Category: radeon

16.7.3 CRIMSON

ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.7.3 was released on July 27, 2016 for WIndows Vista, Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixed RX 480 performance for Rise of the Tomb Raider FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 DX11 and …

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AMD ROADMAP: VEGA & NAVI

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AMD has recently shipped their Polaris 10 GPU as the RX 480 which is now starring to become more widely available. Starting next year AMD is expected to deliver the Vega GPU which will be more powerful than the Polaris which is a mid range gaming product. The smaller Polaris 11 is aimed at mobile …

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SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RADEON RX 480

The Sapphire Nitro+ RX 480 is an enthusiast video card for high performance gaming. The new Polaris 10 is the first generation of new 14nm FinFet video cards from AMD. The 8GB version of this card launched at $269, 14nm FinFet Polaris 10 GCN 4th gen 2304 stream processors 1342 MHz 8GB GDDR5 2000 MHz …

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16.7.2 CRIMSON

ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.7.2 was released on July 8, 2016 for WIndows Vista, Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. Fixed RX 480 motherboard power issue FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 DX11 and Mantle games showing …

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16.7.1 CRIMSON

ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2

The AMD Radeon Crimson 16.7.1 was released on July 6, 2016 for WIndows Vista, Windows 7, WIndows 8 and Windows 10. We are now testing drivers with the Asus HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 which uses the AMD Pitcairn GPU and its GCN architecture. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE AMD Gaming Evolved Use MSI Afterburner which is more stable for OSD …

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AMD RADEON R5 300 & 400 SERIES

The AMD Radeon R5 300 series and 400 series are OEM products. There are not generally sold to retail board makers. R5 330 R5 340 R5 430 R5 435 Feature Size 28nm 28nm 28nm 28nm GPU Hainan Oland Oland Hainan Die Size 90mm² 90mm² 90mm² 90mm Unified Shaders 320 384 384 384² TMUs 20 24 …

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AMD RADEON R5 430

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The AMD Radeon R5 430 is an OEM graphics solution for entry level machines. This card is not sold in retail channels however we have seen the AMD Radeon R5 430 for sale on Ebay and other used hardware sites. Typically used cards are sold by OEM branding such as HP R5 430, Lenovo R5 …

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AMD RADEON R5 435

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The AMD Radeon R5 435 is an OEM graphics solution for entry level machines. This card is not sold in retail channels however we have seen the AMD Radeon R5 435 for sale on Ebay and other used hardware sites. Typically used cards are sold by OEM branding such as HP R5 435, Lenovo R5 …

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16.5.1 CRIMSON

The Radeon 16.4.2 Crimson driver was released April 26, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. AMD Evolved now has recording capability for those who want to capture game play. Forza Motorsport 6: Apex 27% faster on R9 Fury X cards FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME …

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16.4.2 CRIMSON

The Radeon 16.4.2 Crimson driver was released April 26, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. AMD Evolved now has recording capability for those who want to capture game play. The Division™ may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode. DOTA2™ toggling between borderless …

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16.4.1 CRIMSON HOTFIX

The Radeon 16.4.1 Crimson driver was released April 3, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. AMD Evolved now has recording capability for those who want to capture game play. Hitman is fixed for DX11 mode. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Ashes of the Singularity …

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13.3.2 CRIMSON

The Radeon 16.3.2 Crimson driver was released March 27, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. AMD Evolved now has recording capability for those who want to capture game play. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Ashes of the Singularity DirectFlip (WDDM 1.2) is not implemented …

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16.3.0 CRIMSON

The Radeon 16.3 Crimson driver was released March 8, 2016. AMD has been slow to fix problems suggesting they need lots more developers working on their drivers. When installing AMD drivers, make sure you do not install the AMD Gaming Evolved app. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Ashes of the Singularity DirectFlip (WDDM 1.2) is not …

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HDCP 2.2

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) has been used (most commonly, over HDMI links) to protect the path between the player and display from unauthorized access. Unfortunately, the version of HDCP used to protect HD Blu-Ray content was compromised quite some time back. Content owners decided that 4K content would require an updated protection mechanism, and …

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AMD FUEL SERVICE

The AMD Fuel Service is a Windows System Service that manages the CPU and GPU throttles to provide power savings. “fuel.service.exe” is the program file name. It runs as a system service. Disabling this will run the CPU and GPU at maximum clocks continually. This interfaces with the BIOS and VBIOS to operate the AMD Cool …

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