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Message 1915796 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 18:45:35 UTC

Version 390.77 - WHQL
Release Date Mon Jan 29, 2018
Operating System Windows 10 64-bit
Language English (US)
File Size 431.94 MB
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Message 1915808 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 20:26:31 UTC

and the first guinea pig is going to be....? ;-)

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Message 1915809 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 20:32:24 UTC

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Message 1915820 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 21:53:32 UTC - in response to Message 1915809.  

Oink :))

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Message 1915857 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 0:52:18 UTC - in response to Message 1915820.  

So far so good.
I hesitate to say this but it seems to me my GPU tasks are taking about 30 seconds less to complete with version. Too small a sample to be sure.
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Message 1915858 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 0:58:16 UTC - in response to Message 1915857.  
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So far so good.
I hesitate to say this but it seems to me my GPU tasks are taking about 30 seconds less to complete with version. Too small a sample to be sure.

Appears to be 20 seconds faster on my GTX 960 Ti.
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Message 1915862 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 1:13:07 UTC

Just for giggles, since I am in the middle of my latest Linux build right now, I went to Nvidia's site and took a gander for the Linux version, and noticed that the latest and greatest is 390.25. I presume because its Linux, it is always going to be a number of versions behind the current Windows build?

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Message 1915864 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 1:16:34 UTC

Seems to be ok atm, I have noticed also that wu's are completing slightly faster..
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Message 1915914 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 6:41:56 UTC - in response to Message 1915857.  

So far so good.
I hesitate to say this but it seems to me my GPU tasks are taking about 30 seconds less to complete with version. Too small a sample to be sure.

Looks like there were changes to the OpenCL portion of the driver, so it's possible.

From the Release Notes
 Device side enqueue
•The current implementation is limited to 64-bit platforms only.
•OpenCL 2.0 allows kernels to be enqueued with global_work_size larger than the
compute capability of the NVIDIA GPU. The current implementation supports only
combinations of global_work_size and local_work_size that are within the compute
capability of the NVIDIA GPU.
The maximum supported CUDA grid and block size of NVIDIA GPUs is available
at http://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-c-programming-guide/index.html#compute-
capabilities. For a given grid dimension, the global_work_size can be determined by
CUDA grid size x CUDA block size.
•For executing kernels (whether from the host or the device), OpenCL 2.0 supports
non-uniform ND-ranges where global_work_size does not need to be divisible by
the local_work_size. This capability is not yet supported in the NVIDIA driver, and
therefore not supported for device side kernel enqueues.

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Message 1915915 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 6:44:42 UTC - in response to Message 1915914.  

I thought we weren't used OpenCl 2.0, still with the OpenCl 1.2....Raistmer would know for sure
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Message 1915918 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 6:57:12 UTC - in response to Message 1915915.  

Yes, still using OpenCL 1.2 for the SoG app. Raistmer will have to rewrite that app to use the new OpenCL 2.0 capabilities of the driver.
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Message 1915970 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 2:24:54 UTC

During the current NSDO (that's Non-Scheduled Data Outage) I d/l and installed 390.77.
Hopefully, it will like my two dualies...
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Message 1916050 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 10:58:45 UTC

It certainly isn't helping this computer;
State: All (1090) · In progress (199) · Validation pending (511) · Validation inconclusive (225) · Valid (70) · Invalid (84) · Error (1)
Unfortunately the Server has decided to send me a good number of his failures...there ought to be a law...
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Message 1916070 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 13:52:03 UTC

So, this new driver isn't going to be any better for the current SOG app?
Or has anybody tested it and found it beneficial?

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Message 1916082 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 14:25:41 UTC - in response to Message 1916070.  
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So, this new driver isn't going to be any better for the current SOG app?
Or has anybody tested it and found it beneficial?

Meow?

As I posted. On my Intel GTX 960 Ti, Windows 7. About 20 seconds faster with the SOG app.

So far, nothing negative.
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Message 1916085 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 14:45:21 UTC - in response to Message 1916082.  

So, this new driver isn't going to be any better for the current SOG app?
Or has anybody tested it and found it beneficial?

Meow?

As I posted. On my Intel GTX 960 Ti, Windows 7. About 20 seconds faster with the SOG app.

So far, nothing negative.

Thanks. I'll give it a spin then.
Maybe I can speed the rig up just a tad and drive it's RAC a little lower......LOL.
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Message 1916109 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 17:09:04 UTC - in response to Message 1916070.  
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So, this new driver isn't going to be any better for the current SOG app?
Or has anybody tested it and found it beneficial?

Meow?

I haven't seen any positive or negative changes. Seems safe.
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