AMD Crimson 16.3.2 for Radeon GPUs Released




AMD Crimson graphics driver logo

Like NVIDIA yesterday, AMD has released a new version of Crimson, the graphics driver for all Radeon GPUs. Crimson 16.3.2 comes with the following changes:

​Support for:
Oculus Rift SDK v1.3
– HTC Vive

Updated Crossfire Profiles available for:
– Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
– Hitman

Crimson 16.3.2 Desktop Downloads

Crimson 16.3.2 Notebook Downloads


AMD Crimson software information

AMD Crimson 16.3.2 brings the same OpenGL 4.5 level than Crimson 15.12.

For Vulkan API here is the report from VK-Z for a Radeon HD 8500M (see this notebook) on Windows 10 64-bit:

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VK-Z 0.2.0
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Vulkan capabilities and extensions viewer
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Instance extensions: 4
– 1/ VK_KHR_swapchain (spec version: 0.0.67)
– 2/ VK_KHR_surface (spec version: 0.0.25)
– 3/ VK_KHR_win32_surface (spec version: 0.0.5)
– 4/ VK_EXT_debug_report (spec version: 0.0.1)

# Vulkan devices: 1

[ Device 1 ]————————————–
– Device name: AMD Radeon (TM) HD 8500M/8700M
– DeviceID: 1002-6601
– Raw driver version: 36864
Vulkan API version: 1.0.3
– Device type: VK_PHYSICAL_DEVICE_TYPE_DISCRETE_GPU
– Memory heap count: 3
heap 0 – size: 768 MB
heap 1 – size: 256 MB
heap 2 – size: 1734 MB
– Device extensions: 1
1/ VK_KHR_swapchain (spec version: 0.0.67)
– Device limits:
maxImageDimension1D: 16384
maxImageDimension2D: 16384
maxImageDimension3D: 8192
maxImageDimensionCube: 16384
maxImageArrayLayers: 2048
maxTexelBufferElements: 4294967295
maxUniformBufferRange: 4294967295
maxStorageBufferRange: 4294967295
maxPushConstantsSize: 128
maxMemoryAllocationCount: 4096
maxSamplerAllocationCount: 1048576
bufferImageGranularity: 1
sparseAddressSpaceSize: 68719476735
maxBoundDescriptorSets: 32
maxPerStageDescriptorSamplers: 4294967295
maxPerStageDescriptorUniformBuffers: 4294967295
maxPerStageDescriptorSampledImages: 4294967295
maxPerStageDescriptorStorageImages: 4294967295
maxPerStageDescriptorInputAttachments: 4294967295
maxPerStageResources: 4294967295
maxDescriptorSetSamplers: 4294967295
maxDescriptorSetUniformBuffers: 4294967295
maxDescriptorSetUniformBuffersDynamic: 8
maxDescriptorSetStorageBuffers: 4294967295
maxDescriptorSetStorageBuffersDynamic: 8
maxDescriptorSetSampledImages: 4294967295
maxDescriptorSetStorageImages: 4294967295
maxDescriptorSetInputAttachments: 4294967295
maxVertexInputAttributes: 4294967295
maxVertexInputBindings: 32
maxVertexInputAttributeOffset: 4294967295
maxVertexInputBindingStride: 16383
maxVertexOutputComponents: 128
maxTessellationGenerationLevel: 64
maxTessellationPatchSize: 32
maxTessellationControlPerVertexInputComponents: 128
maxTessellationControlPerVertexOutputComponents: 128
maxTessellationControlPerPatchOutputComponents: 120
maxTessellationControlTotalOutputComponents: 4096
maxTessellationEvaluationInputComponents: 128
maxTessellationEvaluationOutputComponents: 128
maxGeometryShaderInvocations: 127
maxGeometryInputComponents: 128
maxGeometryOutputComponents: 128
maxGeometryOutputVertices: 1024
maxGeometryTotalOutputComponents: 16384
maxFragmentInputComponents: 64
maxFragmentOutputAttachments: 8
maxFragmentDualSrcAttachments: 1
maxFragmentCombinedOutputResources: 4294967295
maxComputeSharedMemorySize: 32768
maxComputeWorkGroupCount: [65535; 65535; 65535]
maxComputeWorkGroupInvocations: 256
maxComputeWorkGroupSize: [256; 256; 256]
subPixelPrecisionBits: 8
subTexelPrecisionBits: 8
mipmapPrecisionBits: 8
maxDrawIndexedIndexValue: 4294967295
maxDrawIndirectCount: 4294967295
maxSamplerLodBias: 15.996094
maxSamplerAnisotropy: 16.000000
maxViewports: 16
maxViewportDimensions: [16384; 16384]
viewportBoundsRange: [-16384.000000 ; 16383.000000]
viewportSubPixelBits: 8
minMemoryMapAlignment: 64
minTexelBufferOffsetAlignment: 1
minUniformBufferOffsetAlignment: 16
minStorageBufferOffsetAlignment: 4
minTexelOffset: 4294967232
maxTexelOffset: 63
minTexelGatherOffset: 4294967264
maxTexelGatherOffset: 31
minInterpolationOffset: -2.000000
maxInterpolationOffset: 2.000000
subPixelInterpolationOffsetBits: 8
maxFramebufferWidth: 16384
maxFramebufferHeight: 16384
maxFramebufferLayers: 2048
framebufferColorSampleCounts: 15
framebufferDepthSampleCounts: 15
framebufferStencilSampleCounts: 15
framebufferNoAttachmentsSampleCounts: 15
maxColorAttachments: 8
sampledImageColorSampleCounts: 15
sampledImageIntegerSampleCounts: 15
sampledImageDepthSampleCounts: 15
sampledImageStencilSampleCounts: 15
storageImageSampleCounts: 15
maxSampleMaskWords: 1
timestampComputeAndGraphics: 1
timestampPeriod: 37.037037
maxClipDistances: 8
maxCullDistances: 8
maxCombinedClipAndCullDistances: 8
discreteQueuePriorities: 2
pointSizeRange: [0.000000 ; 8191.875000]
lineWidthRange: [0.000000 ; 8191.875000]
pointSizeGranularity: 0.125000
lineWidthGranularity: 0.125000
strictLines: 0
standardSampleLocations: 1
optimalBufferCopyOffsetAlignment: 1
optimalBufferCopyRowPitchAlignment: 1
nonCoherentAtomSize: 128



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