AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.2

Another driver with still no reprieve from the black screen issues.

By Charles Levere, on January 16, 2020.

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.2

Five days after the release of Adrenalin 20.1.1, AMD releases 20.1.2 which ads support for Dragon Bal Z: Kakarot and Vulkan 1.2. They also included a couple fixes for some Unreal Engine titles such as Kovaak 2.0. They also fixed an issue some RX 5700 users were facing that was causing intermittent reboots when their PC was left idle on the desktop.

You can find the latest driver for your Radeon graphics card by going to https://www.amd.com/en/support.

Support For

  • Dragon Ball Z™: Kakarot
  • Vulkan®1.2
    • Product is conformant with the Vulkan® 1.2 Specification. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are registered trademarks of the Khronos Group Inc.

Fixed Issues

  • Some UE4 based titles such as KovaaK 2.0: The Meta™, Tetris Effect™ and Snooker 19™ may fail to launch with Adrenalin 2020 edition software.
  • Some single display Radeon RX 5700 series graphics product system configurations may experience intermittent reboots when the system is left idle on desktop.

Known Issues

  • Radeon Anti-Lag enable and disable beep notifications may be played in error when individually pressing keys assigned to the hotkey.
  • The Radeon Software Overlay hotkey notification may sometimes be displayed during video playback in web browsers or launching some video player applications.
  • Integer Scaling option is not showing up or available on some Windows®7 system configurations.
  • Factory Reset install may keep previously configured Radeon Software game profiles. This can cause mismatch between global graphics settings and per profile settings.
  • Text overflow in some UI boxes or toast messages may be experienced in some language localizations.
  • Radeon Software may open with an inconsistent size or may not keep its previously set size when opened.
  • Some Vulkan® gaming applications may crash when performing a task switch with Radeon Image Sharpening enabled.
  • Integer Scaling may cause some video content to show flicker when the display resolution is set to less than native resolution.
  • Some Radeon RX 5700 series graphics users may intermittently experience a black screen while gaming or on desktop. A potential temporary workaround is disabling hardware acceleration in applications running in the background such as web browsers or Discord.
  • A limited number of games such as Nioh™, Dead or Alive 6™, Dragon Quest Builders 2™ and Atelier Ryza™ may crash or fail to launch.

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.2 Driver Version 19.50.11.10 (Windows Driver Store Version 26.20.15011.10003)

Battlefield V

Using direct X12 to avoid the black screen / signal loss issue is much smoother with Adrenalin 20.1.2. At least in my experience.

Post Author: Charles Levere

Charles Levere is the editor-in-chief (dork-in-chief) of Urban Dork. When he is not writing, or tinkering with hardware, he is most likely playing one of his favorite video games. He also loves being near the water, kayaking, water skiing or anything that gets him on the water and in the sun.

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