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ishikawa_goemon
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@valkeriefire, I think you hit the silicon lottery! That's a great stock clock at 1930 MHz. You have at least +100 MHz on my chip. Maybe you got one of the "A" SKU chips?

@joikansai, thank you for the information about the OC Scanner as it relates to eGPUs. I had no idea about the tendency to show higher boosts than is actually stable. I'll do what you suggest and work on +10 MHz increments. 

However, in terms of real-world perceivable differences, do these overclocks manifest enough of a difference to warrant the time spent hitting that absolute peak frequency?

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Ok, so I've done some more testing and I am liking the 2070 eGPU almost enought to keep it.  My unit can OC +80mhz on the core (higher causes TimeSpy to crash) which puts it around 2000mhz, and +500 memory for a total mem speed of 15000 mhz.  This consistently yields TimeSpy GPU scores of 7500ish, which is GTX 1080 levels.   Superposition4K Optimized at this speed is 6800ish.   Sadly these scores are not much over the 9560 scores.  This means the 4-lane TB3 connection isn't much of a benefit over the 2-lane.  But we're losing a lot of power vs a PCI 3.0x 16 connection which has 4x the bandwidth.   Oddly my CPU 9570 scores are varying some, 5600ish up to a max of 6329.   

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/33903174?

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/33903535?

Superposition4K80 500mhz
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Posted by: Valkeriefire

Ok, so I've done some more testing and I am liking the 2070 eGPU almost enought to keep it.  My unit can OC +80mhz on the core (higher causes TimeSpy to crash) which puts it around 2000mhz, and +500 memory for a total mem speed of 15000 mhz.  This consistently yields TimeSpy GPU scores of 7500ish, which is GTX 1080 levels.   Superposition4K Optimized at this speed is 6800ish.   Sadly these scores are not much over the 9560 scores.  This means the 4-lane TB3 connection isn't much of a benefit over the 2-lane.  But we're losing a lot of power vs a PCI 3.0x 16 connection which has 4x the bandwidth.   Oddly my CPU 9570 scores are varying some, 5600ish up to a max of 6329.   

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/33903174?

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/33903535?

Superposition4K80 500mhz

Wow, how is your default close so high? It’s meant to be 1620mhz, even based off official specs. Does it show 2000 in the aorus engine tool?

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The stock clocks on GPUs don’t mean much anymore.  Now with boost clocks is difficult to make apples to apple comparisons. My 2070 seems to be boosting to 1900-1930ish stock.  I can add an 80mhz OC and get over 2ghz, but if I try any higher it isn’t stable. 

This is should explain boost clocks to you  
https://www.reddit.com/r/nvidia/comments/5g9jo9/gpu_boost_30_how_it_works/

Sadly even a 7500 gpu score is what a rtx 2060 gets stock.  These external GPUs are not the best way to do things.  I’m tempted to return it and get use a small Ncase M1 desktop for gaming.  But I really do want to consolidate to one laptop.  Sigh.  Choices.

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@ishikawa,  How did you get MSI afterburner OC scanner to work with the RTX 2070?  I can't get it to work.

I updated my post here and reddit with updated benchmarks, here is what I got...

RTX 2070 Gaming Box eGPU with 4-lane TB3 Dell XPS 9570 i7-8750H benchmarks

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jerry Kansai
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Posted by: ishikawa_goemon

@valkeriefire, I think you hit the silicon lottery! That's a great stock clock at 1930 MHz. You have at least +100 MHz on my chip. Maybe you got one of the "A" SKU chips?

@joikansai, thank you for the information about the OC Scanner as it relates to eGPUs. I had no idea about the tendency to show higher boosts than is actually stable. I'll do what you suggest and work on +10 MHz increments. 

However, in terms of real-world perceivable differences, do these overclocks manifest enough of a difference to warrant the time spent hitting that absolute peak frequency?

You can use afterburner on screen display to check it, and running Anthem 1440p Ultra i get maybe around 10fps boost with my max OC on cheapest Evga 2070, the Black.
To everyone who can’t access OC scanner it’s on 4.6.0 Beta (mine).

6B43032B D5D0 48F6 BFF1 DFA7D8EF3C0E
EE9A5E92 4B81 4282 B287 A1F13FB26F7C

on stock 

4E019D12 64AB 48ED A179 DBED742B8665

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ishikawa_goemon
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@valkeriefire, that's a really good TU106 GPU chip you got there. I'm envious of those over 2GHz boosts from some of your 3DMark runs. If you return it and pick up another non-A SKU'd RTX 2070, you may not get another high boost chip like your current one!

As for the NCase M1, that is a really nice looking SFF case though. I guess having choices is better than no having choices, eh?

Concerning MSI Afterburner, as @joi_kansai said, you need to have the 4.6.0 Beta version. I downloaded mine off of Guru3d. I believe the beta 14 is the newest release. I hit the tiny graph symbol that is next to the "Core Clock" option and when the window pops up, I hit "scan" and let it run.

Sorry if I'm telling you something you already know, but I wanted to make sure I covered my bases. If you already did all the above, what kind of error messages were you getting when trying to get Scanner to work?

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Posted by: itsage

Nvidia eGPU can work plug-and-play in Boot Camp on the 2018 MacBook Pro. If you encounter error 12, there are workarounds such as automate-eGPU EFI, rEFInd, and apple_set_os.efi.

It is possible to happen?
A friend of a collegue of mine is asking me about the issues, because he is planning to use an RTX card as egpu on a 13-inch 2018 MacBooPro. I cannot tell him, it will work, when Error 12 could happen. He does not want to use any hacks. So what can I tell him?

2018 15" MBP & 2015 13" MBP connected to RTX2080Ti GTX1080Ti GTX1080 Vega56 RX580 R9-290 GTX680


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Posted by: Joikansai
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@valkeriefire, I think you hit the silicon lottery! That's a great stock clock at 1930 MHz. You have at least +100 MHz on my chip. Maybe you got one of the "A" SKU chips?

@joikansai, thank you for the information about the OC Scanner as it relates to eGPUs. I had no idea about the tendency to show higher boosts than is actually stable. I'll do what you suggest and work on +10 MHz increments. 

However, in terms of real-world perceivable differences, do these overclocks manifest enough of a difference to warrant the time spent hitting that absolute peak frequency?

You can use afterburner on screen display to check it, and running Anthem 1440p Ultra i get maybe around 10fps boost with my max OC on cheapest Evga 2070, the Black.
To everyone who can’t access OC scanner it’s on 4.6.0 Beta (mine).

6B43032B D5D0 48F6 BFF1 DFA7D8EF3C0E
EE9A5E92 4B81 4282 B287 A1F13FB26F7C

on stock 

4E019D12 64AB 48ED A179 DBED742B8665

Thanks for your OC settings, I managed to greatly improve my score in 3dmark too...

8324 for GPU with OC vs 7700ish stock...

Interestingly 3dmark says core clock as  2025 mhz

3dmark

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/33937729?

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Wow.  That’s just a hair under a desktop 2070 (8500ish).  I think the Mac mini has an advantage over the XPS 15 since the thunderbolt is controlled by the cpu directly but the 9570 has a separate chip.  This is because the Mac and ultra books like the XPS13 use the intel graphics and don’t have out put video through a secondary display device.

Dell XPS 9560, 7700hq, 2 Lane TB3: XPS 9570 8750H, 4 Lane TB3 enroute & Aorus 2070 eGPU enroute


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blerghcity
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Welp, I'm about ready to send this thing back. I've updated all my NVIDIA drivers, I installed the Game Box Firmware that sacrifices usb IO performance for GPU performance, and I still can't play games. Overwatch crashes back to desktop 50% of the time. I've yet to get anthem to play at all and it has given me BSOD twice. This is using a 1080p external display only. When using external and internal displays during office work it still will give me hiccups about 15% of the time. 

My only 2 guesses are that it's due to the stock 0.5m TB3 cable, or my Matebook X Pro with only 2 lanes. I ordered an active cable that is longer so we'll see about that soon. And I know other laptops with only 2 lanes and the 8550U chip can use eGPUs and game when only using the external display; heck there are Matebook X Pro builds on this forum. It may just not play nice with the 2070 Box specifically. 

Either way I'll probably either send this thing back to AORUS or sell it here if anyone wants it, along with the pre order goodie bag, and try another option, like get a TB3 docking station or something. 

Sucky thing is I really like the Matebook X Pro in other regards. Apparently the new version this summer will have a 4-lane TB3, maybe if I upgrade I'll try an eGPU then. 

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sunny
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@blerghcity, maybe try another machine if you can to rule out the laptop...

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Sorry you’re not able to get your games stable. Just out of curiosity what came in the goodie bag?  (What did I miss out on by missing the group but).

Dell XPS 9560, 7700hq, 2 Lane TB3: XPS 9570 8750H, 4 Lane TB3 enroute & Aorus 2070 eGPU enroute


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blerghcity
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For me it was an Aorus backpack, much larger and in addition to the carrying case. Looks nice!

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Posted by: sunny
Posted by: Joikansai
Posted by: ishikawa_goemon

@valkeriefire, I think you hit the silicon lottery! That's a great stock clock at 1930 MHz. You have at least +100 MHz on my chip. Maybe you got one of the "A" SKU chips?

@joikansai, thank you for the information about the OC Scanner as it relates to eGPUs. I had no idea about the tendency to show higher boosts than is actually stable. I'll do what you suggest and work on +10 MHz increments. 

However, in terms of real-world perceivable differences, do these overclocks manifest enough of a difference to warrant the time spent hitting that absolute peak frequency?

You can use afterburner on screen display to check it, and running Anthem 1440p Ultra i get maybe around 10fps boost with my max OC on cheapest Evga 2070, the Black.
To everyone who can’t access OC scanner it’s on 4.6.0 Beta (mine).

6B43032B D5D0 48F6 BFF1 DFA7D8EF3C0E
EE9A5E92 4B81 4282 B287 A1F13FB26F7C

on stock 

4E019D12 64AB 48ED A179 DBED742B8665

Thanks for your OC settings, I managed to greatly improve my score in 3dmark too...

8324 for GPU with OC vs 7700ish stock...

Interestingly 3dmark says core clock as  2025 mhz

3dmark

https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/33937729?

Sunny - Please share your final o/c settings. I want to try the same with mine as well.

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madweazl
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Dell XPS 13 (9380); 8565u/16gb ram
Gaming Box 2070 (stock settings)

TimeSpy - 6268

Time to start tweaking things. 

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That’s about what I got with my 7700hq and 9560 at stock clocks so that sounds right.

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@nikunj_nik I ended up with +185 on core clock and +500 on memory. GPU crashed if I push it above 200 on the core clock so I lowered it to 185 and has been perfectly stable. I can push ram further too but haven't bothered trialing and happy with the results and stability currently...

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madweazl
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Did a little overclocking and picked it up a bit. The memory is stout but the core is average at best. 

Best run (Time Spy) so far is 6565 on the laptop's display. Next up, an external.

External display wasn't worth much, small bump to 6773.

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Thanks how have been your temps ? My temp is hovering around 73 to 74 . Also even though I have oced my core to +196 I dont see much of a boost in games. Maybe around 4 to 5 fps max. 

Even though I am getting scores closer to a GTX 1080 in Timespy, for DX12 games my FPS is closer to 1070 Max Q laptops . Thats a little disappointing.

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madweazl
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Temp  maxed at 67° but I had the window open to allow cold air into the room. With normal ambient room temps, it runs 69-70° at +185/+1275 (relatively useless with boost); MSI Afterburner reports 2070/8276 (2069) for the memory.

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ishikawa_goemon
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Are you guys arriving at your core O/Cs via manual tuning or are you using the OC scanner baked into Turing and Pascal? Lastly, for this particular card, given that it already has pretty good airflow, do you think repasting would improve temps and give any more thermal headroom?

This is my first Gigabyte Aorus product so I'm unsure if TIM and thermal pads are an area cost savings outweighed performance.

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madweazl
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Posted by: ishikawa_goemon

Are you guys arriving at your core O/Cs via manual tuning or are you using the OC scanner baked into Turing and Pascal? Lastly, for this particular card, given that it already has pretty good airflow, do you think repasting would improve temps and give any more thermal headroom?

This is my first Gigabyte Aorus product so I'm unsure if TIM and thermal pads are an area cost savings outweighed performance.

I havent encountered any thermal throttling so there doesnt seem to be a need. I used manual overclocks and am pretty close to maxed out at this point it looks like. I'll do a little more tweaking today to see if I can squeeze out some benchmark results. Also plan to install Shadow of the Tomb Raider today so I'll run a couple benchmarks for that.

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jerry Kansai
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Thanks how have been your temps ? My temp is hovering around 73 to 74 . Also even though I have oced my core to +196 I dont see much of a boost in games. Maybe around 4 to 5 fps max. 

Even though I am getting scores closer to a GTX 1080 in Timespy, for DX12 games my FPS is closer to 1070 Max Q laptops . Thats a little disappointing.

That depends on setting on 1080p maybe 1070maxq performs better but not on 1440p or 4K. I just tested (not gaming box) 2070 Evga Black paired with 8750H on Anthem, 4K medium is playable on 40fps on 1070maxq barely hit 30, mostly on 20ish. On some titles you’ve also tweaking the setting to get better performance, it’s due TB3 bandwidth limitation that’s different on title to title and don’t forget its limitation vs full pcie speed on dgpu. But if you’re playing with gaming laptops cpu, you’ll get huge cpu thermal improvement. For FPS game like 100ish one I prefer 1070mq on 1080p but for great quality titles that doesn’t need 100fps, I prefer 1440p~ with eGPU.

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Posted by: blerghcity

For me it was an Aorus backpack, much larger and in addition to the carrying case. Looks nice!

I've been trying to figure out what model it is.
Mine doesn't match any of their current models as it doesn't have a 'grab handle' on the side, and no pocketed insert inside.
(I'm plenty happy with it, mind you)

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Wiped Dell's partitions and reinstalled Windows 10 without all the bloat. 

Time Spy - 7006
Firestrike - 14269
Shadows of the Tomb Raider - 67fps avg
Superposition (default) - 15185
Superposition (4k) - 7236

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Installed Anthem this evening and played through the first couple missions. Connected to a 1080 TV, I've been running default Ultra settings with low frame rates above 30 thus far (averages low 40s) but I haven't gotten into anything particularly taxing I don't think (little 4 man dungeon). Pretty impressed with the combo so far, looks like it will work out great for travel (I'm on the road a lot). Xbox wireless controller dongle has been working great as well.

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Update from me, overclocked OC settings mentioned earlier running 4k Shadow of the tomb raider highest preset - 36fps using the benchmark tool. Slightly better than a stock RTX 2070 which I am quite happy with. Shame the DX11 performance inst up to par...

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Solved!! At the eleventh hour I figured out my problem with this little box. As a reminder, I would keep getting BSOD when trying to game on anything, and sometimes even when doing office work with 2 screens. I tried updating drivers, firmware, advanced power settings etc., to no avail. I was about to give up. I thought the 2070 box just didn't get along with my Matebook X Pro, which has 2 PCI lanes- even though that shouldn't be an issue that causes BSOD when light gaming on an external 1080p.
Finally on a whim I bought an active 1.5m TB3 cable because one was on sale. I switched out the included 0.5m passive cable for the new one, and presto chango everything is fixed! It was the stupid cord. Just a PSA for anyone who also has troubles, make sure to put the TB3 cord on your debug list. I'm relieved and also a bit bugged that I was about to send this thing back or sell it because Aorus gave me a funky cord. Oh well, now at least I can run some benchmarks and enjoy this box just like everyone else!

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This is bad, being a victim of bad hardware :/

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Hello everybody
reading all this stuff makes me wonder , as i can’t find any comparison on the web : iv’got A 1080 aorus box wich works fine on my xps 9570 but is it worth the upgrade to a 2070?
i was hoping to keep the enclosure and just get the rtx card but read on the forum it wasn’t working... 
so if it’s worth it i’m considering selling this one but... i guess gigabyte will show up with a 2080 box note in a long time don’t you think ? 
Thanks for your answers

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itsage
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@papoose02 If you already have the GTX 1080 Gaming Box, there’s no need to upgrade imo.

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Thanks itsage
I will wait (aaaaarggggh) for the 2080 ! 

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Hi! I just got my gaming box today for the RTX 2070 and I'm having a lot of issues with it so far / I completely messed up somehow. I have a 15'' MBP from 2016 with touchbar and I use an external monitor (LG Ultrafine 5K). I don't care if the gaming box doesn't work for me in Mac mode, I mostly bought it to improve my performance in games when I'm in bootcamp.

First, when I plug the box up to my laptop using the cord that game with it I get a Systems Information power panel that looks like this, but a thunderbolt panel that looks like either this or this (depending on if I have my external monitor plugged in or not). The gaming box's fan is not on, nor is it glowing at me which I think it's supposed to do.

Moving on, when I have the gaming box plugged into my laptop in bootcamp it doesn't show up in Device Manager either -- see here. I'm definitely plugged in and I've tried all four ports, even a different TB3 cable (40gbs still) but nothing changes.

Have I missed a crucial step somewhere? I thought that in bootcamp at least this would be a plug-and-play situation.

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Posted by: sunny

Update from me, overclocked OC settings mentioned earlier running 4k Shadow of the tomb raider highest preset - 36fps using the benchmark tool. Slightly better than a stock RTX 2070 which I am quite happy with. Shame the DX11 performance inst up to par...

Graphics data that is transferred by Mac mini is better than other so here’s the comparison between 2 2070 gaming box and my 2070 Black egpu paired with gaming laptops 8750H (pch first) and ultrabook 7500H (direct cpu, take a look at graphics score), as mentioned above direct cpu connection instead through pch will perform graphically better.

Razer Blade 15 2018, i7 8750H 16gb ddr4 2666mhz 1tb 970Evo
Razer Blade Stealth 12,5 2016 i7 7500U 8gb ddr3 1866mhz 500gb 970Evo
MacBook Pro 13 mid 2012 i5 3210M 12gb ddr3 1600mhz 500GB HDD
Razer Core V2 rtx 2070 Black 2040mhz Boost clock
Previous setting: rtx 2080ti Asus Turbo, rtx 2080 xc gaming, rtx 2080 Fe, Zotac Mini 1080ti, Evga 1080 FTW2 gaming.
Dual Monitor Predator XB241YU 165Hz 1440p, LG l24UD58 60Hz 4K
Portable Monitor Magedok 1440p HDR 60Hz usbA/C monitor


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Finally got around to some benchmarks now that I fixed my cable problem. This is stock settings on the egpu, using an external 1080p monitor. The gaming box firmware is the performance version that diverts bandwidth away from the USB ports. I also adjusted the advanced power settings in Windows to not reduce power to the ports and switched my battery power mode to 'best performance' when plugged in: https://imgur.com/a/mjUWz8a

TimeSpy Graphics Score: 7430
Firestrike Graphics: 16864
Firestrike Physics: 7633

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