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AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 19.12.2 driver is now available for download

AMD has released a major new driver for its graphics cards. The AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 19.12.2 driver brings an average of 12% performance improvement in select titles. Moreover, it provides optimal gaming experience for Detroit: Become Human.

Furthermore, this driver a brand new, modern, accessible and powerful gaming application, the Radeon Software. It also adds Integer scaling support, Radeon Boost, and Radeon Image Sharpening for all DX11 games.

Naturally, this driver also brings a number of bug fixes. For instance, it fixes the loss of display or video signal during gameplay on the Radeon RX 5700 series. It also addresses the Out of Video Memory error that could appear on some Radeon R9 200/300 series graphics products when playing Fortnite with DirectX 12 API enabled.

Those interested can download this new driver from here. Below you can also find its complete changelog.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 19.12.2 Driver Release Notes

Support For

  • Detroit: Become Human™
  • Performance Improvements
    • An Average of 12% performance uplift in select titles with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 19.12.2 than with last year’s Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 edition launch driver. RS-327
  • Radeon Software1
    • Introducing the new Radeon Software. A brand new, modern, accessible and powerful gaming application.
    • Now available via Overlay using Alt+R for fullscreen or Alt+Z for sidebar while you game!
    • Gaming tab lets you access games stats, view or edit media, adjust game settings and launch your favourite games directly from Radeon Software.
    • Streaming tab gives you a new, powerful and easy to use streaming experience with controls for streaming, viewing and editing your stream all in one area.
    • Performance tab lets you get detailed statistics on your current system performance or overclock and fine tune your graphics product.
    • User profile system that allows easy configuration for Radeon Software features, so you don’t have to.
    • New Built-in web browser let’s you lookup important game information, walkthroughs or tutorials without having to leave your game.
  • Radeon Boost2
    • Provides increased performance when fast motion is detected via dynamic resolution scaling with little to no perceptible change in image quality.
  • Integer Display Scaling3
    • Scale images on screen from one pixel to four or more, allowing classic games to get a retro, pixel-art-style look.
  • Radeon Anti-Lag4
    • Added support for DirectX®9 on pre-Radeon RX 5000 series GPU’s.
    • Global activation toggle to easily enable across all supported games.
  • Radeon Image Sharpening5
    • Added support for DirectX®11 games.
    • Added controls for degree of sharpness.
    • Toggle on/off supported while in game.
  • AMD Link6
    • Play your PC games anywhere on any mobile device without the restriction of being connected to the same home wireless network.
    • Cleaner interface with a unified Radeon Software look, now available across all AMD Link enabled devices.
    • All streaming functionality has been moved to one area for easier access.
    • Improved bit-rate support at up to 50Mbps.
    • x265 game streaming is now supported for better image quality and less bandwidth.
    • Instant GIF support added directly from your device.
  • Radeon Software Installer7
    • ‘One-click’ easy setup with a new and improved factory reset option.
    • New option to keep your settings between installations, including during factory reset.
    • Improved install times and error detection.
  • DirectML Media Filters8
    • Visual noise reduction to apply on photos and upscaling filters available to apply on photo and media content directly from your Radeon Software media gallery.

Fixed Issues

  • Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products may intermittently experience loss of display or video signal during gameplay.
  • Out of Video Memory error may randomly appear on some Radeon R9 200/300 series graphics products when playing Fortnite™ with DirectX®12 API enabled.
  • Ring of Elysium™ may experience lower than expected performance on 1440p and 4K display resolutions.
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order™ may experience an application hang after the initial game cutscenes on some Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products.
  • Enabling Performance Metrics Overlay may cause black screens or corruption on some applications.
  • Task switching out of some games with Radeon ReLive enabled may cause a black screen when switching back into the game.
  • Invoking Radeon Overlay may cause games to lose focus or become minimized when HDR is enabled within Windows®.

Known Issues

  • Switching between borderless and fullscreen in some games when Performance Overlay is enabled and Radeon FreeSync is enabled may cause stuttering.
  • Some Vulkan® gaming applications may crash when performing a task switch with Radeon Image Sharpening enabled.
  • Applying DirectML media filters to media in Radeon Software Gallery may cause video memory to fail to be released once completed. A system restart will resolve this issue.
  • Integer Scaling may cause some video content to show flicker when the display resolution is set to less than native resolution.
  • Removing a game profile from Radeon Software may cause Radeon FreeSync and/or Virtual Super Resolution to become enabled.
  • Radeon ReLive may appear to be missing or not available to install on some Radeon R9 380 series and Radeon R9 285 series graphics products.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay may appear to lock frame rate at 60 fps when performing a task switch in or out of a game.
  • Battlefield™ V may experience an application hang when changing settings in game with Radeon Boost enabled on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.
  • Performing a resolution change while Radeon Software overlay is open may cause an application hang or TDR.
  • Enabling Radeon Image Sharpening on HDR enabled displays may cause colors to become washed out.
  • Performing Upscale on a large resolution video or screenshot may fail to apply and cause an error message.

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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