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AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 improves performance in F1 22, Overwatch & Fortnite

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 driver offers optimal performance in F1 22. Moreover, it fixes some performance issues in Overwatch and Fortnite.

Going into more details, this new driver improves performance between 4-6% on AMD’s latest GPUs. Additionally, it resolves some performance drops in Fortnite when playing with Multithreaded Rendering and DirectX 11. Furthermore, it some stuttering issues that could occur in Overwatch with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon RX 6700 XT.

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

AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 Driver Release Notes

Highlights
  • Support for F1 2022™
    • Up to 5% increase in performance in F1 2022 @ 4k Ultra High settings, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 on the Radeon™ RX 6950 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.2 RS-486
    • Up to 4% increase in performance in F1 2022 @ 4k Ultra High settings, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 on the Radeon™ RX 6800 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.2 RS-487
    • Up to 6% increase in performance in F1 2022 @ 4k Ultra High settings, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 on the Radeon™ RX 6750 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.2 RS-488
Fixed Issues
  • Performance drop may be experienced while playing Fortnite™ with Multithreaded Rendering and DirectX® 11 API on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6900 XT.
  • Stuttering may be experienced while playing Overwatch™ with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.
  • Higher than expected CPU usage when Instant Replay is enabled on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6900 XT.
  • Fan Tuning option may be missing on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 590.

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