Driver Update: AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.12.1

AMD has released a new version of its Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 2020 drivers. The drivers are only suitable for the HD 7730(M) and higher, the HD 8570 and higher, and the R5, R7, R9 and RX series cards. The drivers are only offered for Windows 7 and 10 and there are no more 32-bit drivers available. New in the 2020 edition includes Radeon Boost, a technology that uses dynamic resolution scaling to achieve better frame rates. In version 20.12.1 we find support for the Radeon RX 6900 and the long-awaited Cyberpunk 2077. Also the necessary problems have been solved.

Support For

  • Radeon RX 6900 Series
  • Cyberpunk 2077

Fixed Issues

  • Gaming applications can sometimes get stuck running at lower than expected graphics clocks on Radeon RX 6800 series graphics products.
  • The HP Reverb G2 VR headset may fail to sync or may have a black screen when run with Radeon RX 6800 series graphics products.
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege may experience corruption in Hybrid Graphics scenarios when using the Vulkan API on an extended display.
  • Crossfire may experience issues when attempting to change the games resolution to a 16:9 ratio.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay and the Performance Tuning tab incorrectly report higher than expected idle clock speeds on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.

Known Issues

  • Brightness flickering may intermittently occur in some games when Radeon FreeSync is enabled, and the game is set to use borderless fullscreen.
  • Some displays such as the Scepter C series or Samsung Odyssey G9 series may experience an intermittent black screen on Radeon RX 6000 series graphics products.
  • The Samsung Odyssey G9 C49G95T may experience display or corruption issues when set to 5120×1440@240hz.
  • Metro Exodus, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Battlefield V and Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare may experience intermittent application crashes with DirectX® Raytracing enabled.
  • Anisotropic Filtering in Radeon Software graphics settings is not taking effect in DirectX®9 applications on RDNA graphics products.
  • Some games may experience stuttering when set to borderless fullscreen and an extended display is connected running the Netflix windows store application on RDNA graphics products.
  • Radeon recording and streaming features may fail to enable on AMD Radeon HD 7800 series graphics products.
  • Modifying the HDMI Scaling slider may cause FPS to become locked to 30.
  • Oculus Link users may experience intermittent crashes on Polaris and Vega series graphics products.
  • Screen flickering might be observed when using MSI Afterburner.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync

Version number 20.12.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 8, Windows 10
Website AMD
Download https://www.amd.com/en/support/kb/release-notes/rn-rad-win-20-12-1
File size

457.00MB

License type Freeware