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Eightarmedpet
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Posted by: 13thWitness (13thWitness)

2018 MBP 15"er here.

I'm hoping to find someone who can tell me what current eGPU's are compatible with the AMD Radeon VII card with my current MBPro setup? TBH, I'm surprised I haven't seen one mention regarding compatible units. I know the Sonnet 560 and the Razer X support the VII, but I' can't seem to find any solid answers regarding compatibility with the Blackmagic Designs eGPU lineup. Any advice is much appreciated.

Thats because the Blackmagic eGPU's are all in one units which don't support swapping/upgrading cards not enclosures.
General rule of thumb is if an enclosure can handle a Vega 64 it can handle a Vega VII.

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OliverB
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Every enclosure with a power supply for GPU of 300W or higher and space for a full lenght card is capable. I guess those are most.

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@13thwitness_13thwitness keep in mind that many eGPU enclosures reserve a fixed amount of power to charge a connected laptop via the USB-C/Thunderrbolt 3 cable (15w to 100w) and they also need some power for internal operation.  

The eGPU.io Buyer's Guide comparison table divides out power usage quite well.   For the Radeon VII, which as @oliverb points out uses up to 300w, make sure whichever enclosure you select, the GPU Max Power is 300w or greater.  

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mmomega
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Todays the day for me, Radeon VII red 50th anniversary edition on the truck for delivery.

I'm just excited to get it, install and have something new to tinker and play around with.

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mmomega
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So far, I put the Radeon VII in the Sonnet BB and the laptop picked it up immediately.

More playing with it later today and this weekend. So far it has been solid.

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@mmomega
so the card is red and thus your serial number is red, now, too? :p

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@mmomega Cool. If you have time this weekend please post benchmarks versus the Vega 64.

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mmomega
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First run Luxmark, I haven't rebooted the machine or anything, just removed the Vega 64, put in the R7 and plugged Thunderbolt in and the monitors came on.

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Here is my GeekBench profile, check the compute for a few tests I've done with various machines. The Radeon VII should be at the top. 
I only have my Mac mini 2018 and MacBook Pro 2018 with me but I will do some more mix and matching, and see what the Radeon 7 is performing currently in beta on Mac OS.

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@mmomega Awesome. Would be great to see Blender 2.8 and DaVinci Resolve 16 benchmarks.

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mmomega
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So far it is working, and fairly well. as in, no crashing or panics
Over the next week I will simply cover what and how I am using the epgu and what types of games. and I am staying in Mac OS to do it.......I also have a Razer Core X being delivered tomorrow as well.
along with an Akitio (pre-node) barely plug and external cpu over Thunderbolt 2,.

More to come.

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I have the exact same setup Radeon VII running 10.14.5 Beta 4 on a Mac Mini Late 2018. But i cannot get passed the error 12 in Bootcamp. @mmomega Have you tried to run your setup in bootcamp to see if it would work or can you or @itsage point me in the right direction?  

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@ryanthomas1217
Would you like to try Bootcamp guide?
Please report if it could help your around Error 12. Thank you!

Addtional note: AMD cards get Error 12 when hotplugged. A solution is to boot with the AMD eGPU plugged in, which unfortunately yields in losing internal display. This updated bootcamp guide may help to solve that problem. too.

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Thank you @oliverb, I'll take a look at what you sent and report back. I really appreciate the assistance!

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Has anyone been able to confirm if the VII will output 10-bit color in apps such as Photoshop? I've been reading conflicting information, but it seems like it will do 10-bit on the Mac side. I currently have a VII gold edition in hand and waiting for my Core X Chroma to get released from customs, but hoping for confirmation before I open the box in case I need to exchange the card. The system is outputting to a 10bit panel Eizo CG319x.

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@bshigeta

Radeons have been outputting 10 bit color since El Capitan. In fact, Mac OS X / macOS never did output 10 bit before El Capitan at all with any GPU. You must have a 10 bit display of course.

 

 

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Awesome. Thank you! I would have just returned the card if not as my internal Vega 20 is currently outputting 10bit. Yes, my panel is 10bit. Now just waiting for 10.14.5 to drop!

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Hi guys, I just joined the community to be able to comment on this exact topic: Radeon VII compatibility with macOS. I have a Radeon VII of my own enclosed in a Razer Core X connected to a late 2017 iMac 5K via Thunderbolt 3 (edited in after seeing the response below). I'm currently running macOS Mojave 10.14.5 public beta 5, and the games I have tested this setup with so far are Fortnite and Rise of the Tomb Raider (Overwatch coming soon). Just two days ago my second display came in the mail, so I have that connected directly to the Radeon VII's Mini DP port. It's an ASUS MG279Q.

So I'm describing all of this because I'm having some quality-of-life improvements but also some performance lesser than what I was expecting. Let's start with RotR.

I think this game is supposed to be really process-heavy. I run the game at 1440p at custom settings: textures at very high, shadows at medium, so on and so forth. And it looks damn good. The frame rates, while I can't see the numbers, seem to fluctuate from 30 to 60 depending on the scene. Rainy environments with a lot of trees give the setup difficulty while walking through caves is very smooth. I thought the Radeon VII was 4K ready, so the fact that it has difficulty at 1440p concerns me a bit, but maybe this particular game is demanding. In GPU History, the VII is fully blue. In CPU History, the game uses a whopping 300+%, using at least 80% of all 4 of my i5 cores.

The Radeon VII fans get so loud though that it's hard to be truly immersed in the game. I'm looking for ways to reduce the fan noise. I thought about putting mass-loaded vinyl over the enclosure, but that would probably choke it. I read online about undervolting the Radeon VII, but I don't think we can do that on macOS.

Fortnite is a different story. I'm aware that the game isn't quite optimized with macOS, but running the game at 1440p with all settings at low except for view distance and textures yields 75-95 FPS in Creative. It gets worse in BR game modes, especially Team Rumble. The performance on the ASUS is about the same as the Radeon Pro 575 4GB built into my iMac playing on the Retina display, which I wouldn't expect from a supposedly superior graphics card.

However, what is superior is running Fortnite through NVIDIA GeForce NOW on the external display. In GPU History, the blue bars of the VII are only at 30%, and the game runs all the way up to the external display's max refresh rate of 144Hz, courtesy of the remote Windows computer and my Internet connection. The game does look worse, though, through GFN, but it's much more competitive.

So here I sit looking for answers on the Internet for optimized eGPU gameplay. I saw this thread a few weeks ago which convinced me to buy the eGPU setup looking for a more enjoyable gaming experience. I hope what I said was relevant enough to the topic and that, soon, the Radeon VII will show its true colors.

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Computer: Mid 2017 iMac 5K; CPU: 3.5 GHz 4-core i5; RAM: 16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4; dGPU: Radeon Pro 575 4 GB

eGPU setup: Razer Core X w/ included TB3 cable, AMD Radeon VII 16GB, Mini DisplayPort cable, ASUS MG279Q external display


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craftsman
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@kushnyc @kirby

Yes, thanks for adding more info to the original post and signature.

I'm waiting for 10.14.5 is released before I get the Radeon VII.

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Kelvin Tan
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Since all posts are required to be related to RVII - i shall insert this in: In b5 are the fans still spinning up? Have not dusted the RVII off and it's sitting on the shelf. Will be quite excited to use it, subpar performance and everything. I just don't want to hack around with a system I depend on for work, nor step back to High Sierra for a suboptimal experience with Nvidia.

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kushNYC
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Posted by: Kelvin Tan

In b5 are the fans still spinning up? Have not dusted the RVII off and it's sitting on the shelf. Will be quite excited to use it, subpar performance and everything. I just don't want to hack around with a system I depend on for work, nor step back to High Sierra for a suboptimal experience with Nvidia.

@kelvin_tan yes - the Radeon VII fans are still spinning up during sleep events under macOS 10.14.5 Beta 5.  I’ve notice this happen twice since Tuesday evening.

-TIME OUT-

I will reiterate that I joined this thread to discuss the Radeon VII with Razer Core X on macOS.  These pissing matches are getting quite tedious.

So @oliverb Can we agree that if someone is mistaken (even stubbornly so), we don’t resort to prescribing general condescending remedies like “stop giving false advice” or “get educated”?  And maybe instead we will provide specific evidence to educate and counter those claims?  There’s nothing to be gained by trying to humiliate - certainly not in a public thread.

But equally importantly @craftsman - can we agree that it’s okay to be mistaken and corrected by others?   And perhaps rather than arguing just to argue, we should do a little research and ask questions from those here who have more experience even if we disagree?

Obviously @oliverb has done much more with eGPUs than most of us - so it would be in all of our best interest to pick his brain and get clarifications.

And after all of this, if either of you still feel the need to continue arguing off-topic or getting into pissing matches, perhaps you can do us all a favor and do it in private messages or in a different thread?

Thanks. 

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Kelvin Tan
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In b5 are the fans still spinning up? Have not dusted the RVII off and it's sitting on the shelf. Will be quite excited to use it, subpar performance and everything. I just don't want to hack around with a system I depend on for work, nor step back to High Sierra for a suboptimal experience with Nvidia.

@kelvin_tan yes - the Radeon VII fans are still spinning up during sleep events under macOS 10.14.5 Beta 5.  I’ve notice this happen twice since Tuesday evening.

@kushnyc only twice? What's the comparative? Out of two times you slept the machine or out of ten for example. I could withstand having a 20% chance of the fans roaring away... I think.

Edit: RVII related: does anyone knows how many pwm ports does the RVII has and the maximum current that it supports? 3 x 0.32A as detailed by @mac_editor, but max? Might want to swap over my ekwb d5 pump and mount a 240mm rad, powered by the pwm pins on the card.

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@craftsman

I'd just like to say that when I said, "I wasn't expecting this kind of reply," I wasn't expecting to find a chain of passive aggressiveness. I joined this community because I saw a bunch of intelligent, well-written posts from different individuals about a technology that is difficult to research and understand through web article surfing.

You may have been mistaken, but it shouldn't have led to slights on your personal character or other qualities. A simple correction of perspective or facts is all we need, and then we move the discussion along. I welcome you to continue your engagement in our pursuit for optimization.

@kushNYC

Public beta 5 seems to have improved the performance of the VII. I don't usually let my iMac sleep (I just lock screen), so I can't comment on that issue. In the intensive game I tested, though, the Radeon VII is getting less hot, and the fans are a bit less loud compared to performance in public beta 4.

Computer: Mid 2017 iMac 5K; CPU: 3.5 GHz 4-core i5; RAM: 16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4; dGPU: Radeon Pro 575 4 GB

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The real culprit about the VegaII eGPU usage issues are:

1/ The customers that bought a non working product.

1'/ AMD managment and marketing team that keep selling unfinished product deceiving customers. 

OliverB is a horrible forum poster, it is a fact, but i don't think it is his fault if the card does not work properly.

So please, try to build a decent and useful thread that others can read and find useful information, instead a completely useless bullshit thread. 

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Eightarmedpet
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@oliverb comes across wrong at times tone wise but he has defiantly contributed positively in other ways.

Lets all just take a deep breath and realise its other humans on the other end of the keyboards.

Also worth noting - there is often a correlation between high intelligence and lack of social skills/patience which is often linked to Aspergus/Autism. Steve Jobs was a great example of this.

I prob am too, as I am fantastic company.

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@wimpzilla to be fair to AMD I don't think they ever claimed the Radeon VII was ready for egpu usage.

Ithink us Mac users being stuck with Vega and watching NVIDIA rock the charts just left us foaming at the mouth, so when the Radeon VII was released we all just rushed to buy it like lemmings - I mean Vega 56/64 are working in Windows, so most of us assumed at least the Radeon vii would at least work in Windows, until the fans issue blindsided us.

If you are prepared to not put your computer to sleep, it's a non-issue really. It's just that for some, we want our computers to work as per normal ie sleep etc.

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As a tangent, Radeon VII has been "qualified" for egpu usage on Razer's compatibility lists for the Core X, Core v2, and Core X Chroma, I don't know how much interaction they have with AMD, but I would hope Razer wouldn't add it to their lists if proper egpu functionality wasn't planned for the near future.

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I returned my Radeon VII this week. Compared to the RX Vega 64 LC it’s not that big of a performance leap to demand much more money. The non-mature drivers in macOS will likely take until the end of the year to catch up. What I’m more concerned is that AMD seems to be lacking resources and XConnect team has not been on top of things. The Radeon VII was released 3 months ago and there’s no remedy for fans running full speed when the connection to a TB3 host is suspended. This issue is not due to host computer, OS, or enclosure. XConnect team confirmed with me they’re aware of it and and stated it is currently a limitation in the board design.

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Kelvin Tan
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@itsage you mean... It's a hardware issue? That can't be good, and that's news from the mothership herself?

Looks like really have to go the LC route if I want to use it.

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@kelvin_tan Yes. A patch would likely need to come from AMD. @sky11 was an active member on our forum when he worked in XConnect team. He was promoted to a different department so AMD’s participation in eGPU has not been as active. During the two months I had the Radeon VII, I tested it with half a dozen enclosures as well as Macs and PCs (both desktops and laptops) in macOS, Windows 10, and Linux. They all have the fan running full blast issue.

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@ Kelvin Tan
As itsage explained there is something wrong somewhere about the card that need to be addressed.
It's not what i call a major issue, still an unfriendly usage issue.

My point is simple: keep the thread relatively clean to allow users to follow the evolution of the issue.

At least it help other decide if they can live with this issue or better chose another buy.
Better than buying the product and then hopping there will be a fix because one really bother about the issue at the end.

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@craftsman
I would be great if you write a users build guide once you get your Radeon VII. Best with a lot of benchmarks MacOSX and Windows.
Thank you very much in advance.

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I returned my Radeon VII this week. Compared to the RX Vega 64 LC it's not that big of a performance leap to demand much more money. The non-mature drivers in macOS will likely take until the end of the year to catch up. What I'm more concerned is that AMD seems to be lacking resources and XConnect team has not been on top of things. The Radeon VII was released 3 months ago and there's no remedy for fans running full speed when the connection to a TB3 host is suspended. This issue is not due to host computer, OS, or enclosure. XConnect team confirmed with me they're aware of it and and stated it is currently a limitation in the board design.

P.S. All posts not on topic were removed.

As of public beta 5, sleep seems to be working 100 percent correctly for me.  The egpu psu and card are both completely inert and silent while sleeping. Do you know if there are already newer revisions of the Radeon VII pcb fixing the issue in the wild?

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I returned my Radeon VII this week. Compared to the RX Vega 64 LC it's not that big of a performance leap to demand much more money. The non-mature drivers in macOS will likely take until the end of the year to catch up. What I'm more concerned is that AMD seems to be lacking resources and XConnect team has not been on top of things. The Radeon VII was released 3 months ago and there's no remedy for fans running full speed when the connection to a TB3 host is suspended. This issue is not due to host computer, OS, or enclosure. XConnect team confirmed with me they're aware of it and and stated it is currently a limitation in the board design.

I came to the exact same conclusion many weeks ago. While I really liked the look and high build quality I was a little disappointed by the performance. At this time the "fan-running-issue" was still unknown, but the bad MacOSX support was a very big factor for the decision. For Windows, in a couple of games it has a some real performance issues and this didn't help either.
Since then the price has dropped about 150 EUR and this verifies my decision. One day, when MacOSX drivers are matured, the Gaming performance issues are solved and the card is sold for an reasonable price, I will come back to it.

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how did you that??  

I use macbook pro 2017 + RADEON Vii + OMEN ACCELERATOR.

i still not use this..

Do you know how to use this system?

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@ningauble77 Just tried the RVII inside the Mantiz Venus case, still have fans blasting away (can't tell what speed but it seems like 100%) on sleep.

Interestingly, on b5...

MacBook Pro (15 inch Mid 2018)   Geekbench Browser 2019 05 10 14 18 21

The Geekbench OpenCL scores have increased about 20k (13%~) from the last time I measured.

It might lend credence to your theory of different PCB revisions. I think i'll WC this card, will take a look at the board when I tear it down for any PCB version markers.

 

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Since the mothership has spoken, what do I have to lose? Here we go.

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it's finally quiet (measured with a Cirrus CR161B sound level meter @ 50cm - 42.3dBA) and I can use it as a daily driver. Next time - i'm not going to be a first adopter for GPUs when it comes to using them in an enclosure.

EDIT: Just have to 3D print or dremel out the side cover so the tubes and the wiring can come out. And also hope my cats don't swat it down.

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