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Updated Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Brings Support For AMD Raven Ridge APUs

AMD rolled out its 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs and APUs last month with great critical reception and now the company has rolled out Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition for its Raven Ridge APUs.

The Q2 Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition drivers bring features such as ReLive and the Radeon overlay to Vega powered Raven Ridge APUs and also resolves issues such as increased load times in Destiny 2 and more.

Support For

  • Support for Windows®10 April 2018 Update
  • Support for AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics

Resolved Issues

  • Destiny™2 may experience increasing load time durations when the game is run for extended periods of time.
  • Tearing may be observed in some borderless fullscreen games on Radeon FreeSync enabled displays when Radeon Software performance metrics is enabled.
  • Radeon ReLive streaming or uploading of videos to Facebook™ may intermittently fail.

While the Q2 Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition driver fixes somes issues but also introduces some issues too. You can check out full patch notes here.

In related news, AMD has confirmed that it is working on Zen 5 architecture. This is according to lead Zen architect Mike Clark who confirmed that he is working on Zen 5 mico-architecture while talking about AMD’s successful Ryzen processor family.

However, the upcoming Zen 5 architecture might skip the 5 nm altogether and will be based on 3nm process.

According to CEO of GlobalFoundries, he doesn’t think that 5 nm is going to be enough for the company to invest in it and 3 nm process will be required to get “full performance”. However, he didn’t confirm that the company will indeed skip the 5 nm in favor of 3 nm process.

As for its 7 nm Zen CPUs, AMD has confirmed 7nm+ Zen CPUs And next-gen GPUs for 2020 release.