That said, if customers have a laptop packing only an AMD APU, they might want to stick with the drivers offered by the laptop’s manufacturer.
Another fixed bug caused the desktop to flicker when it became idle with Freesync turned on.
Related: Lenovo dishes out its first curved gaming monitor packed with AMD Free Sync tech As far as new features and fixes are concerned, that’s it. Crossfire mode seems to be the culprit with several of the listed games, whereas one title has a problem with the new Radeon RX 400 series graphics cards.
However, AMD’s list of known issues seems to be growing shorter, which is a good thing.
AMD’s new driver is best suited for its desktop and discrete mobile GPUs.
AMD suggests that users disable this overlay within the desktop client for now until a driver fix is provided.
Typically, this overlay is used for browsing the Internet, taking screenshots, live-streaming to Twitch, chatting online, and more from within the game.
Hot on the heels of releasing Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 last week, AMD released v16.8.2 on Monday to address a bug that plagued many Windows 10 customers trying to install Anniversary Update.
Apparently, there was an issue with a “small number” of AMD customers who experienced installation issues with Secure Boot enabled, which is essentially Microsoft’s anti-piracy system that also thwarts rootkits from installing malware. In addition to the Anniversary Update fix, the new AMD driver is optimized for , which previously experienced “intermittent” crashes when players browsed the hero gallery.
Outside of games, known issues still unresolved include flickering on the desktop caused by a “small number” of non-Freesync enabled displays set at 144Hz.
There are also some Hybrid Graphics configurations that keep Shader Cache enabled even though it’s listed as “off” in Radeon Settings.
The drawback is that original equipment manufacturers usually aren’t on top of the latest video driver releases.