Does the Blackmagic eGPU have the same performance advantages on an iMac?
- Asked by Kevin C from Sandy
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2 Answers from the Community
It depends on your model of iMac. If your iMac already has an 8GB Radeon Pro 580, there will likely be no benefit, since it's the exact same as this eGPU.
- Answered by Meredith E from Menlo Park
It's like adding a 2nd graphic card to your iMac providing you using a compatible iMac/
Taken from blackmagic design website.
Does the Blackmagic eGPU work with all macOS computers?
The Blackmagic eGPU will work with all Thunderbolt 3 based Apple computers that are running macOS 10.13.6 or later. This includes MacBook Pro computers from the 2016 model year and later, 2017 iMac and iMac Pro.
What is the GPU used in the Blackmagic eGPU?
The Blackmagic eGPU is built around a Radeon Pro 580 GPU which is the GPU found in the high end 2017 model of 27 inch iMac.
Here are the GPU spec.
Radeon Pro 580
Texture Mapping Units
Raster Operation Pipelines
Memory Bus Width
- Answered by Waikit T from San Francisco