2017 15" MBP RP560 + [email protected] (AKITiO Node Pro) + macOS10.13.4 [Glenn Aitken]  

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(@glenn_aitken)
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May 12, 2018 4:46 pm  

System specs

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)
3.1 GHz Intel Core i7
16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
Radeon Pro 560 4096 MB
Intel HD Graphics 630 1536 MB
High Sierra 10.13.4 (17E202)
NVidia 387.10.10.10.30.107

eGPU hardware

Akitio Node Pro Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure
Zotac Geforce GTX1080 Ti 11GB

Hardware pictures 

 

Installation steps 

Used Automated Script thanks to Fr34k and Goalque. Was using temporary script on earlier version of high Sierra, but simple to update and worked perfectly.

 

Benchmarks
Geekbench4 CUDA: 243701 (iM)

 

 

 

Comments

Very impressive increase in rendering speed of 4k, 6k and 10k video in premiere pro and Davinci Resolve 14. As long as using internal SSD, I can run full resolution video playback in timelines with no skipping. Using external drives causes bottleneck.

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(@kristian_martin)
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June 21, 2018 3:54 pm  

Hi. If you have a moment to spare, can you run the SteamVR Performance test? I have this exact laptop and am looking at a solution to run the HTC Vive Pro. Thanks!

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Sam.mcbride
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November 14, 2018 4:05 am  

Hi! I have the exact same set up except I have a Mantiz Venus v2, but my question is, can you run this script on Mac OS Mojave? or does it have to be done on high Sierra 10.13 (I already updated and don't really want to backtrack unless its necessary)

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