AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition adds Radeon Boost, Integer Scaling, and more

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 11 2019 @ 00:24 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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AMD uploaded the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition version 19.12.2, you can download it over here. Besides support for Detroit: Become Human, this version adds various new features including new Radeon Software features, Integer Scaling, Radeon Boost, and various other enhancements.
AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today unveiled AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition, the next generation of its software suite for AMD Radeon™ graphics, providing gamers, creators and enthusiasts with a unique set of features and capabilities that deliver unparalleled visual fidelity and phenomenal gaming experiences.

Featuring a fully redesigned gaming application, AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition puts powerful capabilities at gamers’ fingertips. It includes the new Radeon™ Boost feature, bringing enhanced performance and fluidity to fast-motion gameplay, new Integer Display Scaling technology that rejuvenates old games for modern displays, as well as significant enhancements to the acclaimed AMD Link mobile application, to Radeon™ Image Sharpening, Radeon™ Anti-Lag, and much more.

“With each Radeon™ Software release, we laser-focus on bringing innovative features gamers demand, significant performance improvements, and the ultimate in software stability and reliability,” said Andrej Zdravkovic, corporate vice president of software development at AMD. “AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition takes gaming on Radeon™ graphics to the next level with breathtaking visual quality, faster performance, and a host of unique, must-have features that dramatically improve the overall user experience.”

New Look and Feel
AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition features a new, modern, and fully redesigned gaming application, providing users with full control at their fingertips of Radeon™ graphics hardware, game features and settings, streaming services, and more. Gamers can also directly access full software functionality in-game using the same software interface available on their desktop. In addition, new user profiles provide novice users with one-click presets giving them a quick and easy way to optimize software and system settings for the best gaming experience.

The new Game Center allows users to launch games from a central location regardless of the online game store, adjust Radeon™ Software settings for each individual game, and track gaming and performance stats. In addition, a new integrated web browser enables users to browse online for valuable game information, walkthroughs, video tutorials of Radeon™ graphics features, and more – without ever leaving the game.

New and Enhanced Features
AMD Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition provides gamers with a number of new and improved features, including:

  • Radeon™ Boost – Delivers up to a 23 percent average performance boost during fast-motion gaming scenarios by dynamically reducing image resolution, increasing framerates and fluidity, and bolstering responsiveness with little to no perceptible change in image quality. Radeon™ Boost will be supported in numerous top games at launch, with additional titles added over time.

  • AMD Link – Featuring an updated interface that matches the new desktop application look and feel, the AMD Link mobile application now allows users to take game streaming to mobile devices outside of their homes, enabling high-quality PC gameplay on phones or tablets from anywhere.

  • Integer Display Scaling – Scales on-screen images from one pixel to four or more, giving classic games a retro, pixel-art style look with ultra-crisp scaling options for high-PPI displays without a performance penalty.

  • DirectML Media Filters – Visual noise reduction and upscaling filters utilize machine learning to clean up photo and video files, delivering better quality than traditional de-noise and upscale filters.

  • Radeon™ Image Sharpening and Radeon™ Anti-Lag – Radeon™ Image Sharpening adds support for DirectX® 11 games in addition to DX® 9, DX® 12, and Vulkan® titles, and the feature now allows an adjustment for users to select the degree of sharpness. Radeon™ Anti-Lag adds support for DX® 9 titles on pre-Radeon™ RX 5000 series graphics cards.

    Fixed Issues:
  • Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products may intermittently experience loss of display or video signal during gameplay.
  • Out of Video Memory error may randomly appear on some Radeon R9 200/300 series graphics products when playing Fortnite™ with DirectX®12 API enabled.
  • Ring of Elysium™ may experience lower than expected performance on 1440p and 4K display resolutions.
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order™ may experience an application hang after the initial game cutscenes on some Radeon RX 5000 series graphics products.
  • Enabling Performance Metrics Overlay may cause black screens or corruption on some applications.
  • Task switching out of some games with Radeon ReLive enabled may cause a black screen when switching back into the game.
  • Invoking Radeon Overlay may cause games to lose focus or become minimized when HDR is enabled within Windows®.


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    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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