AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 released (Windows 11 Support) – Updated: v21.10.2


AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Graphics Driver

 
AMD has published a graphics driver for Radeon-based graphics cards on Windows 10 and Windows 11. Adrenalin 21.10.1 brings the following changes:

Support For
– Microsoft Windows 11 Operating System
– Far Cry 6: up to 10% increase in performance in Far Cry 6 @ 1080p Ultra Settings with raytracing enabled, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2, up to 12% increase in performance in Far Cry 6 @ 4K Medium Settings, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 16 GB Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2, up to 13% increase in performance in Far Cry 6 @ 1440p Medium Settings with raytracing enabled, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 8 GB Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2.
– Battlefield 2042 (Open Beta)
– Naraka: Bladepoint
– PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
– DirectX 12: up to 11% increase in performance in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds @ 4K Ultra Settings with DX12, using Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.10.1 on the 16 GB Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.9.2.

Fixed Issues
– Playing Horizon Zero Dawn for an extended period may lead to driver timeouts or game crash on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6700 XT.
– Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing a game & streaming a video simultaneously on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 500 Series Graphics.
– Some users may experience high idle memory clock speed values when two or more monitors are connected to their system.
– Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing The Medium on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 6700 XT.
– On full GPU load, Radeon Software may incorrectly display higher than actual GPU power consumption values.
– While playing Wreckfest or Arma 3, image corruption may be experienced when viewing foliage.

 

Update (2021.10.13): Adrenalin 21.10.2

Support For
– Back 4 Blood
– The Riftbreaker

Fixed Issues
– Driver timeouts or black screens may be experienced while playing Assassin’s Creed Origins on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon RX 580 Graphics.
– Some users may experience a game freeze when they attempt to launch Dota 2 using OpenGL.
– Open Broadcaster Software may continue to run in the background after a user ends a recording session and closes the application.

 

Radeon Software Adrenalin Downloads

 

Quick driver information

Adrenalin 21.10.1

AMD Adrenalin 2020 Edition - Software information

AMD Adrenalin 2020 Edition - GPU Caps Viewer + Radeon RX 6800 XT

Adrenalin 21.10.2

AMD Adrenalin 2020 Edition - GPU Caps Viewer + Radeon RX 6800 XT

 

OpenGL support

Adrenalin 21.10.1

Adrenalin 21.10.1 exposes OpenGL 4.6 and 330 extensions for a Radeon RX 6800 XT. This support is similar to Adrenalin 21.5.2.

- GL_VENDOR: ATI Technologies Inc.
- GL_RENDERER: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
- GL_VERSION: 4.6.14761 Compatibility Profile/Debug Context 21.10.1 30.0.13025.1000
- GL_SHADING_LANGUAGE_VERSION: 4.60
- OpenGL Extensions: 330 extensions (GL=305 and WGL=25)

Adrenalin 21.10.2

Adrenalin 21.10.2 exposes the same OpenGL 4.6 support than v21.10.1.

- GL_VENDOR: ATI Technologies Inc.
- GL_RENDERER: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
- GL_VERSION: 4.6.14761 Compatibility Profile/Debug Context 21.10.2 30.0.13025.5005
- GL_SHADING_LANGUAGE_VERSION: 4.60
- OpenGL Extensions: 330 extensions (GL=305 and WGL=25)

 

Vulkan support

Adrenalin 21.10.1

Adrenalin 21.10.1 exposes Vulkan 1.2.188 API for a Radeon RX 6800 XT on Windows 10. This support is similar to previous Adrenalin 21.9.2.

 - name: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
 - deviceID: 1002-73BF (4098-29631)
 - API version (raw): 4202684
 - API version: 1.2.188
 - # of extensions: 128
 - VK_KHR_driver_properties
  -> driverName: AMD proprietary driver
  -> driverID: VK_DRIVER_ID_AMD_PROPRIETARY_KHR
  -> driverInfo: 21.10.1
  -> conformanceVersion: 1.2.2.5

Adrenalin 21.10.2

Adrenalin 21.10.2 exposes the same Vulkan 1.2.188 support than v21.10.1.

 - name: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
 - deviceID: 1002-73BF (4098-29631)
 - API version (raw): 4202684
 - API version: 1.2.188
 - # of extensions: 128
 - VK_KHR_driver_properties
  -> driverName: AMD proprietary driver
  -> driverID: VK_DRIVER_ID_AMD_PROPRIETARY_KHR
  -> driverInfo: 21.10.2
  -> conformanceVersion: 1.2.2.5




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