Mac Pro 5.1 recommendations for GPU upgrade 4k

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  1. MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    Thanks Billy.
    I am STILL trying to get my hands on an RX 580 pulse :mad:
     
  2. BillyBobBongo macrumors 68020

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    You and me both.

    I'm actually the guy you mentioned who ordered one with an expected delivery date somewhere in December. I was recently informed that this has now moved up to the end of September. I'll believe it when I see it.

    Hope you don't have to wait too long to get your hands on one!
     
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    No, I ordered from it from conrad.nl, I live in the Netherlands. I had been tempted to use Amazon, but I was able to get arrange a discount on my first purchase (business account) with Conrad so it worked out to be the cheapest option at the time.
     
  5. MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    Aaaaaahhhhhhhhhh........
    Just found a UK store that is selling the pulse rx580 (in stock), BUT its £140 more than my amazon pre-order.
    Sooooo tempted, but hate being fleeced by inflated prices :confused:

    On a listing on the US amazon, it mentions stock in on sept 23, so don't know if this a mass shipment of cards from sapphire to resellers!
     
  6. BillyBobBongo macrumors 68020

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    Here in the Netherlands, at least on my order that I've been waiting months for, is supposed to ship to me that week. So it certainly sounds like it to me.
     
  7. MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    Mmmm.. may wait a week, and then re-look.
    Problem with me not having an 'estimate' even, it could be months depending where you are in the line.
    I might bite the bullet, and could have it in 2-3 days.
     
  8. MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    Ok Amazon is p...ing me off now (even though its the miners' fault), just the lack of any kind of date.
    Just looked and the one I pre-ordered has dropped to £102 :eek: (which is what I will pay).
    Checked back 10 mins later and the listing now says 'this item is unavailable'.

    I may order the more expensive one, and leave my amazon one running....see if turns up.
     
  9. MarkC426, Sep 29, 2017
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    MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    TaaaaDaaaa.... got my RX580 Pulse, installed in mac and running :D
    Bit the bullet and got the more expensive one (RRP).

    I will see if the one from Amazon ever materialises o_O
     
  10. MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    Ok new question/problem?
    Something in the back of my mind made me check the fans on my gpu (mac seemed a lot quieter).
    The fans are not spinning at all, is this normal or should they spin 100% of time.
    Everything is running ok.
    I have it in slot 1.
     
  11. h9826790 macrumors 604

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    Normal, the fan only spin up when the GPU reach certain temperature.
     
  12. MarkC426 macrumors regular

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    Pheew... skipped a beat there.
    Tried a few apps, and fusion playback kicked the fans in....:)
    Thanks dude.
     

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