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Graphics Processing Unit, a processor dedicated to producing the display output.

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Can I connect two Cinema HD Monitors (23-Inch) without an eGPU to my MacBook Pro?

I bought a Cinema HD Display a couple of weeks ago and now I plan to buy another one (The picture quality and color representation is still very good today, the resolution is also completely ...
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Graphics problems even after disabling discrete graphics card on Macbook Pro 2011

So following the extremely useful instructions here I have to managed to successfully disable the discrete graphics card on my 15" MacBook Pro 2011. The laptop which was getting stuck on boot ...
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How can I boot in single-user mode for terminal with grey screen?

It all started when I wanted to sell my old Macbook 2011 and remove it from iCloud. I clicked delete my Macbook in iCloud. AND Whoup!! My Macbook shuts down and deletes itself.... I reinstalled High ...
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Using iGPU in Bootcamp? [duplicate]

My computer wastes tons of heat and has terrible battery life in Bootcamp (Windows 10). I believe this is because the iGPU is not exposed and the machine is constantly using the more power hungry AMD ...
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External Sonnet 550 eGPU not providing enough power for MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018)

I have an external Sonnet box https://www.sonnetstore.com/products/egfx-breakaway-box-550, and it is not charging my notebook fast enough, e.g battery still draining when the MacBook screen is open. ...
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Severe GPU throttling freezes 2019 MBP16 after 30 minutes of Civilization VI

My brand new 2019 Macbook Pro 16" (macOS v10.15.7) suffers from severe GPU throttling after 30 minutes of playing Civilization 6. The freeze causes visual GPU artifacts that extend beyond the ...
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iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2428 - Possible GPU upgrade for Catalina (Bug Sur)

Is anyone familiar with the possible options for GPU upgrades for this devise? I want to upgrade to Catalina and if possible after official patch or release by Dosdude1 to Big Sur and when I browse ...
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21.5" Late 2012 iMac | Display or GPU issue

I purchased used iMac over auction. The iMac seems to show no picture. Could this be the display pin issue or it has the like of faulty GPU? Since these iMacs don't have screen mirroring by default, ...
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What version of CUDA will run on a NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 512 MB GPU under El Capitan fronted by PyTorch?

I have a Mac Pro 2009 4,1 with twin NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 512 MB GPUs. I'm looking to install PyTorch on to the box using CUDA. My question is what software do I need to load to drive the GPUs? The ...
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MBP Retina 16" 2019: Screen flickering with colors

Every few weeks the screen on my Macbook Pro 16" starts doing this: It happens only with some windows and sometimes the only thing that helps is restart. I went to the Apple store and they just ...
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Single thick green/red vertical line on iMac display

I started seeing a single green/red color line on my iMac. Is it a common problem? How can I fix it. It also vanishes after some time but comes back again. Any ideas?
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External USB-C dock monitor recognized by Macbook Pro 13 but not 16

I recently upgraded from a 2018 13" Macbook Pro (with touch bar, if that matters) to a 16" MBP. I've used a USB-C lapdock (HP elite x3 lapdock) as a portable external monitor for the 13"...
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Macbook pro 2011 Late cannot enable dGPU again

I'm struggling with some problem involved with enable dGPU AMD Radeon. To the needs of installation MacOS Catalina I had to disable discrete graphics card. I reboot into recovery mode and used command ...
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LCD model number or disabling discrete GPU for MacBook Pro 15 Retina 2012-2013

While trying to replace the battery, I must have damaged certain connection to the discrete gpu. Whenever trying to use discrete gpu, the computer would freeze. After trying to reset VRAM, it ...
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How to check if my laptop supports GPU-based calculations?

I've done search but still no clear answer. I have a laptop - MacBook, Catalina, 10.15.5 MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 1536 MB Does this video card ...
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Is this display problem of my MacBook Air a GPU issue?

I have a 2019 MacBook Air and sometimes, this problem happens when I try to open the laptop; it glitches. I think this happens because I restored the Mac and deleted all my old files last week. But ...
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MacBook Pro 15: Is it normal that the discrete GPU will activate when using an eGPU?

I've been having heat problems with my MBP15 for a while when running external displays. I believe this is partly caused by the discrete AMD 555X GPU being active. In order to avoid this, I have tried ...
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iMac 2011 Graphics Card issue - Unresolved

I have a weird issue with my iMac 2011 model. This is the iMac with the graphic card issue, so it happened to me as well. I tried everything except baking the graphics card, this is my absolute last ...
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Why does a Macbook pro's internal screen flicker ONLY when it is on a GPU?

I have a Macbook pro 2017 (15 inch, touchbar). Since a couple of months ago, once the laptop is on GPU for a long time (at least 3-4 hours), the internal screen starts to flicker, like this: The ...
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Trying to edit NVRAM variable from Single-User mode - Blocked

Thanks for invaluable info at least reusing old MacBook will save lot of co2 and other precious resource of planet. Following MacBook Pro: How to disable discrete GPU permanently from EFI? , I have ...
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Budget eGPUs for Mac Mini? [closed]

I thought it sounded quite cool that you can connect an eGPU to a Mac Mini to boost it's performance, but had no idea just how expensive those things are! Here is one I found recommended on a YouTube ...
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MacBook Pro 13" 2017 GPU spike load

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports), Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 1536 MB, macOS Catalina Version 10.15.5 (but the issue is older). Sometimes, mostly when I am using Chrome (...
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Can “Discrete only” GPU cause slowness?

I have 2 external monitors to my 2017 Macbook Pro v.10.15.6. Sometimes it slows -- the mouse lags badly. I installed gfxCardStatus and sometimes the menu choice changes from Dynamic switching to ...
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MBP dedicated GPU stuck in high power state - system kexts not loading

Here comes another dedicated GPU (dGPU) issue on my Late 2013 15" MacBook Pro! Problem: My NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M is not able to go into its lowest power state once automatic graphics switching ...
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MacBook Pro freezing in games with eGpu

At staram this is my MacBook spec: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) CPU 2,6 6 core Intel Core i7 RAM 16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB + Radeon Pro 560X 4GB Now let's jump to eGPU spec:...
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MBP GPU Panic-less Logic Boards

I inherited a Mid-2010 15" Macbook Pro (2.66 GHz Core i7 (I7-620M), A1286) from a relative a few years ago, and since then it started GPU-panicking (a la here, here etc). AppleCare has obviously ...
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Is it possible to turn down the frequency on a LG 5K Ultrafine and will it help reduce GPU heat?

My MBP15" often overheats (forcing fans to full) when plugged into my LG 5K Ultrafine. I understand that it runs at 60Hz and that this puts strain on the GPU. Since I'm mostly coding/browsing I wanted ...
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How can I force an application on MacOS to not use the GPU

Being new to Mac and experienced with Windows, I'm running macOS Catalina (10.15.4) and I have an external GPU for my A.I. and data science training. However, one of the applications I use (Azure ...
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How do I stop OSX from deprioritizing a background app (possibly GPU related)?

OSX seems to have an auto-deprioritization feature that I want to turn off. I'm encoding some videos and while the encoding window is in the foreground the process is using 150% CPU and 75% GPU ...
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Macbook Pro Early 2011 17" dGPU problem [duplicate]

I have bought a Macbook Pro Early 2011 17 inch (A1297) with the known AMD GPU problem. I'd like to fix that in the near future using the Demux or Tiresias solution. Now, before doing that, I tried to ...
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How best to plug in dual monitors in dual GPUs?

How would you plug in two high-res monitors into a Mac with dual radeon pro 5700X GPUs to maximize system performance, specifically for rendering/programming: Both monitors into the same GPU, and one ...
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MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) LCD font smoothing issue with external display

I am using my LG UltraWide 34" display (34WL500-B) plugged into a 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro (Coffee Lake 2.6GHz Core i7 9750H with 16GB memory) from work. Here is the product page for the display. I ...
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Are PowerMac G5 GPU compatible with ATX PC's

I would like to know if the Nvidia GPU's from the old PowerMac G5 are compatible with other PC's as well. This question also broadly asks if the pci express slots for both powerpc based processors and ...
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Running 3+ external displays on iMac

I need help to resolve an issue with just one of my displays freezing / screen blacking out. My set up: iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015) Processor: 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 Memory: 8 GB ...
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MBP 16 Graphics Performance External Monitor

My MacBook Pro GPU Benchmark score/ render times & game performance very quickly get slashed almost by a factor of 2 when I connect an external monitor. I'm seeing the same behaviour on MacOS as ...
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Mysterious UI glitch ocean wave look

This started recently and I can't see much I took this picture and am now on my phone. A few apps have this fun new UI, but I don't think it's actually on purpose. This just started happening ...
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Upgrade Mac Pro 5.2 2012

I have a Mac Pro 5.2 2012 which currently has both the GeForce and Radeon, 16 GB memory and 1TB normal HDD. I want to upgrade this Mac Pro to its max without over doing something, for example I read ...
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iMac 27" 2009 - GPU

I have a iMac 27" 2009, and I'm working on image files in PS that are 2/3gig, the computer is only just handling it. Can I up grade the GPU? would that help?
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MacBook Pro 2011 Single-user mode hangs

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 with known GPU-problem and MacOS High Sierra on board. 3 years ago I solved this problem with this tutorial: link So I need terminal to enter commands, but I can't enter ...
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Is it possible to replace/upgrade an iMac's GPU (Late 2009)? [duplicate]

I have a late 2009 iMac 27" 3.06 GHz Core Duo iMac with an ATI Radeon HD 4670 256 MB graphics card. I have to replace the GPU. Is the ATI Radeon HD 5670 512 MB compatable ?
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Retina iMac not powering up after upgrades, one diagnostic LED

I did a few upgrades to a 2017 iMac, and unfortunately, upon reassembly, it isn't powering on. Here's a photo of it, display disconnected. In the second photo I've labelled things for reference. ...
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General purpose computing on GPU

I've recently moved to Mac. And even though I like OS X itself, I find it way too outdated in terms of working with GPU based calculations. I realize that notebook is not the best thing for heavy ...
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Visual hardware issue - 2010 Macbook Pro 17in (A1297) [duplicate]

During the past months, my 17in (model A1297) has developed a hardware issue, that causes horizontal colored lines, flickering, distortion to appear only on the 2in right hand side of the display. ...
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Cannot enter Recovery mode in order to csrutil disable

I'm trying the GPU fix. I formatted and drive and installed Sierra onto the HD (not High Sierra because apparently the latest version has issues with this fix). I can't enter recovery mode. Cmd + R ...
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Will GPU from iMac 21.5“ work on iMac 27” for 2010-2011 Models?

I have an iMac 2011 with broken GPU, so I would like to know if I can use the GPU from 21.5" iMac model and use it in 27" model? In iFixit some one mentioned: There is a size “B” card for the 27” ...
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Stock NVIDIA MacBook Pro in Mojave [duplicate]

There are some MacBook Pros for example from 2013 which have an NVIDIA graphics card built in by Apple and they are supported under macOS Mojave or Catalina. But if you upgrade one of those models to ...
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OSX 10.15.3 Activity Monitor GPU History not painting with VSCode Code Helper (GPU)

It seems the GPU monitor doesn't update, except for a spike when you fire it up for the first time. Is this a local config issue or a known shortcoming of the VSCode app? While this might be a ...
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Is PSU and GPU from iMac 2010 compatible with iMac 2011?

I bought a 27" iMac 2011 model with no GPU and power supply unit from an auction where you can’t test anything. I would like to know if I can add GPU and power supply unit from my old 27" iMac 2010. ...
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Nvidia eGPU compatibility with a 2015 MacBookPro running a DualBoot (Ubuntu 16.04)

My question is very specific, but I hope someone has already encounter a similar problem. I want to use a Nvidia eGPU, GeForce RTX™ 2080 Ti with my early 2015 MacBook pro (Thunderbolt 2 only). I ...
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How come the Podcast app is hogging so much GPU?

I have a 15 inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Catalina installed, and I was wondering why my fans go nuts when I play a podcast with the Podcasts app. Htop didn’t show any unusual CPU activity, but then I ...

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