AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.5.1 released (RAGE 2, WDDM 2.6 and Vulkan 1.1.106)

AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.5.1

AMD has released a new set of graphics drivers for Windows 10 and Windows 7/8 users. Adrenalin 19.5.1 brings the following new features;

RAGE 2 support
Windows 10 May 2019 Update support (WDDM 2.6)
– Instruction Tracing for Radeon GPU Profiler 1.5.X
Vulkan 1.1.106

The following issues have been fixed:

– Performance metrics overlay may experience intermittent flicker when playing back protected content with this feature enabled.
– DOOM may experience an application hang during launch on AMD XConnect™ Technology system configurations.
– Radeon Software installation may fail or get stuck at 33% when installing on AMD Radeon HD 7970 system configurations.
– Some Radeon RX 400 and Radeon RX 500 series graphics products may experience a system hang when hot plugging 8K displays.
– AMD Radeon VII may fail to apply Radeon Settings video profiles to video playback.
– HTC VIVE devices may experience connection or detection issues by the OS or SteamVR™.
– System instability may be experienced on ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 laptop when a wireless display is connected.
– Stuttering or frame drop may be experienced when playing back DivX interlaced content in the Windows® Movies & TV application.
– Radeon RX Vega series graphics products may experience higher than expected memory clocks at idle or desktop with multi-display system configurations.
– Some system configurations may not be able to set 10-Bit color in Radeon Settings when the connected display is set to 4K 60hz.
– Enhanced Sync may fail to enable on Radeon FreeSync enabled displays in DirectX®9 API games on game first launch.
– AMD Link may experience intermittent authentication issues. An update of the AMD Link application is also required.
– Some games may experience texture flickering or corruption on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products when using the Vulkan™ API.


Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.5.2 Downloads


Quick driver information

AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition - Software information

AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition - GPU Caps Viewer + Radeon RX Vega 56


OpenGL support

This driver exposes OpenGL 4.6 and 324 extensions for a Radeon RX Vega 56. Looks like a new extension has been added compared to previous 19.4.3:


- GL_VENDOR: ATI Technologies Inc.
- GL_RENDERER: Radeon RX Vega
- GL_VERSION: 4.6.13558 Compatibility Profile/Debug Context 26.20.11015.1003
- OpenGL Extensions: 324 extensions (GL=300 and WGL=24)


Vulkan support

This new version of Adrenalin brings the support of Vulkan 1.1.106. The number of device extensions is still the same (75 extensons) than 19.4.3. No new instance extension. The complete list of Vulkan extensions is available HERE.