|ID||Article Title||Post Date|
||Can I use a Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box with Boot Camp?||May-16-19|
||How can I use the Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box to accelerate games on the MacBook Pro or iMac internal video?||Oct-21-19|
||How do I use the Breakaway Box or Puck with the LG Ultrafine 5K Display sold on the Apple store?||Oct-21-19|
|The LG Ultrafine 5K Display connects via Thunderbolt 3. To give both the display and the Breakaway Box/Puck each maximum bandwidth, connect them to independent Thunderbolt 3 controllers, if possible.|
The 13" Macbook Pro with Touchbar, 15" MacBook Pro, Mac mini and iMac Pro have two independent Thunderbolt controllers. Connect the Display and the Breakaway Box/Puck to ports on different sides.
The 13" MacBook Pro without Touchbar and the iMac with Retina display and the have only one Thunderbolt controller. The LG Ultrafine Display will reserve all the bandwidth it needs, and the Breakaway Box/Puck will be allocated the remaining bandwidth, which may affect performance of the Breakaway Box/Puck.
If you are using macOS 10.14.6+, you can accelerate applications and games with the eGPU if they support GPU acceleration...
Select the app in Finder
Select Prefer External GPU
Do not select Prefer External GPU for Adobe Premiere or Apple Final Cut Pro. These applications automatically manage eGPU usage.
Professional applications that use an external GPU generally may have a preference selection inside the app to select the external GPU.
||Sonnet's macOS-compatible external graphics supports up to 5 displays. How can I tile them into one large display?||Jan-22-18|
||Is the Puck supported by macOS High Sierra?||Sep-04-18|
||My display is not being detected on macOS.||Mar-21-18|
||My 4K display is connecting only at 30Hz. Why I can't set it to 60Hz?||Aug-01-18|
||Will the Breakaway Box or Puck accelerate internal video on a Mac?||Oct-21-19|
||Does Final Cut Pro use the external GPU in a Breakaway Box or Puck?||Oct-21-19|
||Does the Breakaway Box or Puck support the LG UltraFine 4k Display sold by Apple?||Feb-26-19|
||I'm connecting from a DVI (or sometimes DP) port on my GPU Card--via an adapter cable--to an HDMI port on my monitor and the display looks magenta.||Feb-26-19|
||How do I extend the length of a DisplayPort cable?||Apr-11-19|
||I connected my monitor to the Breakaway Box or Puck on my 2018 Mac mini, but it boots with a black screen.||May-17-20|