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If you're playing either of those titles you'll want to download the new AMD Crimson Driver 17.10.1 which introduces Radeon Chill profiles for both, in addition to a fix to a graphics issue in DiRT 4.
Nvidia has released a new set of GeForce drivers intended to bring the best gaming experience for Middle earth: Shadow of War, The Evil Within 2, and Forza Motorsport 7. They also include VR optimizations for ARKTIKA.1.
If you're looking to upgrade or buy a new graphics card today, don't mind all the testing, marginal fps gains, power consumption figures, or overclocking potential. TechSpot's Best Graphics Cards feature is written to get a simple question answered: Given a certain budget, which is the graphics card you should buy?
Hot off the heals Nvidia's GeForce new driver release last night, AMD is following suit with new Radeon Crimson drivers (17.8.2) with performance optimizations in Destiny 2, PU’s Battlegrounds, and F1 2017.
A new set of GeForce graphics drivers is out for gamers looking to optimize latest game releases including LawBreakers, ARK: Survival Evolved, Fortnite Early Access, Dark and Light, and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, as well as EVE: Valkyrie’s “Ultra” graphics update.
The latest Radeon Crimson driver hotfix (17.7.1) adds support for Radeon RX 460/470 mining cards and the RX 550/560 series. Other bug fixes include Tekken 7, FFXIV and Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.10 crashes. For complete release notes and download links go to our drivers section.
Unlike Nvidia or AMD, Intel is not known for releasing graphics drivers to coincide with new game releases, but this time they've paved the way for DiRT 4 and Tekken 7. The latest HD Graphics drivers come optimized for these two titles and also solves key issues in Battlefield 1, Star Wars Battlefront, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and others. Release notes and files download are available from our drivers section for Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 64-bit.
A new version of the Unreal Engine just got released (4.16) full of new features and improvements. As you may recall, UE is free for most to play with. The release notes are extensive, along with a cool video showcasing some of these: low-level clothing simulation, image-based (FFT) convolution for bloom, distance field lighting optimizations, games on Nintendo Switch, and physics simulation in VR mode.
If you're playing Prey, Battlezone, or Gears of War 4, this is for you. Nvidia's driver team, which works up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day one, has released this new set of drivers for the previously mentioned titles. Like all major Nvidia drivers, these have a WHQL certification and are available for Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7.
It's that time of the month again and just as one would expect AMD has a new hotfix ready. This one adds support for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III and there is a performance improvement of up to 7% on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.3.(RS-131).
If you installed the new Windows 10 Creators Update in your notebook and all of the often you're getting black screens while booting, this driver update is for you. Like with most hotfixes, these don't come with a WHQL certifications, but usually the same driver is release as a final version days later with zero o very little changes.
With most Windows 10 machines receiving the Creators Update this week, AMD has readied a new Radeon Hotfix driver with support for the OS' new Game Mode and high dynamic range (HDR) in anticipation of AMD FreeSync 2 monitors. Worth mentioning is also a fix that solves poor scaling in Multi GPU mode using DirectX11 in Battlefield 1.
Released today, Radeon Crimson Driver 17.3.3 offers a new Multi GPU profile for Mass Effect: Andromeda as well as solving a texture flickering issue that may be observed in the game. Like previous hotfix drivers this one is available for Windows 7 to 10. Earlier this week we posted our graphics benchmarks of Mass Effect: Andromeda, in case you missed them.
AMD's latest Radeon Crimson Hotfix driver release adds support for Mass Effect: Andromeda and as a bonus it improves performance up to 12% for the Radeon RX 480 8GB, when compared to the previous 17.3.1RS-112 drivers. AMD Optimized Tessellation Profile has also been added. Andromeda's official release date is March 21, but Xbox and PC gamers with early access can start playing now.