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Cheapest GFX for High Sierra

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Hi,

I am currently using a Gigabyte GT9800 Silent Cell GFX card on my Hackintosh using Inject nVidia = true in Clover (specs in sig), but am stuck on El Capitan due to the lack of support for the 9800GT in Sierra and High Sierra.

I am looking for the cheapest GFX card that will offer support for High Sierra. I have seen reports online that the ATI 5570 works with InjectATI=yes on 10.6-10.13, but am wondering if anyone here can offer some advice on the cheapest GFX card I can update my system with to give full support under High Sierra (and hopefully beyond).

Thanks in advance
 
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Try a GeoForce 210 card. Works like a charm on High Sierra for desktop and development purposes. Cheap, like $30 . I had to downgrade two GeoForce 610 cards to these cards when updating to Sierra. Fortunately, they still work. (2 monitors on each)

I myself have these https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004I5UDO6/?tag=tonymacx86com-20
 

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I can also confirm that Asus EN210 works in High Sierra. You could also use the GT710 which costs about the same. The Asus 210 needs Inject Nvidia but the GT 710 does not.
 
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Hi,

I am currently using a Gigabyte GT9800 Silent Cell GFX card on my Hackintosh using Inject nVidia = true in Clover (specs in sig), but am stuck on El Capitan due to the lack of support for the 9800GT in Sierra and High Sierra.

I am looking for the cheapest GFX card that will offer support for High Sierra. I have seen reports online that the ATI 5570 works with InjectATI=yes on 10.6-10.13, but am wondering if anyone here can offer some advice on the cheapest GFX card I can update my system with to give full support under High Sierra (and hopefully beyond).

Thanks in advance

Some weeks ago, I had a running system of macOS Sierra (10.12.6) with a fully working GigaByte GeForce 8600 GS. I'm wondering why there's no support for your 9800GT... maybe I'm wrong, but I think I didn't even need to inject Nvidia...
If I doesn't work like this, I would also agree, a Geforce 210 would be a working, cheap choice.
 
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The Asus 210 needs Inject Nvidia but the GT 710 does not.

So does that mean to use the GT 710 under Sierra/High Sierra I would need to:
- Boot with nv_disable=1 (and no nvda_drv),
- Download the NVIDIA Web Driver and install,
- Change nv_disable=1 to nvda_drv=1 and reboot (without inject_nvidia)?
 

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So does that mean to use the GT 710 under Sierra/High Sierra I would need to:
- Boot with nv_disable=1 (and no nvda_drv),
- Download the NVIDIA Web Driver and install,
- Change nv_disable=1 to nvda_drv=1 and reboot (without inject_nvidia)?
No, the 710 does not require web drivers. Uses the macOS Nvidia drivers.
 
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I've searched everywhere for this information.

I have HD630 but it has a problem with running dual monitors at boot time and also issues with sleep. It seems like a dedicated graphics is the way to fix those issues but since i don't play any video games i needed something this cheap. So 710 sounds like the winner.

Thank you guys.

Now i need to figure out how to add the 710 to 10.12.6. Would you guys know a post or can instruct me on how to do that?
 
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No, the 710 does not require web drivers. Uses the macOS Nvidia drivers.
I use the gt710 2GB and its working perfectly except one small thing, when using Kodi and scrolling through movies I'm getting a bit of juddering, I don't even get that using crappy integrated graphics....apart from that it performs very well.

Out of interest what sys def do u use? Any idea what could be causing this?
 
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