Latest drivers?

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Latest drivers?

Postby NeoCzar » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:11 am

With the last WHQL AMD drivers (13.12):

Implicit single precision: 74.8 ns/day.
Explicit single precision: 21.3 ns/day.

With the last Beta drivers (14.2 Beta 1.3):

Implicit single precision: 86.2 ns/day.
Explicit single precision: 25.1 ns/day.

The newest Betas are causing minor issues when Alt-Tabbing sometimes while HDMIed to the HDTV. Nothing serious though, the folding boost is more than worth it.

Mod edit: Moved from a topic in the "Start here" forum.
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Re: Latest drivers?

Postby ArVee » Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:52 pm

Anyone know how 14.2 Beta is vs. 14.1 Beta though?
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Re: Latest drivers?

Postby foldy » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:03 pm

Hi NeoCzar,
thanks for your benchmark. :D
What graphics card did you test?

There is also a new driver version 14.3 Beta V1.0
Maybe someone can test these? :?:
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Re: Latest drivers?

Postby Ripshod » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:15 pm

We've had this performance boost since the 14.1 betas. I'm a little OCD about things lke that.
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Re: Latest drivers?

Postby JimF » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:46 pm

foldy wrote:There is also a new driver version 14.3 Beta V1.0
Maybe someone can test these? :?:

It seems to be about the same, or slightly better than the last beta on my HD 7790s (45 K PPD on P 13000/13001) and on my HD 7870s (69.3 K PPD on P 13001 and P 9401), all on Win7 64-bit.
GTX 970 (i5-3550), GTX 980 (i7-3770); Win10 64-bit; FAH 7.4.4
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