AMD Releases Radeon Adrenalin 22.1.1 Driver Update


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AMD recently released its latest Radeon Adrenalin Driver 22.1.1. This new update brings additional support for the God of War and Monster Hunter Rise games. Up to a seven percent increase in 4K performance may be noticed in God of War with some AMD RX 6000 series graphics cards. Several bugs were also addressed, including graphical anomalies in Halo Infinite and Fortnite. For a full description please continue reading AMD’s press release notes.

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 Highlights

Support For

  • Monster Hunter Rise™
  • God of War™
    • Up to 7% increase in performance in God of War™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6900 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.12.1.RS-445
    • Up to 7% increase in performance in God of War™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 on the 16 GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.12.1.RS-446
    • Up to 7% increase in performance in God of War™ @ 4K Ultra Settings, using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 on the 12 GB Radeon™ RX 6700 XT graphics card, versus the previous software driver version 21.12.1.RS-447

Fixed Issues

  • Connecting multiple monitors with high display bandwidths and differences in vertical intervals to a system may lead to high idle memory clock values being experienced by some users.
  • After upgrading to the latest Radeon™ Software, the Power Tuning component of a saved tuning profile may not load correctly when a user imports a previously saved tuning profile.
  • When some users zoom-in during Halo Infinite™ gameplay, they may experience visual corruption on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon® RX 5600 XT Graphics.
  • Flickering may be observed when playing Fortnite™ on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon® RX 6800 XT Graphics using DirectX® 12 with Radeon™ Boost enabled.

Known Issues

  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may be experiencing issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock values.
  • While playing Borderlands 3™ using DirectX® 12 with Radeon™ Boost enabled, longer than expected load times may be observed on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon® RX 6800 XT Graphics.

Package ContentsThe Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 Driver Version 21.40.23.01 for Windows® 10 and Windows® 11 (Windows Driver Store Version 30.0.14023.1009).

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

By clicking the Download button, you are confirming that you have read and agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement (“EULA”).  If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of these licenses, you do not have a license to any of the AMD software provided by this download.

Installing Radeon Software AdrenalinFor detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Adrenalin, please refer to the following support resources:

NOTE: This driver is not intended for use on AMD Radeon products running in Apple Boot Camp platforms. Users of these platforms should contact their system manufacturer for driver support. When installing Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 for the Windows® operating system, the user must be logged on as Administrator, or have Administrator rights to complete the installation of Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1.

Radeon Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

Radeon™ RX 6900/6800/6700/6600 Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 5700/5600/5500/5300 Series Graphics
Radeon™ VII
Radeon™ RX Vega Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ Pro Duo
Radeon™ RX 500 / Radeon 500X Series Graphics
Radeon™ RX 400 Series Graphics

Mobility Radeon™ Product Compatibility

Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 is a notebook reference graphics driver with limited support for system vendor specific features.

AMD Radeon™ RX 6800M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 6700M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 6600M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ RX 5700M/5600M/5500M/5300M Series Graphics
AMD Radeon™ 600 Series Graphics

​​​​AMD Processors with Radeon Graphics Product Compatibility

Important Note for Laptop and All-In-One (AIO) PCs
AMD recommends OEM-provided drivers which are customized and validated for their system-specific features and optimizations.
If you experience issues using the Radeon™ Software Adrenalin driver package downloaded from AMD.com, please install the OEM-provided drivers for full support and compatibility.

DESKTOP MOBILE
AMD Ryzen™ Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Ryzen™ PRO Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD Ryzen™ PRO Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Athlon™ Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD Athlon™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
AMD Athlon™ PRO Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics AMD Athlon™ PRO Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics

Compatible Operating Systems

Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms. Operating System support may vary depending on your specific AMD Radeon product.

  • Windows 11 version 21H2
  • Windows 10 64-bit version 1809 and later

Footnote

  • RS-445 – Testing conducted by AMD as of January 7, 2022, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon RX 6900 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 and 21.12.1 on God of War™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-446 – Testing conducted by AMD as of January 7, 2022, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 and 21.12.1 on God of War™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.
  • RS-447 – Testing conducted by AMD as of January 7, 2022, on a test system comprised of a Ryzen 9 5900X CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU, and Windows 10 Pro, with Radeon Software Adrenalin 22.1.1 and 21.12.1 on God of War™. Game tested with ultra preset at 4K. Performance may vary.

-John Nester (Blaylock)

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