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Message 68528 - Posted: 14 Apr 2019, 10:51:47 UTC - in response to Message 68133.  

true, or twist tie wire same gauge as for the bread loafs without the paper coating(worked well)
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Message 68531 - Posted: 14 Apr 2019, 12:50:56 UTC - in response to Message 68133.  

Thanks for that explanation. And I will compare those keeping in mind the results you found.


Regarding the GPUs with passive cooling, I saw where people remove the shroud and zip tie a couple case fans on the heat sink.


I do that with the wires running everywhere too, I don't have any passive cooling stuff but still zip tie all the wires to a part of the case so they don't get in the way of any airflow. Since my pc's are in their own room I also leave the case sides off too, that means better airflow too.
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Message 68532 - Posted: 14 Apr 2019, 15:24:37 UTC - in response to Message 63036.  
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(The HD4800 series card supports OpenCL version 1.0. I think Milky Way requires version 1.1******* Nope. I have several hosts with HD4850 GPUs (OpenCL 1.0) that have been crunching continuously here for a long time without problems. Here is one that joined up back in May 2009.)

true, but I could not get it to work(get a computation error) with windows 10, tried downloading the old driver too(13.4 cat. and would not work).
windows 7, yes no issues
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Message 68537 - Posted: 15 Apr 2019, 15:33:21 UTC - in response to Message 68528.  

of course the only metal on metal in the box for me would be on the heat sink or when I use the screwdriver on the screw for the graphics card. I like zip ties
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Message 68541 - Posted: 15 Apr 2019, 21:00:38 UTC - in response to Message 68532.  
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(The HD4800 series card supports OpenCL version 1.0. I think Milky Way requires version 1.1******* Nope. I have several hosts with HD4850 GPUs (OpenCL 1.0) that have been crunching continuously here for a long time without problems. Here is one that joined up back in May 2009.)


So my laptop with the 7490m should be capable of running Milkyway?
The 7490m and Quadro FX 3700m only successfully ran Collatz, Moo!, Primegrid (PPS on 3700m, 7490m running GNFR 20 for 7 days) and SETI 8 last winter.

I halted upgrading both those GPU's drivers because newer drivers caused something to break (Idle Champs of Forgotten Realms on 3700m)

I'll try the latest Catalyst on the 7490m and see if some Milkyway WU's start up.
(Looks like AMD freezes it at either 15.7.1 WHQL 7/29/2015 or Crimson beta Edition 16.2.1 3/1/2016, it's currently on Catalyst 14.9)
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Message 68616 - Posted: 28 Apr 2019, 13:30:53 UTC

I have an old computer (10+ yrs) with an ASUS Nvidia GT220 Graphics Card. Recently it has stopped doing any work, though I do have ~1.6M work credits for MilkyWay@home. After reading most of the posts in Updated GPU Requirements I can't help but wonder if my GPU has been dropped from the list of accepted GPUs. I do use it for Einstein and SETI projects and they still do work just fine.

Should I write this off as "fun while it lasted"?
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Message 68773 - Posted: 22 May 2019, 10:05:31 UTC - in response to Message 68541.  


I'll try the latest Catalyst on the 7490m and see if some Milkyway WU's start up.
(Looks like AMD freezes it at either 15.7.1 WHQL 7/29/2015 or Crimson beta Edition 16.2.1 3/1/2016, it's currently on Catalyst 14.9)


Correction: It's a Radeon HD 7450m w/ OpenCL 1.2 capability and 1GB RAM.

Milkyway won't send GPU WU's to it.

So just being capable of OpenCL 1.2 isn't enough.
What's the other criteria?
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Message 68784 - Posted: 26 May 2019, 10:12:01 UTC

Will AMD Radeon Vega 8 work?
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Message 68787 - Posted: 26 May 2019, 19:21:38 UTC - in response to Message 68784.  

Will AMD Radeon Vega 8 work?


Probably not as it's not a dedicated gpu but one built into the cpu, some Intel ones will work but it says they have no tasks for them.
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Message 68802 - Posted: 30 May 2019, 11:39:33 UTC

The AMD Radeon VII should work fine for MilkyWay GPU-Tasks with it´s high DP crunching power, but it´s not shown in the "Statistics" for GPU-models (neither Windows/Linux/Mac). Why?
It "should" be better than the Tahiti-Chip or do you have other informations/details?
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