Latest Radeon Drivers Promise Up to 18% Better Performance in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Tsing

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AMD's latest Radeon Software Adrenalin driver package (19.10.2) is now available for download. The release notes claim it brings substantial performance increases for this week's major releases, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (up to 18%) and The Outer Worlds (up to 8%). These numbers are specific to the Radeon 5700 XT, however.

Fixed Issues
  • Launching League of Legends™ may cause the display to remain blank for a few seconds.
  • Radeon Chill may create an incorrect registry entry when enabled or disabled.
  • Borderlands 3™ may experience an application hang after running the in-game benchmark or changing resolutions.
  • Flicker may be experienced while playing media in Movies and TV application when using some displays connected via USB Type-C.
  • Some Radeon RX Vega and Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products may intermittently experience a thread stuck crash or TDR when there is a high GPU load active.
Known Issues
  • The Outer Worlds may experience character models being rendered incorrectly on the inventory screen.
  • Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products may experience stutter in some games at 1080p and low game settings.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay may cause stutter or screen flashing on some applications.
  • Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products may experience display loss when resuming from sleep or hibernate when multiple displays are connected.
  • Toggling HDR may cause system instability during gaming when Radeon ReLive is enabled.
  • Stutter may be experienced when Radeon FreeSync is enabled on 240hz refresh displays with Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.
  • AMD Radeon VII may experience elevated memory clocks at idle or on desktop.
 

Grimlakin

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That's impressive. Look forward to the performance chart based arguments to come!
 
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"RS-321, Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 24, 2019, using a test system comprising of Intel Core i9-9900K CPU (3.6GHz), 16GB DDR4-3200MHz memory, the Radeon™ RX 5700XT graphics card and Windows 10 x64 with Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.10.1, and 19.10.2. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Running The Outer Worlds at very high presets (1440p) on the Radeon™RX 5700XT, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.10.2 scored 54.8 FPS, while 19.10.1 scored 50.8 FPS showing an 8% uplift driver over driver.

RS-322, Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of October 24, 2019, 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 2019 Edition 19.10.1, and 19.10.2. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. Playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare at ultra presets (1080p) on the Radeon™RX 5700XT, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.10.2 scored 125.9 FPS, while 19.10.1 scored 107 FPS showing an 18% uplift driver over driver."

Still pretty impressive numbers, but most end users are likely to receive less; though free % is free %
 

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Hunt:Showdown seems to be running a bit better too .. as well .. also .. 😁
 

Uvilla

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So are they doing AI driver improvement yet?
They should a super computer just to do these things, have the computer simulate changes, introduce changes so on, test.. rinse and repeat.
 
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