Discussion in 'Videocards - AMD Radeon Drivers Section' started by passenger, Nov 27, 2017.
Here they are, it's RX Vega Hotfix Driver...
Bad oh bad it's so bad. That means no new drivers anytime soon only a stability fix for Vega over current drivers. It translates like they believe 17.10 and 17.11 are stable and good on their own. Now we are gonna wait for 17.12 whql. Goodbye November..........................****
Ah it resolves some GPU driver crash? Interesting, and some known issues too.
Oh so these two from 17.11.2's known issues are gone, so that's what was fixed then?
( http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-art...son-ReLive-Edition-17.11.2-Release-Notes.aspx )
EDIT: November 24th? Wasn't 17.11.2 November 16th? That's interesting.
EDIT: And 17.11.3(HF for Vega.) is also November 24th it would appear from the file name.
Time to do some comparisons I suppose.
EDIT: 17.11.2 November 16th against 17.11.2 November 24th.
So the date (15th and then 24th) and then the last build version number which seem to correspond to the INF file.
And the catalogue (CAT) file differs since this is a newer distribution.
And then...well support for the R7500 is stripped out, that's AMD Vega.
They really must want people to use the 17.11.3 hotfix drivers, well that explains what was changed, must be considered a important fix to do something like that.
EDIT: And yeah the small file size of the INF alone tells enough, the 17.11.3 driver strips out anything non-Vega.
Also has a little bump to the driver version with this.
EDIT: Nothing much for the Atiapfxx.blb file in this.
17.11.2 (Either of them.)
<customisations Format="1" Release="17.40.2511_20171115_1758_">
<customisations Format="1" Release="17.40.2511.1005_20171123_1308_">
Just a little adjustment to the date here, that's all.
JonasBeckman got it right. This is not for non Vega video cards. Check for yourself by going to your specific non vega card and it will still read 17.11.2.
Dat fine print!
Looks like moving forward they are only supporting 64Bit WIN 7/10 on non vega cards. Make sure you update your OS if you are still using win 7/10 32bit.
It only takes you a 8GB USB a quick download from MS and 10-20 minutes of your time. I think 32bit win10 is interchangeable for 64bit (research is required).
Are you the same "warlord" that I once knew off about 5-7 years ago? You certainly don't post like the same guy.
"An intermittent crash issue may be experienced on some Radeon RX Vega series graphics products". Bit vague.
I have noticed that having Enhanced Vsync causes crashes on some games, notably DiRT Rally where it will run for an indeterminate period then just crash to desktop - does seem to happen more frequently in night time stages, for some reason.
So, I've just tried a few courses on dirt rally with NO crash with enhanced sync enabled.
In Hard Reset (the game lol) setting Vsync mode on when enhanced Sync is enabled does cause a BSOD after a few seconds, but no crash on Hard Reset or DiRT Rally with Enhanced Sync on this driver!
Too early to tell for sure, but it's promising...
Well 3 days remaining before December, soon is quite objective. Perhaps a whole new package is on the works, that's why 17.11.3 was a partial hotfix. Fingers crossed.
This hotfix driver is only for anybody who has vega and has updated to 17.11.2, I have a vega 56 and since I never updated from 17.11.1 i am not getting the option to update to 17.11.2 or 17.11.3 anymore.
(401: Unauthorized at the moment.) And here comes 17.11.4 in a few hours...wonder what could have prompted for a hotfix release for Vega as 17.11.3, a re-release of 17.11.2 without the Vega support and now just barely a day later here's 17.11.4 probably containing those same Vega fixes unless this is something entirely different. Kinda curious but it's just about midnight here now so I guess this will be a early morning install tomorrow along with seeing the actual changelog and such.
I believe this is the Pre-Big Driver update...to get the ground ready...
Still running and will till I finally can't version 16.12.2. Love the ability to overclock my HBM on my FuryX
Well, I just filed a return ticket for my Vega 56 and now this comes out. Will see if it fixes my problem.
Problem: Current Windows 10. Vega 56-8GB. Windows is set to turn monitor off after x minutes and NEVER SLEEP or HIBERNATE. Yet after monitor goes off, and I move mouse or hit a key it is requiring me to log back in. I figured I had a buggy card and just popped my 580 back in, now with no problems.
If this works, I'll cancel my return. If not, off it goes. I'll post back my findings.
Interesting about 17.11.4, although I suspect 17.12 will be a bigger change in certain aspects, and for now compatibility etc patches being applied to the current branch. I installed 17.11.3 on my RX 480 by force installing as Vega. Of course that would make the inf definitions slightly off, but it seems to work well . Actually so far maybe better than 17.11.2 .
There could be some additional tweaks to the driver files between 17.11.2 and 17.11.3 and also the additional software such as Catalyst Next being updated with every driver but it never really seems like it does much.
Hard to tell without having more in-depth insight into how the driver works I suppose, mostly down to testing in various games and seeing how it runs and if any noted compatibility issues are still present or if they have been fixed.
17.11.4 is still not online so it'll be very interesting to see what that brings, I'm not aware of any imminent or newly released "AAA" game in need of support so bug fixes is my guess but could be anything really.
(Well major new features will probably wait until 17.12.1 but besides that it could be almost anything.)
you know if I can install it to my rx 480
You can, you just have to force install it through the device manager as Vega. Probably no point if 17.11.4 is about to be released though.
ok that will do then wait k leave the 17.11.4
filename (just edit with a browser debugger): Non-WHQL-Win10-64Bit-Radeon-Software-Crimson-ReLive-17.11.4-Nov27.exe