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What's New:

Support For

  • Windows May 2020 Update
  • AMD Link
    • Brand new AMD Link Xinput Emulation driver (AMDXE), which will improve compatibility with current and future games. This gets installed the first time game streaming starts with AMD Link and will appear as a new Xbox 360 controller in Device Manager.

Fixed Issues

  • Radeon Software may experience a crash or hang on Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
  • On a limited number of displays, launching a game may lead to an intermittent black screen that requires a system reboot to resolve.
  • Fixed an issue where AMD Link may experience random or intermittent disconnects.
  • When performing a task switch, Destiny2 may experience an application hang or black screen.
  • Overwatch may experience an intermittent crash or black screen when joining a match.
  • Incorrect memory clocks may be reported in performance metrics overlay on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.
  • Some Hybrid Graphics system configurations with Radeon RX 5500 series graphics products may experience a blue screen on driver installation.
  • High memory usage may be experienced when Instant Replay and Desktop Recording is enabled on a system and a display on the system has timed out or gone to sleep.
  • A TDR or black screen may occur when running the Vulkan test from Geekbench 5.
  • Hitching may be observed in League of Legends on some system configurations after performing a task switch.
  • Sniper Elite 4 may minimize when invoking Radeon Software’s overlay.
  • The standard profile in Radeon Software may become applied when the gaming profile is clicked on numerous times in quick succession.
  • Lighting corruption may be seen when moving your mouse in Grand Theft Auto™5 with Radeon Boost enabled.
  • Texture corruption may be seen in the bottom right corner of the screen when moving your mouse in Shadow of the Tomb Raider™ with Radeon Boost enabled.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 may fail to launch in some Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
  • Memory Tuning may fail to apply on AMD Radeon VII graphics products.
  • “Unable to get requirements” error message may sometimes be displayed in the Upgrade Advisor tab.
  • GPU metrics may sometimes fail to load in the performance tab of Radeon Software.
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Control may experience application hangs when launched with Radeon Anti-Lag enabled.

Known Issues

  • Radeon RX Vega Series and Radeon VII graphics products may experience performance drops when Performance Metrics Overlay is open while a game is running.
  • Some game titles may experience hitching when Instant Replay is enabled on Radeon RX 5000 series system configurations.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Using Edge web browser to playback video content with a multi display system configuration may cause a system hang or crash after extended periods of use.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay and Radeon WattMan incorrectly report higher than expected idle clock speeds on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products. Performance and power consumption are not impacted by this incorrect reporting.
  • Some games may exhibit stutter intermittently during gameplay on Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products.
  • Radeon RX Vega series graphics products may experience a system crash or TDR when performing multiple task switches using Alt+Tab.
  • Desktop or In-game corruption may occur intermittently when HDR is enabled.
  • Some users may still experience black screen or system hang issues during extended periods of gameplay. AMD will continue to monitor and investigate reports of these issues closely.

Important Notes

  • AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics FAQ for Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition can be found here.

Package Contents

  • The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.5.1 installation package contains the following:
  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.10.17.01 Driver Version 20.10 (Windows Driver Store Version 27.20.1017.1011)

Note: This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

Note to 32-bit Windows users: AMD has discontinued support for 32-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows 10. Users are required to upgrade to a 64-bit system should they wish to use the most up-to-date drivers available.

Note to Windows 8 users: Beginning with driver version 17.7.2, AMD will not be releasing newer drivers for Windows 8.

Radeon Product Compatibility

Note: AMD Radeon R9 Fury, Radeon Pro Duo, Radeon RX 400 Series, Radeon RX 500 Series and Radeon RX Vega Series graphics are only supported by Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition on Windows 7/10 64-bit.

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility ​

  • AMD Radeon RX 5700 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 5500 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 500
  • AMD Radeon 500X Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon VII
  • AMD Radeon Pro Duo
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R7 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 8500 - HD 8900 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 Nano Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 7700 - HD 7900 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 500 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon Pro Duo
  • AMD Radeon R7 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 Nano Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R5 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

Mobility Radeon 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 8500M - HD 8900M Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon R9 M200 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 7700M - HD 7900M Series Graphics

AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

AMD APU products 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). AMD’s 7th Generation APU products Radeon Graphics are only supported by AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition on Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit) and Windows 10 (64-bit)​.

​AMD APU Product Family Compatibility

  • AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon R4, R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
  • AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, or R8 Graphics
  • AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon R5 or R7 Graphics
  • AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon R5, R6, or R7 Graphics
  • AMD Athlon Series APUs with Radeon R3 Graphics
  • AMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon R7 Graphics
  • AMD Sempron Series APUs with Radeon R3 Graphics
  • AMD E-Series APUs with Radeon R2 Graphics
  • AMD Radeon HD 8180 - HD 8400 Series Graphics

Compatible Operating Systems:

Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition is designed to support the following Microsoft Windows platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

  • Windows 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)

Notes:

  • This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support. When installing Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Editionfor the Windows operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition. Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition requires Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to be installed.
  • AMD terminated support for Windows 8 32-bit. We have links version 17.1.2, which was the last version for Windows 8 32-bit.

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