A new set of AMD Crimson ReLive drivers (17.8.1) are out now, providing pre-emptive support for Quake Champions. That game comes to Early Access tomorrow (22 August). 17.8.1 also support last week’s release Agents of Mayhem.

    In addition, they should provide the latest support for AMD’s new Vega GPUs (if you can actually get hold of one). The list of fixes includes (for the second time) mention of Tekken 7 on 380 series cards. Hopefully the Chapter 13 crash really has been fixed this time.

    Other notable fixes include GTA V (occasional application crashes), and Forza Horizon 3’s long load times on AMD hardware. You can read the full summary of changes below.

    Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.8.1 Highlights

    Support For

    Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics
    Quake™ Champions Early Access
    Agents of Mayhem

    Fixed Issues

    Some protected content applications may experience an HDCP error code while playing Blu-ray content.
    A limited number of HDR enabled TV’s may experience intermittent HDMI signal loss.
    Grand Theft Auto V may experience an intermittent application crash.
    With Enhanced Sync enabled Video playback on desktop or YouTube playback in Google Chrome may cause tearing choppy playback.
    Forza Horizon 3 may experience long or extended load times.
    FreeSync displays may experience stuttering when watching fullscreen video content.
    FreeSync brightness or flickering issues have been resolved on a small amount of Samsung FreeSync enabled displays that may have been experiencing issues.
    Tekken™ 7 may experience a crash (Chapter 13) on some Radeon RX 380 Series graphics products.

    Known Issues

    GPU Scaling may fail to work on some DirectX®11 applications.
    Radeon WattMan may not reach applied overclock states on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products or may cause mouse stuttering when left running in the background.
    Windows Media Player may experience an application hang during video playback if Radeon ReLive is actively recording desktop.
    Secondary displays may show corruption or green screen when the display/system enters sleep or hibernate with content playing.
    Unable to create Eyefinity configurations through the Eyefinity Advanced Setup option.
    The “Reset” option in Radeon Settings Gaming tab may enable the “HBCC Memory Segment” feature instead of setting it to the default disabled state.
    After resuming from sleep and playing back video content the system may become unresponsive on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
    Bezel compensation in mixed mode Eyefinity cannot be applied.

    Peter Parrish

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