AMD Radeon Video Card Drivers v20.45 (January 21, 2021)

Details and download information on AMD's latest driver suite

Version 20.45.27.02 of the AMD Radeon video card drivers suite was released on January 21, 2021. These drivers are also referred to as the Adrenalin Edition AMD Drivers.

The version 20.45.27.02 AMD Radeon Drivers are included in the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 installation package.

What Are the Adrenalin Edition AMD Video Card Drivers?

The latest AMD drivers are compatible with most AMD-based video cards for
Windows. This is the final WHQL version of these drivers and replaces all previously available drivers. You should install v20.45.27.02 if you have a supported AMD GPU with any previous driver release, including beta versions.

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You can find the driver version number for your AMD Radeon drivers in the Windows Device Manager.

Changes in AMD Radeon v20.45

Here's a list of some of the fixes, improvements, and other changes in version 20.45.27.02:

  • New: Support for Hitman 3.
  • New: Support for Quake II RTX.
  • Fixed: The recording and streaming overlay indicator may sometimes reset itself to the default position.
  • Fixed: Performance Metrics Overlay size may intermittently reset or may not match values that are set in Radeon Software after performing a task switch.
  • Fixed: The Radeon Software installer screen can sometimes display the incorrect release date of the Radeon Software version you are installing.
  • Fixed: Performance Metrics Overlay may flicker during video playback on displays with HDR enabled.
  • Fixed: Reflections in Grand Theft Auto V may fail to appear when ‘Reflection MSAA’ is enabled in the game settings.
  • Fixed: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds session timer may continue in Radeon Software even after the game has been exited.

You can see all the details of this new release, including a full list of compatible AMD/ATI GPUs, in the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 release notes.

If you have more questions about Windows 10 support for the AMD video card, visit the AMD Radeon Graphics Windows 10 Drivers Support web page.

AMD Radeon v20.45 Known Issues

There are still a few known issues with the latest drivers:

  • Brightness flickering may intermittently occur in some games or applications when Radeon FreeSync is enabled, and the game is set to use borderless fullscreen.
  • Display flicker or corruption may be experienced when two displays are connected to Radeon RX Vega series graphics products with at least one display set to a high refresh rate.
  • Metro Exodus may experience intermittent application crashes with DirectX® Raytracing enabled.
  • Radeon recording and streaming features may fail to enable on AMD Radeon HD 7800 series graphics products.
  • Screen flickering might be observed when using MSI Afterburner.
  • 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.

Download AMD Video Card Drivers (Desktop and Mobile)

Windows 10 and Windows 7 are the only supported operating systems for the v20.45 drivers. Supported mobile AMD GPUs for v20.45 include Mobility Radeon HD (8500M and 7700M) and AMD Radeon R9/R7/R5, RX 5500M, and M200/M300 series GPUs.

Supported desktop and all-in-one AMD GPUs for v20.45 include RX Vega series, RX 6900 series, RX 6800 series, RX 5700 series, RX 5600 XT, RX 5500 series, RX 500 series, RX 400 series, Radeon Pro Duo, Radeon R9 (Fury, Nano, 200, 300), R7 (300, 200), R5 (300, 200) and Radeon HD 7700 and 8500 series GPUs. A-Series AMD Radeon R7, R6, R5, R4, R3, and R2 APUs are also supported.

Some laptops and tablets with integrated AMD graphics (especially those manufactured by Toshiba, Sony, and Panasonic) may not be supported by any driver from AMD, even if there's an AMD logo on the device. If you have trouble installing these drivers from AMD, use the video drivers provided by your computer manufacturer instead.

You must download the appropriate 32-bit or 64-bit driver for your system. Check the Control Panel to find out if you have the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows.

Download Older AMD/ATI Graphics Card Drivers

Desktop and Mobility Radeon HD 4000, HD 3000, HD 2000 drivers, as well as Radeon HD AGP series drivers, tend to be released less often and are usually focused on fixing problems. You can download the latest drivers available for these GPUs from the AMD Drivers and Software page. Beta drivers and drivers for other AMD products can also be found there.

AMD Drivers for Windows 8, Vista, and XP

AMD supports Windows 8Windows Vista, and Windows XP, but not always with the latest driver version. Check the AMD Drivers and Software page for Windows 8, Vista, and XP drivers for your AMD-based video card.

Having Trouble With AMD Video Drivers?

If your newly installed AMD video drivers don't work, roll back the driver. If you encounter problems after installing these drivers and are confident that it's a bug with the new driver, let AMD know by filling out their AMD Bug Report Tool.

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