[Solved] 2015 15" MSI GS60 (GTX970M) [6th,4C,H] + GTX 1080 @ 32Gbps-TB3 (AKiTiO Node) + Win10 [AusRivo]
Hey guys finally upgraded my laptop with an external GPU
Steps to getting it to work.
1) Upgraded to latest Bios E16H7IMS.117
2)updated the thunderbolt drivers.
Software package 188.8.131.520
Application Version 184.108.40.206
Thunderbolt generation 1575
NVM 16.00 (cant find away to upgrade this as MSI doesn't have drivers available for this make of laptop)
3)plug the akitio to laptop install firmware.
4) install latest drivers for EGPU card.
5)Disable internal 970m via device manger.
All seems to be work, I seem to get around 60 fps for most games at 1080p on ultra settings.
CUDAZ Readings are
Host Pinned to Device: 2002.24 MiB/s
Host Pageable to Device: 1756.14 MiB/s
Device to Host Pinned: 2445.56 MiB/s
Device to Host Pageable: 2034.77 MiB/s
Device to Device: 103.801 GiB/s
GPU Core Performance
Single-precision Float: 9580.41 Gflop/s
Double-precision Float: 315.494 Gflop/s
64-bit Integer: 722.882 Giop/s
32-bit Integer: 3289.65 Giop/s
24-bit Integer: 2471.02 Giop/s
I have been playing my games on internal display but im looking at getting an external monitor to play off.
Thank you for you build. Please include pictures & benchmark results to bring your build to life as per the build template.