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Wanna make sure i'm doing this right ahead of time. First post.
 

Wanna make sure i'm doing this right ahead of time. First post.  

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DABSandDRUMS
(@dabsanddrums)
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Joined: 8 months ago
 

So I am just waiting on my enclosure to come in the mail in the next day or two. I have been very diligent on this site (which is AMAZING) and have pretty much read every build out there.

My only concern is that I just want to make sure the downloads are up to date (mainly the alln1 installer) I just can't seem to find anyone recent that has mentioned anything with the newest mojave build (10.14.2)

I have a mid 2015 Macbook pro 2.5ghz i7 with AMD m370x
I bought a PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8gb card and I have the sonnet egfx 350w enclosure
(also the necessary tb3-tb2 adaptor and cord)

I plan on only using this is Mac OS X for FCP X

Any tips before i embark on this journey would be greatly appreciated. This Forum is awesome and i wouldnt have purchased what i did if i didnt find out what i did i here. Thanks everyone!

Mid 2015 Macbook Pro 2.5ghz i7 16gb ram 512gb SSD 2gb AMD m370x
Powercolor Red Devil RX 580 8gb
Sonnet egfx breakaway box 350
thunderbolt 3->2 adapter


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itsage
(@itsage)
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Joined: 3 years ago
 

@dabsanddrums Welcome aboard! Disable SIP in Recovery mode then run Purge-Wrangler and you should be good to go. I have ran 10.14.5 Beta 3 on a 2013 Mac Pro and RX 580 eGPU remains working great with Purge-Wrangler. For more details here is an overview of eGPU in macOS Mojave.

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Best ultrabooks for eGPU use | eGPU enclosure buying guide


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DABSandDRUMS
(@dabsanddrums)
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Joined: 8 months ago
 

Awesome! Thank you so much @itsage I embark on my journey tomorrow morning. 

I guess my last question is, after I write the script with purge wrangler am I supposed to reenable SIP? Or I think I saw it could be done if you add another script in terminal before you reenable. I could be dead wrong.

Mid 2015 Macbook Pro 2.5ghz i7 16gb ram 512gb SSD 2gb AMD m370x
Powercolor Red Devil RX 580 8gb
Sonnet egfx breakaway box 350
thunderbolt 3->2 adapter


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itsage
(@itsage)
Famed Member Admin
Joined: 3 years ago
 

Leave SIP disabled. As long as you follow the installation and usage instructions of Purge-Wrangler, it should work well.

Best ultrabooks for eGPU use | eGPU enclosure buying guide


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DABSandDRUMS
(@dabsanddrums)
New Member
Joined: 8 months ago
 

Man! Night and day difference over here! Ill post my full build log very very soon, but suffice it to say this forum has made this such a pleasurable experience. 

Simply put, I was up and running in less than 10 min (including putting the card in the enclosure), After i ran the purge wrangler it read my rx580 immediately on reboot, I immediately noticed a difference in a final cut pro x timeline ive been working on, playback, full screen, with heavy effects (boris continuum and red giant suites) was a bit of a breeze. First luxmark scores were roughly 3500 with the iGPU and 15000 with the egpu.

Full report to come! (running internal display, and two external displays 1 hdmi, 1 DVI)

Thank you all!

Mid 2015 Macbook Pro 2.5ghz i7 16gb ram 512gb SSD 2gb AMD m370x
Powercolor Red Devil RX 580 8gb
Sonnet egfx breakaway box 350
thunderbolt 3->2 adapter


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