What’s new

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Radeon super resolution

  • A new “Sharp Effect” slider that lets you fine-tune the RSR’s sharpening effect to match your own settings.
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DirectX 11 optimization for Radeon RX 6000 series

  • Up to 8% performance improvement in DirectX® 11-based games using the May 2022 AMD Software Preview driver on Radeon RX 6950 XT, compared to the previous software driver version 22.5.1 RS-470.

AMD Smart Access Memory Optimization for Death Stranding and Watch Dogs: Legion

  • Up to 10% performance improvement with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding at 1440p Very High settings and up to 13% performance improvement with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs: Legion using AMD Software Preview May 2022 driver on Radeon RX 6950 XT. , compared to AMD software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.1RS-471
  • Up to 12% performance improvement with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding at 1440p Very High settings and up to 24% performance improvement with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs: Legion using AMD Software Preview May 2022 driver on Radeon RX 6750 XT. , compared to AMD software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.1RS-472
  • Up to 6% performance improvement with new SAM optimizations in Death Stranding at 1440p Very High settings and up to 6% performance improvement with new SAM optimizations in Watch Dogs: Legion using the May 2022 AMD Software Preview driver on Radeon RX 6650 XT. , compared to AMD software: Adrenalin Edition 22.5.1RS-473
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Known Issues

  • Visual corruption may be observed in game menus in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition using the Radeon RX 6000 Series.
  • Some textures may flicker while moving in War Thunder using the Radeon RX 6000 Series.
  • Foliage damage can be seen in The Elder Scrolls® Online at Ultra presets using a Radeon RX 6000 Series.
  • Performance drops may be experienced when playing Fortnite with multi-threaded rendering and the DirectX® 11 API on some AMD graphics products such as the Radeon® RX 6900 XT Graphics.
  • GPU usage may get stuck at 100% in Radeon performance readings after closing games on some AMD graphics products such as the Radeon 570.
  • The display may flicker black during video playback and gameplay on some AMD graphics products such as the Radeon RX 6700 XT.
  • Using Radeon Super Resolution on 2560×1600 displays may result in system hangs. A temporary workaround is to set the display scaling mode to “Full Pane”.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to appear when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who may experience issues with Enhanced Sync enabled should disable it as a temporary workaround.
  • Radeon performance metrics and logging features may intermittently report extremely high and incorrect memory clock rates.

package contents

The May 2022 AMD Software Preview driver installation package contains the following:

  • AMD Software Preview Driver May 2022 Driver Version 22.10.01.03 for Windows 10 and Windows 11 (Version 30.0.21001.3006 from the Windows Driver Store).

Supported products

The May 2022 AMD Software Preview Driver is compatible with the following AMD Radeon products.

  • Radeon RX 6900/6800/6700/6600/6500/6400 series graphics
  • Radeon RX 5700/5600/5500/5300 Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 6800M Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 6700M Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 6600M Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 6500M Series Graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 6300M ​​Series Graphics