Mantiz Venus + Vega 64 ( LuxMark & Final Cut Pro x )  

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Mymantiz_John
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Mantiz Venus High Sierra + Vega 64

We test the Vega 64 in Luxmark Open CL & FCXP

Configuration: MBP 2016 15" 
Mantiz Venus + Vega 64 
Benchmark: Luxmark
Mode: Hotel Lobby ( Complex Open CL )
Score: 3540 ( Vega ) VS 783 ( Discrete 455 ) 

Final cut Pro BruceX Test 
Redering 5K XML to Quick time movie
17.31 Sec Vega  VS 45.04 AMD 455 

Is it natively support? Yes!
Is it hot plug & play w/o system panic? Yes!
Is it enough for a 550W to drive Vega 64: Yes, in High Sierra Pro Apps.

 

Mantiz Egpu + Vega 64

MBP Discrete AMD Radeon 455

Hotel Lobby Complex Open CL 4973K Triangles

5K ( 5120 x 2700 ) 23.98p 

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Posted : October 24, 2017 9:38 am
AngelRC
(@angelrc)
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I just tested my Vega64 and these are the result on macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 Beta 5:

 

Freelancer IT Architect, Analyst & Developer
Macbook Pro 2016 15" 2,9GHz 16GB 1TB SSD Radeon Pro 460
Mantiz Venus with Sapphire RX Vega 64 8GB HBM2 Limited Edition + 3 x LG 27" 4K FreeSync displays + 1 x HTC Vive

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Posted : October 29, 2017 11:53 pm Mymantiz_John liked
Leoben
(@leoben)
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I'm very excited of this results! But unfortunately i con't compare: when i plug my mantiz venus and its vega 64 in my MBP, i can't even open FCPX, it simply crashes after 2 seconds. When in the internal display with no GPU, it works. I hoped for an update or something, but now you're telling us it works!! How did you make it?

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Posted : October 30, 2017 10:22 pm
imcalledandy
(@imcalledandy)
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Posted by: Leoben

I'm very excited of this results! But unfortunately i con't compare: when i plug my mantiz venus and its vega 64 in my MBP, i can't even open FCPX, it simply crashes after 2 seconds. When in the internal display with no GPU, it works. I hoped for an update or something, but now you're telling us it works!! How did you make it?

I downloaded ResXtreme and made sure my displays were running 8-bits/sample. This resolved my issues when trying to open FCPX with NVIDIA eGPUs so it's worth a shot.

2013 MacPro 2xD700 [email protected] (AKiTiO Thunder2) + macOS 10.13.3
2017 TB MBP 2xGTX1080Ti-TB3 (Akitio Node) + macOS 10.13.4

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Posted : October 31, 2017 9:00 am
Leoben
(@leoben)
Eminent Member

Wow it worked for me too, thank you so much! now i can hear this little coil wine noise telling me my vega is working for FCPX 😉

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Posted : October 31, 2017 10:13 am
mclarenf1
(@mclarenf1)
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I heard FCPX 10.4 no longer supports eGPU rendering. 

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Posted : January 9, 2018 3:29 pm
ngthtg735252
(@ngthtg735252)
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This mean we can use Vega 64 with Mantiz? Does it provide enough power for gaming (on Mac)?

Macbook Pro 2016 15inch - RP455 with Mantiz Venus Gray + Gigabyte Aorus RX580 8GB => P2715Q 4K 😀

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Posted : June 15, 2018 6:40 am
JLSMedia
(@jlsmedia)
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Impressive tho I thought FCPX was only using the eGPU for timeline scrubbing right now cuz of a bug? Sucks I'm basically just waiting for whatever eGPU update they're probably putting off till Mojave at this point, I'd like to snag an eGPU now.

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Posted : June 27, 2018 10:35 pm
ikir
 ikir
(@ikir)
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Posted by: ngthtg735252

This mean we can use Vega 64 with Mantiz? Does it provide enough power for gaming (on Mac)?

You need a more powerful PSU, check my video:
You can see enermax inside Venus here: 

eGPU.it | LG 34" 4K 34UC88 curved ultrawide display
MacBook Pro 2018 Touch Bar i7 quad-core 2.7Ghz - 16GB RAM - 512GB PCIe SSD --> my Mantiz Venus extreme mod with Sapphire Nitro+ RX Vega 64

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Posted : June 28, 2018 7:02 am
eAlchemist
(@ealchemist)
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Posted by: JLSMedia

Impressive tho I thought FCPX was only using the eGPU for timeline scrubbing right now cuz of a bug? Sucks I'm basically just waiting for whatever eGPU update they're probably putting off till Mojave at this point, I'd like to snag an eGPU now.

There is a script, which enables FCP export eGPU utilisation.
Sadly the performance is still a fraction of what it could be / was.

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Posted : July 2, 2018 2:16 pm
OliverB
(@oliverb)
Estimable Member

About Luxmark: I get great results with GTX 1080 Ti on Ball and Micro, but completely fail on Hotel. Anyone seen that before?

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Posted : November 5, 2018 10:46 pm