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AMD Adrenalin Driver Update 22.6.1 Patch Notes (July 4)

Up to 6% performance increase for AMD RX6000 series on F1 2022 with the new update.

July 4, 2022

AMD has rolled out a new Adrenalin Edition driver update today (22.6.1), fixing a number of issues with the recently released F1 2022 as well as improving performance on a number of higher-tier graphics cards.

If for any reason you have been experiencing performance issues while playing F1 2022 on RX 6000 series GPUs, we suggest you download and install the latest AMD driver updates as it brings up to a 6% performance increase at 4K resolution.

In addition to F1 2022, the new patch fixes a Multithread Rendering bug with Fortnite on RX 6900 XT as well as a stuttering issue with Overwatch on RX 6700 XT.

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Down below, you can check out the full patch notes for the AMD Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 driver update:

Highlights

  • Support for F1 2022
    • Up to 5% increase in performance in F1 2022 @ 4k Ultra High settings, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 on the Radeon™ RX 6950 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.2
    • Up to 4% increase in performance in F1 2022 @ 4k Ultra High settings, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 on the Radeon™ RX 6800 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.2
    • Up to 6% increase in performance in F1 2022 @ 4k Ultra High settings, using AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 22.6.1 on the Radeon™ RX 6750 XT, versus the previous software driver version 22.5.2

Fixed Issues

  • Performance drop may be experienced while playing Fortnite™ with Multithreaded Rendering and DirectX® 11 API on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6900 XT.
  • Stuttering may be experienced while playing Overwatch™ with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.
  • Higher than expected CPU usage when Instant Replay is enabled on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6900 XT.
  • Fan Tuning option may be missing on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 590.

Known Issues

  • Lower than expected [email protected]™ compute performance with OpenCL™ API on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6800.
  • Hitman 3™ may freeze when rapidly switching between windows in Fullscreen Exclusive mode.
  • Stuttering may be experienced while playing Call of Duty®: Warzone™ on the Caldera map with some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6900 XT.
  • GPU utilization may be stuck at 100% in Radeon performance metrics after closing games on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon™ 570.
  • Using Radeon™ Super Resolution on 2560×1600 resolution displays may produce a system hang. A temporary workaround is to set the display Scaling Mode to Full Panel.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.
  • Display may flicker black during video playback plus gameplay on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.

Important Notes

  • AMD Software Capture and Stream features and Overlay support for Clone mode and Eyefinity display configurations will be introduced at a later date.
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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad (He/Him) is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games when he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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