RX 580 not folding

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RX 580 not folding

Postby Yixxo » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:08 pm

Hey, so I started folding today but wanted to use my gpu. The thing is only my CPU is folding gpu is doing nothing
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Re: RX 580 not folding

Postby JimboPalmer » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:27 pm

Welcome to Folding@Home!

If you post the first 200 lines of your log, it will show us your PC's hardware, your PC's OS, and your PC's configuration.

Here is a tutorial on how to do that.


Knowing as little as I do, all I can recommend is new drivers straight from AMD.

https://www.amd.com/en/support/graphics ... eon-rx-580
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Re: RX 580 not folding

Postby Yixxo » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:07 pm

So here is the thing, I noticed it was doing something but wasn't sure if it really did anything because my Task Manager showed the GPU usage at like 3% while it was supposed to be folding on the Full setting. Just now I opened AMD control panel and noticed the GPU usage displayed correctly. So it's all good. But thanks anyways!
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Re: RX 580 not folding

Postby Neil-B » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:16 pm

Task Manager "lies" ... or at least its default setup miss directs you ... if you click the little arrow thing next to each of the charts you can set them to chart different values - iirc one of these will show full GPU usage.
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Re: RX 580 not folding

Postby Joe_H » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:22 pm

That chart setting is usually Compute 0 or Compute 1 for AMD cards. Depending on which version and patch level of Windows it is the same for nVidia, or the CUDA chart is available and gives that info.

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