AMD just recently released the Radeon Software Adrenaline 21.12.1 software and driver suite. The update provided day zero support and optimizations for several recently released and updated game titles, including Halo Infinite, Fortnite and Icarus alongside several fixes and stability improvements.

According to the update, gamers owning the Radeon RX 6700 XT, Radeon RX 6800 XT and Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics cards could enjoy up to a 19 percent performance increase in Halo Infinite at 4K resolution with Ultra settings compared to the previously released 21.11.3 driver.

You may read the driver notes below and can download the latest driver here.

Support For

  • Halo Infinite™
    • Up to 17% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-434
    • Up to 19% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-435
    • Up to 16% increase in performance in Halo Infinite @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.12.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.11.3.RS-436
  • Fortnite™
  • Icarus™
  • Blender 3.0™ on Radeon™ RX 6000 series Graphics.

Fixed Issues

  • While running SteamVR Home on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ VII Graphics, some users may experience a crash.
  • During Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy™ gameplay, some users may experience driver timeouts on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 5500 XT Graphics.
  • While playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ with multiple displays connected in extended mode, Radeon™ Software may become unresponsive when the user is in the lobby and attempts to open Radeon Software on the secondary display via the context menu.
  • Visual corruption may be observed on a vehicle’s logo or license plate number while playing Forza Horizon 5™ on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 500 series Graphics.

Known Issues

  • After upgrading to the latest Radeon™ Software, the Power Tuning component of a saved tuning profile may not load correctly when a user imports a previously saved tuning profile.
  • 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.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.

Important Notes

  • Users may observe visual artifacts while playing Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 6800M Graphics. AMD is working with the game developers to resolve this issue.

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