Forum discussion tagged with eGPU.
  1. E

    Question 4060 Ti eGPU

    Hello, I want to ask I currently have a Dell G15 5520 with I7-12700H, 3060 130W, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD, and 1080P 120Hz Screen. Now I play all games extremely well, even new and demanding ones like Cyberpunk 2077 is around 60~70 FPS with ultra high settings, DLSS set to quality...
  2. WillowTheWizard

    Question Custom Build Egpu/Network Server for multiple PC's

    Hello everyone, I am wanting to build a custom server that works as an EGPU for any of the computers that can access it on my network at home. I am on a journey learning about custom builds and GPU's and I have stumbled upon an aspect that I could do with some help with. I have bought an old...
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    Question E gpu for CAD workstation HP

    Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10850H CPU @ 2.70GHz 2.71 GHz Ram 32,0 GB HP ZBook Studio G7 Mobile Workstation NVIDIA Quadro T2000 with Max-Q Design This is the usual computer in my workplace, and we work a lot in inventor 2023 with heavy metal engineering in first hand, my...
  4. W

    Question eGPU compability with USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 with DisplayPort / G-Sync ?

    Hello, sorry in advance if this threat has already been up, but I have to make myself 100% sure. I got an ASUS TUF Gaming A17 2022 with 3050 Ti (code FA707RE-HX016). It got 3.2 Gen 1 connector with DP and GSYNC support and it's DP 1.3 with MHL. I want to add an eGPU, but I'm not sure if this got...
  5. sponge_b0b

    [SOLVED] [solved] USB external GPU not for gaming.

    Hi everyone, I would like to connect my laptop to two monitor. Unfortunately I have only one HDMI output. I've searched in the retailer shop, but they mix everything (passive adapter and true ~eGPU) so it's hard to find something :/ Do you know any reference (or a good place to search) to...
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    Question External graphics card for solidworks?

    I'm a mechatronics student and I have Dell latitude 5520 (spec. in mentioned below), I'm currently searching for an external graphics card to use Solidworks (latest version), and I can't find one because of many products. Can anyone help? Spec. : intel core i7, integrated HD Graphics card 16 GB...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] 3090 eGPU worse than 3070 Max Q

    I have an OMEN 15 with a 10750H, 3070 Max Q, 32gb 2933 cl17 2rx8 with TB3. windows 10 and 11 have the same issue. I know it can work with ePGUs since HP made an OMEN eGPU a while back, and the fact it comes up and give me video out. But even with 50 to 60% CPU usage, I cant get more than 40ish%...
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    Question eGPU and Thunderbolt 3 with GTX 670?

    Dell g-series 15 5587 came-up short on VR min. req. Would a GTX 670 help to boost my laptop for VR use?
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    Question Got scamazonned and accidentally purchased Razer Core X

    So as the title says, I purchased a "universal" external GPU housing on amazon. What they actually sent me was a RAZER CORE X eGPU housing. Which is only compatible with Select razer and MAC laptops, hardly universal. So here's my question. Is this still usable on an ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS M15. I...
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    hi guys, in desperate need of assistance in getting an EGPU to work on my HP 840 G3: Laptop specs: HP 840 g3 I7 6600U 32gb ram 500gb ssd Egpu: Beast EGPU M2 ngff cable Gpu: MSI RX 570 8GB OC Now, all of this worked perfectly via the express card on my older laptop but this isn't as...
  11. HotDog_water

    Question Is an I3 3rd gen laptop worth upgrading with an eGPU?

    My aunt got this laptop back in 2013, and she gave it to me as a gift. It's a Sony Vaio E series laptop. It was very slow since it only had 2gb of ram, so I bought 2 sticks of 4gb ram to make it usable. Now that I upgraded the ram, I was wondering if I could upgrade it further by buying an eGPU...
  12. Skulcar

    [SOLVED] NVIDIA 3080 eGPU on MacBook Pro 2017. Is it worth?

    Hi there! I have a big question bothering me and I thought I could find an answer here 🙏🏻 I recently received an unexpected news: I have to go abroad for at least two or three months for work, although I just bought a new pc with a fantastic Nvidia Asus Tuf 3080. My goal was to properly enjoy...
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    [SOLVED] Is this Asus laptop compatible with a eGPU?

    I am thinking of buying this laptop - Can I pair this with a egpu like...
  14. Zerocool1987

    [SOLVED] Can I use an NGFF connection on the M2 input on my notebook?

    Hello! I have a Lenovo Thinkpad L440 notebook. I want to put an EGPU on it, it has an M2 input with key B, I wonder if I can put the EGPU with NGFF input on it?
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    Question Egpu wont boot without wirless card

    Hello everyone i have 1660s an egpu for my laptop, my laptop with ngff wirless card, when i put the dock the laptop wont to boot and freezing with black screen, i tried to turn it on with out the wireless card and egpu it wont to boot again. my bios is up to date what i can do to let my pc boot...
  16. K

    Question eGPU

    I know this gets asked a lot, but I'm trying to find out if my laptop will support an eGPU. If so, is there a specific kind I should be looking at?
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    [SOLVED] Open games in second monitor through eGPU

    I'm running my Matebook X Pro to my Dell U2719DC with a USB-C and have my peripherals plugged into the monitor. I also have a Razer Core X eGPU that feeds the same monitor with HDMI. When I have both the USB-C and eGPU with T3 connected to the laptop simultaneously I'm having trouble opening...
  18. evdevreed

    Question 1 Graphics Card 2 Computers...Do PCIE 3.0 KVM-Style Switches Exist?

    I have a nice Radeon VII that I've used in an eGPU to connect to my MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 but now that I'm building a custom desktop I wanted to check if there's a way to skip buying a 2nd graphics card and somehow use my current high end one for both machines. Although my desktop will...
  19. zachparr2442

    Question Laptop with GTX graphics with AMD EGPU????

    I plan on buying a new laptop. Ive been looking at a few. The Dell dell inspiron 15 7591, dell vostro (inspiron) 15 7590, and dell latitude 14 5401. I am wanting the I7 versions of these. I need the thunderbolt 3 for the GPU. The question is will there be an issue if i have amd and nividia...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] Can i install an eGPU

    I have the HP-Pavillon-all-in-one. Unfortunately it has a USB 3 but it is not thunderbolt. For the express card, it has 3 ports. 1 is a 3rd gen that is occupied by a first gen wifi. The other ports are occupied by a memory card reader, and the Realtek Ethernet My question is, can i move the...
  21. A

    Question BEST portable gaming/working station (Laptop 17" + eGPU)

    Good day! I'm currently have a laptop Dell Alienware 17R2 with Graphics amplifier (1080ti inside) witch is my portable station, and also got a stationary PC what using at home and shift GPU and SSD to pc <=> laptop depending from my current location. For now it's OK, but i got idea to scrap my...
  22. ethan206

    [SOLVED] How much of a performance loss do you get with eGPUs?

    I have a GTX 670 connected over ExpressCard to my laptop and in GPU-Z the PCIe bus speed was capped at x1 @ Gen 1.1. How much of a performance loss do I get compared to sticking it in a desktop? (btw I am using an external monitor). Also, shouldn't it be running at Gen 2 speeds? I have an...
  23. M

    Question eGPU on dead GPU. Can I do IT?

    Hello. I just got old laptop but it says it's GPU is dead. I found the way how to make it run again. There is a HUGE problem... How do i install drivers and make them run? Laptop: ASUS Z96J I am not going to play new games on this. I just need an extra laptop. Dock...
  24. mbayou75

    Question eGPU doesn't get detected on laptop running a riser 006c + DIY expresscard adapter

    Hello, Just like the title says, I have a riser 006c + DIY expresscard adapter on my HP Pavilion DV7-3160es and a GTX 1050 . When I booted up my system, it doesn't even get listed on the device manager nor that I get some slow down issues. What could have gone wrong? There should be some...
  25. ethan206

    [SOLVED] Powering On Issue

    I have a issue where when I boot up my laptop it'll get past the Windows logo and then just freeze up. Occasionally a mouse cursor will appear, but it won't move. Then when I force it to shut down and boot it back up again, everything works fine and I can get into Windows. Basically, I have to...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] Can I hook up a eGPU to my old desktop pc?

    I have a, MSI GTX 770 TWIN FROZR, graphics card laying around. Would it be possible to hook up an external power supply and my graphics card and connect it to my old desktop pc to improve it. I don't know much about this topic so sorry if I sound dumb. Also would I need a new cpu too because my...
  27. marcikque

    Question Gaming Laptop vs Ultrabook with eGPU?

    Hey, I am wondering if it would be better to get a light gaming laptop (e.g. Razer Blade) or an Ultrabook with an eGPU (e.g. Zenbook + RTX2060s)? It's for university and for traveling back to my parents, so a desktop + laptop combo won't be possible... BTW main usage would be for programming...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Macbook Pro Intel Core i5 7267U + AMD ? Bottleneck?

    Hi, I have a 13 inch Macbook pro mid 2017 and I want to get an external GPU to boost performance as well as playing games (Apex Legends / Fortnite / Overwatch) Mainly. Current specifications: 3.1 GHz Intel Core i5 7267U 8 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 Integerated Graphics Card Intel Iris Plus...
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    [SOLVED] Selecting a 2 in 1 laptop does this setup make sense?

    Hello Gentlemen, I'll try to keep it brief. I've got an old laptop, not working tablet and a 5year old i5-4690k + GTX970 PC. I'm looking to redo my setup in a following way, I know there're more qualified people to briefly guide me, or shoot my wings to not waste cash. Existing peripherals...
  30. M

    Question Converting HP 8300 USDT into a 4k Editing PC

    I need a 4k editing PC. I have budget to buy a laptop like Dell XPS 15 with I7-9750H & GT1650ti. However I am planning to wait for another year until ice lake CPUs are out (H series). Because I keep it longer once I invest in it. Hope it is worth the wait. In the interim, planning to tweak my...
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    [SOLVED] Is attaching a eGPU on this laptop possible?

    I have a hp probook 430 g5 which has a usb c port on its side, but its got a small bordered "D" beside it leading me to believe that it is a usb c of the DVI type. Furthermore its listed as a usb c of the form "usb 3.1 type-c gen 1". Is attaching a eGPU possible via this sort of usb c?
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    Question Cheap eGPU

    I was wondering if I could find an eGPU adapter for my Toshiba laptop that is under $50 so I can connect my gt 1030 and 250w power supply to my laptop. I was wondering if this is what you would use and how you would do it...
  33. S

    Question AMD or NVIDIA eGPU Support

    Hi there guys not sure if this is the right place to ask but here is my current predicament, I've been looking into getting a new GPU for my laptop (4-lane PCI-e) and enclosure (HP Omen Accelerator) but I cannot decided between the RX 5700 XT and the RTX 2070 (non SUPER). I did some price to...
  34. i76700hquser

    Question HD 7790 in 2019?

    Hi, i'm planning using a eGPU for my laptop, saw a HD 7790 at a good price on my country, how is it compared to a ddr3 950m? Thanks
  35. i76700hquser

    Question m.2 different slot?

    Sorry if i'm on wrong categorie, i'm new. So, i was planning to buy an exp gdc, but i saw that my wifi uses the new m.2 slot, so i took a look into an adaptor and found one, but it's different, have a look: Can anyone please tell the diference? Thanks.
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    Question GPU One Fan Stuck at 100%

    I've had an RTX 2080 Ti Fe for a few weeks now in an eGPU enclosure. It's been running amazingly until yesterday. After downloading and trying Metro Exodus for its RTX features, one of the GPU fans went up to 100% and stayed there, even when all temperature sensors read it as being in the low...
  37. T

    Question Can you make a DIY GPU enclosure

    I've been doing some research to get a Egpu so I can have a powerful laptop with good battery life and still be able to come home plug it in an use my HTC vive. I've been doping some browsing and I can only find pre-built enclosures for thunderbolt 3. I have seen you can use mini PCI if you just...
  38. J

    Question Jerry rig Thunderbolt 3 to a laptop?

    So I've been learning up on ways to implement eGPUs, and looking into thunderbolt and the less popular m.2 method, and I was wondering: If PCIe x4 cards like this one...
  39. mbayou75

    Question 8 Pin PCIE Female to 4 pin female molex adapter

    Aloha, Just like the title says, I want to feed my eGPU setup (Riser 006c that has a male molex) with a Dell DA-2 220W. The problem is this that it has a male 8pin output, so I should find a female 8pin to a female 4pin molex, right? well internet doesn't help me, I looked everywhere, but there...
  40. Flave

    [SOLVED] Which of these VR setups are superior and reasonable?

    Hello Everyone, I am looking to jump into VR with the upcoming Rift S and Rift Quest VR headsets. However, I cannot carry my PC to a place-space I can play within. I have an RTX 2060 Zotac Mini without virtual-link, and a boot-camped MacBook Pro 2018. I was thinking either one of these...