Clear AMD Graphics Card Cache

In this guide, we will be taking a look at how you can clear AMD graphics card cache files. If you are having some graphical issues with programs or games in Windows and you have an AMD graphics card, then clearing its cache could help resolve the issue and could help free up some storage space on your PC.

AMD GPUs are a great alternative to NVIDIA making them very popular. And something not many owners are aware of is that you can reset the shader cache for an AMD graphics card. That’s why we have put together the steps below on how you can do just that.

Is it safe to reset AMD shader cache?

Yes, it’s safe to delete AMD cache files for your AMD GPU. These files will get regenerated as and when your graphics card requires them again, whether for a game or program within Windows.

How to Reset AMD shader cache in Windows

Below are the steps on how you can clear your AMD shader cache on a Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC or laptop.

1. First open the AMD Software: Adrenaline Edition (If you are missing this then you will need to install the latest AMD Driver for your GPU)

2. Now select the Settings cog in the corner of the program

AMD Software: Adrenaline Edition showing Settings cog icon.

3. Select the Graphics tab and expand Advanced

AMD Software: Adrenaline Edition Graphics tab showing Advanced option.

4. Now click on Perform Reset next to Reset Shader Cache

AMD graphics card reset and clear shader cache option in AMD Software: Adrenaline Edition program.

We hope the above guide helped clear the cache files for your AMD graphics card. And if you were having issues with games stuttering, lagging, or having bad graphics, then hopefully this has helped.

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