New AMD Radeon Drivers

AMD Support now offers new version 22.5.2 Adrenalin Edition Windows drivers for AMD Radeon graphics cards. As seen in the Release Notes there is a lot to know about these. They add support for Sniper Elite 5, ray tracing support for Hitman 3, additional Vulkan extensions, DirectX 11 enhancements, and more. Here's a rundown:

  • Support For
    • Sniper Elite 5™
    • Hitman 3™ Ray Tracing Update
    • Additional Vulkan® extensions. Click here for more information.
  • Radeon™ Super Resolution
    • Additional support – RSR is now compatible with AMD Ryzen™ 6000 series processors with integrated graphics.
    • New “Sharpen Effect” slider that allows you to fine-tune the sharpness effect of RSR to your own desired settings.

  • AMD Privacy View
    • A unique software powered by cutting-edge, eye tracking technology built in partnership with the team at Eyeware – monitors your eye movement and reveals only the spot on the screen you are looking at while dimming the rest, keeping prying eyes away from your screen and your information safer. To learn more, check out our blog post HERE.
  • DirectX® 11 optimizations for Radeon™ RX 6000 series
    • Up to 8% increase in performance in DirectX® 11-based games, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6950 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.1
  • AMD Smart Access Memory optimizations for Death Stranding™ and Watch Dogs™: Legion
    • Up to 10% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding™ @ 1440p Very High settings and up to 13% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs™: Legion, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6950 XT, versus AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.
    • Up to 12% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding™ @ 1440p Very High settings and up to 24% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs™: Legion, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Editiosn 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6750 XT, versus AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.
    • Up to 6% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding™ @ 1440p Very High settings and up to 6% increase in performance with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs™: Legion, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.2 on the Radeon RX 6650 XT, versus AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.1