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      Avatarguy@montagu-pollock.co.uk
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      I have a Mac Pro 5,1 2010 supplied by Create Pro with 2x 6 core 3.42 GHz processors and an Nvidia GTX980 GPU.

      I am weighing up my options.  For practical reasons, I would like to upgrade to 10.14.  Is there an AMD GPU that guarantees at least the same performance as my GTX980, that can be installed with no hardware modifications (eg to PSU)?

      Is there a GPU that would offer substantially better performance than my GTX980, and run in 10.14.  If so, what modifications are necessary to my Mac Pro?

      I do not see an AMD RX 5700 in your configurator, but I see some people have had success with these in forums.  I am never sure how accurate or reliable those reports are.  Is this something you are evaluating at the moment?  How might that change your advice on the above?

      Guy.

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