Borderlands Three is out (try our overview), and as anticipated, optimized drivers are rolling into view. Nvidia was first with its 436.30 GPU driver, and now AMD is doling out its new 19.9.2 driver launch for Radeon graphics playing cards.
Throughout the launch notes, AMD claims its newest driver improves framerates in Borderlands Three by as a lot as 16 p.c on the Radeon RX 5700, compared with the sooner 19.9.1 driver bundle.
Jarred says he’s seen spherical a 10-13 p.c bump in effectivity with the model new driver, so AMD’s declare just isn’t lower than inside the ballpark. Nonetheless, he moreover found an apparent bug—in his testing the 5700 has an issue with filling a 4K show display screen when working the sport at a decrease decision, in every DirectX 11 and DirectX 12. This is not an issue he observed with the prior launch, nor one which exists on Nvidia enjoying playing cards.
Previous the Borderlands Three optimizations, the 19.9.2 driver bundle introduces assist for Radeon Imaging Sharpening to older graphics enjoying playing cards, and significantly the Radeon RX 590, 580, 570, 480, and 470, for DX12 and Vulkan functions.
AMD describes Image Sharpening as an “intelligent contrast-adaptive sharpening algorithm that produces visuals that look crisp and detailed, with practically no effectivity impression.” This perform already exists on the 5700 sequence.
Lastly, the 19.9.2 driver bundle encompasses a handful of bug fixes. They embody:
- With v-sync enabled FPS is also locked to 30 on some exhibits set to 75Hz refresh expenses
- System instability is also expert on some Radeon RX 5700 sequence graphics system configurations when watching video content material materials in an web browser
- Audio for clips captured by Radeon ReLive is also corrupted or garbled when desktop recording is enabled
- Radeon Settings would possibly itemizing core clocks as not accessible with some Radeon RX 5700 sequence graphics system configurations
- Enabling Enhanced Sync would possibly set off sport, software program or system crashes on Radeon RX 5700 sequence graphics merchandise
You can seize AMD’s latest driver through the Radeon Software program program utility, or follow this link to acquire and arrange manually.