2018 13" HP Spectre x360 13 + [email protected] (Razer Core X) + Win10 Pro [caesar]  

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caesar
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December 4, 2018 10:24 pm  

Dear all,

as I have benefited from this forum during my hardware selection process, I'd like to share my experience with this community as well.


System Specs

  • 2018 Gem Cut HP Spectre X360 13.3''
  • i7-8565U (Whiskey Lake)
  • Intel UHD 620 iGPU
  • 16GB Ram
  • 1TB SSD
  • Windows 10 Pro 10.0.17134
  • TB drivers 17.4.77.x


eGPU hardware

  • Razer Core X
  • MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 X6
  • conntected to external monitor via HDMI
  • stock .5m TB3 cable


Hardware pictures




Installation steps

setup was realy easy and basically plug & play:

  • used Windows Update and HP Support Assistant to update BIOS, drivers and software
  • Windows recognized the Razer Core X and GTX 1060 immediately and installed the Nvidia software / control center
  • set eGPU to primary / default GPU in Windows via Nvidia Control Panel


Benchmarks




Comments

so far, I am realy happy with this setup:

  • Spectre x360 13 is ultra portable and satisfies my daily needs for mobility and performance
  • eGPU installation was very easy and enables the occasional desire to play some games

I hope this build guides helps other community members.

HP Spectre x360 13 | Razer Core X | MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 X6


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