GPU Features

Find feature information for specific GPU families.


Metal Feature Sets

Using Metal Feature Set Tables

Look up feature availability according to Metal software versions and GPU families.

Apple GPU Families

Understanding GPU Family 4

Learn about A11 features, including raster order groups, tile shaders, and imageblocks.

See Also


Getting the Default GPU

Select the system's default GPU device on which to run your Metal code.

GPU Selection in macOS

Select one or more GPUs on which to run your Metal code by considering GPU capabilities, power, or performance characteristics.


The Metal interface to a GPU that you use to draw graphics or do parallel computation.