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Personalize Gameplay Without Missing a Frame

AMD Radeon™ Overlay lets gamers take performance to the next level with the ability to monitor, record and fine tune their gameplay without ever leaving the game.

Radeon™ Overlay

Much like an activity tracker for your PC, AMD Radeon™ Overlay provides one-click access to Radeon™ Game Advisor, Display Settings, Radeon™ WattMan technology 2, Radeon™ ReLive, Performance Monitoring, Radeon™ Chill, and Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC).


Game Advisor

Fluid, Immersive Gameplay with Ease

Helps optimize gameplay with one-click setting recommendations to improve performance or increase image quality​.

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Display Settings

New and Improved In-Game Display Controls​

Now centralized in one Radeon™ Overlay tab, ​control Radeon FreeSync™ technology1, Enhanced Sync, and per-game color settings without ever leaving the game.

Radeon™ WattMan Technology

Conveniently Optimize Power and Performance While Gaming​ ​

Take in-game performance and efficiency tuning to a whole new level, with auto-overclock2, auto-undervolt, manual tuning, and savable power profiles.

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Performance Monitoring

Personalized Insight ​​into Your System

Enables monitoring and recording of frames per second as well as system info -- now with greater customization including adjustable colors, columns, position, transparency & size ​of metrics displayed.

Radeon™ ReLive

A Seamless Way to Replay Gameplay

Allows convenient recording and streaming of in-game action, so your greatest victories can live on forever.

Radeon™ Chill

Radeon™ Chill dynamically regulates framerate based on your in-game movements and now saves even more power while delivering the same amazing experience.

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Learn why Radeon™ Overlay is a great choice for a personalized gaming experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to enable or access AMD Radeon™ Overlay?

Radeon™ Overlay can be accessed in-game or while in desktop mode. To enable Radeon™ Overlay, press ALT+R. This hotkey can be changed by going to the preferences section within Radeon™ Settings and clicking on Toggle Radeon™ Overlay Hotkey.

How to enable performance monitoring?

You will also be able to control the performance monitor from inside of Radeon™ Settings. To enable performance monitoring, go to Gaming, Global Settings and Performance Monitoring.

Can the sampling interval be changed for a performance log?

While in-game, press ALT+R to show Radeon™ Overlay. Click on the performance tab. Here you will be presented with three buttons, metrics options, select metrics and select metrics location. The metrics options button allows you to show metrics, hide or show the metrics bar while recording or streaming using Radeon™ ReLive, change the sampling interval and begin or end a performance log. Either enabling or disabling Show Metrics and Start Performance Logging can be toggled using the Ctrl+Shift+O or Ctrl+Shift+L hotkey, respectively.

Is there an option to select a particular metric to be recorded and displayed?

Yes, the performance monitor and log can be adjusted to display and record the metrics you want. By clicking on Select Metrics, you will be able to add and remove metrics you want to track.

Can the location of the performance monitor window be changed?

Yes, the performance monitor can be easily moved to any corner of your screen. By selecting Select Metrics Location you will be able to move the performance monitor to the top left, top right, bottom left or bottom right of your screen.

How to enable Radeon™ ReLive in Radeon™ Overlay?

The Radeon™ ReLive overlay can still be enabled through a customizable hotkey with the default being ALT+Z.

Does Radeon™ ReLive support borderless region capture and stream?

Yes, record region or stream region allows you to capture a specific window or app through Radeon™ ReLive. Any app placed on top of this region will also be recorded. Record region and stream region are only available in windowed or borderless full screen mode.

Is Radeon™ Chill available for all games?

Radeon™ Chill is only available while playing full screen exclusive games.

Does Radeon FreeSync™ technology have per game control?

Yes, With Radeon™ Overlay, gamers can enable and disable Radeon FreeSync™ technology. New to Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 2019 is the ability to have per app settings such that Radeon FreeSync™ technology can be enabled in one game but disabled in another. Radeon FreeSync™ technology button is only available while connected to a Radeon FreeSync™ technology enabled display.

Does Radeon™ Overlay have Frame Rate Target Control support?

Yes, With Radeon™ Overlay, gamers can enable and disable FRTC. Gamers can set their frame rate cap as low as 30 FPS or as high at 300 FPS. FRTC is only visible while gaming in exclusive fullscreen mode. A game reset is required to enable FRTC.

Can you disable Radeon™ Overlay?

Yes, in you can disable it from within Radeon Overlay using the Settings button in the top right and selecting “Disable Radeon™ Overlay” or using the Radeon™ Settings control panel, under Preferences, and unchecking “Show Overlay”.

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  1. Requires a monitor and AMD Radeon™ graphics, both with FreeSync™ support. See for complete details. Confirm capability with your system manufacturer before purchase. GD-127
  2. Overclocking AMD processors, including without limitation, altering clock frequencies / multipliers or memory timing / voltage, to operate beyond their stock specifications will void any applicable AMD product warranty, even when such overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware and/or software.  This may also void warranties offered by the system manufacturer or retailer.  Users assume all risks and liabilities that may arise out of overclocking AMD processors, including, without limitation, failure of or damage to hardware, reduced system performance and/or data loss, corruption or vulnerability.  GD-106
  3. Frame rate targeting is designed to reduce heat, noise and power consumption by letting users set a target frame rate for their games and applications. Not currently compatible with AMD CrossFire™ multi-GPU configurations. Confirm supported technologies with your component or system manufacturer for specific capabilities before purchase. GRT-1


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