Thunderbolt 3 external drive slot + M.2/NGFF adapter?
Thanks for the advice!
The reason i went with electrical tape and the original PCB was the hole placement to screw it in at the right place and I didn't want to drill any new holes.
The R43ML might be a nice upgrade in the future for when i decide to upgrade the GPU to something new.
My HP Elitedesk 800 G4 I use my homemade EGPU with works like a charm. Latest updates are installing without any problem. But keep in mind my HP Elitedesk is a mini dekstop. So i dont know if windows laptop encounters problem like the macbooks do on bootcamp. Unfortunately i can not test on a Windows laptop since i dont have one with thunderbolt 3.
Which components are you gonna use in your build?
Hey guys, I got good news and bad news. The parts finally came! However, after wiring everything up, my GPU is not powering up.
What I've done:
- Grounded my PSU to let it boot up without the motherboard
- Connected power source to ADT-Link R43SL M.2 adapter
- Connected GPU to ADT-Link R43SL M.2 adapter
- Connected power source to GPU
- Connected ADT-Link R43SL M.2 adapter to JEYI
- Connected JEYI to laptop
Here are possibilities I've eliminated the following possibilities:
- It's not the JEYI since my laptop detected its signal
- It's not my GPU, since I've tested it with my desktop
- It's not my power supply, since its fan is running
I suspect its ADT-Link R43SL M.2 adapter not able to power up my GPU.
What do you guys think?
Ooopsies guys, that was fake news xD. The order of powering up things mattered. I have to disconnect the the TB3 cable from my laptop. Then power on the PSU first, and then insert the TB3 cable into my computer in order to kick start the GPU. The laptop was able to recognize the GPU (GT 740) and install the appropriate drivers. Currently, the GPU's display ports don't work, only the laptop ones does. @maiiikell or anyone with the same build, is this normal?
so i actually found this on Tabao. It is like already a combination of the m.2 to pcie 4x slot plus the TB 3 to M.2 NVME slot. Anyone wanna try it out? It also has stands preinstalled.
Really cool mod/hack 😀 Can you post some benchmarks? I wonder how this compares to "bare" TB and "bare" M.2
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