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  1. As others reported, dAGPM.kext causes small visual freezes (1/2 sec). tested it: for example it happens when Quitting apps from Dock (eg. App Store). Attached also a 6 sec video showing the problem (you can see the black pointer not moving shortly after "Quit" is pressed). It doesn't happen if dAGPM.kext is removed from kexts/Other.
  2. 10.13.6/msi z270 tomahawk/B60/i7-7700k/Gigabyte GTX 1070 Ti
  3. This guide (I; II - 1.3.1; 3.10; 4; 5 - success)
 

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dAGPM.kext causes small visual freezes (1/2 sec)
Claim: native power management for unsupported macOS discrete graphics cards causes small visual freezes
Key point: unsupported macOS discrete graphics cards
Your choices:
a. small visual freezes (I have never experienced the problem and until your post, not aware others have the problem)
b. disable native GPU power management (remove dAGPM.kext)
c. switch to AMD graphics (poor macOS/Nvidia/Pascal driver support)
 
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Claim: native power management for unsupported macOS discrete graphics cards causes small visual freezes
Key point: unsupported macOS discrete graphics cards
Your choices:
a. small visual freezes (I have never experienced the problem and until your post, not aware others have the problem)
b. disable native GPU power management (remove dAGPM.kext)
c. switch to AMD graphics (poor macOS/Nvidia/Pascal driver support)
Thanks for the reply.
Freezes last up to 3.5 sec, unbearable. No idea how to debug.
After a clean install, no improvements. Opted for b.

I have never experienced the problem and until your post, not aware others have the problem
post #39 probably related: same CPU (i7-7700k) but AMD GPU.
 
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Hey,
I cant inject the modified dAGPM somehow, though I followed the Guide

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Another problem is that I cant open the iMac13,2 "folder" (it closes immediately)

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