Apple announced external GPU support for Macs at WWDC 2017, and now the company teamed up with the cinema company Blackmagic to develop a new eGPU designed specifically for the new MacBook Pros announced today.
Simply named the Blackmagic eGPU, this external graphics card enclosure is powered by a AMD Radeon Pro 580 featuring 8GB of video memory, 256-bit memory bandwidth and 36 discrete compute units for a total of 5.5 teraflops of processing power.
According to Apple, the Blackmagic eGPU will deliver 2.8 times faster graphics performance on the 15-inch MacBook Pro and 8 times faster on the 13-inch model. In some DaVinci Resolve 15 performance charts from ZDNet, we can also se…
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