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2014 15" MacBook Pro [4th,4C,H] + RTX 3070 @ 16Gbps-M2 (ADT-Link R43SG) + Win10 [mbp2014ftw]  


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System specs:

    • 2014 15" MacBook Pro 11,2 - i7-4770HQ 2.2Ghz/HD Graphics 5200 iGPU/16GB RAM/500GB SSD 


eGPU hardware:


Hardware pictures:


Sorry for such undescriptive photos, the whole thing has been fixed behind the monitor already.

Installation steps:

  1. Connect PSU power to ADT-Link and GPU.
  2. Insert ADT-Link + m2 NGFF adapter into the internal ssd slot.
  3. Put ssd into TB2 enclosure and connect it to mac.
  4. Start machine.
  5. Install latest Nvidia drivers.
  6. Apply nvidia-error43-fixer a few times (didn't work from the first time, still showed error 43)
  7. Profit!




This was an upgrade from the previous build where everything worked via TB2 SSD adapter. Windows was setup to use only external screen so after moving to the internal slot I had no working screen even with a device stopped with error 43. Had to use Remote Desktop to apply fixer two times (with a reboot in between). Performance has much improved with the cost of the laptop being permanently fixed behind the monitor =)

adt+gpu are inside the Dan A4 case for my future dream pc build.

Big thanks to egpu.io for being such an awesome resource.

I was browsing it for years before finally decided to build an eGPU. Also big thanks to @itsage and @nando4 for all the info about MBP m2 and adt-link!

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2014 15" MacBook Pro [4th,4C,H] + RTX 3070 @ 16Gbps-M2 (ADT-Link R43SG) + Win10 [build link]  

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@mbp2014ftw, That's a nice enclosure for the ADT-Link R43SG! Looks very similar to the Mantiz Venus from some angles.


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