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AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 driver is optimized for Hitman 3 & Quake 2 RTX

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 driver offers optimal performance in Hitman 3 & Quake 2 RTX.

Going into more details, this driver improves performance by up to 10% in Hitman 3 on an AMD Radeon RX 6800XT GPU.

Furthermore, this driver fixes a number of bugs and issues. For instance, it fixes some crashes in Doom Eternal. It also fixes some reflection issues in Grand Theft Auto V when Reflection MSAA was active. Moreover, Anisotropic Filtering in Radeon Software graphics settings will now work in all DirectX 9 applications on RDNA graphics products.

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

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 Driver Release Notes
Support For
  • Hitman 3™
    • Up to 10% increase in performance in Hitman 3, @4K Ultra settings, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 on the 16GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card versus the previous driver edition 20.12.1.RS-349
  • Quake II™ RTX
Fixed Issues
  • The recording and streaming overlay indicator may sometimes reset itself to the default position.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay size may intermittently reset or may not match values that are set in Radeon Software after performing a task switch.
  • The Radeon Software installer screen can sometimes display the incorrect release date of the Radeon Software version you are installing.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay may flicker during video playback on displays with HDR enabled.
  • Reflections in Grand Theft Auto V™ may fail to appear when ‘Reflection MSAA’ is enabled in the game settings.
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ session timer may continue in Radeon Software even after the game has been exited.
  • DOOM Eternal™ may experience an application crash while gaming and having Steam™ overlay enabled.
  • Recorded content from Radeon Software may appear cropped or recorded at an incorrect resolution on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
  • The Samsung™ Odyssey G9 C49G95T may experience display or corruption issues when set to 5120×1440@240hz.
  • Anisotropic Filtering in Radeon™ Software graphics settings is not taking effect in DirectX®9 applications on RDNA graphics products.
  • Some displays such as the Sceptre C series or Samsung™ Odyssey G9 series may experience an intermittent black screen on Radeon RX 6000 series graphics products.
  • Oculus Link users may experience intermittent crashes on Polaris and Vega series graphics products.

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