Video Cards

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NVIDIA today released its first developer beta drivers that support the new Vulkan 1.2 3D graphics API. Labeled GeForce 441.99, under the R440-series, the drivers extend Vulkan 1.2 support to all NVIDIA graphics architectures going back to “Kepler.” That would include GTX 600/700-series “Kepler,” GTX 700/900-series “Maxwell,” GTX 10-series “Pascal,” and GTX 16/RTX 20-series “Turing,” along with TITAN and Quadro graphics cards based on these architectures. NVIDIA states that its API support for Vulkan 1.2 is “full,” including including support for timeline semaphores, descriptor indexing, buffer device address and SPIR-V 1.5 features.

You can download the GeForce Software 441.91 Beta drivers via GeForce.com.

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AMD today released the latest version of Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition. Version 20.1.1 Beta comes with follows up on the previous 19.12.3 release with an equally long list of fixes and stability improvements in the wake of AMD radically updating its driver software, particularly the Radeon Software application. Before that, 20.1.1 includes performance optimization for “Monster Hunter World: Iceborne.” The company has also fixed [email protected] result errors when using RX 5700 series GPUs. To begin with, AMD removed audible beeps for toggling of Radeon Chill, Boost, and Anti-Lag features (the beep is now optional). Radeon ReLive indication on screen timer during recordings has been disabled by default. V-sync settings now hide or disappear when Enhanced Sync is enabled, so as to not conflict with it and destabilize your gaming session. ReLive experiencing performance issues with high-resolution cameras has also been addressed. Radeon Game Advisor causing in-game CPU usage spikes has also been resolved. Issues with software updates through Radeon Software have been fixed. Also fixed is abnormal CPU usage with DuplicateDesktop process when gaming. A Radeon Software (application) crash when resuming from machine sleep has been fixed.

Radeon Software Overlay toast message persisting even when disabled, has been fixed. Stuttering issues with “Lost Ark” have been fixed. Custom stream hotkey failing to stream with Radeon ReLive has been fixed. Radeon R9 200, R9 300, and R9 Fury series GPUs experience instability in a number of games with over 120 Hz refresh-rates. This has been fixed. MJPEG video payback on RX 5700 series experiencing a green tint when viewed with WMP or Movies & TV application has been fixed. “MechWarrior 5″ crashing with DXGI dialog error when using FreeSync displays over HDMI, has been fixed. DouYu live streaming with hardware-acceleration on RX 5700 series was experiencing display corruption, which has been fixed. Excessive fog/smoke effects in “Trials Rising” has been fixed. Right-eye display corruption with “Boneworks” VR has been fixed. “Resident Evil 2″ flashing screen at start up in DirectX 12 mode has also been fixed.

The new Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.1 drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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AMD has posted the latest version of Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition. Version 19.12.3 ships with a “focus on stability improvements,” according to Terry Makedon, who heads the company’s software strategy and user-experience. The company addressed close to two dozen issues related to the first Adrenalin 2020 Edition release (version 19.12.2). To begin with game and boost clocks incorrectly reporting for RX 5500 XT has been fixed. A bug with the installing failing to detect AMD graphics hardware when a certain WiFi adapter is enabled in the system has been fixed. A “Rocket League” application crash when task-switching has been fixed. The Radeon Overlay shortcut appearing in fullscreen 3D apps even after disabling Overlay, has been fixed.

A bug with streaming, where audio from custom scenes continues to play after recording has stopped, is fixed. The volume of the installer’s splash screen audio has been reduced. Bugs with tessellation-related settings in Radeon Software have been fixed. ReLive missing or not being available for installation on some machines with Hyper-V enabled, has been fixed. Also fixed are buges related to newly added game profiles failing to enable. Performing an auto-update from Adrenalin 2019 (19.12.1 and older) to Adrenalin 2020 fails with an error code, which has been fixed now. Radeon Chill experience with “gaming mice” has been fixed. Stuttering observed when switching between borderless to fullscreen display modes in some games with Overlay enabled, has been fixed.

The new Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 19.12.3 drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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gigabyte-radeon-5500-xt-gamingAMD today announced the Radeon RX 5500 XT graphics card.  The new Radeon RX 5500 XT has launched exclusively through its add-in board partners. A large number of reviews are now available, and we have gathered up some of these reviews, which you can check out via the links below.

  • GURU3D - MSI Radeon RX 5500 XT GamingX 8GB
  • GURU3D - ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO 8GB
  • GURU3D - PowerColor Radeon RX 5500 XT Red Dragon 8GB
  • GURU3D - Gigabyte Radeon RX 5500 XT Gaming 8GB
  • GURU3D - Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB
  • TECHPOWERUP! - Sapphire Radeon RX 5500 XT Pulse 4 GB
  • TECHPOWERUP! - MSI Radeon RX 5500 XT Gaming X 8 GB
  • ANANDTECH - Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
  • KITGURU - ASRock RX 5500 XT Challenger OC 8GB
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AMD today re-released Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition with the same version number, 19.12.2 WHQL. The drivers add support for the Radeon RX 5500 XT retail desktop graphics card launched today. The rest of its feature-set is identical to that of the 19.12.2 drivers, which debut with a new installer, 20 new or improved features, and the all-encompassing new Radeon Software app.

The new Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 19.12.2 WHQL drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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AMD today unveiled AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition, the next generation of its software suite for AMD Radeon graphics, providing gamers, creators and enthusiasts with a unique set of features and capabilities that deliver unparalleled visual fidelity and phenomenal gaming experiences. Featuring a fully redesigned gaming application, AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition puts powerful capabilities at gamers’ fingertips. It includes the new Radeon Boost feature, bringing enhanced performance and fluidity to fast-motion gameplay, new Integer Display Scaling technology that rejuvenates old games for modern displays, as well as significant enhancements to the acclaimed AMD Link mobile application, to Radeon Image Sharpening, Radeon Anti-Lag, and much more.

A number of reviews have been released. Read up on the new AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition software suite via the links below.

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NVIDIA today released the latest version of its GeForce Software. Version 441.66 WHQL is game-ready for “MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries” and “Detroit: Become Human.” The drivers also fix an application crash with DaVinci Resolve when playing back timeline using Blackmagic RAW CODEC media; a stutter noticed after a few laps with “Forza Motorsport 7,” a frame-rate drop noticed in “Fallout 76″ with G-Sync enabled, an incorrect video memory size reported in NVIDIA Control Panel with GTX 1060 6 GB, and lack of a 5.1-ch or 7.1-ch surround sound option with GTX 1080 Ti.

You can download the GeForce Software 441.66 WHQL drivers via GeForce.com.

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AMD Monday released the latest version of Radeon Software Adrenalin. Version 19.12.1 beta adds support for the new Radeon RX 5300M graphics. It also fixes a major issue with Radeon RX 5700-series graphics cards stuttering at 1080p with low game settings. A crash-to-desktop noticed on machines with RX 5700-series graphics playing “The Outer Worlds” has also been fixed.

The new Radeon Software Adrenalin 19.12.1 beta drivers are available online at the AMD driver download page.

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NVIDIA today released the latest version of GeForce software. Version 441.41 WHQL comes game-ready for “Halo: Reach,” which includes performance optimization and bug fixes specific to the game. The drivers also include optimization for “Quake II RTX v1.2″ update, which includes higher-resolution textures and more lighting content. With GeForce 441.41, NVIDIA has also added OpenGL and Vulkan API support for Image Sharpening. With this, NVIDIA’s implementation of Image Sharpening beats AMD’s by supporting two APIs AMD doesn’t yet: DirectX 11 and OpenGL. Both AMD and NVIDIA support DirectX 9, DirectX 12, and Vulkan.

GeForce 441.41 also address a handful bugs, beginning with “Red Dead Redemption 2.” A bug has been fixed, which was causing RDR2 benchmark to crash on systems with SLI playing the game with its Vulkan renderer. Another bug that caused stalling on machines with certain 4-core and 6-core CPUs has been fixed. A “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” game crash at startup in DirectX 12 mode has been fixed. Also fixed is a “low streaming bandwidth” error in “Forza Horizon 4″ after extended periods of gameplay.

You can download the GeForce Software 441.41 WHQL drivers via GeForce.com.

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zotac-geforce-gtx-1650-superNVIDIA today announced the release of the GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER graphics card. The $159 MSRP GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER is available today from a number of NVIDIAs add-in-board (AIB) partners. We have gathered a number of reviews on the new GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, which you can check from the links provided below.

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