AMD Radeon Software 16.4.2 Is Now Available

AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to its release notes, this new driver features updated Crossfire profiles for Elite Dangerous and Need For Speed, and packs a number of bug fixes.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here is the changelog for the AMD Radeon Software 16.4.2 driver:

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.4.2 Highlights

    • Updated or New Crossfire Profiles available for:
      • Elite Dangerous™
      • Need for Speed™
    • AMD Xconnect technology: This driver provides full support for Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX enclosures configured with Radeon™ R9 Fury, Nano or 300 Series GPUs. This driver also provides plug’n’play simplicity, plus an integrated management interface for such devices.(1)

Resolved Issues

    • The Division™ may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • DOTA2™ toggling between borderless fullscreen and exclusive fullscreen can sometimes cause flickering or corruption when in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Some DirectX® 9 applications cannot disable AMD Crossfire™ technology mode through Radeon Settings.
    • GPU clocks on some products may remain in high states after recovering from an application crash.
    • A small subset of AMD Radeon™ R9 380 users may be experiencing slower than expected fan speeds.
    • Power efficiency toggle in Radeon Settings is showing up for some unsupported products.
    • The check for software updates feature in Radeon Settings may not find the latest available update.
    • Some games may fail to show up in Radeon Settings gaming tab.
    • The Radeon Settings option may sometimes disappear as a shortcut from the right-click context menu on desktop after a software upgrade.
    • Steam®VR Performance Test may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Stuttering or corruption observed while playing Fallout 4™ on some graphics products in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Corruption in Hitman™ when using AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Stuttering or freezing in some loading scenes while playing Hitman™ using AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Negative scaling seen on Hitman™ when using AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved “In Game Overlay”.
    • HDMI™ Scaling options may not be available in Radeon Settings on some system configurations or some applications may ignore the HDMI™ Scaling options setting.
    • The option to enable/disable AMD Crossfire™ technology logo may be missing on some system configurations from the Gaming, Global Options tab in Radeon Settings.
    • The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt inventory and character pages may exhibit flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Radeon Settings game manager does not display icons for Origin Games.
    • AMD Radeon Pro Duo users may experience a system crash or hang after resuming from sleep or hibernate.