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Old July 12th, 2018, 09:54 AM   #1
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Blackmagic anounces the Blackmagic eGPU (Powered by AMD Radeon Pro 580 Graphics)

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/pro...lackmagicegpu/

Curious if any post people using the newer MacBooks would be interested in this?
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Old July 16th, 2018, 08:08 PM   #2
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I will definitely be buying one when I upgrade to a newer MacBook Pro later in the year.
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Old July 17th, 2018, 05:48 AM   #3
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Looks great, will also add one to help the edit bay.
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Old July 17th, 2018, 10:22 AM   #4
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Max on Youtube had disappointing results. In addition to being expensive, many tasks showed no acceleration. In particular exporting isn’t aided by egpu. Note these issues seem to stem from that Apple hasn’t added full support in FCPX for eGpu.

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Old July 20th, 2018, 10:42 PM   #5
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No way to upgrade. You are tied to what is inside the box. Similar to trashcan MacPro.

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