MacBook Pro 15 2016 + boot camp win on external drive + egpu?  


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June 18, 2018 9:17 pm  

I have a functional boot camp setup with egpu, but would like to move the win boot camp partition to an external drive (Samsung t5).

Has anyone successfully done this? I have runned windows from an external drive in the past and that worked great, but I haven’t tried it with egpu.

macbook Pro 2016 15” + gamingbox 1070.

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June 19, 2018 5:43 am  

I had windows on an external with an egpu running just fine. It was a regular instal pulled from a desktop machine but I’m not sure that makes any difference.

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June 19, 2018 6:08 am  

Prepare windows with wintogo and then boot. Then complete setup and set up egpu. one or the other runs smoothly. you just have to try it.

Late 2015 15" Macbook Pro Iris Pro + RX 580 8GB@16Gbps-TB2 (Sonnet Breakaway 350 via TB3 to TB2 adapter) macOS 10.13.6 + Win8.1