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2018 15" HP Spectre x360 Convertible 15-ch0xx Vega M + RTX 2070 @32Gbps-TB3 (VisionTek 900998) + Win10 [Akiyam]  

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(@akiyam)
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January 8, 2019 9:17 pm  

System specs

  • HP Spectre X360 15-ch0XX
  • Intel I7-8705G 3,10 GHz turbo 4,1 GHz
  • 16 GB DDR4 Kingston hyper x 2400MHz CL14
  • Samsung PM981 - 512 GB SSD M.2 - MZVB512HAJQ-000H1
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x HDMI
  • SD card reader
  • 1 x Headset 3,5 mm line in and out
  • Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics - 4 GB
  • Intel(R) HD Graphics 630
  • Laptop display: 15" 4K touch with gorilla class - Resolution: 3840 x 2160 - 59 Hz

eGPU hardware 

  • VisioTek 900998 -( https://www.visiontek.com/tb3-external-graphics-accelerator.html )
  • FSP group FSP550-50SGGBA - 550 W SFX PSU (same as: Silverstone SX550 SFX) 
  • Gainward Gmbh GeForce RTX 2070 Phoenix GS - 8 GB 
  • NeoFroza Zion - NFS01 - 1Tb SSD
  • Choetech 2 m long Certified Thunderbolt 3 100 W cable
  • Choetech 2 m long USB Type C Male to HDMI Connector 4K 60 Hz Cable
  • External display - Fujitsu SL27T-1 LED 1920×1200 60 Hz 8-Bit external display

Hardware pictures 

Installation steps

1. Open both Covers with small Torx screwdriver
2. Connect SATA cable
3. install SSD to holder and attach it to like in the picture below

4. Install graphics card and lock it with bracket (pink in the picture above)
5. Close enclosure with the 4 screws
6. Remember to check all screws that they are tight its look bad if you don't put cover screws tight enough
7. Connect cables, install drivers and ready to use
8. If you are using SSD or HDD inside of the enclosure remember to make new partition in the Windows 😉 (  )

Benchmarks 

3D mark Time spy 1.0 - 6744 (  https://www.3dmark.com/spy/5506595 ) - I was use 8 Gb RAM in this test

Comments

I am very satisfied to this configuration now I have very powerful and handy ultra book with long battery life 9 - 12 h when I travel. When I am on home i have desktop computer to play and make CAD models, it is also pretty handy have 1 Tb more space to games and stuff. I successfully played Skyrim special edition ultra high graphics over the Thunderbolt 3. Next I try to play OverWatch from external SSD + plug RJ45 to box trying to test how much TB3 bus can take.

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theitsage
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January 8, 2019 9:29 pm  

Nice mod to add the SSD to expansion board. This eGPU enclosure shares the same main board with Mantiz Venus so the SATA port was there but unpopulated. Enjoy your setup!

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January 8, 2019 11:01 pm  

Greetings @Akiyam did you delete 3Dmark timespy link? Would be nice if you upload it again.

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(@akiyam)
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January 9, 2019 6:51 am  

Difference between Mantiz and VisionTek is that Mantiz is made of aluminium and VisionTek is made of steel.

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(@akiyam)
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January 9, 2019 6:52 am  

I did not now it is fixed. There was one letter too much 😎

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January 9, 2019 7:16 am  

@akiyam ,pls check the first 4 images you posted. They may be private as appear simply as a minus for me.

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January 28, 2019 8:38 am  
Posted by: nando4

@akiyam ,pls check the first 4 images you posted. They may be private as appear simply as a minus for me.

I see the minus as well. Would you mind using engine valley and engine heaven? Those are free to use benchmark softwares.

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(@akiyam)
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January 28, 2019 9:42 am  

I check photos without logging in... I see them in full pictures. Do anybody has any thoughts where is the problem? Site moderator would be nice to check it up ... 

Enige valley and engine heaven I have been thinking to do soon when I have free time 🙂 Maybe I put that to my to-do list :p

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March 8, 2019 12:17 pm  

Ill do have the same problems with the pictures. I cant see them.

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