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Old 01-06-2019, 03:11 PM
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Default Best Mac OS for PT2018 HDX ?

Any thoughts on the matter?

(Running HDX1 on a 2012 Westermere tower)

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Old 01-09-2019, 04:39 AM
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Default Re: Best Mac OS for PT2018 HDX ?

This isn't an answer I'm afraid as I'm looking for a similar answer!

I'm currently running 10.13.6 with Pro Tools Ultimate 2018.12 and I'm having GUI lag (a known bug). I'm about to install a PCIe M2 SSD boot drive and I'm going to back to 10.12.6 and will report back.
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Old 01-11-2019, 01:22 PM
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Any thoughts on the matter?

(Running HDX1 on a 2012 Westermere tower)

Thanks!
Considering your question again and in light of findings I made today... High Sierra with PT Ultimate 2018.12 with an HDX card ran flawlessly.

This I belive is down to an uprgaded graphics card that supports Metal and I changed from my old Apple 27" LED Display on Mini Display Port to a full HD screen on HDMI. Don't ask me why but the screen running via HDMI got rid of my GUI lag and (what I thought) were unrelated dropouts during playback.

What are your current system specs?
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"upgraded graphics card that supports Metal"
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AMD type

Funny (Not) how apple opened up NVIDIA pascal in OS10.13 then shut NVIDIA down in OS10.14
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Old 01-16-2019, 06:49 PM
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My system:
Mac Pro 5,1 (Mid 2012)
ATI Radeon HD 5770
48 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
2 x 3.46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon
Sierra 10.12.6 (16G29)
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System Drive: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 1TB
Record Drive: WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B0 (1T rotational SATA)

I did settle on Sierra for now, seemed the safest.
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