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Gregor 
New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 30-Dec-2016 14:38:46
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The new Radeon HD driver (included with Enhancer software upgrade) is reported to suppoort now "Oland chip set"? What does this mean...? At least HIS does not use these mysterious code names on their www-pages, so how to know which of their models are supported by the new driver?

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Rob 
Re: New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 30-Dec-2016 15:13:09
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@Gregor

R7 240 and R7 250 are consumer cards based on Oland.

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Posted on 30-Dec-2016 16:39:12
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@Gregor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units

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Severin 
Re: New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 30-Dec-2016 17:16:27
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@Gregor

I jave an R7 240 in my X100 as well as an R7770, the card cost me around 30 UKP, it only takes up one slot, it's half the length of a standard card and doesn't require any additional power connection.

Spec wise it's a bit slower than the R7770 but in actual use it's difficult to notice any difference in speed.

This is mine:



You can also get half height models for slim cases:

Last edited by Severin on 30-Dec-2016 at 05:17 PM.

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Niolator 
Re: New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 30-Dec-2016 21:23:09
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Good news. I guess the next step is support for the M300-series. (Trying not to sound too demanding).

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Rob 
Re: New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 30-Dec-2016 23:39:47
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@Niolator

Hopefully there will be enough supply of currently supported cards that they can hold off further support until the Vega architecture is shipping. They need to carefully manage their resources and it's better to add more features to the API than support more cards that will soon disappear from retail channels.

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Niolator 
Re: New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 31-Dec-2016 16:08:59
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@Rob

Yes, maybe you're right. Vega seems to be rather far away though.

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Posted on 31-Dec-2016 16:12:12
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@Niolator

Assuming we can recoup most of the costs of adding Oland support in the Enhancer Software within the next few months, I have some ideas of supporting other up and coming chipsets in future updates.

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Re: New Radeon driver: "Oland Chip set"?
Posted on 31-Dec-2016 22:49:10
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@Niolator

Vega 10's plan release is Q1 2017 and it's already running Doom 2016 Vulkan and SW Battlefront's Rogue One map.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spSI2Gmyk-Y

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Niolator 
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Posted on 31-Dec-2016 23:30:55
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@Hammer

I read an article on a hardware site were they said it looked as Vega wouldn't be released very soon. They pointed out that RX 490 has to be released first.

edit:typo

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Gregor 
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@Rob
Quote:
R7 240 and R7 250 are consumer cards based on Oland.


Thanks Rob!-) I found a few reviews about these and some other display cards from HIS. There were clear differences in speed and an energy consumption between the models, but the speed was estimated using some PC games which are not familiar to me... So I have no idea of the real speed of them in AmigaOS environment.

Could those who are familiar with different models, please tell for what type of tasks would these be fast enough, when used with X5000:

HD 5450
R7 240
R7 250
R7 250X

BTW, do all these models work also with Amiga Linux distros?

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Gregor

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WolfpackN64 
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Posted on 5-Jan-2017 13:38:21
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@Gregor

All of these cards should have Linux support.

For use with the X5000, the R7 250X is quite a bit more powerful than the R7 250, so I'd reccomend the R7 250X. It'll probably handle any graphic task OS4 needs and it'll be powerful enough to handle most Linux tasks (don't try to go overboard though, it's not THAT powerful).

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Rob 
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Posted on 5-Jan-2017 14:44:50
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@Gregor

The HD 5450 isn't supported in Warp3D or Warp3D Nova so is best avoided if you want 3D support.

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