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(@michael_voccola)
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We are looking to install a FirePro W9100 in an eGPU enclosure to connect to a high-spec MacBook Pro. Is the FirePro line supported under macOS High Sierra?

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itsage
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I’ve seen the PCI ID for WX 9100 in macOS High Sierra. Radeon Vega Frontier Edition has native support so it’s very likely WX 9100 works as well.

 

### AMD10000Controller.kext
* pci device: 6860 - unknown device
* pci device: 6863 - Vega 10 XTX [Radeon Vega Frontier Edition]
* pci device: 6864 - unknown device
* pci device: 6867 - unknown device
* pci device: 687f - Vega 10 XT [Radeon RX Vega 64]

### AMDRadeonX5000.kext
* pci device: 6860 - unknown device
* pci device: 6863 - Vega 10 XTX [Radeon Vega Frontier Edition]
* pci device: 6864 - unknown device
* pci device: 6867 - unknown device
* pci device: 687f - Vega 10 XT [Radeon RX Vega 64]

### AMDRadeonX5000HWServices.kext
* pci device: 6860 - unknown device
* pci device: 6861 - unknown device
* pci device: 6862 - unknown device
* pci device: 6863 - Vega 10 XTX [Radeon Vega Frontier Edition]
* pci device: 6864 - unknown device
* pci device: 6867 - unknown device
* pci device: 686c - unknown device
* pci device: 687f - Vega 10 XT [Radeon RX Vega 64]

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Sky11
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W9100 is very different from WX9100.

W9100 is based on Hawaii chip (directly related to R9-290/R9-390 gaming GPUs)

WX9100 is based on Vega (directly related to Vega RX64)

 

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arveen
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any luck trying to get the w9100 to work in a eGPU ??

Mac Pro 2013 - D700 - Sonnet Echo III TB2 - AMD W9100 - OS 10.13.6 High Sierra
Macbook pro late 2013 - GT750M - Sonnet Echo III TB2 - AMD W9100 - OS 10.11.6 El Captain


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arveen
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Posted by: Michael Voccola

We are looking to install a FirePro W9100 in an eGPU enclosure to connect to a high-spec MacBook Pro. Is the FirePro line supported under macOS High Sierra?

any luck ????

Posted by: Sky11

W9100 is very different from WX9100.

W9100 is based on Hawaii chip (directly related to R9-290/R9-390 gaming GPUs)

WX9100 is based on Vega (directly related to Vega RX64)

 

can w9100 be used in a egpu enclosure. ?

Mac Pro 2013 - D700 - Sonnet Echo III TB2 - AMD W9100 - OS 10.13.6 High Sierra
Macbook pro late 2013 - GT750M - Sonnet Echo III TB2 - AMD W9100 - OS 10.11.6 El Captain


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rhicksted
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Close...but does not seem to load a driver even as it sees the device?

I am using a Core X on Mac OS X:  10.14.5

Display:

 

  Type: External GPU

  Bus: PCIe

  PCIe Lane Width: x4

  Vendor: AMD (0x1002)

  Device ID: 0x67a0

  Revision ID: 0x0000

  Automatic Graphics Switching: Supported

  gMux Version: 5.0.0

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Macbook Pro 2018 - Radeon Pro 560X - Core X TB3 - AMD W9100 - OS 10.14.5 Mojave


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rhicksted
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Anyone else got this HW working in any config?

Thanks,

Macbook Pro 2018 - Radeon Pro 560X - Core X TB3 - AMD W9100 - OS 10.14.5 Mojave


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