Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.5.1 AMD optimized graphics drivers for Windows 10 2004


The AMD Radeon Adrenalin 20.5.1 driver has been released
AMD Radeon Adrenalin 20.5.1

Just one day after the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.4.2 WHQL, AMD has released the driver Adrenalin 20.5.1 specifically for the May 2020 update to Windows 10 2004 alias 20H1. In addition, AMD Link should have been further improved, mandatory bug fixes complete the release.

Graphics driver for Windows 20H1


AMD is leading the "Windows May 2020 Update" at the top of the official release notes for the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.5.1. What exactly has been optimized in relation to the new version of the operating system remains the secret of AMD. Apart from the appropriate fixes, AMD Link also received an upgrade, which primarily promises higher compatibility.

Numerous error corrections


The new version of the graphics driver also comes with a number of bug fixes that look like this:

Fixed Issues


  • Radeon Software may experience a crash or hang on Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
  • On a limited number of displays, launching a game may lead to an intermittent black screen that requires a system reboot to resolve.
  • Fixed an issue where AMD Link may experience random or intermittent disconnects.
  • When performing a task switch, Destiny 2 may experience an application hang or black screen.
  • Overwatch may experience an intermittent crash or black screen when joining a match.
  • Incorrect memory clocks may be reported in performance metrics overlay on Radeon RX 5700 series graphics products.
  • Some Hybrid Graphics system configurations with Radeon RX 5500 series graphics products may experience a blue screen on driver installation.
  • High memory usage may be experienced when Instant Replay and Desktop Recording is enabled on a system and a display on the system has timed out or gone to sleep.
  • A TDR or black screen may occur when running the volcano test from Geekbench 5.
  • Hitching may be observed in League of Legends on some system configurations after performing a task switch.
  • Sniper Elite 4 may minimize when invoking Radeon Software’s overlay.
  • The standard profile in Radeon Software may become applied when the gaming profile is clicked on numerous times in quick succession.
  • Lighting corruption may be seen when moving your mouse in Grand Theft Auto 5 with Radeon Boost enabled.
  • Texture corruption may be seen in the bottom right corner of the screen when moving your mouse in Shadow of the Tomb Raider with Radeon Boost enabled.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 may fail to launch in some Hybrid Graphics system configurations.
  • Memory Tuning may fail to apply on AMD Radeon VII graphics products.
  • Unable to get requirements error message may sometimes be displayed in the Upgrade Advisor tab.
  • GPU metrics may sometimes fail to load in the performance tab of Radeon Software.
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Control may experience application hangs when launched with Radeon Anti-lag enabled.

In addition to the fixed bugs, the release notes also list a large number of unresolved issues.

The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.5.1 and the previous version with WHQL status can be downloaded directly below this message.

The editorial team would like to thank "Community Member Nickel" for the information on this news release.


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