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ThinkPad x230 - Can't run eGPU due to TOLUD > 3,5G...

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Hi guys, I have a ThinkPad x230 2325CN3 with an i5 3320m and 8 GB of RAM (4 initially installed, 4 installed by myself - both of same label). My BIOS Version is 2.65. I have the problem that I can't run my Gigabyte GTX 560 TI which I connected through Pe4L v2.1b to the expresscard-slot of my TP. I already tried several things such as changing the pins on the Pe4l in every way, I tried to DSDT-Override my system which turned out to have destroyed my whole system so I had to do a new setup of Windows. Can anyone help me out whit this issue? There have been several identical issues that could be fixed with a former BIOS Update already in 2012 but apparently my system won't do it with this update... I refer to this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X230-expresscard-adressing-eGPU/td-p/792909 I hope you guys can help me out or give me a hint what I could try more; I won't like to damage my system one more time with the DSDT so I hope there maybe is another option. Screenshot of my Device-Manager: ? Thanks in advance,Manuel

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Hi guys, I have a ThinkPad x230 2325CN3 with an i5 3320m and 8 GB of RAM (4 initially installed, 4 installed by myself - both of same label). My BIOS Version is 2.65. I have the problem that I can't run my Gigabyte GTX 560 TI which I connected through Pe4L v2.1b to the expresscard-slot of my TP. I already tried several things such as changing the pins on the Pe4l in every way, I tried to DSDT-Override my system which turned out to have destroyed my whole system so I had to do a new setup of Windows. Can anyone help me out whit this issue? There have been several identical issues that could be fixed with a former BIOS Update already in 2012 but apparently my system won't do it with this update... I refer to this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X230-expresscard-adressing-eGPU/td-p/792909 I hope you guys can help me out or give me a hint what I could try more; I won't like to damage my system one more time with the DSDT so I hope there maybe is another option. Screenshot of my Device-Manager: ? Thanks in advance,Manuel

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Hi guys, I have a ThinkPad x230 2325CN3 with an i5 3320m and 8 GB of RAM (4 initially installed, 4 installed by myself - both of same label). My BIOS Version is 2.65. I have the problem that I can't run my Gigabyte GTX 560 TI which I connected through Pe4L v2.1b to the expresscard-slot of my TP. I already tried several things such as changing the pins on the Pe4l in every way, I tried to DSDT-Override my system which turned out to have destroyed my whole system so I had to do a new setup of Windows. Can anyone help me out whit this issue? There have been several identical issues that could be fixed with a former BIOS Update already in 2012 but apparently my system won't do it with this update... I refer to this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X230-expresscard-adressing-eGPU/td-p/792909 I hope you guys can help me out or give me a hint what I could try more; I won't like to damage my system one more time with the DSDT so I hope there maybe is another option. Screenshot of my Device-Manager: ? Thanks in advance,Manuel

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Hello everyone, I'm new in this forum, My name is DanielUse octane render on business and need to use it on my laptop.I bought and installed this mpcie adapter: http: //www.hwtools.net/Adapter/PE4C%20V3.0.htmlOkay, Windows 10 recognizes the external video card, I installed the drivers updated.Now I have a problem: Error 12 in the properties of the VGA (management> Device> Properties VGA)How can I fix if possible?I need to use the integrated graphics for navigation, the outside only for the calculation not to add another screen. Thanks a lot to every one can help me.

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Hello. I'm James.  Specs:W530i7-3740Intel HD 4000 Graphics Nvidia Quadro K2000m Graphics12gb Samsung ramSamsung 850 evo 500gbHitachi 500gb HDD / HDD caddy The GPU in question is gtx 1060 6gb of some brand name and configuration. The prices and availability are so far and few between that I haven't decided on a exact model. I was wondering if anyone could help me indentify what PCI/PCIe and Express Card slots I have. I have looked on Lenovo's part lookup page but I'm so new to this I don't honestly know what exactly I am searching for. Pardon my ignorance. I intent to try a DIY eGPU setup since I do infact have the Express card reader. I know I could use a PCIe setup and remove the wifi card but that seems like alot more of a hassle than a "plug and play" style setup from the Express card slot even though I will lose performance. Lets be honest it's still going to be better than the HD4000 or K2000m. I have read briefly about the whitelist on the BIOS and may have a workaround but I am still researching so any experience into the matter would be greatly appreciated. Right, so any help with maybe getting part numbers and other specfications is much appreciated. Again, pardon my ignorance. Some sites regading the matter. http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/partslookuphttps://egpu.io/forums/https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/9474-15-lenovo-w530-gtx9504gbpsc-ec2-pe4c-v30-wi... Thanks everyone! Merry Christmas and ... Read more

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Hey Hi,  I am planning to upgrade my Thinkpad X230s memory to 8GB. I have few questions, it would be a great help if someone can help me.1) Is it better to use 2x4GB configuration or 1x8GB? What are the advantages? (Does Thinkpad X230 support dual channel configuration?)2) CPU-Z shows that my current RAM is running at 1.5 V. Can I put two 4GB RAM running at 1.35V? (Does Thinkpad X230 support DDR3L type memory?)3) What would happen if I use two RAM having different CAS latency? Thanks in advance.

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Hello! I hope that somebody from Lenovo will look at this...
 
Tuesday this weekend i needed to replace FAN & LCD display. Service gives me TN display instead of IPS that i had. so i looked at it and i see that on lenovo website it show me this:
 
"Processor: 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3230M Processor(2.6GHz, 3MB): : Memory: 4GB PC3-12800: : Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64(GR:German): : Hard Drive: 500 GB 5400: : Wired Network: Integrated Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Adapter: : Wireless Network: WAN Upgradeable; Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 (2x2 AGN 300Mbps): : Ports: External Microphone Headphone Line-In/out Combo Jack; 1 USB 2.0 (Constant Power); External Display (VGA); RJ-45; Docking/Port Replicator; Display port; 2 USB 3.0: : Form Factor: Notebook: : Included Warranty: 3Yr 1Yr Bat OSR"
 
But I have Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz.
can you check it? because I am really disappointed by this. Now i have that ugly TN panel which have no contrast at all and hate it.. I want my IPS.
 
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I have recently update my Thinkpad x230 to windows 10, the problem is that the two usb 3 ports are not working. When i am plugging a flash drive i can see the led turning on but nothing else happens. The flash drive works vell in usb 2 port. Is it a drivers problem?

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Basicall Im using the WINAIAPACKAGE.exe to write the smbios asset tag and this was succesfull and confirmed it was indeed written to the bios.  But when you do a wmi query on the device using wmic systemenclosure get smbiosassettag it returns back "No Asset Information"  This is working on all the over lenovo laptops i have come across except for this x230 any ideas what could be going on as this is a pretty standard field and is used as part of an automated build process.  

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Hello! I hope that somebody from Lenovo will look at this... Tuesday this weekend i needed to replace FAN & LCD display. Service gives me TN display instead of IPS that i had. so i looked at it and i see that on lenovo website it show me this: "Processor: 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3230M Processor(2.6GHz, 3MB): : Memory: 4GB PC3-12800: : Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64(GR:German): : Hard Drive: 500 GB 5400: : Wired Network: Integrated Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Adapter: : Wireless Network: WAN Upgradeable; Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 (2x2 AGN 300Mbps): : Ports: External Microphone Headphone Line-In/out Combo Jack; 1 USB 2.0 (Constant Power); External Display (VGA); RJ-45; Docking/Port Replicator; Display port; 2 USB 3.0: : Form Factor: Notebook: : Included Warranty: 3Yr 1Yr Bat OSR" But I have Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz.can you check it? because I am really disappointed by this. Now i have that ugly TN panel which have no contrast at all and hate it.. I want my IPS.

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Hi, I have a ThinkPad X230, which originally had Windows 7 installed on it.  When I accepted the upgrade to Windows 10, everything worked fine apart from one thing:  the built-in SD Card reader. When I insert an SD card into the reader, the computer eventually recognizes it as a SD card, but when I click on it I get the following message: "D:\ is not accessible.  A device attached to the system is not functioning." I have tried all kinds of things to get it to work, based on various other posts on this forum.  For example installing new drivers from Lenovo website, installing them in Compatibility Mode etc.  But none of these have fixed the issue.  If I right-click on the SD Card icon for my D: drive, and select Properties, it doesn't detect any used space or any free space. If I open Device Manager when there is a SD card inserted, I see "Ricoh SD Disk Device" under the section entitled "Disk Drives", and I see "Ricoh PCIe SD/MMC Host Controller" under the section entitled "Memory technology devices".  I also see " D:\" under the section entitled "Portable Devices". I updated my laptop's BIOS not long ago.  I have BIOS version 2.65. I have an mSATA card (about 120GB) for Windows OS and applications, and a separate 500GB traditional hard drive for my Data.  I have had this mSATA / HDD configuration since the very beginning. Does anybody have any idea what I need to do to fix this problem... Read more

A:How to get SD card reader to work on ThinkPad X230...

Mark, did you try the updated SD card driver? http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x23... Hope this helps.




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Hello.

I have a problem with my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 running Windows 8.1, every time i set it in sleep mode or hibernate, the computer will come up with a BSOD.

I hope you guys can help me.

This is my first thread on the forum, so fell free to tell me if i am missing any kind of information you need.

Thanks in advice.

Kristoffer

KRISTOFFER-X230-12-03-2015_132044,50.zip

A:BSOD when going into sleep mode(Thinkpad x230)

Update drivers in red, Update your wi-fi drivers. If using the latest version, try the previous one. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/sea...dvanced-N+6205


Code:
l36wscard.sys Fri Nov 19 10:39:17 2010 (4CE645C5)

l36wscard.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.

wwuss64.sys Mon Sep 5 09:49:37 2011 (4E647F11)
Service for enabling selective suspend to NDIS device
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=wwuss64.sys

wwussf64.sys Mon Sep 5 09:49:37 2011 (4E647F11)
SSNDIS filter service
http://www.carrona.org/drivers/driver.php?id=wwussf64.sys

l36wgps64.sys Thu Mar 1 15:05:52 2012 (4F4F8240)

l36wgps64.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.

LnvHIDHW.sys Mon Jul 30 09:11:29 2012 (501633A1)

LnvHIDHW.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.

Mbm3wh.sys Fri Sep 14 22:35:43 2012 (5053951F)

Mbm3wh.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.

Mbm3CBus.sys Fri Sep 14 22:35:54 2012 (5053952A)

Mbm3CBus.sys - this driver hasn't been added to the DRT as of this run. Please search Google/Bing for the driver if additional information is needed.

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Hello, I just bough an old ThinkPad X230 yesterday and the machine came preloaded with Windows 8 Pro (There is also a Genuine Color-changing Stamp of Windows 8 applied to the base of the ThinkPad). I immediately updated to Windows 10 without any problems as the Windows was activated automatically and everything is working just fine now. However, I'm planning to replace the hdd originally installed in my X230 with a Samsung 850 EVO SSD to boost up performance, but I have no ideas what to do to keep my Windows genuine after installing Windows in the new SSD.There are posts confirm that the activation key is embedded into the bios of some sort so the Windows will be automatically activated no matter what kind of hardware change I make. Is this right? I really need your help and deeply appreciate all your information.Thank you 










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A:Windows 10 Activation on ThinkPad X230 after repla...

Using the latest win 10 install media your license is read from bios during a clean install. So your good.Remember to switch bios into uefi only and turn on secure boot (if not already enabled). If your new 850 evo is not blank, make sure to delete all partitions on it during win install to get a GPT partition table. I also suggest you update the BIOS now before you start the swap.

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Hello,  I'm having some trouble with turning on my laptop. The problem originally started when some keys on my keyboard stopped working. I cleaned the keys, restarted my laptop, tried a previous restore point and then did a hard reset after nothing worked to fix my laptop.  After hard resetting, I tried turning on my laptop and it did not turn on. So far, I've plugged in my laptop into the adaptor, plugged the adaptor directly into the wall outlet, and removed the battery and plugged in the laptop. The one thing I have noticed with my laptop is that when I plug in the adaptor, the battery and sleep lights turn on for a moment, then the sleep light turns off, and the battery light will stay on momentarily but then it will blink off after a few seconds. What else should I do? Thank you

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Hello,  I'm having some trouble with turning on my laptop. The problem originally started when some keys on my keyboard stopped working. I cleaned the keys, restarted my laptop, tried a previous restore point and then did a hard reset after nothing worked to fix my laptop.  After hard resetting, I tried turning on my laptop and it did not turn on. So far, I've plugged in my laptop into the adaptor, plugged the adaptor directly into the wall outlet, and removed the battery and plugged in the laptop. The one thing I have noticed with my laptop is that when I plug in the adaptor, the battery and sleep lights turn on for a moment, then the sleep light turns off, and the battery light will stay on momentarily but then it will blink off after a few seconds. What else should I do? Thank you

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What's the purpose of installning Power Mgmt Driver?

A:X230 Laptop (ThinkPad) 23301E0 - Power Mgmt Drive...

Dear kstrid, Welcome in lenovo community, Installning Power Mgmt Driver, will organize your machine power consumption and will improve the battery performance. Regards,Joseph

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Hello, I do have X230 , and recently i Have decided to buy LTE modem (WWAN) because i'm traveling a lot and need internet access. Also in Poland we have Aero2 nation wide network with very cheap data packets (1$ for 3 GB, or 5$ for 30GB for 30 days) so it is a lot of data as for "backup" connection. So i Have ordered Sierra WIreless MC7700 because that card is whitelisted in Bios and can be used on that particular machine. And..... card was not working at all, GPS not working, i Have started downloading GPS enablers and drivers for that card from lenovo but it was a time when windows 10 was "new" there were problems with drivers etc. but i have managed to get it working. everything was fine till the day that i Have ordered 16 GB of RAM and LITEON 256 GB SSD drive to make the mashine a bit more efficent. I had to install Clean copy of WIN 10 because of drive swap, and now i cannot connect with WWAN. The card is shown in device manager, i see it in notification center, alsow in control panel internet settings I do have Mobile listed. But it does not want to "see" the simcard. That is exactly the same simcard as before, and the simcard when inserted to the external mobile hotspot or phone is working flowlesly. But not inside my laptop. I was trying to download firmware for it to reload it to the card, but the installer on Lenovo repository is broken. http://support.lenovo.com/pl/pl/downloads/ds037401 file g7w606ww.exe is broken, i have tes... Read more

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Diagnostic Report (1.9.0019.0):
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WGA Data-->
Validation Status: Genuine
Validation Code: 0
Cached Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-733WD
Windows Product Key Hash: J8bZA6mhcZqo/1ndlXzMli4JtGo=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00524
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {BE307F4D-C95B-4AEC-A0C0-964831D0BF82}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
WGA Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.151019-1254
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 100 Genuine
Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007 - 100 Genuine
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154... Read more

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Dear Lenovo, I own a L540 after owning a dell notebook.However, I wish to use my egpu on the new lenovo as well. Can you guy's please fix the tolud issue for this notebook as well, like you did on the T-series?https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Request-to-fix-TOLUD-in-newer-BIOS-files... Kind regards!

A:Request to fix tolud for L540/440

Lenovo please can you fix this TOLUD like you did the X230? I cannot use devices via the expresscard slot.Thanks

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Apperently, I found a extra FULL mpcie slot that can handle something in there that was intended, but never included. Such as a notebook discrete graphics card or something. I don't know, but what I do want to know is how to find the TOLUD for the "missing" slot on the device manager panel. Here is the empty slot for it, in a picture:To the right is my N-7260 wifi adapter by Intel using that slot to the right, to the left is a empty unused full mPCIe slot just waiting for something to be there, problem is, I can't find the TOLUD for it in device manager to check the spare memory.Here is my device memory with the TOLUD values. As you can see, I can't simply find that empty slot, I don't even see something labed "PCIe Bus" or "PCIe Bus #2" which should be the port's name. And it seems like it could be deactivated or something. If you can find the TOLUD memory count, that would be great! 



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A:M5-583P TOLUD for a spare mPCIe slot.

That connector is a mSATA Connector. I don't see anywhere to secore a SSD, unless there is something in the case.Stick a SSD in it and see what your TOLUD values say. It's not going to hurt anything. 

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Hello, 
Are there any external graphic cards available for the XPS 15? Am looking to run Oculus Rift etc from my XPS 15.
Many thanks!

A:eGPU for XPS 15

Short answer is no.  The XPS 15 was never set up to run Dell's Alienware Amplifier technology, just their Alienware Laptops.  I have heard/seen some external graphics card adapters but you would have to google it as its a mixed bag. 

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Recently I Upgraded my system to Lenovo Thinkpad P50 to T420...I was Playing it with eGPU PE4L express card solution.Now I want to enable it with my new Child P50.Is that capable to find External GPU by egpu system?

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Does anyone know what the possibility would be to include a eGPU to this system?

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Is it possible to run eGPU via Express Card slot on T430? I know there were known issues with this particular model when it comes to external graphic cards. How is it nowadays? Did any of you try to run any kind of eGPU (like PE4L, PE4H or ViDock) on T430?

A:eGPU on T430

I'm wondering the same, have had a t430 for some time now, and I'd really want to get an eGPU instead of having to build anew a desktop machine from scratch. Please contribute.

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Would someone at Dell be kind enough to clarify Compatibility and Certification for EGPU.
To clarify answer the following. 
Are the current XPS line EGPU certified (as the TB team have indicated here twitter.com/.../659058876550135808) and dell twitter.com/.../701171850538127365?

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Hello Everyone Im new to the fourm and I have a lenovo y700 Gaming Laptop but I want Replace the gpu GTX 960m with the new GTX 10 series can I connect to it an eGpu I meand dose it support eGPU?

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So I have a Aspire VN7-592G and wondering if when Thunderbolt 3 GPU enclosures come to market, will I be able to use them with my laptop? I'd assume it would work fine but am not sure if there's some obstacle in the way with these laptops or if it'd need a BIOS update to work. Any input is appreciated!

A:V15 Nitro TB3 eGPU possible?

Black Edition Nitro systems will offer full thunderbolt 3 support, which should support this. Models that are not black edition will use either  USB 3.1 Type C Gen 2 (10 Gbps) while others only support Gen1 (5 Gbps) which would not provide this ability.




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I have G50-45 Laptop (Lenovo) - Type 80E300SJHV, and i would like to know is it possible to use eGPU on my laptop? Also i would like to know would vram on a r5 integrated graphics card increase if i upgrade ram to 8gb, and will it increase performance? Thank you and sorry for bad english.

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THE SUMMARY~

whats up guys!

so i have a dell studio 1458 Laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v graphics card and im getting tired of not being able to play games on quality settings and good FPS, so im going to start an eGPU build for my computer.

after i return some other failed attempts to upgrade my GPU, ill have $160 to work with. so with this in mind i will be getting a PE4L adapter kit, and an ATI 6670 Desktop GPU. together this totals for me $161 shipped.

you can use other GPU's with a higher wattage PSU with that kit because it comes with the adapter for a PSU, but the 6670 is good because it wont bottleneck my CPU, and has good specs and low power consumption (15-20v 3A 65W if using something other then a computer PSU).

for the power supply, i will be using a IBM laptop charger PSU.

i will also need an external monitor, so for now, my 1080p TV will work for this until i get a monitor. (17"-20" 720 or 1080 or 900)

now my laptop has an express slot, so the PE4L adapter and kit will plug rite into that, then the power supply into the adapter, graphics card into adapter. then all you have to do is plug in monitor, turn on the eGPU, boot up windows, and then finally plug in adapter into computer. windows install hardware automatically, then you will have to install Graphics driver from the suppliers website, then reboot. if need be, you may have to disable internal graphics in device manager.

from what ive researched, this is what... Read more

A:External GPU (eGPU)

If someone can get me.the voltage and and amps specs on the 6670, that would be awesome! Thank you!

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Hi guys Just wondering if anyone has TB3 devices attached to their laptops (I do not have any TB3 devices to test) and can see if egpu support is possible using the following steps: Right-click on the Thunderbolt icon in your taskbar. When a Thunderbolt device is connected, this icon will appear automatically. If not, select the Start button and sroll through the program list to locate and open the Thunderbolt? Software first.In the context menu, select Settings and then go to Details....Look for "External GPUs supported" to see if the AKiTiO Node will work on your system (Yes) or not (No). https://www.akitio.com/information-center/node-gpu-compatibility Help would be greatly appreciated 

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I have an old HP Pavilion TS n030so. Is it possible to increase the performance? And if, how?Is it possible to connect an external GPU to the laptop?

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Hi everyone im a lenovo G510 user (type 80A8)As it only does run on hd graphics 4600 i decided to try an external gpu so i started searching everywhere if it could be possible to attach some gpu to the wifi card port.Ive found some users of my same laptop didnt archieved it but i found this: http://tieba.baidu.com/p/4213944966?see_lz=1how can i do like that??

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Hello.
I have a Dell XPS One 2710. Generally it is a great piece of hardware except low class GPU. 
Can you advise if I can use existing miniPCI–e port to plug external GPU? I know that it is generally possible but did you see the working configuration? Any pitfalls or potential problems?
Thank you.

A:eGPU for Dell XPS One 2710

I have never heard of an external GPU that could connect directly to an internal motherboard socket? Where on the XPS One 2710 motherboard would an external GPU connect? If you could connect, the back cover would have to remain off?

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Are there plans to make the Precision 7510 thunderbolt III port to allow an external GPU (eGPU)? According to the eGPU enclosure I want to buy it requires this details page should say "Yes" under External GPU Support. I believe I have the most up to date BIOS and thunderbolt III firmware.

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The computer is stock so far.

A:is there someway to attacth an eGPU to my 17-j186nr?

You can do it by removing the bottom plate and putting the eGPU in the wireless slot but I strongly advise against it. The wireless slot is the equivalent of a pci-e x1 slot on a desktop motherboard. Video cards are designed to run through an x8 or x16 port so running an eGPU through the wireless port is like trying to cram the traffic on an 8 lane interstate highway into a dirt road. Some of the cars will get through but it is not an ideal situation and very likely to damage your laptop. These devices are pure hokum and merely proof of concept. Gullible people are buying them, however. 

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Hi,

I'm going to buy a new netbook/small laptop because my Acer Aspire One A150 is becoming really slow, and I can't play any decent game with the single-core Atom N270 and the GMA 945 iGPU.

I need a netbook which will run games like CoD Black Ops II smoothly. I don't care about screen resolution (it could be very low, for example 1024x600), I only need a small netbook or notebook capable of run 3D modern games.

Any suggestion?
If it's possible, It would be fine for me to run an eGPU (external graphics card) with a netbook...

A:new gaming netbook (with eGPU) suggestions

Combining an underpowered notebook with a decent external GPU will only yield in poor performance, not to mention the bottleneck caused by a slower notebook CPU. That would be a total waste of performance and money, keep in mind that the GPU isn't the sole factor to be considered in gaming. Moreover I doubt that you'll ever find a small notebook with an unoccupied mPCIe slot.

Honestly speaking you'll be better off with a midrange laptop sporting dedicated graphics from AMD or Nvidia. Some of those Dell Inspiron 15 series feature the 7730/7670M which is good enough if you're looking into casual gaming at decent levels.

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I've recently been looking into buying an eGPU Enclosure such as the AKiTiO Node or the Razer Core. I've updated all the firmware and now I am running Thunderbolt Software Version 16.1.47.275. The Node and Core both specify that the computer needs to both have Thunderbolt 3 (which I have) and be compatible with external graphics. What does this mean? I have Thunderbolt 3, so wouldn't it be theoretically possible to run external graphics provided the firmware was up to date?
So in summary, my main question is this: Will/can the Dell XPS 13 9350 be able to use eGPU enclosures over Thunderbolt 3 now (or in the future if there is firmware updates being planned)?

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Hello :3 I wanted to ask, does this acer laptop support egpu through the Thunderbolt? Here is the laptop.https://m.cyberport.de/p/-/1C26-A4V;jsessionid=F2FB01319BFB273E3112CB6B4E3DCFBD?APID=14Have a great christmas

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Can I add an external graphics card to my hp x360 Spectre since I have a thunderbolt connection?

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Hi! I just want to ask you guys if eGPU is possible with my Laptop Acer Aspire V15 592g. I want to hookup higher GPU. Any tips or idea you can share with me???

A:Acer Aspire v15 -592G - eGPU

http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/V15-VN7-592G-egpu/td-p/464852

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Greetings! I've recently purchased the V17 Nitro Black from Costco: http://www.costco.com/Acer-V17-Nitro-Laptop---Intel-Core-i7---4GB-Graphics---4k-Ultra-HD.product.100... I couldn't find the model number listed there and it's still in the mail so that is the link to the product, I'm sure the technicians here are familiar with it. I've read that, because it is a Black Edition that is equipped with a Thunderbolt 3 port it should fully support universal eGPU solutions designed to work with Thunderbolt 3. However, I have also read that eGPU over Thunderbolt 3 may (in general) require special BIOS support that is not necessarily inherent in a laptop with a Thunderbolt 3 port. As a result, I'm asking any knowledgeable members here as well as the technicians: does this laptop support an eGPU connection? I'm not trying to ask some kind of legally binding "gotcha" question - I understand that these are muddy waters and that Acer may not have conducted in-house testing on this. All I'm asking is what are the best guesses as to whether or not this would work based on what we currently know? This laptop is especially interesting from an eGPU perspective because it is one of the few 17" 4k screens (which would benefit greatly from an eGPU) that has a Thunderbolt 3 port and is affordable - so I know I can't be the only one wondering this. The laptop's only real weaknesses are its optical drive (premium laptops still coming out with DVD-RW ... Read more

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Hello, I'm fairly new to the forums as well as building computers. I currently use a Lenovo Ideapad V570 and would like to play games that require a better graphics card other than the Intel (R) HD Graphics 3000. The game I would like to try and play is a new game called Overwatch, that can be run by these cards. Reading other posts/forums/articles, I know that I need a graphics card, bplus board, and psu. But I don't know what to buy with a $400~500 budget and whether it'll work with my laptop. I would like to have some suggestions about which affordable components to get for the GPU. For the graphics card, I am honestly okay with anything as long as I can play Overwatch on it (it just looks so good to play haha...) Thank you!

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