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Download Nvidia CUDA 8.0.81 Update (supports new driver for macOS 10.12.4)
Info from the April 11th dated CUDA 8.0.81 for Mac download page:
"New Release 8.0.81
  • General CUDA driver update to support macOS 10.12 and NVIDIA display driver 378.05.05.05f01. (New Driver for Sierra 10.12.4 posted April 11th.)

    Supported MAC OS X 10.12.x and 10.11.x

    An alternative method to download the latest CUDA driver is within Mac OS environment. Access the latest driver through System Preferences > Other > CUDA. Click 'Install CUDA Update'."

  • Previous CUDA versions are available at Mac CUDA Drivers Archive.
      

    Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 378.05.05.05f01 for macOS Sierra 10.12.4
    Download page for Nvidia Graphics Driver 378.05.05.05f01 for macOS Sierra 10.12.4. 2nd update for build 16E195. (** See below for later f02 driver **)
    Info from the April 11th dated download page (same as usual except for version number(s):
    "New in Release 378.05.05.05f01:
  • Graphics driver updated for macOS Sierra 10.12.4 (16E195)
  • 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: (some older Mac Pros can't install Sierra)
    This driver update is for Mac Pro 5,1 (2010), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) & Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) users.
    (Mac Pro 5,1 is also ID for 2012 model. 2009 Mac Pro can run Sierra with the unofficial EFI 5,1 update.)

    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."

  • (I don't have any way to test this, but last week Nvidia said that Mac Drivers with Pascal support were coming this month - some say there's beta Pascal card support in this driver.)
    FYI: Bill S. wrote that the f01 driver doesn't support the "Night Shift" feature in macOS 10.12.4.

    Update: On April 20th they posted Driver v378.05.05.05f02 for macOS 10.12.4 (16E195).
    Bill later wrote the F02 driver does support 'Night Shift' mode. He also sent f02 driver benchmarks using a GTX-1050 Ti (pascal) card in his 'hackintosh'.

      

    Apple/products related News, Software Updates, Tips, Op-Ed, PR:
    (April 12 to 14th) Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

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

    Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player, Photoshop CC, Acrobat, Reader, More:
    • Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player (APSB17-10), Adobe Photoshop CC (APSB17-12) and Adobe Acrobat and Reader (APSB17-11).
      They also have update bulletins on Windows/Linux versions of Adobe Campaign (APSB17-09), and Creative Cloud Desktop Application (APSB17-13).

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      April 3rd to 7th, 2017 News Archive
    • NVIDIA announces TITAN Xp and Mac Pascal Drivers Coming
    • Apple Updates Mac Pro, Confirms New 'Modular' Model In the Works
    • Apple to Redesign Mac Pro, Comments GPU Cooling was a Roadblock
    • Apple adjusts Mac Pro pricing, but you still shouldn't buy it
    • The Mac Pro Lives
    • Video: Replacing Hard Drive Cable in 15" Mid-2012 MacBook Pro
    • Apple To Develop Own GPU, Drop Imagination's GPUs From SoCs
    • Posts on DIY FusionDrive Macs not booting after 10.12.4 update
    • Little Snitch 3.7.4 for OS X (fixes/improvements)
    • Apple Xcode v8.3.1 (bugfix)
    • F1™ 2016 for Macs released
    • Yamaha MusicCast Controller (US) iOS app v2.21
    • iOS 10.3.1 update release notes
    • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
      - About the security content of iOS 10.3.1
      - About the security content of Apple Remote Desktop 3.9
      - About the security content of Apple Music 2.0 for Android

    For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
      


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