How to Download and Update AMD GPU Drivers on Windows

One of the most popular graphics card manufacturers, AMD is known for making GPU or graphics for best graphics & gaming experience. AMD graphics cards come with plenty of power and competitive pricing, to run the latest PC games, creating 3D designs, video editing and more. AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and AMD Radeon RX 6800 belongs AMD brands are prime example of budgeted GPU for mid-range gamers, which can hold their own against NVIDIA’s GPU while coming at a much lower price.

Depending on AMD graphics card model you have whether GPU is integrated on motherboard (Integrated AMD GPU), or Discrete (dedicated) GPU, you must have AMD GPU Drivers installed in your device. If you are unaware, graphics drivers are essential components of computer acts as mediator between your graphics card and Operating System installed in your computer.

If AMD GPU Drivers are installed properly, or missing/corrupted, then you might face several programs in your computer related to graphics or gaming. For example, ‘Display Adapter Driver is not installed’, “AMD graphics not detected Windows 10”, “Video Card not recognized”, “Detection Driver Error” or similar issue occurs possible due to problematic GPU drier. In this case, one possible solution to this problem is to update AMD graphics cards drivers.

Updated AMD graphics card drivers not only fix problem occurs due to System drivers, but also improves the gaming & graphics experience. At first, you should make sure that your display driver is up-to-date. To do so, go to “Device Manager”, expand “Display Adapters” category, click on your AMD Graphics Card, and check if it shows “Yellow Exclamation Mark” on your graphics card. If yes, then again we recommended you to update or reinstall your graphics card drivers. Let’s go for steps.

How to download and install AMD GPU Drivers using ‘AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool’?

AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool is software designed to detect the model of AMD Radeon graphics, AMD Ryzen chipset, and version of Microsoft Windows installed in your computer. This software displays the latest the latest compatible drivers available for installed AMD products.

You can use this tool in device running Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 10 64-bit, and equipped with AMD Radeon graphics, AMD Radeon Pro graphics, AMD processors with Radeon graphics, or AMD Ryzen chipsets. If your System is not equipped with these AMD products, or it is not support by AMD Driver Auto-Detect tool, then you can try next method to install AMD GPU Drivers. Let’s go for steps to get this tool.

Download/install and use AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool to install AMD Graphics Card Drivers:

Step 1: Visit “AMD Driver and Support Page” and click on “Download Now” button under “Auto-Detect and Install updates for Radeon Graphics and Ryzen Chipset Drivers for Windows” section.

Step 2: Now, double-click on “Setup file” or “Downloaded file” to start installing process and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation.

Step 3: After insulation is complete, this tool will automatically be launched.

Step 4: This software then attempt to detect the model of AMD Radeon graphics or Ryzen Chipset and version of Windows installed in your PC.

Step 5: Upon successful detection, AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool should offer the latest compatible drivers available for your AMD Radeon graphics or AMD Ryzen chipsets. Select the desired drivers and hit “Install” button to start downloading the appropriate driver package for installation.

How to download and reinstall AMD GPU Drivers from AMD Official site?

If you are unable to download/install graphics driver for your AMD graphics using ‘AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool’, then you can try to download the latest drivers from AMD drivers from official site.

Step 1: Visit “AMD Drivers and Support Page” and scroll down to see “Get Drivers and support for your…” section

Step 2: You can select your AMD products from dropdown under “Search for your product” section or select your product from the list, and then hit “Submit” button.

Step 3: Now, locate the ‘setup file’ or ‘Downloaded file’ in your computer hard drive and double-click it to start installation.

Step 4: Follow on-screen instructions to finish the installation.

Step 5: Once done, reboot your computer to see the changes.

How to update AMD GPU Drivers using ‘Device Manager’?

If AMD Graphics Card Driver is already installed and still you are facing some problem, then it might possible that driver is outdated. You can check it in ‘Device Manager’ and if it shows “Yellow Exclamation Mark” on your AMD Graphics Card, then driver update is necessary.

Step 1: Press “Windows + X” keys together from keyboard and select “Device Manager”

Step 2: In the opened “Device Manager”, locate and expand “Display Adapters” category

Step 3: Right-click on your AMD Graphics Card, and select “Update Driver”

Step 4: Follow on-screen instructions to finish the update process

Step 5: Once done, restart your computer to save the changes and check if the graphics driver related problem is resolved.


I am sure this article helped you on how to download, reinstall or update AMD GPU Drivers on Windows device. You can use ‘AMD Driver Auto-Detect Tool’ developed by AMD, to detect and install compatible drivers for AMD products in your computer. If your device is not supported this tool, then you can try another methods to get the drivers which we have already mentioned above. If this article really helped you, then you share this article with others to help them.