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AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.9.3 is optimized for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Forza Horizon 4

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes,  the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 driver improves performance in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and is optimized for Forza Horizon 4.

Going into slightly more details, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 driver improves performance by up to 3% in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on the Radeon RX 580 and by up to 5% on the Radeon RX Vega 64.

In addition, this driver resolves some stutters that could be observed when exceeding Radeon FreeSync range in certain high framerate scenarios, and fixes some random system reboots during installation when upgrading Radeon Software from a version older than RSAE 18.8.1 in system configurations with 16 CPU cores.

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

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 Release Notes

Support For

  • Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey
    • Up to 3% faster performance in Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 on the Radeon™ RX 580 graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 at 1920×1080 (1080p).RS-254
    • Up to 5% faster performance in Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 at 2560×1440 (1440p).RS-255
  • Forza Horizon 4

Fixed Issues

  • Stutter may be observed when exceeding Radeon FreeSync range in certain high framerate scenarios.
  • 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.

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.

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