Early 2018 13" Razer Blade Stealth + RX [email protected] (Razer Core V2) + Win10 [theitsage]  

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February 26, 2018 3:32 pm  

System specs:

Early 2018 13" Razer Blade Stealth - i7-8550U/UHD Graphics 620 iGPU/16GB RAM/512GB SSD

 

eGPU hardware:

Razer Core V2 + Radeon RX 580 + .5m Thunderbolt 3 cable

 

Hardware pictures:

 

Installation steps:

Windows 10 1709 - it was plug and play with this setup, no drama here.

 

Benchmarks:

I ran AIDA64 with nothing attached to the expansion ports to get a baseline of bandwidth. HWiNFO64 showed a x4 PCIe connection to Thunderbolt 3 port.

 

Benchmarks:

These benchmarks were done through internal display acceleration mode.

Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro Early 2018 Razer Blade Stealth

 

Comments:

I've been using this setup to complete the ultrabook buyer's guide for eGPU. The early 2018 Razer Blade Stealth is a good choice for this purpose.

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