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theitsage
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March 11, 2017 9:42 pm  

If you have a Late 2016 15″ MacBook Pro, please run the following benchmarks so that we can have a performance baseline for the AMD Radeon Pro dGPUs. This would serve as a nice example for Mac Pro tower owners when considering the next Mac purchase.

I ran these tests on an ASUS RX 460 GPU which was installed inside a 2010 Mac Pro tower. Most RX 460s come with only 896 Stream Processors but unlocking to 1024 is possible. I did the unlock on this RX 460 and it works great!

Luxmark 3.1 Luxball scene: 5,920

GeekBench 4: 77,676 – http://browser.geekbench.com/v4/compute/497857

Unigine Valley Extreme (1600×900 8xAA windowed): 1,094

Unigine Heaven Extreme (1600×900 8xAA windowed): 564

I will be installing this RX 460 into a couple eGPU enclosures and do the same benchmarks. Thank you!

 

macOS Polaris 11 GPU Luxmark 3.1 Geekbench 4 Valley 1.0 Heaven 4.0 Source
RX 460 2GB | 2010 Mac Pro 5,920 77,676 1,094 564 theitsage
Radeon Pro 455 | 2016 MBP 15″ 5,901(iGPU+dGPU) 39,009 798 404 Relvce
Radeon Pro 460 | 2016 MBP 15″ 4,567/6,056(iGPU+dGPU) 47,452 895 495 benr
RX 460 eGPU | 2016 MBP 13″ 5,935/8,389(iGPU+eGPU) 70,750 1,002 511 theitsage
RX 460 eGPU | 2015 MBA 11″ 5,849/7,384(iGPU+eGPU) 68,458 1,005 510 theitsage
           

 

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Relvce
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March 13, 2017 7:24 am  

Here are the results for my Macbook Pro 15″ with the Radeon Pro 455:

Luxmark 3.1: 5901

 

GeekBench 4: 39009

https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/compute/502046

 

Unigine Valley Extreme (1600×900 8xAA): 798

 

Unigine Heaven Extreme (1600×900 8xAA): 404

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theitsage
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March 13, 2017 8:17 am  

Thank you @Relvce! I will update the benchmarks table in the first post as new scores are submitted. For a more accurate performance # in Luxmark 3.1, you can run the test on one selected GPU instead of both iGPU and dGPU.

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March 13, 2017 12:20 pm  

Results from the 2016 MacBook Pro 15-inch with the Radeon Pro 460:

Luxmark 3.1: 6056

 

Geekbench 4: 47452

https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/compute/503451

 

Unigine Valley Extreme (1600×900 8xAA): 895

 

Unigine Heaven Extreme (1600×900 8xAA): 459


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theitsage
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March 13, 2017 6:22 pm  

Here are the results from RX 460 eGPU through Thunderbolt 3 connection (Late 2016 MacBook Pro 13″).

Luxmark 3.1: 5,935/8,389(iGPU+eGPU)

 

Geekbench 4: 70,750 –  https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/compute/504019

Unigine Valley Extreme (1600×900 8xAA windowed): 1,002

Unigine Heaven Extreme (1600×900 8xAA windowed): 511

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theitsage
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March 13, 2017 9:15 pm  

Here are the results from RX 460 eGPU through Thunderbolt 2 connection (2015 MacBook Air 11″).

Luxmark 3.1: 5,849/7,384(iGPU+eGPU)

Geekbench 4: 68,458 –  https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/compute/504118

Unigine Valley Extreme (1600×900 8xAA windowed): 1,005

Unigine Heaven Extreme (1600×900 8xAA windowed): 510

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