[MAC] MATLAB (2017b) + CUDA (8.x, 9.x) + Macbook Pro (Mid. 2012) + OS X Sierra (10.12.6)*

No matter if you mess around with energy savings (“GPU auto switch”) or force your GPU to select either intern or discrete GPU mode (“gfxCardStatus” application):
this thing will not work!
Best way to use parallel computing in MATLAB though, uninstall CUDA and use MATLAB’s “parallel cpu toolbox”, or use an eGPU.

 

 

 

 

*This only holds for Apple MacBooks with an internal discrete GPU e.g. NVidia GT650M or GT750M (so models before 2016)

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