AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.8.1 adds PlayReady 3.0 support for RX 5700

Posted on Monday, Aug 12 2019 @ 22:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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The first day of the week and AMD already has a new driver. You can grab the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.8.1 over here. This version fixes some bugs and add support for Microsoft PlayReady 3.0 technology for the Radeon RX 5700 series video cards. This feature is necessary for DRM-protected 4K content like the streams offered by Netflix. AMD's Radeon RX 400 and 500 series already supported this since May 2018.
Support for:
  • Microsoft® PlayReady®3.0: Supported on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.

    Fixed Issues
  • Some system configurations may experience color corruption after install of Radeon Software when running Windows® 10 May 2019 update. Issue is resolved in the latest Windows® Update 18362.267 (KB4505903)
  • Radeon Chill settings may not sync with game profile settings when changed in-game through Radeon Overlay
  • Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products may experience a black screen or flickering when applying auto overclocking memory with games or applications running in fullscreen
  • Radeon AntiLag may slightly impact performance in select games
  • Radeon RX 5700 Series Graphics may experience a black screen during uninstall on Windows®7 system configurations. A work around is to perform uninstall in safe mode.
  • Recording clips with Radeon ReLive may result in blank clips on Radeon RX 5700 Series Graphics with Windows®7 system configurations.

    Known Issues
  • Stutter may be experienced when Radeon FreeSync is enabled on 240hz refresh displays with Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.
  • Radeon Performance Metrics may report incorrect VRAM utilization.
  • AMD Radeon VII may experience elevated memory clocks at idle or on desktop.
  • Radeon Overlay may intermittently fail to appear when toggled in game.
  • Audio for clips captured by Radeon ReLive may be corrupted or garbled when desktop recording is enabled.
  • Enabling Enhanced Sync may cause game, application or system crashes on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.


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    Thomas De Maesschalck

    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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