Pascal-based graphics card drivers for macOS
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NVIDIA recognizes the desire Mac users have for the greatest functionality and highest performance. Today we released new drivers which enable Pascal-based graphics cards for Mac so users would be able to take advantage of the power of the new GPU. While this driver enables Pascal-based graphics cards, this does not provide official support. http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/117854/en-us [u][b]Release 378.05.05.05f01 System Requirements:[/b][/u] Mac OS X El Capitan 10.12.4 (16E195) Contains performance improvements and bug fixes for a wide range of applications. Includes NVIDIA Driver Manager preference pane. Includes BETA support for iMac and MacBook Pro systems with NVIDIA graphics This driver update is for Mac Pro 5,1 (2010), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) and Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) users. BETA support is for iMac 14,2 / 14,3 (2013), iMac 13,1 / 13,2 (2012) and MacBook Pro 11,3 (2013), MacBook Pro 10,1 (2012), and MacBook Pro 9,1 (2012) users.
NVIDIA recognizes the desire Mac users have for the greatest functionality and highest performance. Today we released new drivers which enable Pascal-based graphics cards for Mac so users would be able to take advantage of the power of the new GPU. While this driver enables Pascal-based graphics cards, this does not provide official support.

http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/117854/en-us

Release 378.05.05.05f01 System Requirements:
Mac OS X El Capitan 10.12.4 (16E195)
Contains performance improvements and bug fixes for a wide range of applications.
Includes NVIDIA Driver Manager preference pane.
Includes BETA support for iMac and MacBook Pro systems with NVIDIA graphics

This driver update is for Mac Pro 5,1 (2010), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) and Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) users.

BETA support is for iMac 14,2 / 14,3 (2013), iMac 13,1 / 13,2 (2012) and MacBook Pro 11,3 (2013), MacBook Pro 10,1 (2012), and MacBook Pro 9,1 (2012) users.

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#1
Posted 04/06/2017 06:31 AM   
This is a dream come true: http://wccftech.com/nvidia-pascal-drivers-beta-for-mac/
This is a dream come true:

http://wccftech.com/nvidia-pascal-drivers-beta-for-mac/

#2
Posted 04/06/2017 08:48 PM   
Thank you very, very much! Not a moment too soon – I was already looking around eBay for a 980ti... Time to get the gtx1080 out of the drawer. It's been catching dust for the past 10 months...
Thank you very, very much!
Not a moment too soon – I was already looking around eBay for a 980ti...
Time to get the gtx1080 out of the drawer. It's been catching dust for the past 10 months...

Mac Pro (Mid 2010)
CPU: 2 x 3.46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon
RAM: 128 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 ECC
Video: EVGA GTX 1080
Monitor: Dell UP2715K
macOS Sierra 10.13.2

#3
Posted 04/07/2017 01:00 AM   
OH MY EFFING GOD! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
OH MY EFFING GOD! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

#4
Posted 04/07/2017 03:45 AM   
so when did Tim decide to send apple engineers to help with this?
so when did Tim decide to send apple engineers to help with this?



In Memory of Chris "ChrisRay" Arthington, 1982-2010

Specs:
CPU:Intel Xeon x5690 @ 4.2Ghz, Mainboard:Asus Rampage III Extreme, Memory:48GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600
Video:EVGA Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, NVidia Geforce GTX 1060 Founders Edition
Monitor:ROG PG279Q, BenQ BL2211, Sound:Creative XFI Titanium Fatal1ty Pro
SDD:Crucial MX300 275, Crucial MX300 525, Crucial MX200 250
HDD:500GB Spinpoint F3, 1TB WD Black, 2TB WD Red, 1TB WD Black
Case:NZXT Phantom 820, PSU:Seasonic X-850, OS:Windows 7 SP1
Cooler: ThermalRight Silver Arrow IB-E Extreme

WIP:
CPU:Intel Xeon x5660, Mainboard:Asus Rampage II Gene, Memory:16GB Corsair Vengeance 1600 LP
Video:EVGA Geforce GTX 680+ 4GB, Palit Geforce GTX 550ti
Monitor:Pending, Sound:Pending
SDD:Pending
HDD:Pending
Case:NZXT Guardian 921RB, PSU:Corsair 620HX, OS:Windows 7 SP1
Cooler: ThermalRight True Spirit 120M

#5
Posted 04/07/2017 04:04 AM   
I hope that the drivers are updated to support OpenGL 4.1 and OpenCL 1.2
I hope that the drivers are updated to support OpenGL 4.1 and OpenCL 1.2

#6
Posted 04/07/2017 07:45 AM   
[quote="clueluzz"]I hope that the drivers are updated to support OpenGL 4.1 and OpenCL 1.2[/quote] this is not something nvidia controls, Apple decides what opengl and opencl is included im afraid.
clueluzz said:I hope that the drivers are updated to support OpenGL 4.1 and OpenCL 1.2


this is not something nvidia controls, Apple decides what opengl and opencl is included im afraid.



In Memory of Chris "ChrisRay" Arthington, 1982-2010

Specs:
CPU:Intel Xeon x5690 @ 4.2Ghz, Mainboard:Asus Rampage III Extreme, Memory:48GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1600
Video:EVGA Geforce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, NVidia Geforce GTX 1060 Founders Edition
Monitor:ROG PG279Q, BenQ BL2211, Sound:Creative XFI Titanium Fatal1ty Pro
SDD:Crucial MX300 275, Crucial MX300 525, Crucial MX200 250
HDD:500GB Spinpoint F3, 1TB WD Black, 2TB WD Red, 1TB WD Black
Case:NZXT Phantom 820, PSU:Seasonic X-850, OS:Windows 7 SP1
Cooler: ThermalRight Silver Arrow IB-E Extreme

WIP:
CPU:Intel Xeon x5660, Mainboard:Asus Rampage II Gene, Memory:16GB Corsair Vengeance 1600 LP
Video:EVGA Geforce GTX 680+ 4GB, Palit Geforce GTX 550ti
Monitor:Pending, Sound:Pending
SDD:Pending
HDD:Pending
Case:NZXT Guardian 921RB, PSU:Corsair 620HX, OS:Windows 7 SP1
Cooler: ThermalRight True Spirit 120M

#7
Posted 04/07/2017 10:12 AM   
Ehrmahgerd! Best news all week! Thanks nvidia!
Ehrmahgerd! Best news all week! Thanks nvidia!

#8
Posted 04/07/2017 03:19 PM   
Very very happy news!
Very very happy news!

#9
Posted 04/07/2017 04:45 PM   
Is there an exact date for the driver release as well?
Is there an exact date for the driver release as well?

#10
Posted 04/09/2017 11:03 AM   
Mid April
Mid April

#11
Posted 04/10/2017 06:58 AM   
Yes, thank you, finally!
Yes, thank you, finally!

#12
Posted 04/10/2017 02:27 PM   
niceeee, Thanks
niceeee, Thanks

#13
Posted 04/10/2017 02:36 PM   
Please post a link in this thread also as soon as they are available. Will the drivers also work on El Capitan or will they be only for MacOs Sierra?
Please post a link in this thread also as soon as they are available.
Will the drivers also work on El Capitan or will they be only for MacOs Sierra?

#14
Posted 04/10/2017 08:02 PM   
Pascal drivers are here *** WARNING *** There are no associated CUDA drivers as yet!!! If you use CUDA don't update just yet....
Pascal drivers are here

*** WARNING *** There are no associated CUDA drivers as yet!!! If you use CUDA don't update just yet....

#15
Posted 04/11/2017 07:47 AM   
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