AMD Radeon Crimson 16.3 Hotfix mit XConnect-Support für externe Grafikkarten

AMD hat aber­mals einen neu­en Hot­fix für sei­ne Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on ver­öf­fent­licht. Der Begriff “Hot­fix” ist dabei wie “Beta-Trei­ber” zu ver­ste­hen, denn er ist ohne bereits vor­han­de­ne Instal­la­ti­on ein­spiel­bar. Fol­gen­de Ver­bes­se­run­gen wur­den gegen­über dem letz­ten Hot­fix-Trei­ber ein­ge­ar­bei­tet:

Updated Cross­fire Pro­files avail­ab­le for
Hit­man™, The Park

Sup­port for​
Hit­man™, Per­for­mance and Qua­li­ty impro­ve­ments for​ Rise of the Tomb Raider™(2)
​Up to 16% on AMD Rade­on™ R9 Fury X Series vs AMD Rade­on™ Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.2.

​Gears of War Ulti­ma­te Edition(3)
Up to 60% on AMD Rade­on™ R9 Fury X series vs AMD Rade­on™ Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.2.1
Up to 44% on AMD Rade­on™ R9 380 series vs AMD Rade­on™ Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.2.1

​Vul­kan™ Sup­port(1): Vul­kan™ is the suc­ces­sor to OpenGL and a descen­dant of AMD’s Mant­le. Vul­kan™ is a power­ful “low-over­head” gra­phics API that gives soft­ware deve­lo­pers deep con­trol over the per­for­mance, effi­ci­en­cy, and capa­bi­li­ties of Rade­on™ GPUs and mul­ti-core CPUs. More infor­ma­ti­on on Vul­kan™ can be found at https://www.khronos.org/vulkan/.

Per-Game Dis­play Sca­ling: A new fea­ture intro­du­ced in Rade­on™ Set­tings that allows per game Dis­play Sca­ling to be set wit­hin the Rade­on™ Set­tings Gaming tab under “Pro­fi­le Opti­ons”.

Lan­guage Menu: A new fea­ture intro­du­ced in Rade­on™ Set­tings that allows the end user to select their pre­fer­red lan­guage from a drop down menu under the “Pre­fe­ren­ces -> Lan­guage” tab.

Two Dis­play Eye­fi­ni­ty: Two Dis­play Eye­fi­ni­ty is now an avail­ab­le opti­on under the Eye­fi­ni­ty tab in Rade­on™ Set­tings.

AMD Cross­fire™ Sta­tus Indi­ca­tor: A new fea­ture in Rade­on™ Set­tings that allows users to togg­le an AMD Cross­fire™ sta­tus indi­ca­tor on their screen when run­ning in AMD Cross­fire™ mode.
Updated Soci­al Links: New Soci­al links are now avail­ab­le for Rade­on™ Set­tings home page and have also updated based on geo­gra­phi­cal regi­on.​

Power Effi­ci­en­cy Togg­le: A new fea­ture intro­du­ced in the Rade­on™ Set­tings Gaming tab for select AMD Rade­on™ 300 series and AMD Rade­on™ Fury X avail­ab­le under “Glo­bal Opti­ons”. This allows the user to dis­able some power effi­ci­en­cy opti­mi­za­ti­ons.

AMD XCon­nect™ tech­no­lo­gy: This dri­ver pro­vi­des initi­al sup­port for exter­nal GPU enclo­sures con­fi­gu­red with Rade­on™ R9 300 Series GPUs are now sup­por­ted over Thun­der­bolt™ 3 (USB-C) con­nec­tions. AMD XCon­nect™ tech­no­lo­gy addi­tio­nal­ly pro­vi­des plug’n’play sup­port and an inte­gra­ted manage­ment inter­face. Base sys­tem must have BIOS sup­port for exter­nal GPUs (e.g. Razer Bla­de Ste­alth).

Resol­ved Issu­es
Core clocks may not main­tain sustai­ned clock speeds resul­ting in chop­py per­for­mance and or screen cor­rup­ti­on (Fixed with new Power Effi­ci­en­cy fea­ture togg­led to off)
Gears of War Ulti­ma­te Edi­ti­on — Ran­dom free­zes may be expe­ri­en­ced during game­play
Ashes of the Sin­gu­la­ri­ty 2.0 Bench­mark now sup­ports Direc­t­Flip
XCOM 2 fli­cke­ring tex­tures may be expe­ri­en­ced at various game loca­ti­ons
Rise of the Tomb Rai­der™ — The game may ran­dom­ly crash on launch if Tes­sel­la­ti­on is enab­led

Known Issu­es
A few game tit­les may fail to launch or crash if the Gaming Evol­ved over­lay is enab­led. A tem­pora­ry work­around is to dis­able the AMD Gaming Evol­ved “In Game Over­lay”
Instal­ling via com­mand line may not work for some users. As a work­around plea­se use the default GUI instal­ler
League of Legends may expe­ri­ence some gra­phi­cal cor­rup­ti­on on cha­rac­ters death ani­ma­ti­on in AMD Cross­fire™ mode
Rift may expe­ri­ence a hang when play­ing with FRTC and V-Sync enab­led. As a work around users are sug­gested to dis­able V-Sync
Plants vs Zom­bies: Gar­den War­fa­re 2 may expe­ri­ence some fli­cke­ring in AMD Cross­fire™ mode
Rise of the Tomb Rai­der may expe­ri­ence gra­phi­cal cor­rup­ti­on in some cine­ma­tics
The Divi­si­on may expe­ri­ence fli­cke­ring in AMD Cross­fire™ mode
Star Wars Battle­front users may expe­ri­ence fli­cker in AMD Cross­fire™ mode on batt­le and tuto­ri­al loa­ding screens
Star Wars Battle­front users may expe­ri­ence ground tex­tu­re issu­es in cer­tain loca­ti­ons on Sur­vi­val Hoth mis­si­ons
Packa­ge Con­tents

The AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver con­tains the fol­lo­wing:
AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver Ver­si­on 16.15
The AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver can be down­loa­ded from the fol­lo­wing links:
AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver for Win­dows® 10, Win­dows 8.1 & Win­dows 7 64-bit
AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver for Win­dows® 10, Win­dows 8.1 & Win­dows 7 32-bit
Instal­ling the AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver

For detail­ed inst­ruc­tions on how to cor­rec­t­ly unin­stall or install the AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on Dri­vers, plea­se refer to the fol­lo­wing sup­port resour­ces:
How-To Unin­stall AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on Dri­vers from a Win­dows® Based Sys­tem
How-To Install AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on Dri­vers on a Win­dows® Based Sys­tem

NOTE:
This dri­ver is not inten­ded for use on AMD pro­duc­ts run­ning in Apple Boot Camp plat­forms. Users of the­se plat­forms should con­tact their sys­tem manu­fac­tu­rer for dri­ver sup­port.
When instal­ling the AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver for the Win­dows® ope­ra­ting sys­tem, the user must be log­ged on as Admi­nis­tra­tor, or have Admi­nis­tra­tor rights to com­ple­te the instal­la­ti­on of the AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver.
The AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver requi­res Win­dows 7 Ser­vice Pack 1 to be instal­led.

Für fol­gen­de AMD-Pro­duk­te kann der Trei­ber ver­wen­det wer­den:

The AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver is com­pa­ti­ble with the fol­lo­wing AMD pro­duc­ts.

AMD Desk­top Pro­duct Fami­ly Com­pa­ti­bi­li­ty ​
AMD Rade­on™ R9 Fury Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R7 300 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R9 Nano Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R7 200 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R9 300 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ HD 8500 — HD 8900 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R9 200 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ HD 7700 — HD 7900 Series Gra­phics

AMD APU Pro­duct Fami­ly Com­pa­ti­bi­li­ty
AMD APU series code­na­med “Kave­ri”, “Goda­va­ri” and “Car­ri­zo” are only sup­por­ted by AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on on Win­dows® 7 (32 & 64-bit), Win­dows® 8.1 (64-bit) and Win­dows® 10 (64-bit).
The fol­lo­wing “Car­ri­zo” series pro­duc­ts are not sup­por­ted with the AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 dri­ver — PRO A12-8800B, PRO A10-8700B, PRO A8-8600B, PRO A6-8500B, A8-7410, A6-7310 and A4-7210.

AMD APU Pro­duct Fami­ly Com­pa­ti­bi­li­ty ​
Desk­top Mobi­le
AMD A-Series APUs with Rade­on™ R4, R5, R6, or R7 Gra­phics, AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Rade­on™ R5, R6, or R7 Gra­phics, AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Rade­on™ R5 or R7 Gra­phics, AMD FX-Series APUs with Rade­on™ R7 Gra­phics, AMD Ath­lon™ Series APUs with Rade­on™ R3 Gra­phics AMD E-Series APUs with Rade­on™ R2 Gra­phics, AMD Sem­pron™ Series APUs with Rade­on™ R3 Gra­phics AMD Rade­on™ HD 8180 — HD 8400 Series Gra­phics, AMD A-Series APUs with Rade­on™ R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Gra­phics

AMD Mobi­li­ty Rade­on™ Fami­ly Com­pa­ti­bi­li­ty
AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver is a note­book refe­rence gra­phics dri­ver with limi­ted sup­port for sys­tem ven­dor spe­ci­fic fea­tures.
AMD Mobi­li­ty Pro­duct Fami­ly Com­pa­ti­bi­li­ty ​
AMD Rade­on™ R9 M300 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R7 M200 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R7 M300 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R5 M200 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R5 M300 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ HD 8500MHD 8900M Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ R9 M200 Series Gra­phics, AMD Rade­on™ HD 7700MHD 7900M Series Gra­phics

Com­pa­ti­ble Ope­ra­ting Sys­tems
AMD Rade­on Soft­ware Crim­son Edi­ti­on 16.3 Dri­ver is desi­gned to sup­port the fol­lo­wing Micro­soft® Win­dows® plat­forms:
Win­dows® 10 (32 & 64-bit ver­si­on)
Win­dows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit ver­si­on)
Win­dows 7 (32 & 64-bit ver­si­on with SP1 or hig­her)

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