Intel and Nvidia had already deployed their new drivers compatible with Windows 11. But AMD was still waiting. The manufacturer has finally published them while the release of the official version of the OS is imminent.
The Pcistes are waiting for him firmly. The official release of Windows 11 will take place on October 5th. The most curious have already been able to benefit from the preview versions of the new OS via the Windows Insider program. In view of the arrival of the new operating system, manufacturers are working hard. Intel and Nvidia have already released their new drivers compatible with version 21H2 of Windows 10 (October 2021) and version 21H2 of Windows 11. But AMD was still missing.
Good news, the American manufacturer has finally deployed drivers compatible with Windows 11. AMD has published version 3.09.01.140 of the Ryzen driver intended for the new OS from the Redmond company. An update that will activate all the features available in the Radeon software on Windows 11. Namely: Radeon Boost, Radeon Anti-Lag, Radeon Image Sharpening …
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Windows 11: AMD gets up to speed
“Windows 11 is fast approaching and we know that many users are participating in Microsoft’s Windows Insider program and have access to an early version of Windows. If you are one of those people, you can now enjoy all the features of Radeon Software ”AMD confirmed in a statement.
You can already download the driver from the AMD website. Note, however, that the drivers will not enable Windows 11 to be activated on unsupported PCs. Along with the release of Windows 11 drivers, AMD has also released the Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.9.1 driver. This supports a new feature called « Smart Access Memory » which is intended for Radeon RX 5000 graphics cards.
For the record, Microsoft had retraced its steps concerning the configuration required to take advantage of the new OS. Thus, old PCs will ultimately be eligible for Windows 11. But they will not be able to benefit from future updates and new drivers that will be released in the future.