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2015 11" MacBook Air [5th,2C,U] + GTX 970 @ 16Gbps-TB2>TB3 (Razer Core V2) + macOS 10.13.6  

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largerdanlife
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System specs (model inc screen size, CPU, iGPU, dGPU, operating system which eGPU is being used)

2015 11" Macbook Air, i7-5650U, Intel HD6000, macOS 10.13.6

 

eGPU hardware (eGPU enclosure, video card, any third-party TB3 cable, any custom mods)

Razer Core V2, GTX 970, Apple TB3 to TB2 Adapter, Apple TB2 Cable

 

Hardware pictures (note: require 5+ posts for “attach files” button to appear. Or can link from say  http://imgur.com  )

 

IMG 7193

 

Installation steps (what did you do to get it all going?)

1) Run PurgeWrangler

2) Restart and plug in eGPU

 

Benchmarks (Include a CUDA-Z or AIDA64 bandwidth pic. Optional: Valley3dmark, noting if it’s on internal/external LCD )

LG 27UK850 (External LCD)

LuxMark (3.x) Luxball Scene

Screen Shot 2020 02 08 at 7.58.45 PM

 

Comments (eg: how has the eGPU improved your workflow or gaming)

I've not tested it for photo and video editing yet but I've used it for playing light games such as League of Legends and was a bit disappointed in the performance. Looking to save up for an AMD card since it will be better for OS X. I will try to bootcamp and run more benchmarks when I get around to installing windows.

2015 11” MacBook Air (5th, 2C, U) + ASUS Radeon VII @ 16Gbps-TB2>TB3 (Razer Core V2) + macOS 10.14.6

 
2015 11" MacBook Air [5th,2C,U] + Radeon VII @ 16Gbps-TB2>TB3 (Razer Core V2) + macOS 10.14.6 [build link]  


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