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John_Petrucci
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Hello, I'm buy these components Akitio Thunder2 + NVIDIA GT 1030 to connecting to Mac Mini 2012.

The Geforce GT 1030 max watt 30 board, is possible to use with original adapter 12V 5A Akitio Thunder2??

The automateScript is compatible with new NVIDIA PASCAL GT 1030??

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The GT1030 should work off the default AKiTiO adapter, yup. That said, I am not sure you are not getting a better card. You're not saving all that much overall (since the Thunder2 costs 200$ at least), but gimping your performance. Get a GTX1050Ti instead, and replace the power brick.

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John_Petrucci
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Posted by: Yukikaze

The GT1030 should work off the default AKiTiO adapter, yup. That said, I am not sure you are not getting a better card. You're not saving all that much overall (since the Thunder2 costs 200$ at least), but gimping your performance. Get a GTX1050Ti instead, and replace the power brick.

Thank you, for now the most important is the silence and support monitor 4K, in the future i will buy used gtx 1050ti..

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Yukikaze
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Yeah, got get 4K monitor support the GT1030 is pretty well placed. Good luck!

Want to output 4K@60Hz out of an old system on the cheap? Read here.
Give your Node Pro a second Thunderbolt3 controller for reliable peripherals by re-using a TB3 dock (~50$).

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This is a nice and purposeful setup. Let us know how it goes with 4K support for your 2012 Mac mini.

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This sounds like its going to be a neat n' sweet setup. Looking forward to the setup details.

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Posted by: mac_editor

This sounds like its going to be a neat n' sweet setup. Looking forward to the setup details.

Posted by: itsage

This is a nice and purposeful setup. Let us know how it goes with 4K support for your 2012 Mac mini.

Thank You, I will update you next week!

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My configuration:

Mac mini 2012, intel i7 quad core, 16gb Ram

Akitio thunder2 and Msi gt 1030 passive card:

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One question, for std use, only 4k output is possible cut off internal fan akitio thunder 2?

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You can simply disconnect the front fan's connector from the main board. Then leave the cover off, place the enclosure on its side so that heat sink pointing upward to help dissipation. If it runs stable, you can put the cover on to see how that works.

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Posted by: itsage

You can simply disconnect the front fan's connector from the main board. Then leave the cover off, place the enclosure on its side so that heat sink pointing upward to help dissipation. If it runs stable, you can put the cover on to see how that works.

Thanks, for now all ok!

Disconnected the front fan!

I need software for monitor temp eGPU!

I used only egpu with DP cable!

In the Mac Os Sierra, the animated window is very lag and stuttering, the problem is the beta driver NVIDIA???

 

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