Last week, we were invited to a tech briefing by AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group on the latest evolution of the Radeon Software driver – the Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition. Today, we are finally allowed to reveal details of that major driver update. Check it out!
The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Tech Briefing
The tech briefing on the Radeon Software Crimson Edition ReLive Edition was conducted by Terry Makedon, Sasa Marinkovic and Glen Matthews from the RTG team, with Garrath Johnson (RTG Communications Lead for APJ) hosting.
We prepared a special presentation so you can enjoy the same briefing we received. It was a really long tech briefing, because the Radeon Technologies Group not only improved its performance and stability, they also added a ton of new features!
New Features In Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition
Radeon ReLive : Capture, stream and share your greatest moments and gaming wins on your computer system with Radeon ReLive. Modify settings quickly, conveniently, and play seamlessly with the easily accessible in-game toolbar. Express yourself in bold new ways with custom scene layouts. Upload your latest highlights and let them be a conversation piece. It’s never been easier to build and grow your online community at anytime, anywhere.
Radeon Chill : A power-saving feature that dynamically regulates frame rate based on your in-game movements. Radeon Chill can improve power efficiency and can lower temperatures for supported products and games when enabled through Radeon Settings.
Radeon WattMan : Added support for AMD Radeon R9 Fury series, R9 390 series, R9 380 series, R9 290 series, R9 285, R9 260 series, R7 360, and R7 260 desktop graphics products.
Radeon Software Installer : New user interface and intuitive Radeon Software Installer that includes options for express install, custom install and clean uninstall. The new installer will also show options for the latest available driver for your system configuration during the install process.
Display Connectivity : New advanced display settings and diagnostics page within Radeon Settings with better detection for HDMI cable issues and fallback for end users experiencing display issues.
AMD FreeSync Technology : Now supports Borderless Fullscreen Mode for applications and gaming with AMD FreeSync technology displays and supported products. Now supports Gradual Refresh Rate Ramp for mobile configurations with AMD FreeSync technology displays and supported products.
Upgrade Advisor : Provides a system requirement evaluation for Steam games in your Radeon Settings library.
HDR Gaming Support : Experience the benefits of HDR gaming with Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition. Support for games with HDR 10 or Dolby Vision capabilities.
VP9 Decode Acceleration : 4K 60Hz GPU-Accelerated Video Streaming enabled on supported Google Chrome web browsers.
Skype Performance Enhancements : Lower CPU usage during Skype calls for select AMD APU Family products.
User Feedback Page : The User Feedback Page enables a direct link for end users to the Radeon Software Team and allows users to provide feedback and vote on upcoming features for Radeon Software.
The new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition begins with version 16.12.1, and is available right now at this link.
The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition Slides (Part 1 of 3)
For those who want to study the intricacies of the new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition, here are the 75 slides for your perusal. Enjoy! 😀