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AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.9.2 improves performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, F1 2018 and more

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 driver improves performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Star Control: Origins, F1 2018 and Fortnite. It also fixes some particle corruption issues on some cloud textures in Star Control: Origins.

Going into more details, the AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.9.2 driver improves performance by up to 3% in F1 2018 on the Radeon RX Vega 64 and by up to 5% in Fortnite on the Radeon RX Vega 64. It also improves performance by up to 4% in Shadow of the Tomb Raider on the Radeon RX Vega 64 and by up to 17% in Star Control: Origins on the Radeon RX Vega 64.

Those interested download this new driver from here, and below you can find its complete changelog.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 Highlights

Support For

  • F1™ 2018
    • Up to 3% faster performance in F1 2018 using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 2560×1440 (1440p).RS-249
  • Fortnite
    • Up to 5% faster performance in Fortnite using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 1920×1080 (1080p).RS-250
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider™
    • Up to 4% faster performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 2560×1440 (1440p).RS-251
  • Star Control®: Origins
    • Up to 17% faster performance in Star Control: Origins using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 3840×2160 (4K).RS-252

Fixed Issues

  • Star Control®: Origins may experience particle corruption on some cloud textures

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.

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