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Best compatible gear for internal display/acceleration on Mojave and Win 10
 

Best compatible gear for internal display/acceleration on Mojave and Win 10  

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caio
 caio
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Hi,

I have a 2017 13" Macbook Pro Touchbar with Mojave and Windows 10.  I don't have an external screen and I am looking for something more compatible with both OS's.
I am thinking about Razor Core X and a Vega 64 but I have some questions:
- Is it the best option?
- Do I still need to buy those headless ghost adapters to use internal display?
- I read in some 2018 Macbook Pro @itsage's  builds that he disabled "PCI Express Root Port #3 - 9DBA [wireless card]" to make it work. Is it necessary? I will be without wireless connection?
- Is there already a way to make Nvidia cards work on Mojave?

Thanks everyone!

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OliverB
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Posted by: caio

- Do I still need to buy those headless ghost adapters to use internal display?

No.

- Is there already a way to make Nvidia cards work on Mojave?

No. Except for Kepler cards (most of 600er, 700er series). They always worked.

- I read in some 2018 Macbook Pro @itsage's  builds that he disabled "PCI Express Root Port #3 - 9DBA [wireless card]" to make it work. Is it necessary? I will be without wireless connection?

No, it's not!

@itsage why is it supposed to be necessary to disable PCI Express Root Port #3 in a 2018 MacBookPro?

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


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Posted by: OliverB

- I read in some 2018 Macbook Pro @itsage's  builds that he disabled "PCI Express Root Port #3 - 9DBA [wireless card]" to make it work. Is it necessary? I will be without wireless connection?

No, it's not!

@itsage why is it supposed to be necessary to disable PCI Express Root Port #3 in a 2018 MacBookPro?

@oliverb It was done to keep all Thunderbolt 3 ports active on the 2018 13" MBP: https://egpu.io/forums/builds/mid-2018-13-macbook-pro-rx-58032gbps-tb3-gaming-box-w10-1803-itsage/

@caio may have just misinterpreted it as a requirement.

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OliverB
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@mac_editor it was done to keep all 3 Thunderbolt ports active on the 2018 13" MBP?
I don't understand, they should be kept active without doing such thing. I think it's is not only not necessary on W10 1803, it doesn't bring anything other than there is no Wirelass Lan. Perhaps on November 2018 there was the common sense that there must be done something, but it's not.

Then again and again this happens:  New eGPU Users read such stuff, misinterpret and nothing works anymore ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

This post was modified 6 months ago

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


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