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Hi all,

As I detailed in another thread, I just switched from an Nvidia 1070 eGPU to an AMD Vega 56. This was primarily because a few applications I needed to use required 10.14 now, and the Nvidia eGPU won’t work with 10.14. It also had the added benefit that I could use the Vega eGPU with my work laptop (2018 13” MBP) as well since it is "plug 'n play".

I decided to take advantage of this chance to do a bunch of benchmarking across graphics cards, OS (both Mac vs. Windows and different Mac versions), and computers.

For reference, here is what I tested with:

  • 2012 MBP 15” Retina with 8 GB RAM, 650m, and 2.6 Ghz quad-core i7 processor, and thunderbolt 1
  • 2018 MBP 13” with 16 GB RAM, 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports, and 2.7 GHz quad-core i7 processor
  • Akitio Node
  • nVidia 1070 8gb
  • Sapphire Pulse Radeon Rx Vega 56 8gb
  • Windows 10
  • Mac OS 10.13.6 (2012 MBP only)
  • Mac OS 10.14.4 (2012 MBP and 2018 MBP)
  • Games and benchmarks used are Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Total War: Warhammer, Total War: Warhammer II, and the Unigine Heaven benchmark. Resolution and settings noted in the benchmark name

Some high-level take-aways, and then the more detailed charts and full detail provided below:

  • On the 2012 MBP, In 10.13.6 the Vega 56 is 35-60% FASTER than the 1070 across 3 different metal games; in Heaven benchmark Vega 56 is 20% SLOWER though. This is likely due to AMD drivers
  • On the 2012 MBP, 10.14.4 is generally about 2-6% faster than 10.13.6 on the Vega 56 (with one outlier, where it is 6% slower)
  • In 10.14.4 and using the Vega 56, the 2018 MBP is faster. How much depends on the game (RotTR only 5% faster; other games 10-60% faster, with TW:W II being the biggest difference, likely due to the CPU complexity of the large-scale battle scenes)
  • Windows is faster than 10.13.6 on the 2012 MBP with Nvidia 1070. How much depends (Heaven is ~5-10%, RotTR and TW:W are 15-20%, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is 50-70% faster)

As of right now I haven't been able to get Windows to work with the AMD Vega 56. Once I do so (need to get Windows installed in UEFI Mode) I will update the results to add in those benchmarks and comparisons as well. Two other notes:

  • For some reason I wrote down the TW Warhammer 1 benchmark on 10.13.6 at 1440p with the 1070 incorrectly. Too late to go back and re-test that, so that comparison is blank
  • The heaven benchmark crashes on launch with my 2012 MBP once I upgraded to 10.14.4. No idea why, and I restarted and re-installed it, but still no go. If I can eventually get that to work, I'll add that as well

1070 vs. Vega 56 in 10.13.6 on the 2012 15" MBP Retina with Thunderbolt 1

1070 v Vega 10.13.6

10.14.4 vs. 10.13.6 with Vega 56 on the 2012 15" MBP Retina with Thunderbolt 1

10.14.4 v 10.13.6 Vega

2018 13" MBP with Thunderbolt 3 vs. 2012 15" MBP Retina with Thunderbolt 1 in 10.14.4 with Vega 56

2018 v 2012 Vega

Windows 10 vs. 10.13.6 with Nvidia 1070 in 2012 15" MBP Retina with Thunderbolt 1

Mac v Windows 1070



Full result list

Computer Graphics Card OS Game Resolution Avg Min Max
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1080p 68.7 23.2 131.3
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1440p 44.4 19.3 84.9
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 59.51 7.81 131.22
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 49.06 6 130.38
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 44.1 34 55
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 38.4 29 46
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 29.4 24 36
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 29.9 24 37
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 25.6 21 31
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 41.1 29 50
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 34.3 25 42
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 42.4 26.4 67.6
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 37.8 25.8 50.5
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1080p 63.9 8.8 129
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1440p 41.7 8.3 78.4
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 51.36 6.5 121.96
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 41.67 5.13 140.3
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 39 31 48
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p   30 40
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 27.8 3.7 44.2
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 22.5 16.7 34.1
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle Ultra 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign Ultra 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1080p 50.3 8.3 89.3
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1440p 34.4 7.7 62.3
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 71.06 6.57 169.45
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 57.46 4.65 151.59
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 52.6 43 65
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 46.7 38 57
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 44.4 29.4 64.4
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 35.9 24.8 49.5
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 66.95 10.11 176.96
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 60.7 4.69 149.14
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 54.6 38 63
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 48.5 26 58
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 37.8 0 46
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 32.7 26 42
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 27.1 21 36
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle Ultra 1440p 24.4 16 36
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 44.9 34 54
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 42.9 36 51
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign Ultra 1440p 33.2 19 39
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 45.3 29.7 67.3
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 36.9 26.1 49.3
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1080p 59.8 13.7 78.7
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1440p 45.5             12.9 65
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 69.63 11.83 165.28
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 63.94 3.12 178.75
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 63 59 97
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 60.9 52 75
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 53.3 43 60
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 52.9 43 65
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 40.2 32 50
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle Ultra 1440p 33.1 26 43
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 60.7 55 70
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 55.5 41 71
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign Ultra 1440p 43.2 37 52
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 51 34.8 60.7
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 40.2 13.1 55.8

2012 15" Macbook Pro Retina GT650M + [email protected] (AKiTiO Node via TB3->TB2 adapter) + macOS10.13 & Win10


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Just goes to show how bad NVIDIA Web Drivers are. Thank you for sharing your results. It would be a fun experiment to throw in @oliverb's Titan Black benches onto this thread to see how it does vs. 1070 on a similar spec Mac.

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There seems to be something very odd going on with my new Windows 10 install (or potentially with AMD drivers in Windows). I don't want to post the full results yet, since I need to install Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and I want to re-run everything just to make sure (although I have done multiple runs over multiple restarts). The results I have now show OS 10.14.4 faster than Windows 10 in every case (except Heaven, which I can't benchmark in OS X right now for some reason). Windows is 1% faster in one Rise of the Tomb Raider benchmark, but up to 50% slower in other benchmarks. There are also some oddities going. For example Total War: Warhammer 2 consistently gets lower FPS at 1080p High settings than at 1440p Ultra settings in the battle benchmark. Strange...

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Now that I've managed to get Windows 10 installed in UEFI mode on my 2012 15" MBP Retina with the Vega 56 eGPU I've benchmarked the games in Windows as well. Some very interesting additional findings:

  • In Windows 10, the Vega 56 is faster than the 1070 in Heaven, RotTR, TW: Warhammer 1, and TW: Warhammer 2 (battle benchmark is close, campaign shows the same 20-30% advantage over the 1070), and gets crushed by the 1070 in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • OS X is equal or faster than Windows with Metal games 🙂 😯 . My Vega 56 in 10.14.4 is faster than my 1070 in Windows 10 on the same computer in virtually every benchmark (equal in one). And the Vega 56 in 10.14.4 is virtually equal to the Vega 56 in Windows 10 on the same computer (faster in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, equal in RotTR, TW: Warhammer 1, and TW: Warhammer 2). OS X would likely be much slower in Heaven if I could get it to launch in 10.14.4, but that is OpenGL
  • There is definitely something weird going on in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on Windows 10 with the Vega 56 - it's a big outlier compared to every other benchmark, and 1080p is no faster than 1440p

1070 vs. Vega 56 in Windows 10 with 2012 15" MBP with Thunderbolt 1

Screen Shot 2019 04 27 at 11.14.44 AM

10.14.4 Vega 56 vs. Windows 10 1070 and Vega 56 with 2012 15" MBP with Thunderbolt 1

Screen Shot 2019 04 27 at 11.14.30 AM

Updated full results

Computer Graphics Card OS Game Resolution Avg Min Max
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1080p 68.7 23.2 131.3
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1440p 44.4 19.3 84.9
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 59.51 7.81 131.22
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 49.06 6 130.38
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 44.1 34 55
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 38.4 29 46
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 29.4 24 36
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 29.9 24 37
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 25.6 21 31
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 41.1 29 50
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 34.3 25 42
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 42.4 26.4 67.6
2012 MBP 1070 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 37.8 25.8 50.5
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1080p 63.9 8.8 129
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1440p 41.7 8.3 78.4
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 51.36 6.5 121.96
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 41.67 5.13 140.3
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 39 31 48
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p   30 40
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 27.8 3.7 44.2
2012 MBP 1070 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 22.5 16.7 34.1
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1080p 95.7 9.3 148.9
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Heaven Ultra 1440p 60.3 23.7 106.7
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 67.43 25.83 152.78
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 60.48 12.22 138.85
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 54.2 34 87
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 49.1 29 72
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 36.8 22 53
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 31.5 21 48
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 27 20 38
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Battle Ultra 1440p 24 10 42
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 51 36 67
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 42.2 29 59
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 TW: Warhammer II Campaign Ultra 1440p 34.7 25 49
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 26.7 15.3 44.8
2012 MBP Vega 56 Windows 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 26.5 10.7 43.7
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1080p 50.3 8.3 89.3
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Heaven Ultra 1440p 34.4 7.7 62.3
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 71.06 6.57 169.45
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 57.46 4.65 151.59
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 52.6 43 65
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 46.7 38 57
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 44.4 29.4 64.4
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.13.6 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 35.9 24.8 49.5
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1080p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1440p      
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 66.95 10.11 176.96
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 60.7 4.69 149.14
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 54.6 38 63
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 48.5 26 58
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 37.8 0 46
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 32.7 26 42
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 27.1 21 36
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle Ultra 1440p 24.4 16 36
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 44.9 34 54
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 42.9 36 51
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign Ultra 1440p 33.2 19 39
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 45.3 29.7 67.3
2012 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 36.9 26.1 49.3
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1080p 59.8 13.7 78.7
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Heaven Ultra 1440p 45.5             12.9 65
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1080p 69.63 11.83 165.28
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Rise of the Tomb Raider Very High 1440p 63.94 3.12 178.75
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1080p 63 59 97
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 High 1440p 60.9 52 75
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer 1 Ultra 1440p 53.3 43 60
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1080p 52.9 43 65
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle High 1440p 40.2 32 50
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Battle Ultra 1440p 33.1 26 43
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1080p 60.7 55 70
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign High 1440p 55.5 41 71
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 TW: Warhammer II Campaign Ultra 1440p 43.2 37 52
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1080p 51 34.8 60.7
2018 MBP Vega 56 OS X 10.14.4 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Very High 1440p 40.2 13.1 55.8

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@ozzy Deus Ex difference in Windows vs. macOS being 41% is staggering and something I never thought I'd see (I have seen Metal do better, but not so much better). Nice benches.

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@mac_editor I agree, although I think it is more a function of something being screwed up with Deus Ex on the latest AMD drivers in Windows 10 (maybe the game is just optimized for Nvidia in Windows). The Mac Deus Ex using AMD is on par with the 1070 in Windows 10 - so feels like more of an outlier than a true "better".

But that being said, I do think it's pretty incredible that 1) OS X is now virtually "on par" with Windows performance; and 2) that outside of the more CPU and throughput intensive games (like Total War), the gap between a 7-year old computer with Thunderbolt 1 and a 1 year old computer with Thunderbolt 3 is only 5-15%. Pretty crazy how long this 2012 Retina MBP has lasted!

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@ozzy You are probably right, that makes a lot more sense. Vega 56 is certainly a big step up for any modern MBP; it would be more so for older models. It seems to highlight quite well how an eGPU can potentially rejuvenate an old system. Seeing benches on older systems is rather delightful.

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@ozzy Deus Ex difference in Windows vs. macOS being 41% is staggering and something I never thought I'd see (I have seen Metal do better, but not so much better). Nice benches.

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Deus Ex performs terribly in Windows. Even 1080Ti folds to it. Radeon VII doesn't see any ground. See my my analysis. It's almost unplayable in eGPU setup. It's a well known fact that it's not well optimized.

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