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wimpzilla RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By wimpzilla, 3 mins  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Thanks you for the pictures, give a nice look at the whole board. Tbh, i seems nicely done, what need to be cooled have an heatsink, the VRM on the back of the pcb are placed on the opposite side of t...
goalque RE: Two new eGPU solutions on macOS 10.13.4: pure EFI and hybrid  

By goalque, 36 mins  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Posted by: tmy82336506 Thanks. If it's 13-inch that should be Hybrid iGPU right?Yes, 13" MBPs are iGPU only and the closed-clamshell mode is meant for AMD dGPU MBPs for now.
tmy82336506 RE: Two new eGPU solutions on macOS 10.13.4: pure EFI and hybrid  

By tmy82336506, 46 mins  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Thanks. If it's 13-inch that should be Hybrid iGPU right?
jpme RE: egpu hd disconnected when sleep  

By jpme, 2 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Which I had the power nap feature turned on. It was fine before.  Yet once woken up all the external hd shows connected but with a lot of popup notice of improper disconnect of hd. I can't seem to fin...
joevt RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By joevt, 2 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: theitsage I did more testing this morning. To get Thunderbolt 3 monitor output, I connected the Mantiz Titan TB3 dock to the second TB3 port then run a DisplayPort cable to a LG 4K monitor...
RimsOnAToaster Repurposing the Aorus Gaming Box's the flexATX PSU?  

By RimsOnAToaster, 2 hours  ago

PSU, Fans & Cables
  I've been mulling over case options for a sffpc build lately and there's one option that I'm excited about building in: the GEEEK A30. It's a mini-ITX case that manages to accommodate both full-height...
joevt RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By joevt, 3 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: wimpzilla To be honest i do not know how an USB Hub controller could be linked to the TB controller, if i take the example of all the enclosures using docking feature without doubling the ...
joevt RE: Razer Core V2 Review - Think Inside the Box  

By joevt, 3 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  For the ASM1142 (which is a controller, not a hub) when you say 8Gbps do you mean the PCIe 3.0 speed of 8 GT/s? It's confusing because PCIe's 8 GT/s is twice as fast as USB's 5Gbps but it doesn't seem...
Mymantiz_John RE: egpu hd disconnected when sleep  

By Mymantiz_John, 3 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Posted by: jpme I'm on 10.13.5 and whenever my mbp sleeps, any hd or external hd that is connected to my mbp get disconnected.  However when I wake up the mbp. There's no problem with the egpu nor th...
markbam RE: Two new eGPU solutions on macOS 10.13.4: pure EFI and hybrid  

By markbam, 3 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Version 1.0.4 Hybrid AMD confirmed working on my 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro (TouchBar (RP560)), Aorus Gaming Box (GTX 1080), and MacOS 10.13.6.
zepvalue Lenovo w540 + Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 Ti OC 4G Graphics Card  

By zepvalue, 3 hours  ago

What gear should I buy?
  Hello There, I am trying to find a better GPU than my K1100M integrated GPU.  I did my homework and looked everywhere for this model but didn't have any luck CPU: 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-4800MQ (quad-c...
nando4 RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By nando4, 3 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @itsage, if you boot Windows and run an app like Unigine Heaven off the Mantiz Titan attached LG 4K LCD, does performance reflect it being eGPU accelerated? That's a test outside of macOS as Apple may...
Username RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By Username, 4 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  It’s beginning to evolve into a really bright future.  Now we need a aggregated TB3 solution and more CPU lanes. 🙂
theitsage RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By theitsage, 4 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  I did more testing this morning. To get Thunderbolt 3 monitor output, I connected the Mantiz Titan TB3 dock to the second TB3 port then run a DisplayPort cable to a LG 4K monitor. The monitor is accel...
jpme egpu hd disconnected when sleep  

By jpme, 5 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  I'm on 10.13.5 and whenever my mbp sleeps, any hd or external hd that is connected to my mbp get disconnected.  However when I wake up the mbp. There's no problem with the egpu nor the monitors connec...
wimpzilla RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By wimpzilla, 5 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  To be honest i do not know how an USB Hub controller could be linked to the TB controller, if i take the example of all the enclosures using docking feature without doubling the TB controller. Also be...
joevt RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By joevt, 6 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: nando4 @joevt3, using this and this image as reference, in the second image we see: 1. top:( 16 wires) = 4 PCIe lanes leading to the GPU 2. left-top (4 wires) = 2 TB3 ports 3. right: (20 w...
nando4 RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By nando4, 7 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @Ikir, this uses the same GPU as found in a RX580 card, eg: Gigabyte Gaming Box, but it is downclocked in this way: GPU clock: 1200 vs 1340 (-10.4%) memory clock: 1695 vs 2000 (-15.3%) Presumably to k...
goalque RE: Two new eGPU solutions on macOS 10.13.4: pure EFI and hybrid  

By goalque, 7 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Posted by: kingbri @goalque, when booting, is there a way to force the efi boot entry instead of holding down alt and using it? refind doesn't work, gets stuck at booting os.No, not at the moment. ...
ikir RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By ikir, 8 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  I’m curios about performance too
wimpzilla RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By wimpzilla, 9 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @TheItSage Thx for the pictures, can you take one that cover the whole pcb with the heatsink nearby. To have a general view of the pcb. I can't say because not leveraged each chip and the circuit in d...
gprimeteam RE: [SCRIPT] fr34k's macOS-eGPU.sh - one script, all solutions, fully automated  

By gprimeteam, 10 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Posted by: kefirux Hi, I have almost the same setup (I have Akitio Node instead of Sonnet), Davinci works fine. It's not much faster than dual D700 (maybe 20% faster), but the main point is that now ...
Eightarmedpet RE: 2018 13" MacBook Pro Rumors  

By Eightarmedpet, 10 hours  ago

Laptop Computing
  It would be interesting to hear if there are any firmware updates on these machines because eGPU implementation changed a fair bit from 2016 > 2017 (large memory) and with the 2017 firmware update ...
nando4 RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By nando4, 11 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @joevt3, using this and this image as reference, in the second image we see: 1. top:( 16 wires) = 4 PCIe lanes leading to the GPU 2. left-top (4 wires) = 2 TB3 ports 3. right: (20 wires) = is it even ...
kefirux RE: [SCRIPT] fr34k's macOS-eGPU.sh - one script, all solutions, fully automated  

By kefirux, 12 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Hi, I have almost the same setup (I have Akitio Node instead of Sonnet), Davinci works fine. It's not much faster than dual D700 (maybe 20% faster), but the main point is that now I can forget about o...
joevt RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By joevt, 13 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: theitsage @joevt3 The TB3 controller is JHL7540. I talked to a source at Intel and the primary benefit of the Titan Ridge controller is its ability to dynamically communicate with both Thu...
Skyheaven RE: [GUIDE] error 12/43 & other detection, bootup, stability & performance issues  

By Skyheaven, 14 hours  ago

Expresscard, mPCIe, M.2 Setup
  Some sharing..i've assemble my setups..i dont use the software since the laptop bios itself locked for igpu..i disabled the intel display port and the amdhd8750..running on external monitor..ended up ...
kotlos RE: new FCPX 10.4 and eGPU  

By kotlos, 15 hours  ago

Pro Applications
  I haven't used eGPU for a long time, can you guys tell me if in the current version of MacOS & FCPX an eGPU would just work and offer any meaningful performance improvement with a macbook15 ?  Fro...
kotlos RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By kotlos, 16 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Thanks @theitsage! Other than the support of thunderbold monitors, it would be nice to know if there are any other differences. For example if the RX580 is used in another eGPU enclosure should it off...
kotlos RE: Mantiz Venus MZ-02, AMD Vega 64, 2017 15" Macbook Pro - Power Supply Swap = success  

By kotlos, 16 hours  ago

PSU, Fans & Cables
  Quick question:  I am interested in a PSU with the same exact dimensions as the stock one but that can power the Vega64 without any problems. Does the Enermax Revolution SFX 650W match the size of the...
karatekid430 RE: List of Intel Titan Ridge Thunderbolt 3 Devices  

By karatekid430, 16 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: joevt Here's an eGPU using Titan Ridge: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 EnclosureNice. It appears to have daisy chaining, which is usually prohibited with eGPUs b...
theitsage RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By theitsage, 17 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @joevt3 The TB3 controller is JHL7540. I talked to a source at Intel and the primary benefit of the Titan Ridge controller is its ability to dynamically communicate with both Thunderbolt 3 hosts and U...
timothyov RE: [SCRIPT] fr34k's macOS-eGPU.sh - one script, all solutions, fully automated  

By timothyov, 17 hours  ago

Thunderbolt macOS Setup
  Installed the script. In order to use eGPU I must hotswap, log out and log back in. "About this mac" shows eGPU powering both my built in display and external display. Unigen Heaven (API: OpenGL is g...
joevt RE: [Unboxing] Blackmagic eGPU Radeon Pro 580 Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure  

By joevt, 18 hours  ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: theitsage @joevt3 Nice observation of HWiNFO64 screen capture. You are right on. The Thunderbolt 3 main board packs a lot of goodies. It's the first one with Titan Ridge JHL7540 Thunderbol...
MarkieG84 RE: List of recommended 45W TDP Notebooks?  

By MarkieG84, 18 hours  ago

What gear should I buy?
  Does anyone know anything about the new MacBooks?  I'm sure the 15 is ideal about what about the new 13?  Did they route thunderbolt to the cpu?
gprimeteam RE: Da Vinci Resolve - No benefit with eGPU 1080Ti  

By gprimeteam, 19 hours  ago

Pro Applications
  Hi Antoine, and thanks for your reply. I will check your tests, thanks for the link 🙂 Actually, the render time is better with Metal on my 2013 Trashcan Mac Pro, so it take advantage of the 2xD500 bui...
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