Christoph Fasching

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Mac Pro, Metal & moving forward Dec. 9, 2019, 3:56 p.m.

goat
The Intel GPU is officially unsupported

I can’t be 100% certain if it really used the GPU.
But I think it would throw an error if Cl is on and it can’t use the GPU.
Not sure about that either though.

Mac Pro, Metal & moving forward Dec. 9, 2019, 3:01 p.m.

Just tested this on my mac mini with the Intel HD Graphics 4000 and it works as it should. Maybe this is a problem with the 580?
I looked at the activity monitor to make sure it didn't just fall back on the cpu and it showed the gpu hard at work. Slow but working.

Mac Pro, Metal & moving forward Dec. 9, 2019, 1:45 p.m.

goat
Mac was 20-50% slower than Linux
Windows was 20% slower than Linux

what are those numbers based on?
meaning, is this sim time, disk load time, render time mantra, ..? or a combination of all?

Not to start the whole freakin OS discussion myself but Linux was always mentioned to be quickest at a lot of stuff and especially with disk operations. I wonder if this is still the same with ssds or even more so.