GPU

Apple Publishes List of Recommended eGPU Configurations for macOS 10.13.4

A new support document published by Apple following the release of macOS 10.13.4, details how to use an external graphics processor (eGPU) with a Mac. Explaining how an eGPU can give additional graphics performance for professional applications, 3D gaming, VR content creation, and more, Apple has also shared its recommended eGPU configurations, leaving out Nvidia cards all together...

The Khronos Group to Bring Vulkan Graphics API to macOS and iOS

On Monday, the Khronos Group announced that they will be bringing Vulkan to macOS and iOS. Vulkan is a cross-platform graphics API that is already supported by Android smartphones, Windows, Linux, game consoles, and some VR platforms. The API is able to leverage GPUs from all the industry's major players, including Nvidia, AMD, Intel, and...

Apple to Make Own GPU for iPhone; UK Supplier Shares Plunge 70%

UK chip designer Imagination Technologies has seen its shares plunge 70% after news that its biggest customer, Apple, will no longer use the company’s tech for upcoming products. According to a new report from Reuters, the company confirmed the news in a statement, saying: "Apple has asserted that it has been working on a separate, independent graphics...

Users Report GPU Glitches in 2016 MacBook Pro Models [VIDEO]

A number of early recipients of the latest 2016 MacBook Pros are reporting various GPU glitches, such as ‘tearing’ of the display, where the desktop background starts showing through foreground windows across all apps. Users are reporting a variety of different issues, ranging from random red or black bars to unrecoverable crashes (via 9to5Mac). One common experience reported by new...

Apple Allegedly Building its Own GPU

Apple's iDevices are powered by the company's proprietary A-series of processors, which are based on the ARM architecture. However, when it comes to GPUs, Apple, like everyone else, turns to well-established manufacturers – in this case Imagination Technologies. But according to a recent rumour, that is about to change. Fudzilla (via GforGames) has heard little...