It has been only a week since AMD rolled out the ReLive Crimson iteration of update version 17.4.4 and one week after, AMD released another ReLive Crimson Edition 17.5.1
The ReLive Crimson Edition 17.5.1 update brings in Display Driver Version 17.10.2711 (Windows Driver Store Version 22.214.171.124). The driver version also focuses to fix the reported issue that was causing the error message “1603” during install.
The ReLive Crimson Edition 17.5.1 fixes few graphics corruptions for Forza Horizon 3 and Sid Meier’s Civilization VI will not crash anymore after this update, especially for PC users with Hybrid Graphics build.
The official highlights of update Radeon Software ReLive Crimson Edition 17.5.1 are mentioned as:
Support for Newly released game: Prey
- Up to 4.7% performance improvement measured on Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics when compared to Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.4(1)
- Multi GPU profile support
- Fixed an issue that may sometimes cause the error message “1603” during uninstall.
- Radeon Settings may sometimes fail to update through the auto Radeon Software update feature.
- Forza Horizon 3™ may experience minor graphics corruption in some game maps
- Sid Meier’s Civilization™ VI may experience an application crash when using Hybrid Graphics system configurations and windowed game mode
- Radeon WattMan may fail to apply settings on some Radeon R9 390 series graphics products.
- Added switchable graphics support for Unigine™ Superposition for XConnect and Hybrid Graphics.
In parallel news, Intel CEO has said that AMD’s Ryzen CPU is one of the reasons Intel CPUs will expect a price drop, soon. Since AMD’s Ryzen has currently launched for PC hardware only, it has already worried the sale charts of Intel CPUs. Moreover, as according to Intel’s CEO, if Ryzen CPU lineup goes miniature for laptops and other low-powered devices or low-end PCs, this will bring market dynamics to whole other level.
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