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How To Install Windows 11 on Macs (Boot Camp)

How To Install Windows 11 on Macs (Boot Camp)

Microsoft released the first Insider Build of Windows 11 (22000.51) earlier this week. To be receiving this build, you’d need to enroll in the Dev Channel of Windows Insider Program. That was only one of the prerequisites. Amongst the minimum system requirements is TPM 2.0. This is a questionable barrier ... Read More
[Teardown] Late 2020 Mac mini: Apple Silicon M1, Thunderbolt 4, USB4, PCIe 4.0

[Teardown] Late 2020 Mac mini: Apple Silicon M1, Thunderbolt 4, USB4, PCIe 4.0

As soon as the M1 Mac mini arrived, I tore it down to confirm a few things Apple didn’t make clear. All M1 Macs come with Thunderbolt 4 ports. I prepared my Mac mini test station with three monitors: Samsung 34-in Thunderbolt 3 ultrawide QHD, LG 27-in DisplayPort UHD, and ... Read More
Apple Silicon ARM Macs and Thunderbolt 3 / USB4 eGPU

Apple Silicon ARM Macs and Thunderbolt 3 / USB4 eGPU

Introduction I’d like to start a topic on ARM Macs and how they may work with existing as well as future eGPU products. Would love to hear everyone’s thoughts. For the past 8 years, Apple has integrated Thunderbolt technology in all Macs except for the 12-in MacBook. There’s no chance ... Read More
Mid 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro eGPU Master Thread

Mid 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro eGPU Master Thread

Thanks to @nando4’s and @itsage’s earlier implementations, I was interested in trying out a direct M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 interface of my Mid 2015 15″ MBP (M370X) for eGPU. This is now my primary Mac as it has a brand new battery and top case with the keyboard. Official battery ... Read More
2018 15-inch MacBook Pro Master Thread

2018 15-inch MacBook Pro Master Thread

The 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro Full system specifications: https://support.apple.com/kb/SP776 The 2018 MacBook Pro(s) were a silent and unexpected release that finally increased core counts across the Pro lineup and threw in the T2 security chip which first debuted in the iMac Pro. As a Thunderbolt 3 computer equipped with Titan-Ridge ... Read More
Mid-2014 15-inch MacBook Pro 750M Master Thread

Mid-2014 15-inch MacBook Pro 750M Master Thread

The 2014 15-inch MacBook Pro 750M Full system specifications: https://support.apple.com/kb/SP704 The 2014 15-inch MacBook Pro with the NVIDIA GeForce GT750M can be one of the most troublesome eGPU hosts and plays well in only certain scenarios. This master thread is an encapsulation of all my discoveries regarding this Mac. As ... Read More
Late 2016 15-in MacBook Pro eGPU Master Thread

Late 2016 15-in MacBook Pro eGPU Master Thread

As interest and demand for eGPU increase, we have grown in our global reach – 1.72 millions users in 2019. That comes with many new posts and some of them are repeated questions. The existing discussions and solutions for many systems are great but finding them isn’t always easy. Things ... Read More