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eGPU 101: A Primer on External Graphics Processing Units

Hang around a group of Mac power users long enough, and eventually, you’ll hear the term eGPU. As you can probably surmise from this article’s headline, eGPU is an acronym for “external Graphics Processing Unit.” The acronym is pronounced “eee-gee-pee-you,” not “egg-poo.” It describes an external chassis that is connected to a laptop computer via a high-bandwidth connection cable and provides more graphics processing power than is available from the laptop’s internal graphics processing unit (GPU). Let’s get into some more detail!

macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 With eGPU Support Released by Apple

Apple officially announced this week that macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 can be downloaded from the Mac App Store or via a software update. What does the update bring? Aside from bug fixes and security improvements, the update brings the much-anticipated...