Wrong gpu

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Wrong gpu

Postby 3RBY » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:12 am


the web control panel shows me the wrong GPU,i got a R9 3XX Gpu.
i'm sorry if i posted at the wrong section im new to this :)
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Re: Wrong gpu

Postby foldy » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:10 am

Can you post a screenshot? What is your GPU's exact name?
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Re: Wrong gpu

Postby Joe_H » Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:00 pm

The GPUs.txt file uses the device ID to identify a GPU. The description field is often based on the first information available when AMD-ATI releases a new GPU. However, AMD-ATI often reuses a device ID for a number of different GPU's based on the same chip, so the description may need to be updated to reflect that. But it does not affect the actual folding, the capabilities used to assign GPU projects are based on the device ID detected.

There is more information about the GPUs.txt file available here - viewtopic.php?f=83&t=26208. The type of information requested there for requesting a GPU be added would be more useful than a screenshot.

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Re: Wrong gpu

Postby bruce » Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:14 am

foldy wrote:Can you post a screenshot? What is your GPU's exact name?

(or just copy and paste the text from the SystemInfo tab of FAHControl.)
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