Radeon 17.1.1 drivers bring support for Resident Evil 7


— 4:23 PM on January 17, 2017

The latest batch of AMD's Radeon drivers, version 17.1.1, is now out in the wild. The new version packs support for the upcoming release of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, along with fixes for a raft of minor issues.


Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

AMD says that crashes in Dishonored 2 and flickering in Epic's Paragon should both be fixed. That's about it for game-related fixes. Systems using AMD XConnect would previously experience a blue screen when audio drivers were loaded. XConnect should no longer cause Solidworks CAD software to misbehave, too.

Some users were seeing black screens after installing the 16.12.1 drivers, while others were experiencing display corruption after applications woke from a display timeout. AMD says both of those issues should be fixed in this driver version. Finally, the company says that crashing issues with its ReLive software in multi-GPU configurations have been resolved.

Meanwhile, some problems still exist with flickering in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and World of Warcraft. CrossFire systems may hang in Shadow Warrior 2 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. AMD notes that games running in Borderless Fullscreen mode with FreeSync enabled may experience problems in certain scenarios.

The company is still addressing a number of issues with its ReLive software. Unplugging a secondary display can cause ReLive to hang. Users with graphics cards with 4GB of RAM may see UI flicker in Battlefield 1 when recording with, while games using the Vulkan API may hang. On systems using AMD APUs, the ReLive software may not install correctly, can cause a system hang, or fail to record.

The Radeon 17.1.1 drivers and the full release notes can be found right here.

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