AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.1 is now available, optimized for PREY

AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.1 are optimized for Arkane’s Prey, and come with up to 4.7% performance improvement (measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics) when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.4.

In addition, this new driver adds a multi-GPU profile for PREY, fixes some minor graphics corruption in some game maps in Forza Horizon 3, and fixes a crash when using Hybrid Graphics system configurations and windowed game mode in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here are the full release notes for the AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.1:

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.1 Highlights

Support For

    • Prey®
      • Up to 4.7% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.4(1)
      • Multi GPU profile support

Fixed Issues

    • Fixed an issue that may sometimes cause the error message “1603” during uninstall.
    • Radeon Settings may sometimes fail to update through the auto Radeon Software update feature.
    • Forza Horizon 3™ may experience minor graphics corruption in some game maps
    • Sid Meier’s Civilization™ VI may experience an application crash when using Hybrid Graphics system configurations and windowed game mode
    • Radeon WattMan may fail to apply settings on some Radeon R9 390 series graphics products.
    • Added switchable graphics support for Unigine™ Superposition for XConnect and Hybrid Graphics.

Known Issues

    • The Display feature in Radeon Settings “GPU Scaling” may not function for some games.
    • Radeon Settings may crash on switching Windows® user after toggling AMD CrossFire™ technology mode.
    • A small amount of apps may still experience issues with Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSync™ technology if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background.
    • Counter-Strike™: Global Offensive and World of Warcraft™ may experience flickering or performance issues the first time the game is launched on a system boot with AMD FreeSync™ technology enabled. Workarounds include exiting and restarting the application or task switching (alt+tab) in and out of the game to fix the issue.

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