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I have GTX 645 Kepler and GTX 1080 Pascal at the same time, OS X doesn't detect the Pascal at all, only Kepler, unless I remove the Kepler. I have the Kepler installed on the top x16 PCIe and the Pascal is on the next below. This should work for the Maxwell-Pascal combination. I'm using my monitor's multiple inputs and they display whichever signal comes to them from the OS.
I'm thinking of getting the 1080 ti as I am making a machine for deep learning. From what I am reading , theres no way to make the pascal card work on max osx? Or has there been some development on that front?
 
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Thank you thank thank you, this is exactly what i've been searching for but couldn't find!

I play a lot of VR but use OS X for work and the 970 just doesn't cut it any more for VR ;)
You're most welcome! My configuration is working like a charm. I hope yours will too!
 
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By the way, do you know if it's possible to run this with one AMD and one NVIDIA card? Or must it be the same?
I really don't know. I don't have an AMD to test :(
 
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Your config.plist is corrupt and that is the same as having no file at all.

"Found non-key inside <dict> at line 98"

I've Scrapped the old plist file and started from scratch. Thank you!
 
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I have Started from Scratch , and still can't get my Nvidia Drivers to work. Used 7.1 Unibeast.

Tried:

Method 4:

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Enter this command (it is one line)

    sudo nano /System/Library/Extensions/AppleGraphicsControl.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext/Contents/Info.plist
  3. Arrow down to where you see <key>ConfigMap</key>
  4. For the iMac15,1 locate the board-id "Mac-42FD25EABCABB274" and change string below it from "Config2" to "none". For the MacPro6,1 you will do the same thing but for the board-id "Mac-F60DEB81FF30ACF6". For the iMac17,1 you'll have to see which board-id is declared in your config.plist SMBIOS: "Mac-B809C3757DA9BB8D" or "Mac-65CE76090165799A" or "Mac-DB15BD556843C820" and change the appropriate entry to "none".
  5. Save the file by pressing Ctrl+O, then enter.
  6. Exit by pressing Ctrl+X
  7. Rebuild the kernel cache using the following two commands in terminal:

    sudo kextcache -system-prelinked-kernel
    sudo kextcache -system-caches
  8. Reboot
Did not work.


Using Mac Pro 6,1

I have tried also

1. Mount EFI Partition
2. Open /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with text edit, Xcode, or Plist Editor Pro
3. Edit as shown below:

Code (Text):
<key>SystemParameters</key>
<dict>
<key>InjectKexts</key>
<string>YES</string>
<key>InjectSystemID</key>
<true/>
<key>NvidiaWeb</key>
<true/>
</dict>

4. Remove Boot/Arguments/nvda_drv=1 if necessary
5. Save and reboot


But still no luck , Everytime I reboot it still uses OSX Default Graphics.

I have run out of ideas.
 

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I have Started from Scratch , and still can't get my Nvidia Drivers to work. Used 7.1 Unibeast.

Tried:

Method 4:

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Enter this command (it is one line)

    sudo nano /System/Library/Extensions/AppleGraphicsControl.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext/Contents/Info.plist
  3. Arrow down to where you see <key>ConfigMap</key>
  4. For the iMac15,1 locate the board-id "Mac-42FD25EABCABB274" and change string below it from "Config2" to "none". For the MacPro6,1 you will do the same thing but for the board-id "Mac-F60DEB81FF30ACF6". For the iMac17,1 you'll have to see which board-id is declared in your config.plist SMBIOS: "Mac-B809C3757DA9BB8D" or "Mac-65CE76090165799A" or "Mac-DB15BD556843C820" and change the appropriate entry to "none".
  5. Save the file by pressing Ctrl+O, then enter.
  6. Exit by pressing Ctrl+X
  7. Rebuild the kernel cache using the following two commands in terminal:

    sudo kextcache -system-prelinked-kernel
    sudo kextcache -system-caches
  8. Reboot
Did not work.


Using Mac Pro 6,1

I have tried also

1. Mount EFI Partition
2. Open /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with text edit, Xcode, or Plist Editor Pro
3. Edit as shown below:

Code (Text):
<key>SystemParameters</key>
<dict>
<key>InjectKexts</key>
<string>YES</string>
<key>InjectSystemID</key>
<true/>
<key>NvidiaWeb</key>
<true/>
</dict>

4. Remove Boot/Arguments/nvda_drv=1 if necessary
5. Save and reboot


But still no luck , Everytime I reboot it still uses OSX Default Graphics.

I have run out of ideas.
Your config.plist is corrupt which is the same as having no config.plist at all :
"Found non-key inside <dict> at line 98".

Either you uploaded the wrong file or you made the same mistake as before.
 
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Im very interested in some positive results on the iBooks / Xcode / Metal bug. Can someone else confirm its working now with this latest driver ? This is the last thing holding me back from upgrading to Sierra.
 
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You're most welcome! My configuration is working like a charm. I hope yours will too!
Hey man! It DID work like a charm!! I added an Asus ROG 1070 Strix OC this weekend, what a beast!!

Again, thank you thank you thank you!
 
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Im very interested in some positive results on the iBooks / Xcode / Metal bug. Can someone else confirm its working now with this latest driver ? This is the last thing holding me back from upgrading to Sierra.
No, it's not fixed, and I'm beginning to think it never will be. Might be better to consider AMD Radeon-based GPUs from here on out (despite the sleep issues).
 
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Your config.plist is corrupt which is the same as having no config.plist at all :
"Found non-key inside <dict> at line 98".

Either you uploaded the wrong file or you made the same mistake as before.

Ok , clean install.

- Used Unibeast 7.1
-Mac Pro 6.1 Definition - Used Multibeast(Sierra)


I have tried everything and still cannot get the web drivers to stick.
The playlist is not modified at all after using Multibeast.
I have tried modifying the Web Drivers section however no go.
I have Tried

-
Method 4:

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Enter this command (it is one line)

    sudo nano /System/Library/Extensions/AppleGraphicsControl.kext/Contents/PlugIns/AppleGraphicsDevicePolicy.kext/Contents/Info.plist
  3. Arrow down to where you see <key>ConfigMap</key>
  4. For the iMac15,1 locate the board-id "Mac-42FD25EABCABB274" and change string below it from "Config2" to "none". For the MacPro6,1 you will do the same thing but for the board-id "Mac-F60DEB81FF30ACF6". For the iMac17,1 you'll have to see which board-id is declared in your config.plist SMBIOS: "Mac-B809C3757DA9BB8D" or "Mac-65CE76090165799A" or "Mac-DB15BD556843C820" and change the appropriate entry to "none".
  5. Save the file by pressing Ctrl+O, then enter.
  6. Exit by pressing Ctrl+X
  7. Rebuild the kernel cache using the following two commands in terminal:

    sudo kextcache -system-prelinked-kernel
    sudo kextcache -system-caches
  8. Reboot
Did not work.


Using Mac Pro 6,1

I have tried also

1. Mount EFI Partition
2. Open /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist with text edit, Xcode, or Plist Editor Pro
3. Edit as shown below:

Code (Text):
<key>SystemParameters</key>
<dict>
<key>InjectKexts</key>
<string>YES</string>
<key>InjectSystemID</key>
<true/>
<key>NvidiaWeb</key>
<true/>
</dict>

4. Remove Boot/Arguments/nvda_drv=1 if necessary
5. Save and reboot



* I do not know what to do if the playlist is still corrupted it has to do with either multibeast or the installer?
None of the options work and every time I reboot I still don't have NVDIA drivers.

I really appreciate your help :) Is it better I just install El Capitan and update from there?
 

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