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Question about the Akitio Thunder 2  


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Joined: 3 years ago

I have some questions about the Akitio Thunder 2:

- Can I use 2x  Akitio Thunder 2's on my Macbook 13inch Retina Early 2015?
- Does these 2 GPU's fit into the Akitio Thunder 2: MSI Radeon RX 560 AERO ITX 4G OC and ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mini?

And another question that not about the Akitio: 
                   Is it possible to get a USB-C (NOT Thunderbolt 3) to Thunderbolt 2 adapter/converter?

To do: Create my signature with system and expected eGPU configuration information to give context to my posts. I have no builds.


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Joined: 5 years ago

My best guess without diving too deep as I have node lite (which I believe is same case dimensions)

1) yes will probably be recognized, but might not accelerate how you would like it to.
2)yes I think both of those will fit (PM me if you would like to buy either of those GPUs and/or a node lite w/power upgrade and eGPU firmware mod)

3) anything is possible but I haven't ever looked for one.

PS stick with 10.13.6 if you want to use Nvidia

iMac 2013 10.14.1, Macbook Air 2013 10.11, MBP 2016 13" 10.13.6 , HP 4530s 10.11, node lite, DA-2 PSU w/mod, PE4L 2.1b expresscard34, GTX460,1050Ti,1060,1070/Ti RX470,560,580

2016 13" MacBook Pro [6th,2C,U] + GTX 1060 @ 32Gbps-TB3 (AKiTiO Node Lite) + macOS 10.13.6 [build link]