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Over the last few years, AMD has made big changes to its Radeon Software control panel on an almost yearly cadence. This time around it's been a little longer than that, as those updates typically launch around the end of the year, though this specific roll-out was extended to April. What has AMD's Radeon team been up to all this time? We got an early look at the drivers that are shipping today in order to get a feel for what's improved and what's new. Let's take a look together... AMD's New Radeon Software Installer One of the nicer, yet more unexpected, features of the new Radeon Software is the installer itself. One of the frustrating things about graphics drivers is just how big the installer... Read more...
  If you own an AMD Radeon graphics card, we’ve got some good news to hand down to you to today. AMD has announced the arrival of Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.7.2, which brings with it a number of new features that will help make your gaming experience even more immersive. One of the headlining features is the arrival of Enhanced Sync, which enables VSync (reducing tearing artifacts) while at the same time providing an unlocked frame rate. In addition, latency than can oftentimes be introduced with technologies like VSync are reduced. When the frame rate for a given game drops below your monitor’s refresh rate, Enhanced Sync can disable VSync, reducing the appearance of fun-sapping... Read more...
You have to tip your hat to early adopters of new technology, both on the hardware side and when it comes to software. They're the ones living on the bleeding edge and discovering flaws that will be fixed in time for everyone else to jump on board. Case in point, some AMD graphics card owners are reporting fan issues after installing the company's new Radeon Software Crimson Edition, and a hotfix is on the way. Radeon Software is the newfangled replacement for AMD's Catalyst Control Center. It kicks off with Crimson Edition, which introduces a revamped interface with lots of goodies, but apparently it contains a bug. Some users who have installed the software report that Crimson is throttling... Read more...