AMD’s had DirectX Raytracing code in GPU drivers since July this year

AMD’s had DirectX Raytracing code in GPU drivers since July this year

AMD may not yet be a card-carrying member of the Microsoft DirectX Raytracing fan club in terms of supporting the super-pretties on its Radeon GPUs, but according to some driver diving from earlier this year there has been a DXR Active string in its software since the July AMD Radeon Adrenalin Edition 19.7.2 drivers for the Gears 5 beta.

It’s merely resurfaced now as a few epitomes from AMD’s China partner summit event have been shared on Weibo. The epitomes therefore seems that attendees may have heard some details about the brand-new Radeon software exhausted coming in December, and there has been some speculation online as to whether the “New facets propelling in Dec 2019 ” might have something to do with ray draw support for AMD’s GPUs and Microsoft’s API.

At the end of each year AMD opens a major brand-new revision of its Radeon software, establishing new and updated features into the mix. As with anything AMD-related these days, a few cases photographed moves released online has led to a lot of supposition about what might be coming in the 2019 update.

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