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Aurumnus
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Hello.

I have found a good bargain for a laptop with Ryzen 5 3500U.
It has iGPU (no dGPU) and an m.2 PCIe slot. I don't know if it has x2 or x4 lanes.
I was thinking of connecting an eGPU setup through the m.2 PCIe slot.

What do you think are my chances of success?
And what is the community's opinion about eGPU with AMD Ryzen CPUs in general?

I don't see any builds with Ryzen CPUs and it troubles me a little.
I've read somewhere in Reddit, that regarding eGPU it is better to go with INTEL, although I found no explanation for this.

Any help/opinion is highly appreciated.

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nu_ninja
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The lack of builds is because most builds use thunderbolt and there aren't any ryzen laptops with thunderbolt yet. Of course that doesn't stop you from using the m.2 slot. I don't think you should have any additional issues from the AMD CPU

Mid-2012 13" Macbook Pro (MacBookPro9,2) TB1 -> RX 460/560 (AKiTiO Node/Thunder2)
+ macOS 10.15+Win10 + Linux Mint 19.1


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@aurumnus

You did it, if so, please describe your experience. Please 😥 

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Aurumnus
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Posted by: @agafed

@aurumnus

You did it, if so, please describe your experience. Please 😥 

I didn't. 

I'll be patient and wait for the launch of the new Zen 2 laptops.

My Future Build: Zen 2 Laptop with M.2 PCIe x4 eGPU

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