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itsage
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I could not believe it happened this soon. Thank you for listening, Apple! If you got seats to fill in the spaceship, I'm a phone call away. 😉

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Lion
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can I install a liquid cooled GPU in it?

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itsage
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Yes, it's possible. In one of the photos I had fitted an R9 Fury X which has closed loop liquid cooling. You'll need to the remove the 120mm case fan to mount the radiator.

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Lion
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Can it hold an AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition liquid cooled GPU? Is there a tutorial on how to remove the 120mm case fan and mount the radiator? Does Mac 10.13 support AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition?

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itsage
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The dimensions should fit. What we're not certain on is the length of the cooling lines. Dismounting the 120mm case fan is very easy, once you see the enclosure you'll know exactly what to do.

Eventually macOS 10.13 will have proper drivers for Radeon Vega.

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You mention plug and play implantation in Windows but I hear Bootcamp isn't as simple, despite still being Windows? Or am I wrong?

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That's for Windows laptops. Windows via Bootcamp is a different story.

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How heavy is it with/without a GPU in it? Is it light/small enough to be just about portable along with a laptop? (I'm guessing a rucksack or similar would be needed)

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It depends on the GPU you choose. This enclosure weighs right around 7 lbs so most likely it's less than 10 lbs. with the graphics card mounted.

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In the wait for the real MacPro, I got the latest high end iMac 2017. I wonder, could I use an AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition with an eGPU on my iMac to power Davinci Resolve?

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