AMD has recently released their Radeon PRO Software for Enterprise v21.Q4 update. This updated release helps tune performance for professional workstation applications and enables new features.
The software driver contains important optimizations that improve the performance of the Radeon PRO workstation graphics cards and graphics-intensive applications. The development team have designed and implemented improvements in their latest 21.Q4 driver that resulted in year-over-year performance gains in professional applications of 44% in Catia and 23% overall geomean.
Below are some of the additional new and enhanced features:
- 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.