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Message 65443 - Posted: 14 Oct 2016, 19:37:31 UTC

Hello,

I would like to add a couple HD6970 cards to MW@H and have a question on drivers and the newer versions of WUs.

I know I've read about the issue with the 6950/6970 cards and drivers past 13.1, but that was on older versions of WUs and I haven't found anything on whether newer drivers work with these newest/newer WU versions.

Anyone have any answers on this?

Thanks!
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Message 65444 - Posted: 14 Oct 2016, 20:33:52 UTC - in response to Message 65443.  
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Check this pc:
http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/results.php?hostid=486169

Edit:
running 4 wu's at a time
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Message 65445 - Posted: 14 Oct 2016, 22:35:15 UTC - in response to Message 65444.  

OK, thanks! So it looks like that's not an issue anymore.

Are you running Catalyst 15.7.1 by chance?
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Message 65450 - Posted: 15 Oct 2016, 15:14:30 UTC - in response to Message 65445.  

OK, thanks! So it looks like that's not an issue anymore.

Are you running Catalyst 15.7.1 by chance?


No, it's 15.09
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Message 65451 - Posted: 15 Oct 2016, 17:17:49 UTC
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Having the same issue on this system. Have not found a way to stop the Computation Error.

http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/show_host_detail.php?hostid=596145
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Message 65452 - Posted: 15 Oct 2016, 18:05:22 UTC

Also with this system AMD A8 APU with Radeon HD 7640G, newest drivers for Win 10. No idea what's up.

http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/show_host_detail.php?hostid=596130
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Message 65453 - Posted: 15 Oct 2016, 22:42:26 UTC - in response to Message 65452.  

Having the same issue on this system. Have not found a way to stop the Computation Error.

http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/show_host_detail.php?hostid=596145



Also with this system AMD A8 APU with Radeon HD 7640G, newest drivers for Win 10. No idea what's up.

http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/show_host_detail.php?hostid=596130


I don't believe either of those are DP compute cards so they won't work on MW@H.
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Message 65530 - Posted: 24 Oct 2016, 16:21:14 UTC - in response to Message 65443.  

I'm using the latest non-crimson driver with my 6970 and my only issue is getting enough work units to keep it busy.
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Message 65531 - Posted: 24 Oct 2016, 16:44:33 UTC - in response to Message 65530.  

I'm using the latest non-crimson driver with my 6970 and my only issue is getting enough work units to keep it busy.


Ain't that the truth! And I have another 6970 I want to add.

I was running 12.1, then I tried 15.7.1 and noticed the GPU load wasn't as high as on 12.1 when doing 3 or 4 tasks. Also had issues with 15.7.1 doing something where a WUs would start to take like 30-40min eek!

I settled on 13.1 and all is running fine @925/1375. Seems optimum at 3 WUs for max performance/points. But like you said...keeping it fed is another story!
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