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enotus RE: 2018 Mac Mini [8th,6C,B] + RP WX 9100 @ 32Gbps-TB3 (Mantiz Venus) + macOS 10.14.1 [itsage]  

By enotus, 14 mins ago

External GPU Builds
  Hi there. I'm trying to drive my LG 5k (some of the first model) from my PowerColor Gaming Station with 5500XT. I have CG alpine ridge (works successful in PC), also I have Asus Thhunderboltex 3-tr ...
Gerax RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By Gerax, 50 mins ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: @mymantiz_john Posted by: @gerax Hello, got mine delivered today. Looks like a solid piece, even though I haven't opened it up yet to install the GPU (still waiting for the GPU to arr...
mac_editor RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By mac_editor, 2 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @arzen, indeed. The USB issue might indicate that some USB hub manufacturers are likely cheaping out (or have "gotchas" to borrow your terminology) on components, as I did test with a multi-purpose hu...
Arzen RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By Arzen, 2 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @mac_editor, NGL, if this turns out the USB is really delivering less than the 7.5W that @mymantiz_john said it should be the specs... on top of your previous research and results with the built-in LA...
mac_editor RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By mac_editor, 2 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @arzen, Yep, pretty much explains the issue.
Arzen RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By Arzen, 2 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @mac_editor, Nice research. I'll do the same test tonight with my phone. 🙂 Yeah, 1.81W would be less than the SuperDrive needs... </3
mac_editor RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By mac_editor, 2 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @arzen @mymantiz_john, alright, you'll got me piqued. I tested this with my phone. Phone was at under 50% battery, so it would definitely not trickle-charge and would attempt to draw maximum power. Ph...
mac_editor RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By mac_editor, 3 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @arzen, will try charging my phone tonight and report back. Maybe try checking charging rate for your phone with coconutBattery app. That superdrive should work - as indicated, 0.45A at 5V (2.25W) is ...
Arzen RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By Arzen, 4 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  @mymantiz_john, it's an Apple USB SuperDrive. I found this comment: "A Superdrive requires 0.45a at 5vdc, well within USB range." I'm not sure how to translate that. However, if none of the ports (fro...
Mymantiz_John RE: [Unboxing] Mantiz Saturn Pro II MZ-03 Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Enclosure (US$299 RRP)  

By Mymantiz_John, 6 hours ago

Thunderbolt Enclosures
  Posted by: @gerax Hello, got mine delivered today. Looks like a solid piece, even though I haven't opened it up yet to install the GPU (still waiting for the GPU to arrive). Now, a few issues I'm e...
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