eGPU Won't boot!
So turns out it's a faulty PSU that just went bezerk. Will keep this posted.
So my Mantiz doesn't work at all!
A while back I spoke with you guys and with Mantiz themselves and both helped me order a MANTIZ MZ-03 SATURN PRO EGPU (V2) from Amazon, upon arrival I tested it with my laptop and runned fine, so I put it back in the box for a couple of months while I worked on building my desk setup.
Yesterday was the day I assembled it all, my desk, chair, monitors and the eGPU. Got a 1080ti and a 1TB HHD drive in the eGPU and connected 2 displays, an USB audio interface, ethernet cable, a keyboard and wireless mouse to the eGPU's external ports.
Connected it all with the Thunderbolt cable and voila, all working at first glance.
I started to setup my Windows power settings and such, restarted and it struggled after booting, displays started to lag/severe frame drop and audio struggling/crackling. So I shutted down the laptop and restarted manually, connected the cable again and lagging/frame drops went away but audio still crackled like crazy (didn't test any videogames still up to this point, just music on youtube using Google Chrome). I installed Thunderbolt NUC Software from Intel but it seems to crash or something and do nothing regarding my issues so I unistalled before I got software and drivers too involved.
I then disconnected everything and reconnected while everything was turned off. Now the eGPU won't even boot (not even a fan spin for a split second, nothing). I tried 2 different Thunderbolt 3 (active 40gbps) cables, including the original cable but no luck.
Windows shows a message when I connect the cable saying "Thunderbolt device functionality might be limited" now.
At this point I have disconnected everything from the external ports, including ethernet. Still eGPU seems to fail to start/boot and I get the same message from Windows.