2015 15" MacBook Pro [4th,4C,H] + RX 5700 XT @16Gbps-TB2>TB3 (OWC Mercury Helios FX) + macOS 10.15.7
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)
2.8 GHz Intel Core i7
iGPU Intel Iris Pro 5200
macOS 10.15.7 Catalina
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6
Apple TB3 to TB2 adapter
Apple Thunderbolt 2 cable
Back up computer
Disable system integrity protection
Run PurgeWrangler and enable AMD GPUs only. No ti82 support or legacy kext needed.
Install GPU in enclosure
Connect eGPU to Macbook Pro via Thunderbolt
Connect eGPU to external monitor via DisplayPort
Reboot computer and eGPU is ready to go. No issues whatsoever.
DaVinci Resolve Studio 16.2.7 ProRes Master Default Setting Render Speeds. 11 min 36 sec QuickTime file.
Greetings! First of all thanks to everyone for making the upgrade process so simple and easy. That's why I wanted to post here first and hopefully this build will help someone else along the way. I mainly use my eGPU for post production work and benchmarks I included are from my DaVinci Resolve workflow. Itching to give gaming a try but haven't figured out how to use eGPU with CS:GO yet. If anyone has an answer that would be great. Thanks again!
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Author: kryptonite ✧ purge-wrangler ✧ tbt-flash ✧ purge-nvda ✧ set-eGPU
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2014 15-inch MacBook Pro 750M
2018 15-inch MacBook Pro
Hello, I went through the above settings, but when I connected the egpu to my computer, the computer did not respond, that is, there was no sign. The cable was bought from Apple.com. Is it a computer interface problem or other problems.Looking forward to your reply
@namechu0227, I am new to working with eGPUs so not sure how to help you. I installed purge-wrangler on two different external SSD drives and it worked for me both times. I did a fresh Catalina 10.15.7 install on both drives prior to installing purge-wrangler. Can you provide some specs for your system and eGPU?
@namechu0227, sorry to hear you're having issues with that card. In my research I found many posts here of people having issues with XFX cards. I would recommend reaching out to owners of your particular XFX card to see how they got their eGPUs working. If that fails, you may want to stick to cards officially recommended by Apple if you want plug and play ease of use.