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2017 27" iMac 5K (RP580) [7th,4C,K] + Titan Xp @ 32Gbps-TB3 (Sonnet Breakaway 550) + macOS 10.13.6 [Sungyeop_Jung]  

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2017 27" iMac RP580 + Geforce Titan Xp@32Gbps-TB3 + MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 [Sungyeop_Jung]

System specs:

iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017)
3.8 GHz Intel Core i5
Radeon Pro 580 8192 MB
MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6

eGPU hardware:

Sonnet Technologies, Inc. eGFX Breakaway Box 550W
NVIDIA Geforce Titan Xp

Hardware pictures:

to be uploaded

Installation steps:

1. GPU Driver Installation

1) Download website

https://egpu.io/forums/mac-setup/script-enable-egpu-on-tb1-2-macs-on-macos-10-13-4/

2) Pre-requisites (except those for T2 chip)

3) Open Terminal and Install Elements 4 and 5 

4) Installed GPU Driver Information
GPU Driver Version 387.10.10.10.40.105

2. CUDA Driver Installation

1) Download website:

https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads?target_os=MacOSX&target_arch=x86_64&target_version=1013&target_type=dmgnetwork )

2) Installed CUDA Elements Version
CUDA Toolkit Version 9.1
CUDA Driver Version 410.130

3. Reboot

1) Reboot with TB3 cable disconnected

2) Replug-in the TB3 cable at login screen and type in the password. Otherwise, Mac would not boot up.

Benchmarks:

to be uploaded

Comments:

1) MATLAB CUDA calculation is fully enabled.

2) Scheduled improvement

Additional eGPU of the same setup will be tested soon completing an iMAC + 2 eGPUs. Then, Late 2018 Mac Mini + 4 eGPUs will be attempted.

 

This topic was modified 10 months ago

Pending: Add my system information and expected eGPU configuration to my signature to give context to my posts


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