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Graphics card since almost all 900 series are sold out

will there become support for 1000 series ?

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Hi everyone,
will there be any support for the 1000 series from Nvidia.
i wanted to buy a 970 and watercool it but every card i look at is sold out.
thx in advance Pieter
 

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Hi @pieterfun ,

Welcome to Tonymacx86!

Well as there is no support for quite a number of months it isn't looking all that good for 1000 series nvidia GPUs running with macOS. You can still pick up 900 series from eBay - be patient and wait for a good card to come along at the right price or pick up an older GTX 780Ti or similar card. Suggest looking at 980 as well as you may get a better card for not much more than a GTX 970.

This thread covers 1000 series support or the lack of it:
https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1080-1070.192399/

The older buyers guides cover older GPU options that are macOS compatible and are mainly now only available via internet auction sites:
https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...versions-of-os-x-using-older-chipsets.141225/

The following thread gives information on what sort of performance levels different cards work at:
https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...-2016-hierarchy-chart-by-toms-hardware.81325/

The search box in the top right hand of this forum is a good way of finding specific info. :thumbup: It helps to find relevant information as to what hardware is best suited to macOS. The graphics section is packed full of good information and analysis.
 

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I'll add one more link that I've found extremely helpful - the Wikipedia entry on Nvidia graphics processors; it tells you what family (Fermi, Kepler, Maxwell, etc.) each model belongs to, grouped by processor series. The processor family is encoded in the processor model number in the third column of the tables; e.g. "GK208" = Kepler, "GF118" = Fermi, and so on.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units
 
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Hi everyone,
will there be any support for the 1000 series from Nvidia.
i wanted to buy a 970 and watercool it but every card i look at is sold out.
thx in advance Pieter
Where are you based? Here in Europe there are still plenty of 900 series cards in stock at all the major retailers (online and offline).
 
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