Introducing the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR — Apple

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  1. ssj92

    ssj92 Neutron Star

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    You need the wi-fi card appoved by apple forfeatures like airdrop etc.

    I have mac os running on my area-51m (no ethernet, wi-fi, thunderbolt, gpu acceleration, audio) basically useless
    also on P870DM (no ethernet, wi-fi, TB works but only for display [no audio, ethernet, etc.], no audio) also useless

    I'm sticking to my 2013 MacBook Pro for now. It was worth a shot, but I spent 2 whole days trying to make it work.

    I need Logic Pro X & Final Cut Pro X so I need audio, thunderbolt, and gpu acceleration at minimum lol
     
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    custom90gt Doc Mod Super Moderator

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    Yeah, you'd have to have an AMD card for GPU acceleration. Apple doesn't have Nvidia drivers... Some laptops are better than others when it comes to running Mac OS on them.
     
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    electrosoft Tick Tock Clarice....

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    Agreed, unless you want to stick with High Sierra, Nvidia is a no go and it seems that way in the foreseeable future.
     
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    Richard Zheng Notebook Evangelist

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    Which is a shame, because tons of people want/need nVidia GPUs on their macs...
     
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    If GPU acceleration comes to Turing/Mojave, it's over. My Area-51m will have way more power than my macbook pro for rendering etc.

    I have GPU acceleration working on the P870DM running high sierra and GTX 980.
     
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