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graukatze
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Bootcampdrivers July v2 are not working for me yet (Akitio Node, RX5700 XT, Windows 1903, MBP 2018 w/Radeon Pro 560X). The eGPU is not detected (but the Akitio shows up in macOS 10.14.5, w/o GPU as expected). Same system worked well with RX580.

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Some prep work while waiting for RX 5700 XT delivery tomorrow night. Fans and radiator are in place. I will drill four mounting holes on the bottom to secure the pump/reservoir combo. I'm not sure how all the lines are going to fit inside just yet.

Unfortunately this was a failed attempt. The 4-pin fan header on the Asus XG Station Pro did not power the pump as I had hoped. Then I recall ASUS tuned the firmware to only kick the two 120mm fans (through these two headers) once enclosure temp reaches 55 degrees Celsius. Dedicated fan controller would likely work but soldering the power connection with water lines crammed in this enclosure seems like a very bad idea to me. 

 

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Posted by: @itsage

Dedicated fan controller would likely work but soldering the power connection with water lines crammed in this enclosure seems like a very bad idea to me.

Does the radiator need to be installed before the fan controller? Maybe remove the radiator, solder a new power connector, then install the radiator and fan controller and use the new power connector for the fan controller.

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I agree with @joevt, the point is not where to get 12v from the enclosure/card, but if the pump running over 12v is not too loud for you.

If i remember correctly the pump need at least 7/9v to start up, if it is too loud @12v, you can add a resistor to lower a bit the voltage to 8/9v.

If you already tested the loop @12v and the noise is not an issue, you have plenty of places where to get 12v, even without soldering.
 

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Does there exist a fan controller with temperature sensor that controls fan speed depending on temperature? Is that something one would use with a water cooler? I don't think pump speed matters much with water cooling - faster flow means less time getting heated but also less time getting cooled. A larger radiator gives more cooling. A larger reservoir gives more heat capacity to even out spikes but doesn't matter for tasks that last longer than it takes to reach max temperature.

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I just sent my Vii back so I’m hoping AMD launches bootcamp support for the 5700 as well. Anyone think that’s a possibility? I want to buy the 5700 but with how the VII crashed and burned in the bootcamp department (even though I was hoping it wouldn’t) I don’t want to lose out.

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Wahoo... just got an update saying my RX 5700XT is being dispatched earlier than expected.

Should be with me by end of the month.

And incase anyone missed it, I somehow snagged an XT for the price of the normal version (or less), there may have been a listing mistake as its now listed at £100 more than what I paid.

Can someone nudge Apple to sort out drivers now please?

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Posted by: @eightarmedpet

Wahoo... just got an update saying my RX 5700XT is being dispatched earlier than expected.

Should be with me by end of the month.

And incase anyone missed it, I somehow snagged an XT for the price of the normal version (or less), there may have been a listing mistake as its now listed at £100 more than what I paid.

Can someone nudge Apple to sort out drivers now please?

Do you think they will put out bootcamp support for this card as well? I’m new to how all this works so idk how drivers are operated by AMD and Apple via bootcamp. I’ve been looking for a good card to run in bootcamp for BL3 etc.

2019 15" MBP + Bootcamp Win 10 (19041.508)
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Eightarmedpet
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@beardedbro pretty sure they are already working in Bootcamp - @itsage posted a build up thread. While not officially supported the drivers exist. Let me go double check that...

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GTX1070 + Razer Core V1 + Win10
Vega 56 + Razer Core V1 + macOS + Win10
Vega 56 + Mantiz Venus + macOS + W10

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Posted by: @eightarmedpet

@beardedbro pretty sure they are already working in Bootcamp - @itsage posted a build up thread. While not officially supported the drivers exist. Let me go double check that...

yep,here.

Awesome! I have a really really noobish question (sorry if it’s slightly off topic). When going to buy the card there’s quite a few different prices. What makes MSI’s card worth $100 more than base or what makes XFX cost base price. 

Im looking at specs and most are like 14GHz but ones 1.4 and ones 1,605MHz and some have pci express x4 where as others have x8. I’m just confused as to why one card costs 100 more than another with the same stuff and the base one costs the same as other cards etc.

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Memory: 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4
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