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AMD will no longer release graphics drivers for 32-bit OS

AMD больше не будет выпускать графические драйверы для 32-разрядных ОСAMD has discontinued support for 32-bit operating systems, if we talk about graphics drivers.

After Nvidia stopped releasing drivers for 32-bit systems in the early spring, a similar decision was announced and AMD. Starting this month, the new version of the package Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition will support exclusively 64-bit OS.

The last set of drivers with support for 32-bit systems will be the September issue Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 that in early October, got the certificate test lab Microsoft WHQL.

The decision of AMD to stop supporting 32 bit operating systems is quite justified, given their low prevalence. Often users of such OS and not worry about installing the latest version of the graphics driver. On the other hand, in the medium term, the lack of bug fixes of the driver, as well as the new features may encourage them to move to 64-bit operating systems.

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