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joevt RE: AMD Navi 7nm for eGPU - Radeon RX 5700 & RX 5700 XT  

By joevt, 33 mins ago

What gear should I buy?
  Does there exist a fan controller with temperature sensor that controls fan speed depending on temperature? Is that something one would use with a water cooler? I don't think pump speed matters much w...
joevt RE: Are all TB3 ports full speed on my MacBookPro15,2?  

By joevt, 51 mins ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Posted by: @swisher-sweet That would explain why you only get a max of 2,750 MB/s theoretical max on external NVMe drives. No it doesn't because 2750 MB/s or 22 Gbps is the max without DisplayPort...
joevt RE: External SSD interfering with Core X (MBP 2018 15", Win10 Bootcamp)  

By joevt, 1 hour ago

Thunderbolt Windows Setup
  Does the Titan Ridge USB controller (one for each side of the MacBook Pro) exist in Device Manager before you connect the SSD? What if you connect the SSD before boot? You can use a program like Drive...
BeardedBro RE: Radeon VII compatible with Mac?  

By BeardedBro, 2 hours ago

GPU, Monitor & Peripherals
  I returned my VII to amazon today. Disappointed that it won’t be updated etc I decided it would be better to go with a card that I know will work with bootcamp. Not sure what that card will be, but it...
Eightarmedpet RE: 2018 13" MacBook Pro [8th,4C,U] + RTX [email protected] (Razer Core X) + Win10 [KoreBoss] // Oculus Rift S  

By Eightarmedpet, 2 hours ago

Builds
  @merlinbk There are no 20xx drivers for any macOS. 
Hp pavilion G4  

By Junior Rocha, 3 hours ago

Expresscard, mPCIe, M.2 Setup
  It is possible to perform egpu on an HP pavilion G4, i5 2450m?
draxslp System Crash  

By draxslp, 3 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Hey guys I have a problem with my EGPU. From time to time it just crash and the whole macbook freez... when im plugging the EGPU out and in again the macbook doesnt recognize the EGPU after maybe 10 t...
nu_ninja RE: Question: MacOS preferred GPU  

By nu_ninja, 3 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Yeah that's weird. My only other idea would be to start it without the egpu connected and then plug in the egpu only once its running. I haven't used premere or anything but I assume it's doing someth...
chaosmage [US] FS: US$600 - Razer Core X + ASUS Vega 64  

By chaosmage, 4 hours ago

For Sale / Wanted
  Used for gaming on a Mac for a couple months. Perfect condition. Please PM me if interested. Attachment: IMG_2065_1.jpg
merlinbk RE: 2018 13" MacBook Pro [8th,4C,U] + RTX [email protected] (Razer Core X) + Win10 [KoreBoss] // Oculus Rift S  

By merlinbk, 4 hours ago

Builds
  @koreboss I’m gonna try doing a driver wipe in windows. Then a reinstall.  Does the headset display anything as soon as you plug it in? Or only after you have installed its drivers/ software? What lig...
wimpzilla RE: AMD Navi 7nm for eGPU - Radeon RX 5700 & RX 5700 XT  

By wimpzilla, 5 hours ago

What gear should I buy?
  I agree with @joevt, the point is not where to get 12v from the enclosure/card, but if the pump running over 12v is not too loud for you. If i remember correctly the pump need at least 7/9v to start u...
rawweb RE: Question: MacOS preferred GPU  

By rawweb, 5 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  @nu_ninja That was one of my first thoughts as well, it's set to the iMac screen. Can't seem to figure this one out. Most people have trouble getting adobe to use eGPU and I want it the other way arou...
Old hand seeks advice and new ideas  

By Christopher Wells, 6 hours ago

Member Introductions
  Hey Folks, On the fence as to whether to wait for the Mac Pro or look for an eGPU for my base iMac Pro (64GB). I say wait, but not sure I want to pay those prices. Ideally I'd like to plug something h...
RE: Script for Late 2011 MBP 15 El Capitan 10.11.6 - Razer Core X - AMD RX580  

By John Robert Go, 7 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Hi. Thank you it worked. But the MBP isn't detecting my graphics card. I'm using AMD rx580. It says Thunderbolt device connected, but no external GPUs detected.  I have installed and reinstalled the c...
OtakuMuch Can I Game on a thinkpad x220 using internal monitor?  

By OtakuMuch, 7 hours ago

Expresscard, mPCIe, M.2 Setup
  So im planning to buy a egpu (exp gdc beast expresscard) and a GTX 960 but I want to game on my own display regardless of the lower fps, Can anybody pls tell me if I could game on my internal monitor ...
soocoo RE: External SSD interfering with Core X (MBP 2018 15", Win10 Bootcamp)  

By soocoo, 8 hours ago

Thunderbolt Windows Setup
  I'm experiencing two minor issues as well. Sometimes, loading into Bootcamp renders Bluetooth inoperable. Additionally, opening "GeForce Experience" after hot plugging in the eGPU sometimes reads "Som...
soocoo RE: External SSD interfering with Core X (MBP 2018 15", Win10 Bootcamp)  

By soocoo, 9 hours ago

Thunderbolt Windows Setup
  @joevt Windows 10 Version 1903 (OS Build 18362.239). @DrEGPU It's a Samsung T5 1TB SSD. I didn't even think about changing the port placement to an opposite side! Will try it and get back to you.
DrEGPU RE: External SSD interfering with Core X (MBP 2018 15", Win10 Bootcamp)  

By DrEGPU, 9 hours ago

Thunderbolt Windows Setup
  I didn't see it mentioned, so I apologize if I missed that, but make sure the eGPU and the external SSD are plugged into opposite sides of the MBP. There are 2 controllers for 4 ports, meaning you get...
Swisher Sweet RE: Are all TB3 ports full speed on my MacBookPro15,2?  

By Swisher Sweet, 10 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  @joevt Thanks for the clear explanation. I didn't realize the display port took up all that bandwidth. That would explain why you only get a max of 2,750 MB/s theoretical max on external NVMe drives. ...
joevt RE: Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box: Power Supply Upgrade (Guide)  

By joevt, 14 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Nice video. Changing the power supply removes upstream power delivery? Or do you mean your MacBook Pro doesn't get power delivery because it's an older MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 2? I wonder, can a ...
joevt RE: eGPU for MacBook via USB to thunderbolt adapter  

By joevt, 14 hours ago

Custom eGPU Chassis
  Posted by: @vladimir_vladimirovich Can I use pci express x 16 adapter for eGPU with usb output with my MacBook via usb to thunderbolt 2 adapter without any expensive enclosure? Or for example, psi ...
joevt RE: External SSD interfering with Core X (MBP 2018 15", Win10 Bootcamp)  

By joevt, 15 hours ago

Thunderbolt Windows Setup
  Are you running Windows 10 1903?
joevt RE: AMD Navi 7nm for eGPU - Radeon RX 5700 & RX 5700 XT  

By joevt, 15 hours ago

What gear should I buy?
  Posted by: @itsage Dedicated fan controller would likely work but soldering the power connection with water lines crammed in this enclosure seems like a very bad idea to me. Does the radiator need...
joevt RE: Are all TB3 ports full speed on my MacBookPro15,2?  

By joevt, 15 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  @swisher-sweet Yes, two busses is better. Ignoring DisplayPort bandwidth, each port is limited to 22 Gbps and each bus is limited to 23 Gbps. There are separate lanes for read and write. If a display ...
joevt RE: eGPU Enclosure for multiple GPUs  

By joevt, 15 hours ago

Custom eGPU Chassis
  Posted by: @ruslan it looks like the cheap bitcoin-mining splitters that use USB aren't supported by MacOS If the bitcoin mining splitter has a PCIe switch then it should work. All the options on ...
Monaldinio RE: Should I expect any issues with SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega 64?  

By Monaldinio, 16 hours ago

GPU, Monitor & Peripherals
  It should work fine, i have the same card as an eGPU...
joevt RE: rEFInd not working on MacBook Pro 13" 2019  

By joevt, 16 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  @robert_s So it hangs when you use either rEFInd or Startup Manager and probably hangs if you try Startup Disk Preferences Panel... You say the same Windows installation boots on the MacBook Pro 2016 ...
musico11 RE: Mac Mini 2012: Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming Box OR Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 570?  

By musico11, 17 hours ago

What gear should I buy?
  @ruslan Thanks. Actually, this choice is not for price. In fact the Puck or the Gaming box is actually similar if not more expensive than the more conventional set ups. The reason for choosing this is...
ruslan RE: Passive cooling?  

By ruslan, 18 hours ago

What gear should I buy?
  I would go with the regular card. Overclocked cards can potentially drain too much power and shut the eGPU box off / cause instability. Regular has fans - they will run quietly if cooling is sufficie...
ruslan RE: Mac Mini 2012: Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming Box OR Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 570?  

By ruslan, 18 hours ago

What gear should I buy?
  I would go with the upgradable option in case you decide to upgrade the graphics card in the future. The puck looks like it’s virtually non upgradable.  “spend a bit more now to spend less later”, IMO...
ruslan Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box: Power Supply Upgrade (Guide)  

By ruslan, 18 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  I’ve documented the process of upgrading a Sonnet eGFX Breakway Box from 350W to 550W.  Enermax SFX Power Supplies have been shown to work well (without upstream power delivery to your Macbook over TB...
ruslan RE: macOS Catalina - Tidbits & eGPU Updates  

By ruslan, 18 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  In Activity Monitor, tasks can now be viewed by graphics card in a new tab.  As of a few versions of MacOS ago, GPU activity can be viewed in a graph (per card) using CMD + 4.
nu_ninja RE: Question: MacOS preferred GPU  

By nu_ninja, 18 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  @rawweb Move the white menu bar to the iMac screen under System Preferences>Displays>Arrangement?
mac_editor RE: Script for Late 2011 MBP 15 El Capitan 10.11.6 - Razer Core X - AMD RX580  

By mac_editor, 20 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  automate-eGPU.sh
KoreBoss RE: 2018 13" Macbook Pro [8th,4C,U] + RTX [email protected] (Razer Core X) + Win10 [KoreBoss] // Oculus Rift S  

By KoreBoss, 21 hours ago

Builds
  @MerlinBK  I imagine it's the graphics card/ driver support. Obviously, there are major differences between AMD & Nvidia. I don't know what to tell you, other than to try changing the USB for the ...
Script for Late 2011 MBP 15 El Capitan 10.11.6 - Razer Core X - AMD RX580  

By John Robert Go, 21 hours ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Hello. I am trying to find a purge Wrangler script for my MBP Late 2011 Thunderbolt 2 on El Capitan 10.11.6. It seems the machine cannot be upgraded to newer OS.  Does anyone know a Purge Wrangler scr...
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