD 8400 Series Graphics

 

Compatible Operating Systems

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

  • Windows® 10 64-bit version
  • Windows 7 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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