AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.8.2 released, optimized for Destiny 2 beta & F1 2017

Alongside NVIDIA, AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.8.2 is optimized for the PC open beta of Destiny 2, as well as the early access build of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS and F1 2017.

This driver also fixes some random corruption issues that could appear in Microsoft desktop productivity applications on Radeon RX Vega series graphics product, blank displays after installing/upgrading to a Radeon RX Vega Series graphics card, and a bug that could cause the “Reset” option in Radeon Settings Gaming tab to enable the “HBCC Memory Segment” feature instead of setting it to the default disabled state.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here are the release notes for the AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.8.2 driver:

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.8.2 Highlights

Support For

    • F1™ 2017
      • Up to 4% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.8.1(1)
    • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS™ Early Access
        • Up to 18% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.8.1(2)
    • Destiny™ 2 Beta

Fixed Issues

    • Display may blank or go black after install upgrade with Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products.
    • Random corruption may appear in Microsoft desktop productivity applications on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
    • The “Reset” option in Radeon Settings Gaming tab may enable the “HBCC Memory Segment” feature instead of setting it to the default disabled state.
    • Radeon WattMan may not reach applied overclock states on Radeon RX Vega series graphics.
    • Unable to create Eyefinity configurations through the Eyefinity Advanced Setup option.

Known Issues

    • Mouse stuttering may be observed on some Radeon RX graphics products when Radeon WattMan is open and running in the background or other third party GPU information polling apps are running in the background.
    •  GPU Scaling may fail to work on some DirectX®11 applications.
    • Windows Media Player may experience an application hang during video playback if Radeon ReLive is actively recording desktop.
    • Secondary displays may show corruption or green screen when the display/system enters sleep or hibernate with content playing.
    • After resuming from sleep and playing back video content the system may become unresponsive on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
    • Bezel compensation in mixed mode Eyefinity cannot be applied.

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