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deciblebreaker
Adept I

AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

Let me start out by saying that I'm sure this is probably fixed simply by having less games - I know I have a lot of games (350+ currently installed by Steam alone). But this was an issue when I had far less as well (less than 150 games). It's been an issue for as long as it's been in the software.

Essentially, when I open up AMD settings and click "Gaming" - it will sit there, for a long time (several minutes) loading the list of games. It's not a resource issue, as I'm currently on a Threadripper 1900x with 32GB memory. The OS drive, with the registry and data is on an SSD. The games themselves, are on a set of four 7200rpm 2TB drives all in a software RAID 0 (Windows Striped Volume), so even the access speed of the drive and games is rather fast.

Once it finally loads the list, clicking any of the games to load the profile takes several minutes, and that's if the profile is still default. If the profile is modified, it takes even longer, as much as 5 minutes (on a profile that only had 1 setting changed).

I've done several reinstalls, upgrades, downgrades of the software and the drivers. I've done everything apart from hitting it with a hammer or lighting it on fire, and since the option's conception, this issue has plagued me.

Does anyone have any idea what can be done (aside from the obvious 'uninstall 90% of your games') to mitigate or fix this?

EDIT: So I did find one thing. Not sure if this makes a difference. But it seems when it stops "responding" while loading, it starts hemorrhaging memory. From a fairly stable 131MB climbing up fairly quickly to about 1.6GB of memory once it reaches the Gaming tab with the full list of games. Attempting to load into the settings of any game, or to exit a profile after making changes, it climbs upwards of 2GB of RAM (and keeps going). The CPU total usage never gets over 15%, having 10% or less being dedicated to the settings app, while the RAM doesn't reach over 25% (at least, not as long as I've let it)

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locodicegr
Miniboss

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

DDU -> 18.6.1 / Other than that seems pretty logic to me if you have 350+ games...do you even play any of them

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deciblebreaker
Adept I

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

I myself have beaten over 2/3 of them, and have probably played through close to 1/4 two or more times. I am also one of two people that play the games, so there's that as well. I'll try to DDU again, and see if 18.6.1 does anything.

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mkdante381
Adept II

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

RadeonSettings is ultra slow if you have more than 10 games. This load forever and forever

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locodicegr
Miniboss

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

Imagine 350+ Game profiles waiting to be loaded....

pokester
MVP

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

I have over 400 games in mine and as soon as you click the tab it is unresponsive takes a couple of minutes to go to global setting. I can make changes there, but when I go back from there to the the gaming it locks Radeon Settings and I have to kill it every time. Been like this since they went to Radeon Settings from CCC. I don't know why they can't fix it. I don't know why the Global Settings can't be on their own tab to begin with, instead of in gaming. So you guys are far from alone with this issue.

Maybe amdmatt​ could fire this highly repeatable non-functioning issue off to the driver team again for all of us.

Thanks for bringing this one up again!

herr_mendes
Adept I

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

Same issue: It's been 20 minutes or so that I started my system. Last night I had some problems with FPS - couldn't lock them to the monitor rate @75 - That's when I noticed that I booted for 30 min or so, so the profiles were still loading...

pokester
MVP

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

Yes and the issue is now far worse with the Adrenaline 2019 drivers.

locodicegr
Miniboss

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

Its way smoother now.

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kaminari
Adept II

Re: AMD Settings "Gaming" takes forever to load game list and profiles

@Locodicegr

It's definitely not.

And please stop intervening in the topic if you aren't concerned by this issue. You haven't provided any useful comment so far.

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