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RX 580 should be exactly the same as RX 480, so no news here. Also no news on any other AMD GPU.
The fact that RX 580 is a RX 480, and it's not OOB supported in macOS still news for me :D
Lets hope the next 2018 Mac Pros will change that and make it OOB. Or even better, the next AMD GPUs to be OOB.
For now, still rocking with R9 280X which I got after reading your guide :thumbup:


Any news on 290X (Hawaii) support? :(
(I think) it's more than impossible for Apple to look back and support previous generation cards which was not already supported back then
 
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(I think) it's more than impossible for Apple to look back and support previous generation cards which was not already supported back then

The boot to black screen issue in Sierra is so annoying. I'm stuck on El Capitan until a solution is found, or unless I trade the 290X for a 280X.
 
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The boot to black screen issue in Sierra is so annoying. I'm stuck on El Capitan until a solution is found, or unless I trade the 290X for a 280X.
I understand, but maybe would be better to wait for the next 2018 Mac Pro's release, maybe new faster cards will be supported OOB from Apple, who knows?
If no time to wait, then yes the R9 280X is the real deal for now.
 
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I understand, but maybe would be better to wait for the next 2018 Mac Pro's release, maybe new faster cards will be supported OOB from Apple, who knows?
If no time to wait, then yes the R9 280X is the real deal for now.
I notice you're rocking 2 x R9 280X's. I'm running a Sapphire Vapor version with great success. Is there value in crossfiring them in MacOS?
 
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I let 290 X and got 280X. It's really perfect for OS X, OOB, etc... but it's not near to the power of 290x.
Even, I had 480X and it's weak in front of 290x.
If you can, try to combine IGPU for not black screen and not let that monster. I really miss the 290X in FCPX.
 
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Hi I have the RX480 it work well but my final cut crushes when I try to import a file of any kind(I tried even with sound)
I have to admit I am not feeling very comfortable upgrading to 10.12.4 so I am on 10.12.3 at the moment.
DOES ANYONE AS ANY IDEA OF HOW TO DEAL WITH IT?
 

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I notice you're rocking 2 x R9 280X's. I'm running a Sapphire Vapor version with great success. Is there value in crossfiring them in MacOS?

Crossfire is a Windows thing - the connections between the cards are not seen by OS X/macOS. That said the OS will see and be able to leverage an additional identical card or multiple identical cards if your board and PSU can accommodate them when using FCPX.
 
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Crossfire is a Windows thing - the connections between the cards are not seen by OS X/macOS. That said the OS will see and be able to leverage an additional identical card or multiple identical cards if your board and PSU can accommodate them when using FCPX.
Thanks. Yes, they would be a tad power hungry.
 
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I notice you're rocking 2 x R9 280X's. I'm running a Sapphire Vapor version with great success. Is there value in crossfiring them in MacOS?
Of course it makes a big difference to have 2x r9280x, because they both are recognised by the macOS and will be utilised when needed, the LuxMark 2.1 Sala OpenCL utilises both of them and score is 5700 which is really high, for video editing only half power of each is used, I think my 4790K CPU bottlenecks them on that. For gaming there is no chance to have them both working on macOS, but who would game on OS X anyway? I actually don't.
For gaming there is benefits on Windows side tho
 
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Of course it makes a big difference to have 2x r9280x, because they both are recognised by the macOS and will be utilised when needed, the LuxMark 2.1 Sala OpenCL utilises both of them and score is 5700 which is really high, for video editing only half power of each is used, I think my 4790K CPU bottlenecks them on that. For gaming there is no chance to have them both working on macOS, but who would game on OS X anyway? I actually don't.
For gaming there is benefits on Windows side tho
Damn, you've suddenly made my GPU upgrade decision more difficult. I can get another Vapor for $100 off of ebay, or do I replace the R9 280X with an RX 580?
 
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