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APUs will never match a dedicated GPU as an upgrade option.
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post #12 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by umeng2002 View Post

APUs will never match a dedicated GPU as an upgrade option.

While that is true, there are also versions of the MacBooks without a dGPU at all, using the intel iGPU.
So basically an APU might be ok as an overall over the intel version, because of its superior GPU, but because of its so low-end CPU in comparison, and with the iGPU being only a minor thing for those type of MacBooks, there is no reason to put it in there, because while you gain in graphics, you lose a hell of a lot in CPU performance.
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Maybe Zen APU?
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OMG.. İmagine an iMac with a 1080ti.... $20.000... If you want to SLI, you would have to buy another iMac.. Hell yeah tongue.gif
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What kinda game needs 1080ti on mac ?
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What kinda game needs 1080ti on mac ?

Terraria of course.
post #17 of 21
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You can already put a 1080 into a hackintosh, but it will not boot without using the iGPU as primary. But the OSX itself already support the gtx 1080.
Some people have also run a gtx 1080 as eGPU without much issues. You don't need a "mac compliant" thingy. Most likely if apple actually put something like that, it will be duplicated by third party vendors. I also doubt something like that will cost more than a mac.

It boots fine as the primary video card. Video acceleration doesn't work that is why everyone uses the iGPU because it actually functions. The cards are useless to use until web drivers are released. Tons of people waiting and expected Pascal drivers to be released when Sierra came out.
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post #18 of 21
This thread is a repost of an already existing thread.

Also, no news here - Apple changes GPU suppliers every 3-4 years...
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post #19 of 21
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What kinda game needs 1080ti on mac ?

Terraria of course.

Pretty much all non-AAA games released on Steam nowadays are also supported on macOS.
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Quote:
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What kinda game needs 1080ti on mac ?

Terraria of course.

This is apple, they will cram in a 1080ti, make it thermal throttle and call it the new power efficient fanless macbook.

I am not kidding, I can see this happen.
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