AMD Radeon Crimson Software Edition 16.5.1 Beta drivers were released recently. With this software, a number of graphics cards will get a boost in their performance. AMD also claims that Radeon Software Crimson Edition graphics software will offers excellent graphics performance, unique features and revamped functionality.
The exciting news for the gamers is here. The new drivers will address Forza Motorsport 6: Apex optimizations. With each release of Radeon Software, the stability and performance of the software increases. The company also mentioned that with AMD Radeon Crimson Software Edition 16.5.1 Beta, PC gamers will enjoy a spike of 27 percent over the previous version of drivers which were running on an R9 Fury X.
However, this software does come with few bugs which of course will be fixed and patches released. But till then there are workarounds available.
Below are some of the known issues of AMD Radeon Crimson Software Edition 16.5.1 Beta.
- For some games, there may be some issues and even fail to launch when the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is turned on.
- WORKAROUND: Turn off the AMD Gaming Evolved “In Game Overlay.”
- Some of the configurations might not feature HDMI Scaling, or the feature might get ignored by some apps.
- WORKAROUND: You can go to Radeon Settings/ Gaming > Global Options > the use the option to turn the AMD Crossfire technology on or off. However, this option may be absent in some systems.
- Flickering: For some games like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, if you are using AMD Crossfire, then inventory and character pages may flicker.
- There is a possibility that the Radeon Settings game manager will lack the icons of Origin Games.
Mobile Product Family to support the AMD’s Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.1 latest driver range from the Radeon R9 M300 Series to the HD 7700M – HD 7900M Series.
In the Desktop Product Family, AMD’s Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.1 gives support to many configurations, from the Radeon Pro Duo to the HD 8500 – HD 8900 Series.
The latest beta drivers are available for download on AMD’s official website. The drivers work for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7, both in 32-bit and 64-bit variants.