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    MP 1,1-5,1 Radeon Pro w5700

    I wonder if this will ever be able to work in a MacPro 5.1 and what sort of benefits its may offer over a Radeon VII or Vega? https://www.amd.com/en/products/professional-graphics/radeon-pro-w5700
  2. Jupiter-8

    iMac Pro iMac Pro Vega 64X fan noise?

    Hi everyone. Long time lurker, first time poster. How does the Vega 64X impact fan noise in the 8-Core or 10-Core iMac Pro? I’d love to hear from anyone using this config, especially for music production and design related work. A bit of background… After weeks of research, I'm about to pull...
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    Classic Mac Pro vs Mac Mini eGPU (Gaming)?

    I'm trying to come up with a plan on if I should stick with my cMP for another year+, or if I should use this next year to hack Catalina onto it and try to off-ramp (sell and buy) onto another platform. I mostly use my Mac as a mac I can also occasionally code, transcode videos on and boot into...
  4. bazza5938

    Mojave on MP5,1: FCPX with AMD GPU

    Hopefully the people involved with this discussion elsewhere will join in here, as I do think it's interesting conversation, although not entirely appropriate to the original thread. Optimised/proxy media work as I'd expect, this was purely a test to see how working on raw h264 footage would...
  5. Rasta4i

    iMac with eGPU without external display for fcpx and Davinci Resolve?

    Hello everyone i’m wondering if anyone’s tried this combo, there’s a script called set egpu that allows you to harness most of the egpu power without using an external display. I’ve been looking at many options but they all involve me selling too many things and buying a lot more which is what...
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    The risk of buying apple pro hardware

    While it is true that Apple is finally beginning to appreciate pro and prosumer customers on one hand it is showing disdain on the other. There are many examples but what motivated me to write this is the unfortunate timing of the 2018 MacBook Pro 560x gpu and 3 short months later, the option...
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    Blackmagic eGPU vs internal Vega 20 in MBP

    Hi, I am one of those early adopters of the 2018 MBP i9 with 560x cpu. I have a 5k monitor which I use frequently in 5k aspect ratio. I have noticed that most things I do with my 560x model MBP work adequately at native resolution 2560 x 1080, but when I go up to 5120 x 2160 everything just...
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    Question for early adopters of MBP 15 inch with 560X GPU

    I am curious if you will be 1) buying an external GPU (if so which one?) 2) sell your “old” MBP 15 INCH 560X To buy a new Vega model 3) keep your 560X model and accept it’s limitations 4). Spend endless hours complaining about how Apple screwed you by making your computer obsolete in just...
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    Mac Pro 4,1->5,1 RX Vega

    Do the RX Vega cards need to be flashed to work with the old Mac Pros? I've done a lot of research about Nvidia cards, but I don't really know how it works with the AMD cards. I've seen some stuff about editing kext files. If you do that does it work with the EFI, or would it need to be flashed...
  10. Pressure

    Mac Pro 3.1 and VEGA FE (10.13.4)

    Hi fellow 'rumors, After reading all about the exciting bootrom hacking and trying out dosdude1's High Sierra Patcher for older models no longer supported officially I wanted to try installing an AMD Radeon VEGA FRONTIER EDITION in this old, dusty Mac Pro 3.1 and see if I could get an extra...
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    What's Faster for FCPx? Top End iMac 5K + eGPU or iMac Pro

    Thinking about my next iMac purchase, and wondering if anyone has any input on this. I was pretty sold on the top end iMac Pro when I heard the specs, but based on the benchmarks so far, it seems the Pro models don't scale well according to the cores and price. Since the top end i7 does a good...
  12. ThatSandWyrm

    iMac Pro iMac Pro - March 6th Update To Vega Drivers

    Looks like there was an update the iMac Pro's Vega drivers in this last system update. Pleasingly, I can now use my Vega 64 for all of the operations in Photoscan without crashing, and I haven't yet run into the disappearing menu bars bug. However, in looking at my processing times, the Vega...
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    2018 Macbook Pro Lineup

    What I would like to see apple do. Across the board: Improved camera for low light performance. HDR display. Improved cooling performance. Improved battery. Improved keyboard that is resistant to a speck of dust. Stereo microphones, left and right. Thin and light should not be a priority of...
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    NVMe with ST-NGFF2013-C; Vega Internal GPU; Mac Pro 2013 (6,1)

    Update: Beginning of thread is mostly NVME related. Work for replacing internal GPU with a 3rd-party GPU starts later in the thread (in progress). The thread is still active. Questions and comments for both NVME and GPU are welcome. Update: On Mac Pro (late 2013) don't mix APFS and NTFS on...
  15. EddieK420

    Vega Frontier Edition on 4,1 5,1 Classic Mac Pro

    Hey guys. I wanted to start this thread to get information together on running the newly announced Vega Frontier Edition on our beloved classic Mac Pros. I currently have an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti on my 2009 4,1 (upgraded to 5,1 & 12-core) Mac Pro running Sierra 10.12.5. While the GTX 1080 Ti is...