[gmx-developers] Is there any hip version of gromacs?
benson_muite at emailplus.org
Sat Jan 4 08:52:27 CET 2020
This is interesting, though maintaining a large number of accelerated
versions may be challenging. OpenCL is more portable than HIP, Vulkan
looks like a possible well supported accelerator API. Is your code
On 1/4/20 9:49 AM, 张驭洲 wrote:
> Dear gromacs developers,
> I want to know if there is any HIP version of gromacs.HIP is a thin
> layer above the AMD Rocm stack, and it allows CUDA code to be
> converted to portable C++. You can find more details about HIP on
> https://github.com/ROCm-Developer-Tools/HIP. Currently gromacs runs on
> AMD GPU via OpenCL,but the performance of the OpenCL version may be
> worse than the CUDA version.
> Actually I have a HIP version of gromacs right now, which is converted
> from 2018.7. I have tested it on AMD MI50 GPUs and get 10%~30% better
> performance on some test cases than the OpenCL code of gromacs 2019.3.
> I want to know if there is any official plan to develop HIP version
> gromacs, or anyone else who is interested in this work.
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