AMD Releases Radeon PRO Software For Enterprise 21.Q4

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅10.12.2021 02:56:40

Today AMD Radeon have released this quarter's update for Enterprise solutions using Radeon Graphics hardware. As the final major release for 2021, Radeon PRO Software for Enterprise 21.Q4 represents the culmination of year-on-year improvements to the professional driver stack in terms of performance and feature support. As always, the driver can be downloaded at

Headline features for the Radeon PRO Software for Enterprise 21.Q4 drivers are as follows:

Year-over-Year Performance Improvements – When compared to last year’s 20.Q4 Radeon PRO Software for Enterprise driver, the latest release provides performance gains of 44% in Catia and 23% overall geomean.

Blender 3.0 Support – In close technical partnership with Blender, the latest driver enables the Cycles X update in Blender 3.0 with validated AMD GPUs. Using the open-source AMD HIP API, AMD developed a new way to take standard code that Blender uses for GPU acceleration and compiled it for AMD devices.

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) – The cutting-edge upscaling technology comes to the enterprise space, helping design professionals enhance performance in content creation workflows, such as real-time architectural rendering. Key architectural visualization software partners – Lumion and ACCA Software – are supporting FSR in their applications. With more to be announced.

Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) – FRTC saves energy, extending battery life with controlled power consumption.

Microsoft Windows 11 – Radeon PRO Software for Enterprise 21.Q4 is tested and validated on Windows 11, providing access to the latest Windows features.

A more detailed breakdown of what to expect from the new drivers can be found at this AMD community blog

Consumer Radeon Graphics meanwhile have their own December driver update, but more might be on the cards later this month. Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition v21.12.1 is available for 64-bit versions of Windows 10 and 11, and incorporations optimisations for Halo Infinite, Fortnite and Icarus. It too can be downloaded from after selecting your platform hardware.

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