Geek bench 4 Compute Error

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31 Aug, 2016 06:08 AM

Geek bench 4 fails to complete the GPU compute test on my Mac Pro tower with GTX 780. It starts and then fails as soon as the histogram equalization test begins. The program doesn't crash but the run is aborted.

  1. 1 Posted by pastrychef on 31 Aug, 2016 09:26 AM

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    I'm experiencing the exact same problem.

  2. 2 Posted by ActionableMango on 01 Sep, 2016 08:39 AM

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    Same problem here with GTX 980

    OpenCL quits early
    CUDA finishes

  3. 3 Posted by Nick on 01 Sep, 2016 05:32 PM

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  4. 4 Posted by Tristan on 01 Sep, 2016 09:26 PM

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    Same here on my 980Ti

  5. 5 Posted by Michael on 02 Sep, 2016 06:48 AM

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    The same occurs for my GTX 970.

    OpenCL quits at Histogram Equalization
    CUDA finishes completely

  6. 6 Posted by amadeus on 03 Sep, 2016 10:08 AM

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    Same problem here with GTX 950.

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by John on 05 Sep, 2016 05:52 AM

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    We're aware of the issue with third-party GPUs under OS X. We're able to reproduce the issue internally and it appears the cause is an interaction between the OS X OpenCL runtime and the NVIDIA drivers. We have filed bug reports with Apple and NVIDIA and are currently waiting for a response.

  8. 8 Posted by Tazling on 23 Sep, 2016 11:25 PM

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    Same here with ASUS GeForce GTX970. Good luck with the Apple/NVIDIA dialogue :-)

  9. 9 Posted by Morrissey on 01 Oct, 2016 04:58 PM

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    I have a super old GetForce 520 and it will not even start. Too old?

  10. 10 Posted by gstew on 17 Jan, 2017 01:04 PM

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    Oh thank you so much for deleting the long account I wrote before I realised I wasn't logged in. Cut to the chase. In W10 Pro the latest NVIDIA driver for my Quadro 600s, Quadro 5000, and GTX 1060 6GB was 2016/12/11 which (as it happens) I installed yesterday after I had already run GB 4.0.0 successfully with the previous one: 21.21.13 7290 (2016/09/16). Then I upgraded some other machines (Z600s with X5660s, Z800 with X5675s and X5690s). Today I had some working in GB 4.0.4 and some not. Just now I have rolled back some of those updates and all is well (see data uploaded for GTX 1060 of Z800 with X5690s). "7633" is what GeForce Experience wants you to have. "7290" is the "latest driver" as far as W10 upgrading is concerned. I will now prove my case by rolling back the driver and this Z800 with X5675s and doing the compute thing on its Quadro 5000. Assuming it works, I would like to be rewarded with a "Compute Results Search" that works on the GPU, not the CPU. Both is better, of course. The bottom line?: On Win 10 machines check your driver.

  11. 11 Posted by macmuchmore on 07 Apr, 2017 03:18 AM

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    Having this same issue:
    macOS 10.12.4
    nvidia geforce 960GTX
    Geekbench 4.1.0
    Using latest nvidia driver: 367.15.10.45f01

    Over 7 months and it still has not been fixed?

  12. 12 Posted by macmuchmore on 07 Apr, 2017 06:52 PM

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    Is there any update on a possible resolution? Thanks!

  13. 13 Posted by Robin on 28 Apr, 2017 01:05 PM

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    Also seeking an update here

  14. Support Staff 14 Posted by John on 28 Jul, 2017 04:29 AM

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    Thank you for your patience. Geekbench 4.1.1 should resolve the issue with OpenCL benchmarks failing to run on recent NVIDIA GPUs. Please update and let me know if you continue to encounter issues running any of the compute benchmarks on NVIDIA cards.

    You can download Geekbench 4.1.1 for macOS from the following location:

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