Assign more VRAM to Apple Paravirtualized Graphics Device

macOS Big Sur VM is possible to enable GPU accelerator if it's running on Big Sur host.

VMware Tool 11.2 or later should be installed. And following two parameters should be updated in the .vmx file

appleGPU0.present = "TRUE"
svga.present = "FALSE"

You can see the following in the system report after reboot the VM

  Chipset Model: Apple Paravirtualized Graphics Device

  Type: GPU

  VRAM (Total): 27 MB

  Vendor: Apple (0x106b)

  Device ID: 0xeeee

  Revision ID: 0x0000

  Metal Family: Supported, Metal GPUFamily macOS 1


Now, the question is how to increase VRAM size? Does anybody know?😀


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