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AMD's Zen Processor
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First, hello! Although I am new here, I have been a long time following this forum, and without all of you this hasn't been possible,so thank you!
System: Hardware Dell 5430 14" Core i5 3320M 8GB RAM (1x1600Mhz) iGPU Intel HD 4000 Software Win 10 Pro 64-bit Versión 10.0.14393 [UEFI] GPU Driver AMD Radeon 17.2.1 (non-whql) EGPU MSI Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 8G BEST EXP GDC V8.4d [Express Card] PSU Deer 400W Configuration Just connect the egpu to PC via ExpressCard (PSU ON & PC Off), turn on the PC, and GPU was detected and it worked. [PTD: Off] Others: With 16.12.2 Drivers have some better performance, but my screen blinks sometimes Freesync works well This test have some OC to have similar performance that with whql drivers Video demo:
TEST & BenchMark 3DMark TimeSpy 1.0 3242 (GPU:3920) http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/18115631 3DMark FIRE STRIKE 1.1 7375 (GPU:12996) http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/18115814 Ungine Heaven 4.0 [Basic]: 3025 [Extreme]: 1495 Ungine Valley 1.0 [Extreme HD]: 1933 Games [FRAPS - 5Min ingame]: Game  FPS AVG FPS Min FPS Max Config The Witcher 41.66 28 52 Ultra GTA V 23.66 13 38 Maximun Setting [Mod Cars] GTA V 32.2 20 72 High Skyrim 59 35 63 Ultra [Mod ENB Photorealistic] Screenshots Bench:
Specs :- Intel i5-2410m 2.3 GHz
8 GB ram
Intel hd 3000 (igpu)
AMD hd 6470m (dgpu)
# Use the mpcie slot for egpu
GPU powers on and Epu setup 1.x recognized the graphics card.
Disabled the dgpu using setup 1.x.
Installed latest crimson drivers
In device manager gpu shows with error 43. Disabled the egpu from device manager and re-enabled it again. Then it showed normally.
BUT THE PROBLEM IS I CANT CONNECT IT INTO A EXTERNAL DISPLAY. i USED THE DVI-SINGLE LINK PORT AND THE HDMI PORT BUT MY MONITOR DOESNT PICK UP THE SIGNAL.
Help required !!!!
01. First look at the Device manager.
02. After re-enabling the gpu
I know, i know, i know... @svl7 said it's disabled, @octiceps said it's disabled and many other forum users said it's disabled.
I am always want to double check everything and i did it this time too. And i would like to post here result of my research. But first thing first - my PC:
Laptop Configuration: Lenovo Y500 SLI
CPU: Intel i7-3630QM (2400-3400 MHz, Ivy Bridge, QuadCore)
VGA: 2x 2048Mb NVIDIA GeForce GT650M (SLI Configuration)
MB: Compal LA-8692P
RAM: 2x 4Gb Ramaxel RMT3160ED58E9W1600 (11-11-11-28)
HDD: 1TB Seagate Momentus 5400 (ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB)
SSD: 120 Gb Samsung 850 EVO (MGX S4LN062X01)
Display: 15.6" LG\Philips LP156WF1-TLC1 (1920x1080)
WIN: MS Windows 10 Pro (x64)
Also i must say, that i have got UNLOCKED BIOS by @svl7. And for second VGA too.
It's beginning from @geraldthread about his Ultrabay to PCI-E Adapter for Lenovo Y510p for useing Radeon Desktop VGAs as external VGA. It's performed well with Y510p, but there was zero info about how it perform on Y500 or will it perform at all (now we know that it's no, but it's another story). Unlocked BIOS didn't help with adapter and i decided to dig more deep in re-enabling integrated GPU in Intel CPU - Intel HD Graphics 4000. And new unlocked BIOS give me a lot of new options to play. But important thing is... some of them working, some of them no. So, here is what i am founded.
First i go to new unlocked BIOS and saw there a lot new tabs.
I go to Advanced => Video Configuration => Special Features
This option already was Enabled (Switch Graphic Function)
After that i go to Internal Graphic Device and Enable Internal Graphics Device.
Then save changes and exit. Laptop is shutdown and after few seconds turn on again. I saw Lenovo loading screen and then nothing when loading complete. Windows didn't start.
I am restarted laptop three times and it's started recovery mode. From recovery mode i am loaded Safe Mode and at that point i am finally was at Windows.
My first way goes to Device Manager to see new device. And there was new device - Intel HD Graphics 4000.
In safe mode windows can't access to it's current status, but there also was no error codes. First time there was no driver installed, but now it's even have last driver!
After that i go to AIDA64 Engineer Edition and look what it's show me. It's saw iGPU!
So, at this point i don't what to think about it. I can see iGPU in safe mode, but i can't boot with it in normal Windows. Is AIDA64 lie to me or even Device Manager?
What do your think about it?
P.S. Oh yeah, most menus on Russian language, but i hope your got the idea and trust me. =) It's no fake.
By Jamie Legends
Hi, I have a Clevo P170EM with an AMD 7970M. Last year I tried to change the vBIOS of my 7970M, a friend of my tried to change it because he wanted to ''overlock'' the card. He said no worries I said okay do it, then later on he returned my laptop and bricked both my card and the normal BIOS. I had to repair the laptop trough a repair company in the city. They only could repair the BIOS by doing another BIOS on it. They said to try everything with the card but my laptop wouldn't accept it. The problem: After the Windows 10 installation I installed all the drivers from the manufacters site (http://www.eurocom.com/ec/drivers(226)ec). Including the SSD driver, then I FIRST installed and fully updated the Intel HD Graphics. After that I installed the AMD videocard drivers (crimsons edition), the weird part is, AMD autodetect sees my card and so does Windows. Then the driver ask me to restart my laptop, after restarting the Windows logo appears then the screen goes black with a blinking cursor left upper screen. I believe it has someting to do with the vBIOS of the card and I also believe that the card is not bricked but just wrong BIOS. I asked the manufacter and they say that the card may be bricked, when I ask for the BIOS they would not provide it for free (bastards). I asked for both the motherboard and AMD card BIOS, they said I have to pay for it. Question: Can someone provide information and files for the right vBIOS? I mean the vBIOS that is standard. Greetz, Jamie P.s I have some pictures and screenshot of Windows and the BIOS detecting the graphic card, the weird thing is both OS and BIOS detect the card but when I install the drivers it goes black P.s.s I already tried everything AMD support provided so I have no use for comments like ''Try unistall with DDU'' or try with second monitor etc. As you can see I've disabled the card because when I enable, Windows freezes and screen goes black.