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Edit or die
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Nov 29, 2018 8:21 pm  

Hi guys!

Im totally new here on egpu.io forums, but have read a lot of info coming from this site. I bow my head to all you boys and girls just doing magic in here 🙂

my question is simple; have any one used the Nitro+ Radeon™ RX Vega 64 med 8GB HBM2 in the Akitio Node pro enclosure?

I have done some of the homework and most likely the card is to power hungry and a bit to big in width, taking at least 2.5 slots. If not i'll go for the Razer Core X solution.

Thanks in advance 🙂

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itsage
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Nov 29, 2018 8:41 pm  

@edit-or-die Welcome aboard! The 500W PSU inside the AKiTiO Node Pro will not be able to handle the RX Vega 64. You can either go with the Razer Core X or swap the SFX power supply of the Node Pro for 650W+ one.

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Baupfhor
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Dec 1, 2018 3:39 am  

I swapped in a 600w FSP Dagger SFX PSU into my Node running a Sapphire Vega 64 reference card. Seeming that it used to power my whole system with 1080ti, it's plenty for the Vega.

2018 Mac Mini i7 16gb 256gb 10gbe - Akitio Node w/ FSP Dagger 600w psu and Sapphire RX Vega 64
i3 8350k Hackintosh w/ GTX 1080ti


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