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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3.1 Osx Catalina GPU

    Hi, I am a new member to the forum. I have a Mac Pro 3.1 and I would like to upgrade to Catalina. Is the Gpu MSI Geforce GT 710 LP (2Gb) a good option ? I don't need an expensive gpu because I don't play any games.
  2. R

    MacBook Pro 16 4gb vs 8gb VRAM?

    I live in India and am in a bit of a conundrum. I'm looking to buy the MBP 16 i9 but would like to upgrade the GPU from 4 to 8gb but the issue here is that BTO takes forever. The store said it could take a minimum for 45 days and given the COVID situation I'm not sure how long I'd be waiting...
  3. B

    MP 1,1-5,1 Latest on cMP and FileVault?

    Hi, I tried to understand the state of things as far as FileVault (aka APFS-Encrypted) on cMP units is concerned. Read some threads here and on MacVidCards' blog, and still confused. I have a MP4,1 updated to 5,1 with a vanilla RX580 and 10.13.6. Considering whether to update to Mojave or...
  4. onujpt

    GPU Crash

    Hello, Wondering if anyone can help me out with an apparent Graphics Card Crash on my new MacBook Pro. I purchased a 16" MacBook Pro / 64GB RAM / 8GB AMD 5500 Graphics Card / 2.3GHz 8-core i9 and installed BootCamp / Steam to play one of my favorite games (Planet Coaster). Super graphics...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Upgrading Graphics Card for Mac Pro 5,1 (mid 2010)

    I've read several posts for the method for upgrading the card - I have the stock ATI Radeon 5870. It looks like the Sapphire Radeon RX 580 is the most straightforward upgrade. I already have an OWC Mercury Accelsior E2 PCIe SSD 1tb card, which is my start up disk (APFS) and I'm running 10.13.6...
  6. Ondřej Zdobinský

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro Two Graphics Cards - Force Run

    Hello, I have two graphics cards in my cMP 5,1. RX580 (PCIe 3) and Vega 64 (PCIe 1). Each one hooked up to one monitor. 1.) Is there any way how to force some apps to run on certain graphics card? 2.) Is there any program to see which GPU is certain app using? I bought second GPU, because I...
  7. Z

    Enabling the GPU

    How can i know if my mid2010, core i7, iMac has a graphics card (ATI Radeon HD 5750 1024 MB) that uses a GPU. If so, how can i enable it for Premiere cc2017?
  8. askunk

    What GPU will work for the new ARM CPUs?

    So far we've seen spectacular performances by the GPUs on iPads and iPhones. Those few graphic cores integrated on Apple APUs work great and reach easily 120 fps in games with Metal on pretty decent resolutions (the iPad), albeit dealing with a "stripped down" version of a PC game. However...
  9. Korie Cull

    MP 7,1 How many GPU's can fit inside the Mac Pro 7.1?

    Guys, I've been searching everywhere for answers about how many standard full-size GPU's can fit in the current Mac Pro. I was looking to buy 4 Radeon Pro WX9100 as seen in this picture below but I'm not sure if the Mac can fit 4 with the current PCI setup. If I can't get 4 Radeon Pro WX...
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    Xserve Graphics card upgrade success!

    Hey there folks. Just wanted to post about my success with upgrading the GPU in my Xserve 2,1(2008). Just picked up the machine for $80 with all three drive carriers being the SAS raid ones and the integrated raid controller. Has the two 3.0GHz 4 core xeons for 8 cores. even has 26GB of ddr2 FB...
  11. D

    MP 1,1-5,1 5,1 cMP & GTX 1080

    A friend gave me his unused GTX 1080. I'd like to get it working in my cMP. It seems that Nvidia drivers work up only to 10.13 (I'm on 10.14 at the moment). I'm using this to run Folding@Home applications for COVID19 research. AMD cards (like the RX580 I have) aren't optimized to run...
  12. E

    MP 6,1 6,1 H264 and advise for a new system

    I have a late 2013 Mac Pro. When I bough it I thought was great for video editing and streaming but after a while I discover that H264 and hardware acceleration is not working on this machine (!). I was following the thread about OpenCore but seems for Mac 5,1 and I'm a little worried it could...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2.1 - GPU Upgrade

    Hi Recently I bought a Mac Pro 2.1, I was thinking of upgrading my GPU to a AMD Radeon R9 280X. According to this post (Part 6.1) My current specs...
  14. dawindmg08

    Metal/AMD updates in 10.15.4?

    Can anyone confirm if 10.15.4 updated the GPU drivers for the current AMD card lineup? Been waiting to pull the trigger on a 16" MBP but keep hearing horror stories about glitches and Metal acceleration on the new Macs, especially in Adobe Premiere Pro. Been hoping that it gets fixed before...
  15. VaZ

    VMware Fusion 11.5 Win 10 Pro HIGH GPU SPIKES !

    Mac specs are in my signature. So when trying to play an old game from 2003 on Origin in windows my osx gpu history is showing the graph as maxed out ! I don't even get near max doing daily regular things in osx. The settings for vmware are 1gb out of 3gb shared graphics memory with 3d on, 4...
  16. D

    MP 7,1 Radeon Pro Vega II - Upgrade

    Hey, so I got my system with the stock 580. wondering what real world improvements from the adobe CC market there is between the two. Also considering waiting for the Radeon Pro W5700X. Thoughts?
  17. Rob Hein

    Macbook Pro Mid 2010 Shut down randomly

    I got this old mac Macbook Pro Mid 2010 that has this problem, it will just shut down randomly, and give me a grey screen, i think it said kernel something, sorry im no expert here. Log file Kernel Screenshot I have read online, this is a common problem with this model, and i've tried...
  18. Crazycowproductions

    MP 7,1 New Mac Pro / Adobe Premiere / GPU / WTF?

    Hello. I purchased a brand new Mac Pro (Specs Below). Of course it came pre-loaded with Catalina. I’m working in Adobe Premiere 2019 (Not 2020 for obvious reasons). And noticing very poor performance issues. Timeline is choppy, slow exports, etc etc etc. I have also been monitoring the GPU usage...
  19. haralds

    MP 1,1-5,1 Catalyst HD 7970 Replacement Fan Source

    I have a flashed Gigabyte GV-R797OC-3GD that has served me well. However, I noticed a bearing noise at higher fan speeds. Given my system is normally very quiet, this is unpleasant. It could also indicate eventual failure. Can anybody point me to a reliable source for replacement? I see a lot of...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 GTX 1060 not functioning, need troubleshooting help

    Hi, first time poster and admittedly not an expert. I recently installed an "EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Gaming ACX 3.0, 6GB" into my 2010 Mac Pro 5,1. Currently it boots up and I can see an image but the functioning is totally out of whack. All finder windows and other windows lag or smear; they...