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Chosing EGP connection for L440
 

Chosing EGP connection for L440  

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(@tankers_fox)
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So what would be the best way to connect EGP, I can do it via Express Card, M2 2248 SATA/WWAN or the m2 type A  (wifi card iirc) ?

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L440/16GB/2x256GB M550/i7-4702MQ


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joevt
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@tankers_fox

ExpressCard would be easiest since it's an externally accessible port.

Try all three and choose the one that sucks less. What's the PCIe link speed and width of those? SATA/WWAN won't be an option if it's only USB. Check if there's PCIe in there. This info should be available in the Device Manager or HWiNFO.

Do a search of the build guide for other L440 builds.
https://egpu.io/builds/

One build got a PCIe 2.0 x1 link through ExpressCard but it wasn't stable until it was switched to PCIe 1.0 or the cable was replaced.
https://egpu.io/forums/builds/lenovo-l440-exp-gdc-beast-ec-gtx-1050/

Pending: Add my system information and expected eGPU configuration to my signature to give context to my posts


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(@tankers_fox)
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Mkay, I checked for PCI-e, I only got the NGFF. I ordered an "cheap" system for the M2 and GDC for EC from aliexpress. I will update this up, and do an build when everything will arive 🙂

L440/16GB/2x256GB M550/i7-4702MQ


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