Introducing Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro 17.12.1, artfully designed and meticulously crafted to unleash the powerful performance and innovation built into Radeon™ Graphics through an incredibly intuitive and utterly beautiful user interface for both PCs and mobile devices.
NOTE: This version of Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro 17.12.1 is the gaming driver that can selected in "Driver Options" in Radeon™ Pro Settings when using the Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1.
Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro 17.12.1 Highlights
NOTE: Radeon™ WattMan is not available on Radeon™ Pro WX series graphics hardware.
- Added new Connect tab which houses new social engagement features.
- Added new Gallery tab for Radeon™ ReLive recording file management, video trimming, and social platform sharing functionality.
- Added new Accounts tab to connect ReLive content and upload sharing to social platforms
- Added new Resource Center tab highlighting informative guides and instructions for Radeon™ Software features.
- Added new Performance Monitoring tab.
- Added three UI themes for Radeon™ Settings customization.
- Added new AMD Link tab to connect Radeon Settings to the AMD Link mobile application. For more information on AMD Link visit here.
- Added new Overlay feature (default ALT+R) allowing management of certain Radeon Settings features while in-game or on desktop such as Radeon ReLive, Radeon™ FreeSync, Radeon™ Chill, Frame Rate Target Control, Display Color, and Performance Monitoring.
- Added performance monitoring overlay to display system performance metrics in DirectX® 9, 11, 12, and Vulkan™ applications.
- Added performance logging feature to save performance metrics to a file.
- Further optimized for lower FPS overhead while using Radeon ReLive for recording. (RS-198)
- Added support for Vulkan™ API.
- Added support for Eyefinity™.
- Added support for borderless window region capture.
- Added support for mouse button hotkeys.
- Added chat and viewer count overlay for Radeon ReLive live streaming to supported platforms.
- Added Chroma Key support to allow background transparency when using a webcam.
- Now supports expanded social platforms.
- Now supports separate microphone and audio track recording.
- Radeon Chill now has expanded support for most game titles.
- Added support for all GCN-based Radeon graphics products.
- Added support for Vulkan™ API.
- Added support Multi-GPU configurations.
- Added support for Eyefinity configurations.
- Added new profile functionality to save and load user defined Radeon WattMan profile configurations to local hard disk.
Frame Rate Target Control
- Added support for Vulkan™ API.
- Added support for HDR10 titles with Radeon FreeSync2 displays.
- Added per-application Radeon FreeSync support.
- OverWatch™ may experience a random or intermittent hang on some system configurations.
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege may experience an application hang when breaching walls with grenades or explosives.
- Netflix playback in a browser or via UWP application may experience stutter.
- After recording with Radeon ReLive GPU usage and clocks may remain in high states.
- Assassin's Creed®: Origins may experience bright or saturated lighting in cave missions.
- Mass Effect Andromeda™ may have issues enabling HDR10 on an HDR capable display.
- Forza™ Horizon 3 may experience corruption on rocks or foliage during gameplay.
- Halo™ Wars 2 may experience a crash on game launch.
- Enabling HBCC on "Vega"-based hardware in multi GPU system configurations may cause the secondary graphics card to be hidden in Radeon Settings until reboot.
- Resizing the Radeon Settings window may cause the UI to restart or hang with HBCC enabled.
- Upgrading Radeon Software with "Vega"-based hardware series graphics products in multi GPU on X99 chipsets may cause system instability after reboot.
- Radeon Settings may experience a hang when enabling AMD CrossFire with three or more graphics products.
- Performance Metrics Overlay may hang if enabled when cycling display power off and on.
- Trimming videos may fail to create a thumbnail if the video contains non-English characters.
- 3x1 display configurations may experience instability during Eyefinity creation or during gaming.
- The "Reset" function in Radeon Settings for Display, ReLive, and Video may not work as intended when using Radeon Settings in certain regional languages.
- Radeon WattMan may intermittently fail to load profiles for "Vega"-based hardware on the global Radeon Wattman page.
- Rise of the Tomb Raider™ may experience an intermittent application hang during gameplay.
- A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU's for compute workloads.
- 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.
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 for Radeon Pro 17.12.1 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 for Radeon Pro 17.12.1.
Radeon Product Compatibility
Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro 17.12.1 is compatible with the following AMD graphics products:
Radeon™ Product Family Compatibility
Radeon™ Pro WX series
Radeon™ Vega Frontier Edition
Packaged Driver Version
- The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro 17.12.1 installation package contains the following:
- Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro 17.12.1 with base driver version 17.50.02.
Radeon Pro Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms:
- Microsoft Windows® 10 (64-bit version RS3)
(RS-198) Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of November 8th, 2017 on the 8GB Radeon RX Vega 56, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700X CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With the highest preset on Battlefield 1 and Rocket League at 1920x1080, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 117.4 and 161.2 FPS, respectively, with Radeon Software 17.11.1. While recording, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 113.7 and 158.2 FPS, respectively, creating a 3.2% and 1.9% FPS overhead. Using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for Radeon Pro, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 116.65 and 160.2 FPS, respectively. While recording, the Radeon RX Vega 56 scored 114.16 and 159.1 FPS, respectively, creating a 2.1% and 0.7% FPS overhead. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-198
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