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Kryme 2020
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AMD xConnect, AMD Adrenalin Latest, "It just worked". All stock drivers and updates from Windows/Apple/AMD/etc.

Boot up with Thunderbolt connected and HDMI connected to external ONLY.

Just wanted to share my surprise, and if it's any help, everything pretty much just worked.

Not sure how else I can help but Praise God I don't have to get a separate PC CPU/NUC/Tower.

If mods/others can advise what I'm supposed to do (build guide?) that would be helpful.

Since I was looking through this site lots in the past few months and there were lots of Bootcamp horror stories.

Mac OS X runs well too with Davinci, etc.

Mac OS X Apple Arcade isn't too smooth (not optimised, TB3 bottleneck?)...

However Windows eg. Apex Legends seems OK with some settings turned down (again, due to TB3 bottleneck?) 

Let me know if there's any benchmarks you'd like me to run. 

Off the top of my head OS X Basemark GPU Metal is about 5700 points...

Windows Basemark GPU Vulkan is about 6000+ points, some undervolting and overclocking possible, looks like this is a decent 5600XT ie. say 925mv 1800Mhz-ish core 1850(+?)Mhz memory.

Cheers for all the effor you all put into this site.

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2018 Mac Mini [8th,6C,B] + RX 5600 XT @ 32Gbps-TB3 (Razer Core X) + Win10 20H2 [build link]  

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nando4
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Pls consider completing the build template (inc pictures) so we can file your build.

eGPU Setup 1.35    •    eGPU Port Bandwidth Reference Table

 
2015 15" Dell Precision 7510 (Q M1000M) [6th,4C,H] + GTX 1080 Ti @32Gbps-M.2 (ADT-Link R43SG) + Win10 1803 // compares M.2 vs TB3 performance inc unoptimized H-CPU BIOS [build link]  


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Kryme 2020
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Hi all, thanks for the feedback. I used VMWare Fusion on the OS X side last night and that nuked my Windows 10 Pro product key (hardware changed etc). Also my Apex Legends install got corrupted. (These are related to VMWare and Windows so not eGPU per se)

I also allocated too little disk space for Bootcamp.

I'm on holiday now so I hope to reinstall and create the build guide

Going to use Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation (long story).

UPDATE: BUILD HERE: https://egpu.io/forums/builds/2018-2020-ssd-upgrade-apple-intel-mac-mini-8th6cb-rx-5600xt-32gbps-tb3-razer-core-x-win10-enterprise-evaluation-20h2-19042-746/

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2018 Mac Mini [8th,6C,B] + RX 5600 XT @ 32Gbps-TB3 (Razer Core X) + Win10 20H2 [build link]  

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