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Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 346.03.02f02 for OS X El Capitan (from Oct. 6th)
Jörg sent a note about another Nvidia graphics driver update for El Capitan. Here's the download page for Graphics driver 346.03.02f02 for OS X 10.11 build 15A284.
(other than f02 version same info as October 1st f01 release.)
"New in Release 346.03.02f02
  • Graphics driver updated for Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 (15A284)
  • Contains performance improvements and bug fixes for a wide range of applications.
  • Includes NVIDIA Driver Manager preference pane.
  • Includes BETA support for iMac and MacBook Pro systems with NVIDIA graphics

    Release Notes Archive:
    This driver update is for Mac Pro 5,1 (2010), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) and Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) users.
    BETA support is for iMac 14,2 / 14,3 (2013), iMac 13,1 / 13,2 (2012) and MacBook Pro 11,3 (2013), MacBook Pro 10,1 (2012), and MacBook Pro 9,1 (2012) users. "

  • As of post date, the latest CUDA version is still CUDA 7.5.20 from Oct. 1st.

    Notes on some USB 3.0 Card Problems in OS X El Capitan (from Oct. 6th)
    (from a reader mail)
    "Some USB 3 cards not working with El Capitan
    Problems with Orico and CalDigit USB 3 cards have been reported in Apple Discussions. The problem may be limited to cards that require drivers. I have the first generation of the CalDigit USB3/eSATA card, and have seen the problem. First, it should be mentioned that there will be no driver fix for this older card. CalDigit has also removed a Yosemite driver from their downloads. I have the driver, and it seems to work, but I spend so little time in Yosemite that I can't vouch for there being no problems at all. So now the card works officially with Snow Leopard through Mavericks.

    The second-Gen CalDigit USB3/eSATA card requires no drivers, has a minimum requirement of 10.8.2, and is reported to work with El Capitan.

    The first-gen CalDigit card itself causes no problems in a clean El Capitan installation. It is simply non-functional. If you make the mistake of installing the CalDigit Yosemite (or presumably any earlier) driver, as I did when beta testing El Cap, you get stuck in an ugly, unending cycle of kernel panics and restarts. A similar result was reported in Apple Discussions. In that case, the information provided was sketchy, but I suspect that the person who posted had upgraded an existing system, so a CalDigit driver was already present. Long story short, if you have a USB 3 card installed, and it requires drivers, proceed with caution. Install El Cap clean rather than letting it upgrade an earlier OS that has drivers installed for the card.

    Thanks Kathryn.

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      October 1st/2nd, 2015 News Archive
    • Nvidia CUDA 7.5.20 Update for OS X 10.11 to 10.9.x
    • Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 346.03.02f01 for OS X 10.11 El Capitan
    • How to Create a Bootable El Capitan USB Install Drive with DiskMaker X
    • Info on games not running properly with 10.11 El Capitan
    • Warning from Native Instruments on OS X 10.11 Compatibility (plus beta drivers)
    • Reports on Lost mail accounts after OS 10.11 upgrade
    • Reports on connect problems to Synology network storage after El Capitan upgrade
    • VirtualBox 5.0.6 includes some OS X Host related fixes (2 for El Capitan)
    • EtreCheck v2.5.3 (v2.5 is major update)
    • Apple Support Article Updates:
      - Troubleshooting problems sending or receiving email on your Mac
      - How to edit your photos using third-party extensions in Photos for OS X El Capitan

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