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Why Nvidia has to release new web driver for every mac version?

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I wonder why Nvidia has to release a new nvidia web driver for every mac version? But its not applicable for the AMD graphics card. Is it only because Apple doesn't provide the signature to Nvidia? Currently which real mac uses Nvidia graphics card?
 
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Currently which real mac uses Nvidia graphics card?
None since NVIDIA Kepler. Presumably NVIDIA still write the Mojave driver for those NVIDIA macs still supported by Apple? Maybe Apple has no interest in CUDA or Maxwell+ hardware, certainly they haven't used those architectures in their macs or the APIs in their software. NVIDIA licensing issues/other costs might make AMD a more attractive partner for these things.
 

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I wonder why Nvidia has to release a new nvidia web driver for every mac version? But its not applicable for the AMD graphics card. Is it only because Apple doesn't provide the signature to Nvidia? Currently which real mac uses Nvidia graphics card?
Nvidia has to release drivers for every Windows version it intends to support since Windows does not have them.

Similarly, since MacOS does not have Nvidia drivers for recent graphics cards (since Maxwell, 2014), Nvidia has to release drivers for every MacOS version it intends to support.

Apple started shifting to AMD graphics in 2014 and completely stopped using Nvidia graphics in its Macs starting from 2015, 3 years ago. All Macs since then either use Intel integrated CPU graphics or AMD graphics. Hence MacOS since 2014 includes driver support for selected AMD graphics but not recent Nvidia graphics. Older Nvidia graphics like Kepler are still supported in MacOS since Apple still supports older Macs to upgrade to recent MacOS versions.
 
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Nvidia has to release drivers for every Windows version it intends to support since Windows does not have them
But in case of windows you can stick to old Nvidia graphics driver even after windows upgrade which not is happening for macOS. Installing new Nvidia graphics driver is optional for windows but mandatory for mac. Also Nvidia updates their graphics driver more frequently for a single windows version for better gaming support.
 
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None since NVIDIA Kepler. Presumably NVIDIA still write the Mojave driver for those NVIDIA macs still supported by Apple? Maybe Apple has no interest in CUDA or Maxwell+ hardware, certainly they haven't used those architectures in their macs or the APIs in their software. NVIDIA licensing issues/other costs might make AMD a more attractive partner for these things.
If this is the case then @tonymacx86 should discard Nvidia cards from Buyer's Guide for next guide specially from Mojave. AMD has a future with Apple and we should start buying AMD graphics card if we intended to use discrete graphics card from later on even if the post installation is harder than Nvidia.

I'm from a third world country where buying a graphics card really means a lot. So deciding which graphics card you should use before building a mac is the very crucial thing.
 
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If this is the case then @tonymacx86 should discard Nvidia cards from Buyer's Guide for next guide specially from Mojave.
Or we should take the buyers guide with a grain of salt...
AMD has a future with Apple and we should start buying AMD graphics card if we intended to use discrete graphics card from later on even if the post installation is harder than Nvidia.
Not according to the buyers guide. Maybe it really should be updated.
I'm from a third world country where buying a graphics card really means a lot. So deciding which graphics card you should use before building a mac is the very crucial thing.
While its difficult to know what is going to work well in the future, AMD is probably your best bet at the moment.
 
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