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    Imac pro max out

    Hi, I've an imac Pro with currently the 10 core CPU and 128gb of ram. The ssd is not upgradable but a good TB4 enclosure make the job with a 4tb nvme. Now looking at the cpu and memory, I wonder what are the highest components I could install. I saw the 18 core W2191b but I also saw the W2195...
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    Heterogeneous computing variants

    In general, there is a lot of activity in the heterogeneous computing area lately. Even AMD seems to adopt this paradigm, with a combination of Zen4 and Zen4c cores. I find it a fascinating topic, in general. I have noticed that some mobile SoCs, such as Samsung Exynos 2100, Qualcomm Snapdragon...
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    MB 1,1-7,1 High CPU after restart (Macbook 2010, A1342)

    Hello! I'm using my White Macbook 2010 as my primary laptop since a couple of weeks ago. It has 10 GB ram and a 120 GB SSD, so as snappy as it can be.. However I've noticed that processes like MRT are really killing my Macbook, I've tried both High Sierra and Monterey (on OCLP) and the problem...
  4. Premal212

    How much ram does the GPU use on Arm Chips (M2)? (Shared Memory)

    Running a 2019, 15inch 32gb MBP and my memory pressure occasionally goes into orange when going heavy in After Effects. Looking at buying a new machine, don't want to pick up a 64gb unnecessary as I would need to go for the Max Chips. But my concern is that the ram is shared between the GPU...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 2009 Mac Pro 5,1 CPU and RAM not recognized.

    I recently had taken the machine apart to clean it but ever since I've put it back together and booted it up, i noticed things were slightly slower and it wasn't until now that i realized one of the CPUs and half the RAM isn't even being recognized. There should be 2 processors, 12 cores, 64gb...
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    GPU vs. CPU M2 & M1 Processors

    I am in the market for a new Mac and I'm dealing with the M2 Pro Mac Mini vs. M1 Pro Max Mac Studio for a new job I have begun. I've ran the configurator for both machines and there is about $200 difference between the two computers so the price is basically a wash. So that leaves me with...
  7. Coselmann

    Late 2012 - MD388LL/A - Macmini6.2 overheating issue

    Hello everyone. Since I replaced the processor and thus the conductive paste in my 2013 Mac Pro, I decided to do the same (just change the paste of course) in the late 2012 mini. Traditionally, the process has been trouble-free, but... the Macmini overheats and the operating temperatures reach...
  8. ThankYouRob

    Buying 16" M2 Macbook Pro - Do I upgrade GPU/RAM?

    I do a lot of video editing - music videos mostly. All in 1080p, I might make the transition to 4k but that's not quite in demand by my clients just yet. Just to be clear, I'm getting the 1TB HD so that's not what is in question here. I'm curious if the base 19-core GPU/16GB RAM will suffice...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Upgrading my mac pro mid 2010

    Hi guys I am newbie here I have mid 2010 Mac Pro single core cpu I am looking to upgrade to dual core cpu I have chance to purchase used dual core cpu Mac Pro 2010 and I am thinking of swapping cpu trays and purchasing two X5690 6 core CPUs is this possible in my situation any problems your see...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 VTDecoderXPCService process is over 9000!!?

    Ok, not quite over 9000, but I have a Mac Pro 5,1 mid 2010 dual 6 core 2.66 GHz processor and Radeon Rx5770 graphics and 128Gb ddr3 reg ECC ram. I have recently started using FCPX to edit video but when I try to playback multiple simultaneous 4K 60FPS HDR videos (say multi Picture in Picture), I...
  11. Octal450

    MacBook Pro Early 2006 Core Duo to Core 2 Duo Upgrade

    Hello, Yesterday I made an experiment. I tried to put Core 2 Duo T7200 onto a MacBookPro1,1 820-1993 logic board in place of the original Core Duo T2500. The result is successful! In the future maybe I will try to put a faster CPU like T7600. It's the fastest Merom CPU available and Penryn...
  12. CactusMel

    MP 1,1-5,1 Swapping CPU trays....

    Hi, My cMP is a 4.5 upgraded to a 5.1 CPU is 3.33 6 core, 16GB of ram, graphics card a HD5870. I'd like to get a dual processor tray but I understand (Well I think I do?) that it's not just a matter of swapping the trays over, they have to match? Can someone explain how in what way? I...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 4,1 -> 5,1 shuts down after a few minutes

    Hi all, my trusty 4,1 (flashed to 5,1) all of a sudden just shut down without being under load and wouldn't properly start up anymore. After it cooled off, it will boot again, but within 5 minutes or so before it just shuts down again. I read the threads about the temperature issues and cleaned...
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    MacBook Pro retina 2013 - logic board CPU broken?

    Hi guys, I recently upgraded to a new MacBook Pro because my 2013 model stopped powering on. I had it taken to a repair shop where they changed the battery and looked at it for a while but said the issue was with the logic board and that it would be expensive to replace. I pulled it out of...
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    MBA M1 high temp, number of vCPU, QEMU (UTM) VM best setting

    I need to use Power Bi, and as it's only available in Windows I’ve created a VM using QEMU with the UTM.app. With Windows 11, Windows on ARM from Insider program. Have 4 topics with some questions related to this. Thanks in advance for any answers, to some or all of the questions. Or...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 upgrade (if you could do it all over again!)

    If (today) you were going to upgrade your 2010 - 2012 Mac Pro 5,1 with new CPUs, new GPU, new NVME, etc. etc., what would you do different? I’m at the very beginning of organizing how I’m going to upgrade my machine, and I would love to hear from you… What would you do different? Many thanks...
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    MBP M1 Max - supspicious GPU usage

    So I've bought MBP M1 Max 32 cores less last month. Since then I've been monitoring CPU & GPU usage and temperatures by iStat Menus. Until yesterday CPU usage rarely exceeded 8-10% (GPU even less, I'd say 3-5%) and temperatures showed 48-55 °C. To be honest, that is because I didn't run more...
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    Does your MacBook Pro 14" feel warm to touch on light office workloads?

    Hello, I have been using my new MacBook for over 2 weeks now. And I notice this machine feel warm (not hot) in my lap and keyboard just under easy office work (email, browsers, music...) average CPU temp sits at about 52º-55º Celsius. I find it quite high compared to my previous M1 MBP which...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac pro 4.1 not booting after cpu upgrade

    Hi guys, Ive got (what once was) a working mac pro 4.1 flashed to 5.1 and bought a pair of used x5690s on ebay. I wanted to upgrade the stock CPUs to the x5690s on my dual cpu mac pro. Im aware that these must be delidded to avoid thermal problems, however, prior to delidding i wanted to test...
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    Low CPU speed

    I have a problem with my macbook probably connected to the CPU. When I play the game Valorant there is a very low CPU speed (below 1GHz) which lowers my FPS so I can't play the game smoothly. This thing didn't occur a few days ago and my game was running smoothly. The temperatures are still the...