AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX and XT: RDNA 3 gets a fourth exclusive graphics driver


With the Adrenalin 23.1.2, AMD released the fourth exclusive graphics driver for the RDNA 3 graphics cards Radeon RX 7900 XTX and Radeon RX 7900 XT (test) after the Adrenalin 23.1.1 , Adrenalin 22.12.2 and Adrenalin 22.12.1 were exclusively designed for GPUs of the latest Navi-31 generation.

AMD focuses on RDNA 3

While the RDNA 2 graphics cards of the Radeon RX 6000 series remain at the level of the Adrenalin 22.11.2 WHQL from December 8, 2022, the RDNA 3-based Radeon RX 7900 XTX and Radeon RX 7900 XT already get the fourth exclusive Adrenalin graphics drivers in this period. This time it's an optimized Day 1 driver for the action role-playing game Forspoken, and numerous other optimizations and bug fixes are also included.

Forspoken and Vulkan 1.3 in focus

In addition to the optimizations for the ARPG from Square Enix, new extensions for the free graphics API Vulkan 1.3 are also included in the driver , as the release notes, which are a bit more extensive this time, reveal.


  • Support for:
    • Forspoken™
    • IREE compiler using MLIR interface on Vulkan.
    • Additional Vulkan® extensions. Click here for more information.

AMD Adrenalin Edition 23.1.2 – Release Notes

The bug fixes of Adrenalin 23.1.2, which does not yet have WHQL certification, are aimed in particular at Windows 11 2022 (“22H2”), the Simulation Space Engine and the strategy game Emergency 4: Global Fighters for Life developed by the German development studio Sixteen Tons Entertainment .

Fixed Issues

  • AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition may fail to launch with the error message “Delayed Write Failed” on Microsoft® Windows® 11 version 22H2.
  • Poor performance and load time may be observed while playing SpaceEngine™.
  • Missing or flickering textures may be observed while playing Emergency 4™.

AMD Adrenalin Edition 23.1. 2 – Release Notes

Still many open problems

Known but still not fixed are, in addition to the still too high power consumption, crashes when using Radeon Super Resolution, jerky playback of videos and games and performance problems in various VR games.

EA's FIFA 23, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and Battlefield 4 have been among the problem children for a long time and the new release Forspoken also joins the ranks.

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Known Issues

  • High idle power has situationally been observed when using select high-resolution and high refresh rate displays.
  • Video stuttering or performance drop may be observed during gameplay plus video playback with some extended display configuration.
  • < li>Stuttering may be observed in UNCHARTED™ 4: A Thief's End during the opening game sequence.

  • Stuttering may be observed in Forspoken™ when dynamic resolution is set to enabled.
  • Application crash may be observed while opening Premium Gold Packs in EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23.
  • Stuttering may be observed while playing Sea of ​​Thieves™.
  • Corruption may be observed while playing Battlefield™ 4 with Post Process Quality settings set to high or ultra
  • Some virtual reality games or apps may experience lower-than-expected performance.
  • Maximum encode bitrate is limited to 100Mbps for certain applications .

AMD Adrenalin Edition 23.1.2 Release Notes

Download on ComputerBase

The AMD Adrenalin 23.1.2 can be downloaded as usual directly below this message can be downloaded from the download area of ​​ComputerBase. For graphics cards based on RDNA and RDNA 2, the AMD Adrenalin 22.11.2 WHQL is also available for download, which is also linked accordingly.

The editors would like to thank the community members “Onkel Föhn” and “Markenbutter” for their comments on this message.


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