Mac mini - Better thermals with eGPU?
 
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Leovinus
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I was just thinking, considering an eGPU makes the iGPU silicon idle there ought be a corresponding increase in thermal headroom for the rest. Has anyone tested this to see if it's more than negligible?

Just a spurious though while I await the arrival of my mini and Core X.

Rocking a Mac mini 2018/2020 i7-8700B 6C/12T with 32Gb RAM, and a PowerColor 5700 XT humming along in its Razer Core X.

 
2018 Mac Mini [8th,6C,B] + RX 5700 XT @ 32Gbps-TB3 (Razer Core X) + macOS 10.15.5 [build link]  


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