Akitio Node Lite vs HP Omen Accelerator - which should i buy for TB 2 mac and Ge...
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Akitio Node Lite vs HP Omen Accelerator - which should i buy for TB 2 mac and Geforce GTX 1060?  


Lukas Gregor
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Hello everyone,

first of all, excuse any errors on my part, english is not my native tongue Smile

I'm very interested in egpu for my macbook pro.

I spent hours and hours on doing research primarily here and even if i can't get every recommended enclosure here in Czech Republic, i can get at least some.

I can get HP Omen Accelerator for 250 Euro or Akitio Node Lite for 300 Euro / unfortunately, those are the only options available.

I have macbook pro mid 2014 13" (thunderbolt 2) without dGPU, only integrated intel iris.

I want the enclosure just for bootcamp, i don't plan to use it in Mac OS so i decided to get Geforce GTX 1060 with 6-pin connector. Dimensions: 188x116x40 mm

HP Omen Accelerator is quite big, but cheaper and ATX should handle the graphics card without any issues.
Akitio Node Lite is smaller, but it needs some adjustment to work right?

I know i need TB3 <=> TB2 adapter and TB 2 cable. It's another 100 Euro on top of that.

My question is, which enclosure you guys recommend and should it even work? Grin

There are 13 build guides for 4-th-gen, 2-core, U sys CPU, but i don't know if those enclosures i ask about have some limiting factors or it's the same thing but with another psu or anything...

Thank you very much for any reply, you guys are changing the future of computing Smile

2014 13" MacBook Pro [4th,2C,U] + GTX 1060 @ 16Gbps-TB2>TB3 (AKiTiO Node) + Win10 [build link]