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Re: Mathematica and MacOSX 10.9 Mavericks

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  • From: "W. Craig Carter" <ccarter at MIT.EDU>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:36:22 -0400 (EDT)
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Thanks Bill,

Right. I should have specified the 2013 release of MacBook Pro. My current mbp returns CUDAQ[] as false.  Thanks for this useful information.

W. Craig Carter

On Oct 29, 2013, at 9:20 PM, Bill Rowe <readnews at> wrote:

> On 10/29/13 at 2:51 AM, ccarter at MIT.EDU (W Craig Carter) wrote:
>> Related to this topic, does anyone know if Cuda will be supported on
>> the newest macbook graphics card?
> Assuming by "macbook" you truly mean a MacBook and not a MacBook
> Pro, the answer should be no. But if you mean the top of the
> line 15 inch MacBook Pro the answer would be yes.
> CUDA is a NVIDIA technology and is (I believe) only supported on
> machines using a NVIDIA GPU. Per Apple's description, only the
> top end 15 inch MacBook Pro currently ships with a NVIDIA GPU.
> I currently use a 15 inch MacBook Pro (mid 2012 model) which has
> a NVIDIA GPU installed and CUDA is supported. But my previous
> MacBook Pro had a Radeon GPU and CUDA was not supported. And by
> supported versus not supported, I mean CUDAQ[] returns True on
> my current machine and False on my previous machine after
> loading CUDALink.

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