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Please add Radeon VII

Postby miker07 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:49 pm

Radeon VII not being detected, even after updating folding client, so looks like it hasn't been added yet.
Name: AMD Radeon VII
Device ID: 1002 66AF-1002 081E

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*********************** Log Started 2019-02-11T18:47:03Z ***********************
18:47:03:************************* Folding@home Client *************************
18:47:03:        Website:
18:47:03:      Copyright: (c) 2009-2018
18:47:03:         Author: Joseph Coffland <>
18:47:03:           Args: --open-web-control
18:47:03:         Config: C:\ProgramData\FAHClient\config.xml
18:47:03:******************************** Build ********************************
18:47:03:        Version: 7.5.1
18:47:03:           Date: May 11 2018
18:47:03:           Time: 13:06:32
18:47:03:     Repository: Git
18:47:03:       Revision: 4705bf53c635f88b8fe85af7675557e15d491ff0
18:47:03:         Branch: master
18:47:03:       Compiler: Visual C++ 2008
18:47:03:        Options: /TP /nologo /EHa /wd4297 /wd4103 /Ox /MT
18:47:03:       Platform: win32 10
18:47:03:           Bits: 32
18:47:03:           Mode: Release
18:47:03:******************************* System ********************************
18:47:03:            CPU: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-Core Processor
18:47:03:         CPU ID: AuthenticAMD Family 23 Model 1 Stepping 1
18:47:03:           CPUs: 32
18:47:03:         Memory: 31.87GiB
18:47:03:    Free Memory: 23.99GiB
18:47:03:        Threads: WINDOWS_THREADS
18:47:03:     OS Version: 6.2
18:47:03:    Has Battery: false
18:47:03:     On Battery: false
18:47:03:     UTC Offset: -5
18:47:03:            PID: 11352
18:47:03:            CWD: C:\ProgramData\FAHClient
18:47:03:             OS: Windows 10 Home
18:47:03:        OS Arch: AMD64
18:47:03:           GPUs: 1
18:47:03:          GPU 0: Bus:10 Slot:0 Func:0 NVIDIA:7 TU102 [GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Rev.
18:47:03:                 A] M 13448
18:47:03:  CUDA Device 0: Platform:0 Device:0 Bus:10 Slot:0 Compute:7.5 Driver:10.0
18:47:03:OpenCL Device 0: Platform:0 Device:0 Bus:67 Slot:0 Compute:1.2 Driver:2766.5
18:47:03:  Win32 Service: false
18:47:03:  <!-- Network -->
18:47:03:  <proxy v=':8080'/>
18:47:03:  <!-- User Information -->
18:47:03:  <passkey v='********************************'/>
18:47:03:  <team v='111065'/>
18:47:03:  <user v='miker07'/>
18:47:03:  <!-- Folding Slots -->
18:47:03:  <slot id='1' type='GPU'>
18:47:03:    <paused v='true'/>
18:47:03:  </slot>
18:47:03:Trying to access database...
18:47:03:Successfully acquired database lock
18:47:03:Enabled folding slot 01: PAUSED gpu:0:TU102 [GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Rev. A] M 13448 (by user)
18:47:59:Removing old file 'configs/config-20190102-020932.xml'
18:47:59:Saving configuration to config.xml
18:47:59:  <!-- Network -->
18:47:59:  <proxy v=':8080'/>
18:47:59:  <!-- User Information -->
18:47:59:  <passkey v='********************************'/>
18:47:59:  <team v='111065'/>
18:47:59:  <user v='miker07'/>
18:47:59:  <!-- Folding Slots -->
18:47:59:  <slot id='1' type='GPU'>
18:47:59:    <paused v='true'/>
18:47:59:  </slot>
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby foldy » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:32 am

They maybe need you to call "FAHClient.exe --lspci" in cmd shell of FAHclient install folder e.g. "C:\Program Files (x86)\FAHClient"
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby toTOW » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:40 pm

PCI IDs of AMD GPUs are a real mess ... I'm pretty sure a lot are missing from our GPUs.txt file ... :(

I added the following IDs :
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66a0   Vega 20 [Radeon Instinct]   
66a1   Vega 20   
66a2   Vega 20   
66a3   Vega 20   
66a7   Vega 20 [Radeon Pro Vega 20]   
66af   Vega 20 [Radeon VII]

Let us know how it runs ...
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby Theodore » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:07 am

I'm intrigued at the performance of this card!
How does it compare to an RTX card in terms of performance and power consumption?
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby miker07 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:06 pm

Been playing around with settings during first few work units, and things are kind of all over the place. Thinking it may be driver related, but hard to tell for sure. i am running the 17.9.2 drivers, but messing with settings is inconsistent on mining and folding. Plan to test gaming next. Below are some approximate numbers. Folding is not pushing the gpu like ethereum mining was, there might be a lot left in the tank. Not bad if I get mostly the higher ppd work units. I was messing with the setting a lot on the first work unit, so that may be on the low side, or maybe there is just that much variance.

Unit 11720 = 866k ppd
Unit 11719 = 1.04mill ppd
Unit 14152 = 1.6mill ppd

Results achieved at mostly stock settings.
Voltage= -50mv, (folding does not handle undervolting well. Been running -120mv when mining ethereum)
Power consumption around 160 watts above idle (corsair icue power supply reading. Despite higher voltage, power draw and heat is down significantly from mining ehtereum)
Fan settle out around 1900rpm with temps at 74c and 94c hotspot (runing rtx 2080ti 3 slots below, so would be bettter without that)
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby Roos-Skywalker » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:32 pm

That's a shame. I actually wanted to swap out my RX 5700 XT Anniversary Edition for Radeon VII to support the cause.
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby bruce » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:22 pm

The Radeon VII already appears in the gpus file so I don't see anything I can do about it (unless you have a GPU that is not a 66af)
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby Fodir » Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:48 pm


Is FAH supposed to work with Radeon VII GPUs?

My FAH says:
no gpu access
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Re: Please add Radeon VII

Postby Joe_H » Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:39 am

Fodir wrote:Hello

Is FAH supposed to work with Radeon VII GPUs?

My FAH says:
no gpu access

Yes, if the Radeon VII has a device ID already known through the GPUs.txt file. We would need to see more of your log than what you have posted to troubleshoot further.

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