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Another report on Retail Radeon RX 580 8GB in Mac Pro
(Report updated with info on 28" UHD monitor, using 5 output ports & macOS 10.13.3.)
Added a third report on stock (not flashed) Radeon RX 580 8GB in a Mac Pro. (Thanks Matt.)
He's using 3 displays with the card. (Card has 2 DisplayPort 1.4, 2 HDMI 2.0b, 1 DVI-D ports.)
Native driver support in macOS 10.12.6 or later and supports Apple Metal.
(They bought this card for $360-$365. Seems like a very good value at that price.)
Logic Pro X 10.4.1 Update (long list of improvements)
Apple's updated Logic Pro X again (v10.4 was a major update). See the Logic Pro X Release Notes for a list of Stability/Reliability, Performance, Smart Tempo, Plug-ins, Alchemy, Automation, Flex Key Commands, Global Tracks, Editing, Mixer, Apple Loops, Control Surfaces/MIDI Controllers, Drummer, Score, Export/Bounce, Import, Import, Content, and General improvements.
Download page for iMac Pro macOS 10.13.3 Supplemental Update Revised
The download page I posted on Feb. 19th for the macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Supplemental Update for iMac Pro was dated Feb. 19th, 2018 and size listed as 1.53GB. Now the iMac Pro macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Supplemental Update is dated March 1st, 2018 and size is listed as 591.9 MB. Build number of new iMac Pro update is 17D2103. (Interesting since some earlier installs were said to be 17D2104, original release for iMac Pro supplemental update per Developer news release page was 17D2102. Standard release was 17D102.)

(As noted in previous news, some iMac Pro owners reported major problems after install attempts of the original update, often requiring macOS reinstalls or restoring from a Time Machine backup.)
Apple/products related News, Tips, Updates, PR: (later added first)
Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates: (later first)

Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Feb. 19th to 23rd, 2018 News Archive
  • Another report on Retail Radeon RX 580 8GB in Mac Pro (macOS 10.12.6)
  • SoftRAID 5.6.5 Update Released
  • Nvidia Web Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.3 (17D102)
  • macOS 10.13.3 Supplemental Update Info/Downloads
  • iOS 11.2.6, tvOS 11.2.6 and watchOS 4.2.3 Updates
  • Some iMac Pros had major problems with macOS 10.13.3 supplemental update
  • Safari Technology Preview 50 Release Notes (for macOS Sierra and High Sierra)
  • Civ. 6 iPad: Game erased after updating or purchasing and installing DLC
  • Micromat MacCheck 1.0.5 update (several fixes/improvements)
  • Introducing Storage Access API
  • Spoofing a MAC address in macOS High Sierra
  • Beta 3 of macOS 10.13.4, Xcode 9.3, iOS 11.3, tvOS 11.3, watchOS 4.3
  • Setting Up A Mac Web Server With Apache and MAMP
  • Chrome 64.0.3282.186 stable channel update
  • Shopping for a VPN app? Read this.
  • 240GB TEKQ Rapide Thunderbolt 3 External SSD Review
  • Intel SSD DC P4510 SSD Review
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - Changes coming to iTunes Store availability (dropping Apple TV 1, Win XP/Vista)
    - How to identify legitimate emails from the App Store or iTunes Store
    - OS X: Manually migrating data from another Mac
    - Apple Web Server notifications

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