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  • bridgman
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    Originally posted by seesturm View Post
    ROCm is an architecture without concrete interface. For using ROCm a supported interface has to be chosen. ROCm supports interfaces like HIP and OpenCL.

    So it does not really make sense to ask how ROCm performance compares with HIP preformance.
    I haven't had a chance to confirm this, but I expect the earlier "ROCm" implementation is really an "HCC" implementation. The HCC compiler had a couple of different operating modes, IIRC one was more like C++ AMP and the other was HIP.

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  • Paradigm Shifter
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    Originally posted by hoohoo View Post
    I hope the git branch for this was named "Hipcat"!
    Beat me to it!

    ...now I want to watch that Tom and Jerry episode "The Zoot Cat".

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  • seesturm
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    Originally posted by ms178 View Post
    Even though it would be just a single data point, it would be interesting to see if the performance of the HIP backend is on par with the ROCm backend.
    ROCm is an architecture without concrete interface. For using ROCm a supported interface has to be chosen. ROCm supports interfaces like HIP and OpenCL.

    So it does not really make sense to ask how ROCm performance compares with HIP preformance.

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  • Mathias
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    Originally posted by ms178 View Post
    Even though it would be just a single data point, it would be interesting to see if the performance of the HIP backend is on par with the ROCm backend.
    And CUDA on the other side - actually CUDA is even more important. If CUDA doesn't take a hit, one can better argue to switch from CUDA to HIP. A 30% slower HIP on AMD is better then a 100% slower nothing on AMD.

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  • hoohoo
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    I hope the git branch for this was named "Hipcat"!

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  • ms178
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    Even though it would be just a single data point, it would be interesting to see if the performance of the HIP backend is on par with the ROCm backend.

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  • phoronix
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    Hashcat 6.2.3 Introduces AMD HIP Backend

    Phoronix: Hashcat 6.2.3 Introduces AMD HIP Backend

    Released on Friday was a new version of the Hashcat open-source password recovery tool that now adds an AMD HIP back-end...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...hcat-6.2.3-HIP
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