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Matthew Farrell
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Hey All,

I recently decided to upgrade to an eGPU hoping to improve the performance on my Late 2013 Mac Pro without having to resort to a new system.  I do video editing/motion graphics.  I got it up and running and renders seem to perform much faster, but playback stutters when I have either software in GPU Acceleration (Metal) mode.  In AE at least, it just seems to be the audio playback that stutters video looks fine, but both seem jittery in Premiere.

Have I made a terrible mistake here? Any advice on how best to make use of an eGPU on my system would be greatly appreciated! Details below:

 

Mac OS Catalina 10.15.5

Mac Pro Late 2013

3.5 GHZ - 6-Core Intel Xeon E5

64 GB 1866 MHz DDr3

Internal GPU Dual AMD FirePro D700

 

EGPU Setup:

AMD Radeon Pro 5700 XT

Razercore X Enclosure

Apple TB 2 >3 Adapter, and TB2 Cable

 

UPDATE: I've made some progress routing the monitor through the GPU and also plugging my headphones straight into the monitor. (Had audio running through a usb Scarlett box).  But still a little shaky at times, wondering if there's anything else I should be doing to maximize this setup.  Thanks for this amazing resource everyone!

This topic was modified 1 month ago

To do: Create my signature with system and expected eGPU configuration information to give context to my posts. I have no builds.

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sodapop
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Joined: 2 weeks ago
 

Hi, I'm in the same boat. I just bought a Sapphire RX 5700 XT Nitro+ and an Asus Station Pro Case. Final Cut works well. Unfortunately not Premiere. Not sure, but on the Adobe Homepage they have list of supported cards for the Mac. And the AMD RX 5700 XT is not yet part of it. Even Apple just start supporting it. So I hope with one of the next Premiere Updates it will work for us too.

https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/system-requirements.html#hardware-acceleration-system-requirements

 

 

 

To do: Create my signature with system and expected eGPU configuration information to give context to my posts. I have no builds.

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