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Community Beginner ,
Aug 14, 2021 Aug 14, 2021

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My trusty amd firepro v7900 isnt supported in Photoshop anymore?  Why?

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021
Hi Your GPU was released in 2011, you could try and force Photoshop to use the GPU, assuming you're using the most recent version that is. You need to create a PSUserConfig.txt file with the following entry and save it to the location mentioned in this link https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/enable-optional-extensions-photoshop-cc.html # Force GPU On GPUForce 1

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021
Photoshop's core functions are being rewritten to use Metal and Direct X GPU calls instead of the old Open GL/CL.  The current system requirements are for a GPU that supports Direct X 12 which the 7900 does not. Whilst you may be able to restore some functionality by forcing your GPU as shown by Ged, this may still give crashes and unexpected behaviour. If it works, treat it as a workaround that buys a bit of time, but the real answer is an up to date card. Dave

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Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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Hi

Your GPU was released in 2011, you could try and force Photoshop to use the GPU, assuming you're using the most recent version that is.

You need to create a PSUserConfig.txt file with the following entry and save it to the location mentioned in this link

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/enable-optional-extensions-photoshop-cc.html

 

# Force GPU On

GPUForce 1

 

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Photoshop's core functions are being rewritten to use Metal and Direct X GPU calls instead of the old Open GL/CL. 

 

The current system requirements are for a GPU that supports Direct X 12 which the 7900 does not. Whilst you may be able to restore some functionality by forcing your GPU as shown by Ged, this may still give crashes and unexpected behaviour. If it works, treat it as a workaround that buys a bit of time, but the real answer is an up to date card.

 

Dave

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 15, 2021 Aug 15, 2021

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Thank you!  Upgrading to RX 570 soon, looks like it supports directx 12.  In the meantime, I can deal with a slightly unstable ps.

 

 

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Aug 17, 2021 Aug 17, 2021

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You could downgrade to v.20.2 in the meantime. It's the last version that will recognise my V7900. 

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Sorry, v.22.2 of course.

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