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OB1
 OB1
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Joined: 3 years ago
 

Hello,

I was wondering if anybody has an EGPU working with POP OS ? how is the performance and what steps are needed to make it work? If i use a AMD card will it just work? 

I currently have a Dell Latitude 7480 (7th Gen i5) and the latest POP OS installed. I would like to get a  RX 580 as i know my CPU will be a bottle neck. I dont need the best FPS and highest settings etc, Medium to High 60fps is fine. 

I havent brought an EGPU yet and any advice on one that works with Linux and is fairly quiet would be useful. 

 

This topic was modified 6 days ago

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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itsage
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Joined: 4 years ago
 

@ob1, It should work plug-and-play on the latest 20.04. I've been using Pop!_OS on a couple systems in the past year.

 

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