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Reader Feedback on Nvidia 378.05.05.05f02 driver with GTX-1050 Ti card
Bill sent comments on the f02 driver (Info/DL below) used with a GTX-1050 Ti card:
"'Night Shift' now works on Mac OS 10.12.4 with f02 driver. (It didn't with f01.)

And I have a new Gigabyte nVidia GTX 1050 Ti OC (low profile) graphics card
which has the "Pascal" architecture, and it runs fine.

Unigine's "Valley" benchmark on my Mini-ITX 'Hackintosh' puts up these numbers: f02 driver valley benchmark
-Bill S."

Thanks Bill.
Update: He later sent Valley/Heaven Benchmarks with Nvidia 10.12.6 driver & GTX-1050 Ti.
  
Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 378.05.05.05f02 for macOS Sierra 10.12.4
Download page for Nvidia Graphics Driver 378.05.05.05f02 for macOS Sierra 10.12.4.
(This is the third update for 10.12.4 build 16E195.)
Info from the April 20th dated download page (same as usual except for version number(s):
"New in Release 378.05.05.05f02:
  • 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."

  • (Nvidia promised Mac drivers with Pascal card support in April - See reader report above.)
      
    Apple/products related News, Updates, Tips, PR: (later added first)
    (FCPro X 10.3.3, Compressor 4.3.2, Motion 5.3.2, iMovie 10.1.5 updates in April 14th archive.)
      
    (April 17th to 21st) Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

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

    Other News, Reviews, Updates, PR, OT: (later added first)
    (Tip for Firefox users: in about:config, set value of network.IDN_show_punycode to true.
    Chrome 58 fixed this vulnerability, which prevents domain name spoofing via unicode.
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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      April 10th to 14th, 2017 News Archive
    • D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 378.05.05.05f01 for macOS Sierra 10.12.4
    • D/L Nvidia CUDA 8.0.81 Update (supports new driver for macOS 10.12.4)
    • Final Cut Pro X v10.3.3 (with release notes doc)
    • Apple Compressor v4.3.2 (with release notes doc)
    • Apple Motion v5.3.2 (with release notes doc)
    • iMovie for OS X v10.1.5 (free, macOS 10.11.2 or later)
    • Pandora iOS App v8.3.2 (fix SSL cert validation)
    • Linux on a Recycled Mac: Trying to Make It Work
    • Software developer details the Mac Pro that Apple should build
    • Late 2013 Mac Pro Desktop CPU, Graphics Chip Specs Updated
    • Office 2016 for Mac v15.33.0 Update
    • Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player, Photoshop CC, Acrobat, Reader
    • Firefox web browser for iOS v7.1 (iOS 9 or later)
    • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
      - About macOS Recovery
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      - How to Set up iCloud Drive
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      - Low power alert with USB devices, USB keyboard, USB SuperDrive
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      - (Troubleshooting) Get help with iOS update and restore errors
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