AMD has just released the latest version of Radeon Software Crimson Edition. This is the software suite made for AMD’s Radeon GPUs and iGPUs. This new version (16.3) brings improved performance to “Rise of Tomb Raider” on Radeon R9 Fury X series GPUs by up to 16 percent (compared to version 16.2), and for “Gears of War Ultimate Edition” by as high as 60 percent on the R9 Fury X series (compared to version 16.2.1), and by up to 44 percent on Radeon R9 380 series (compared to version 16.2.1).
The software also adds support for the Vulkan API, 2-display Eyefinity, an accessible CrossFire status indicator, and a new power-efficiency toggle for Radeon R9 300 series and R9 Fury series GPUs. With this version AMD is also introducing XConnect Technology. This is a new standard for external graphics card enclosures over not just high bandwidth interfaces such as Thunderbolt 3, but also the more accessible USB 3.1 interface. AMD will be providing the software ecosystem that lets you plug-and-play external GPUs for an instant boost in performance and functionality. Crossfire profiles for “Hitman (2016)” and “The Park” have also been added / updated.
Grab the latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3 right here.