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Why does AMD forbid readings of video memory usage under Windows 7?

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by voidshatter, May 30, 2011.

  1. voidshatter New Member

    Apr 25, 2011
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    I just don't understand it :confused: Is it because the AMD driver team is lazy?

    NVIDIA still offers such function. I bet it could be handy when optimizing CUDA programs. However there is no such equivalent in ATI Stream SDK / OpenCL etc. What is wrong? OpenCL claims to be able to handle memory hierarchy, but what good can be done by hiding the video memory usage? :confused::confused::confused:
  2. Lionheart


    Apr 30, 2008
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    Milky Way Galaxy
    You shouldn't worry, your rig will rape any game out there with ease:rolleyes:;):eek:

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