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New AMD driver is supposed to boost Rage 2 performance by up to 16%

Paul Lilly
 

Right on cue, AMD has begun pushing out a new Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19. 5. 1 driver release that is optimized for Rage 2, the single-player shooter that launched today. If you happen to own a Radeon VII graphics card, AMD claims you will see up to a 16 percent performance gain in Rage 2, compared to the 19. 4. 3 driver release. That's based on running the game at 4K at high settings.

AMD did not share any other performance data, so it's not clear what Radeon RX Vega 64/56 and Polaris-based graphics card owners can expect. Beyond Rage 2, AMD says its latest driver supports the upcoming May 2019 update for Windows 10. And for developers, AMD added instruction tracing for its Radeon GPU Profiler 1. 5. x tool. Here's more on the tool, which AMD introduced in 2017:

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