AMD Radeon Adrenalin driver header

AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.9.1 is optimized for Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Star Control: Origins

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 offers optimal performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Star Control: Origins.

Going into more details, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 resolves a failure issues with FreeSync when playing Monster Hunter: World, some instability issues with DirectX12 gaming applications while recording with Radeon ReLive on system configurations using Radeon R9 290 and Radeon R9 390 graphics cards, and the absence of the Radeon Settings in the right-click context menu on Windows desktop after Radeon Software installation.

Those interested can download this new driver from here, and below you can find its complete changelog. Kudos to our reader Metal Messiah for spotting the drivers.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 Highlights

Support For

  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider™
  • Star Control®: Origins

Fixed Issues

  • Radeon FreeSync may fail to enable when playing Monster Hunter™: World.
  • Radeon Settings may sometimes not appear in the right-click context menu on Windows® desktop after Radeon Software installation.
  • AMD Link may fail to connect on Android Pie devices due to authentication failures.
  • Radeon Settings may sometimes popup an error message due to Driver and Radeon Settings version mismatch.
  • Cursor or system lag may be observed on some system configurations when two or more displays are connected and one display is powered off.
  • Some DirectX®12 gaming applications may experience instability while recording with Radeon ReLive on system configurations using Radeon R9 290 and Radeon R9 390 series graphics products.

Known Issues

  • Some AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics system configurations may experience a black screen during installation downgrade to a previous Radeon Software version. A recommended workaround is to perform a clean install during Radeon Software installation.
  • Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.
  • 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. A clean installation is recommended when performing this Radeon Software upgrade.

John Papadopoulos

John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities.Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved - and still does - the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the "The Evolution of PC graphics cards." Contact: Email