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AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 released, improves performance in Fortnite

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 driver improves performance in Fortnite by up to 4% on the Radeon RX 580 and by up to 3% on the Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics cards.

This driver also addresses the system lag issues that some gamers have been experiencing when Alt+Tab was used during gameplay, some screen tearing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled on Vulkan API game, a crash issue related to the Radeon Settings when clicking the restart button after a driver installation or while switching between some Radeon WattMan tabs when changing fan settings and more.

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

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 Release Notes

Support For

  • Fortnite™
    • Up to 4% faster performance in Fortnite (Season 7) using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.3 at 1920×1080 (1080p). RS-282
    • Up to 3% faster performance in Fortnite (Season 7) using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.3 at 1920×1080 (1080p). RS-283

Fixed Issues

  • Virtual Super Resolution may not show up as available on some 1440p Ultra-Wide Displays.
  • Some Radeon RX Series graphics products may experience system lag when Alt+Tab is used during gameplay.
  • Radeon Settings Advisor may incorrectly suggest older versions of Radeon Software as an update.
  • Radeon Settings software update notifications may appear more often than expected.
  • Application profile settings for Radeon WattMan may not reset to default correctly when using the reset button.
  • Radeon Settings may experience a crash when clicking the restart button after a driver installation or while switching between some Radeon WattMan tabs when changing fan settings.
  • Zero RPM control may fail to enable correctly when toggled on/off in Radeon Settings.
  • Radeon ReLive gallery upload queue may sometimes fail to upload videos.
  • Radeon Settings may sometimes incorrectly display the previously installed Radeon Software version after upgrade.
  • Custom color profile options may fail to retain in game on clone or Eyefinity display setups.
  • Performance metrics overlay feature may scale incorrectly when changing resolution in game.
  • Screen tearing may be observed with Enhanced Sync enabled on Vulkan API games.
  • Some systems running multiple displays may experience mouse lag when at least one display is enabled but powered off.
  • Upgrade Advisor may intermittently fail to detect games and provide compatibility recommendations.

Known Issues

  • Battlefield™ V players may experience character outlines stuck on screen after being revived.
  • Uninstalling Radeon Software may fail to remove Radeon Settings.
  • Pixel Format settings may not retain after system restart.
  • HDMI Underscan settings may not retain after system restart.
  • Radeon Overlay’s new in overlay video player may experience smoothness issues while adjusting the playback slider.
  • Scene Editor may have issues with scrolling when many elements are added to a scene.
  • Custom settings in Radeon WattMan may sometimes fail to apply on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.

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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