Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 Release Notes

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 Highlights

Support For

  •  Death Stranding™
    • With the high preset on the Radeon™ RX 5700 XT, achieve up to 8% better performance playing Death Stranding with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 edition 20.7.2 than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.5.1. RS-337
  • F1 2020™
    • With the ultra-high preset on the Radeon™ RX 5700 XT, achieve up to 5% better performance playing F1® 2020 with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 edition 20.7.2 than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.1 Hyper Scape™ Open Beta. RS-336
  • Hyper Scape™ Open Beta

Fixed Issues

  • Launching VR applications using the Oculus Rift™ headset may cause corruption or a system hang on Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products.
  • AMD Bug Report Tool may fail to load the available application lists and does not time out when failing to load.
  • Previews for video content on Netflix® using Microsoft® Edge browser may fail to load or appear black.
  • Wallpaper Engine or system folders may sometimes be detected as a game by Radeon Settings game manager.
  • Valorant™ fails to launch from Radeon Software Home screen or Gaming tab.
  • Hyper Scape™ may experience an intermittent game crash or hang on Windows®7 system configurations.

Known Issues

  • Brightness flickering may be experienced on some VP9 video content playback through applications or web browsers on Radeon RX 5000 series graphics product system configurations.
  • 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 enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay and the Performance Tuning tab incorrectly report higher than expected idle clock speeds on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products. Performance and power consumption are not impacted by this incorrect reporting.
  • With HDR enabled, Windows® desktop may experience flickering, and performing a task switch while in a game may cause colors to become washed out or over saturated.
  • Audio may experience instability when connected through an Audio Video Receiver via HDMI® on Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products
  • YouTube playback may become frozen with Microsoft® Edge player and Chrome™ when played on an extended display on some AMD Ryzen™ 7 3000 series and AMD Ryzen™ 4000 series APU system configurations.
  • Modifying the HDMI Scaling slider may cause FPS to become locked to 30.
  • AMD is investigating isolated reports of intermittent system hangs while exiting system sleep on some AMD Ryzen™ 3000 Series Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Graphics. 
  • Some games may exhibit stutter intermittently during gameplay on Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products.
  • AMD will continue to monitor and investigate any new reports of black screen or system hang issues during extended periods of gameplay closely. Users are encouraged to use the new Bug Reporting Tool for any issues they may encounter.

Footnotes

  • RS-336 – Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of July 13, 2020 using a test system comprising of Intel Core i9-9900K CPU (3.6GHz), 16GB DDR4-3200MHz memory, the Radeon™ RX 5700 XT graphics card and Windows 10 x64 with Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2, and 20.7.1. Playing F1® 2020 at the ultra-high preset on 2560×1440 using the Radeon™ RX 5700 XT, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 scored 128.6 FPS while 20.7.1 scored 122.7 FPS, showing a 5% uplift driver over driver. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary.
  • RS-337 – Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of July 13, 2020 using a test system comprising of Intel Core i9-9900K CPU (3.6GHz), 16GB DDR4-3200MHz memory, the Radeon™ RX 5700 XT graphics card and Windows 10 x64 with Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2, and 20.5.1. Playing Death Stranding at the high preset on 2560×1440 using the Radeon™ RX 5700 XT, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 scored 101.1 FPS while 20.5.1 scored 94.0 FPS, showing an 8% uplift driver over driver. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Performance may vary.

Important Notes

  • AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics FAQ for Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition can be found here.

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 Driver Version 20.20.01.09 (Windows Driver Store Version 27.20.2001.9003).

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

By clicking the Download button, you are confirming that you have read and agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement (“EULA”).  If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of these licenses, you do not have a license to any of the AMD software provided by this download.

Installing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition

For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE: 
This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support.

When installing Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 20.7.2

Radeon Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Radeon™ RX 5700 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 5600 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 5500 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R9 200 Series Graphics
Radeon™ VII AMD Radeon™ R7 300 Series Graphics
Radeon RX Vega Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo AMD Radeon™ R5 300 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 500 / Radeon 500X  Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R5 200 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 400 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8500 – HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7700 – HD 7900 Series Graphics

Mobility Radeon™ Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Radeon RX 5500M Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R5 M300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon RX 5300M Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R9 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ 600 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R7 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M400 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ R5 M200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R9 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 8500M – HD 8900M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R7 M300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon™ HD 7700M – HD 7900M Series Graphics

​​​​AMD Processors with Radeon Graphics Product Compatibility

Important Note for Laptop and All-In-One (AIO) PCs 
AMD recommends OEM-provided drivers which are customized and validated for their system-specific features and optimizations.
If you experience issues using the Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition driver package downloaded from AMD.com, please install the OEM-provided drivers for full support and compatibility.

DESKTOP MOBILE
AMD Ryzen™ Processors with Radeon™ Vega graphics AMD Ryzen™ Mobile processors with Radeon™ Vega graphics
AMD Ryzen™ PRO Processors with Radeon™ Vega graphics     AMD Athlon™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Athlon™ Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD A-Series and FX processors with Radeon graphics
AMD Athlon™ PRO Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD Ryzen™ PRO Mobile processors with Radeon™ Vega graphics
AMD A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R4, R5, R6, or R7 Graphics AMD Athlon™ PRO Mobile processors with Radeon™ Vega graphics
AMD Pro A-Series APUs with Radeon™ R5 or R7 Graphics AMD A-Series™ PRO processors with Radeon™ graphics
AMD Athlon™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics AMD FX-Series APUs with Radeon™ R7 Graphics
AMD Sempron™ Series APUs with Radeon™ R3 Graphics AMD E-Series APUs with Radeon™ R2 Graphics
  AMD Radeon™ HD 8180 – HD 8400 Series Graphics

Compatible Operating Systems

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.2 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

  • Windows® 10 64-bit version
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