Pillars of Eternity on RX580 / mbp 15” abismal FPS (< 5)  

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sdbruder
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January 17, 2019 10:35 pm  

After installing my new gpu enclosure with a RX580, I’ve tried Pillars of Eternity, the game I had installed. To my dismay I’ve only got < 5 fps, an absolute disaster of performance.

What can I look about this performance, what can I do? That’s this particular game which is at fault or its something wrong?

My setup:

MacBook Pro 15-inch Late 2016
2,7 GHz Intel Core i7
16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
Razer Core X
Radeon RX580 8192MB

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Eightarmedpet
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January 18, 2019 9:30 am  

This could be a simple one... maybe...

Assume you’re using an external monitor?
Have you set game to prefer egpu?
Are you sure the 580 is being used (checked activity monitor)?
Did you run purge wrangler script to unlock tb2 support?

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2017 13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar + [email protected] (Sonnet Breakaway Box) + Win10

2017 13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar + GTX1070 (debating 2070 upgrade) @32Gbps-TB3 (Razer Core V1) + Win10

2017 13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar + Vega 56 @32Gbps-TB3 (Razer Core V1) + Win10 & macOS 10.14+

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