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AMD Radeon 19.10.2 driver optimizes The Outer Worlds and COD: Modern Warfare

Bringing in optimizations today for the two most major game releases of October is AMD, delivering its Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.10.2 suite. The driver is recommended for those picking up The Outer Worlds and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, as well as the early access game Chernobylite.

According to AMD, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will run up to 18% better with these drivers over the previous release, Meanwhile, The Outer Worlds players can expect a performance boost of up to 8% with this driver over the earlier one. The tests were done on a RX 5700 XT graphics card, though the improvements should apply to the entire Navi and Polaris offerings of the company.

Both Obsidian's The Outer Worlds and Infinity Ward's Call of Duty Modern Warfare are releasing in just a few hours at the time of publishing, making this a timely release for fans looking for the best performance.

As usual, there is a range of bug fixes included as well, alongside a list of known issues that AMD is still working on resolving:

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.

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.10.2 driver can now be downloaded through the links listed on its release notes page, and also upgraded via the Radeon Settings app on Windows.

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