GPU staying at low loads (30-40%) resulting in low FPS
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GPU staying at low loads (30-40%) resulting in low FPS  


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Hey guys,

I'm new to using egpus so I apologize if there's anything obvious here that I overlooked, but I tried troubleshooting myself and unfortunately haven't been able to fix my issue.

My equipment:
Macbook Pro 16" 2019 (base model)
Razer core x
Nvidia rtx 3060

The setup seemed to be plug and play after installing the relevant drivers and trying different USB C ports on my mac (I was getting error 12 on the top left port, but the bottom left port works fine). I am cold-plugging this system.

I no longer have any error 12 issues, but my frames are definitely way too low (to a point where it's clear that it isn't a result of TB3 or CPU bottlenecking imo). I am assuming this is a result of the GPU not operating at full capacity, but I am not a hundred percent sure.

One fine point that I would also like clarification about is Large Memory. When I view by Resources by connection on device manager, I do see the Large Memory section, and some PCI allocation under it, however I am unsure as to whether I am supposed to see my GPU itself under this section.


Furthermore, in the resources tab of my GPU's properties, it shows that it is not using any Large Memory.


Please let me know, if any additional info is needed.

I appreciate you all for taking the time.


To do: Create my signature with system and expected eGPU configuration information to give context to my posts. I have no builds.


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