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AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 is optimized for Battlefield 5, Fallout 76 & Hitman 2

AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 is optimized for the latest triple-A games; Battlefield 5, Fallout 76 and Hitman 2.

Going into more details, this driver offers up to 3% faster performance in Hitman 2 on the Radeon RX 580, up to 8% faster performance in Battlefield V on the Radeon RX Vega 64 and up to 9% faster performance in Battlefield V on the Radeon RX 580.

The driver also fixes an application crash while launching or playing Assassin’s Creed: Origins in Windows 7, some corruption issues when viewing lava or water in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and some intermittent application crashes when using DirectX 12 API in Strange Brigade.

Those interested can download the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 driver from here, and below you can find its complete changelog.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 Release Notes

Support For

  • Hitman™2
    • Up to 3% faster performance in Hitman 2 with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 at 1920×1080. RS-230
  • Battlefield™ V Early Access
    • Up to 8% faster performance in Battlefield V with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 at 1920×1080. RS-231
    • Up to 9% faster performance in Battlefield V with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.11.1 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 at 1920×1080. RS-232
  • Fallout™ 76

Fixed Issues

  • When using Radeon Overlay on system configurations with the latest Windows®10 October 2018 Update some users may experience intermittent instability or game crashes.
  • Assassin’s Creed™: Origins may experience an application crash while launching or playing the game in Windows®7.
  • Wolfenstein™ II: The New Colossus may experience corruption when viewing lava or water.
  • Strange Brigade™ may experience intermittent application crashes when using DirectX®12 API.

Known Issues

  • Radeon Overlay may not appear when toggled on systems with multiple displays when Battlefield™ V is running.
  • Some systems running multiple displays may experience mouse lag when at least one display is enabled but powered off.
  • Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.

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