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HI friends
I am looking for an NEW AMD GPU that wok natively in 10.11.3(OOB) only with one display. i am looking for AMD because FCPX perform better in AMD system
 

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Unless you can get one of the last Tahiti-cards (R9 280[X]), there's no "100% OOB" supported AMD card at the moment. Hawaii and Tonga have some bugs and Fiji doesn't have any drivers. Have a look here: http://www.tonymacx86.com/graphics/171291-radeon-compatibility-guide-ati-amd-graphics-cards.html

In short:
- Tonga (R9 380, 380X): Will boot to black screen in El Capitan unless you choose iGPU=Primary. This might make OpenCL acceleration in FCPX more difficult though
- Hawaii (R9 390[X]): Some work fine, some have serious bugs (black screen, flickering, crashes), so we don't recommend them.
- All recent Radeon cards: Sleep is broken in El Capitan unless you set iGPU=Primary, which, again, might make OpenCL acceleration difficult. Not an issue if you don't need sleep.
 

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Fl0rian,
First of all, I want to thank you on your great effort in order to share information about compatibility of ATI GPU and OS X.

Which exact model, brand (7950/R9 280) certainly works with El Capitan OOB? Which model you can with safety to recommend?
 

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In general, you should be fine with any Tahiti-based card as long as you stay away from XFX (those have a custom VBIOS which OS X doesn't like).
Personally, I'm using a Sapphire R9 280 Vapor-X, which is working perfectly fine (except that sleep issue).
 
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thanks Florin your information
 
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Hi Florian ,
I have a Sapphire 7950 dual x , and I see you have a Sapphire 280 Vapor X which I find very similar as layout design and model. I am using 10.10.5 with latest Clover on a Z77-D3SH v1.1 and i7 3770. I can boot without problem with my 650 Ti boost and igpu, but every time I put my 7950, I get a flash and reboots at IOBluetoothHCIController with is graphics related. I've tried all possible combinations and personalities I can't pass that flash.Card is recognized in Clover as 7950/280. I've tried on a fresh install of 10.10 and the same so I think is a BIOS trick or is something I'm missing. Can you help me please? I've checked all tutorials but still no luck. I've attached my config I've tried so far.

Thank you!
 

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I always disable the igpu:( If my layout doesn't match the reference card, should boot but have no display right? Also my card has a button for dual bios. Does it matter if it's on or off? Thank you for your fast response.
 
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[SUB]I've tried.Dual bios is for overclocking , one is stock at 925 and other unlocked.Yes, i'm using [/SUB]InjectAti=False .:| i have attached my config up.

Maybe in bios i'm missing something.
Sata mode - AHCI
internal graphics - Disabled
init display first - peg/pci/auto i've tried all.
os type - other os
boot mode selection- uefi only
storage boot option control - uefi first
beside these settings it's other that i don't know?
Can i take a look at you config maybe i'm missing something.Really appreciate this!Thank you!
 
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