2014 Mac Mini + [email protected] (AKiTiO Node via TB3->TB2 adapter) +macOS10.12/Win10 [rolfl]^  

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rolfl
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March 23, 2017 1:58 am  

For OSX followed instructions in:  https://egpu.io/forums/builds/2014-mbp-w-750m-akitio-node-w-980-ti-mac_editor/#post-5286
OSX working 🙂
Works with monitors on both eGPU and mac-mini HDMI 

 

Implementation on Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary Edition):

  • Fresh install of Win10 1607
  • Use two screens, main connected to eGPU, secondary to Mac HDMI
  • Boot into bootcamp with thunderbolt disconnected
  • Login and Wait for Win10 to complete all the startup stuff
  • Hotplug thunderbolt
  • eGPU Nvidia 980ti comes on-line

 

Gotchas:

  • Booting/rebooting win10 with thunderbolt connected will cause boot to fail
  • Having Intel thunderbolt software installed will cause win10 to crash on hotplug

 This seems to work most of the time 🙂

 

Mac Mini 2014 + Apple TB2/TB3 adapter + AKiTiO Node (Corsair SF600 PSU) + Gigabyte Vega RX 64


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nando4
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May 4, 2017 7:01 am  

@firemanhead, use this thunderbolt 3 driver:  https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26052/NUCs-Thunderbolt-Driver-for-Intel-NUC-Kit-NUC6i7KYK as used successfully to update the Node firmware here.

eGPU Setup 1.35    •    eGPU Port Bandwidth Reference Table    •    Several builds
2015 15" Dell Precision 7510 M1000M + macOS 10.14 & Win10


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zaber
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August 2, 2017 5:27 pm  

does this work with bootcamp win10 rs2 so i can play my gpu-heavy windows games like witcher3?

Soon I will add my system & eGPU details or a build link to this my signature to give context to my posts


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