New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

It seems that a lot of GPU problems revolve around specific versions of drivers. Though AMD has their own support structure, you can often learn from information reported by others who fold.

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Re: New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

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Yay. Was just about to sell my Merc319 6900XT Ultra. I will keep it now. Have a 12700F build for it.
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Re: New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

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muziqaz wrote: Sat Jul 16, 2022 8:56 am Just an update, if you haven't seen it on Discord, AMD have now noticed the issues put forward regarding the poor performance in F@H, and are working on it. So couple more driver versions and we should have our performance back :)
Hopefully so... Though at the moment, I have not noticed any significant benefit of running the RX 6500XT -v- that GTX 1050TI. Though, I'm going to do a clean installation of the Windows 10 drivers for this card (this may require using DDU first). Last resort, will be a motherboard BIOS update to see if that may help (as that was the last thing that I did before I noticed the decline in performance with the AMD iGPU on the 3200G CPU, when trying to simultaneously run an NVidia card).

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muziqaz wrote: Tue Nov 02, 2021 6:28 pm The only viable AMD GPUs for folding are 6800xt and 6900xt, since those are supported by 21.3.2 driver
So the 6800 non-XT is not supported in 21.3.1/2? The release notes say 21.3.1 includes support for RX 6700.
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Re: New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

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All this is irrelevant now. AMD fixed the latest driver. Please update the drivers to the latest, and you will see PPD jump double
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Re: New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

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muziqaz wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:59 am All this is irrelevant now. AMD fixed the latest driver. Please update the drivers to the latest, and you will see PPD jump double
Double of what? 22.7.1 is double of 21.3.1? Is 22.8.2 as good as 22.7.1? Thanks.
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Re: New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

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CaptainHalon wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 12:13 pm
muziqaz wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:59 am All this is irrelevant now. AMD fixed the latest driver. Please update the drivers to the latest, and you will see PPD jump double
Double of what? 22.7.1 is double of 21.3.1? Is 22.8.2 as good as 22.7.1? Thanks.
Every latest driver brings back 21.3.2 levels of performance. There is no extra, no less
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Re: New Radeon drivers - 21.10.1 - performance still seems bad

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muziqaz wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:01 pm
CaptainHalon wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 12:13 pm
muziqaz wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:59 am All this is irrelevant now. AMD fixed the latest driver. Please update the drivers to the latest, and you will see PPD jump double
Double of what? 22.7.1 is double of 21.3.1? Is 22.8.2 as good as 22.7.1? Thanks.
Every latest driver brings back 20.3.2 levels of performance. There is no extra, no less
Alright, sounds good. If there's no improvement with the latest, I'll just leave it on 21.3.1 as I don't like to fix things that already work :mrgreen:
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