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It should cos InXtron Thunderbolt 2 PCB is base of Akitio Thunder2 box.

 

If all goes according to plan, i'll test this kit in nearest future (on Razer book with TH3).

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looking at buying this for my arzer blade stealth, but who do you think qualifies as a 'thunderbolt developer'?

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I came across this thing earlier today:

http://www.inxtron.com/products/thunderbolt3-hdk

 

I expect this to be a pretty simple to use eGPU solution for a Thunderbolt3 equipped laptop. Board power is provided via a 6-pin connector so getting a DA-2 (or XBox360 power brick) to work with this should be easy and using an ATX PSU is downright trivial. Put this into a small case, and voila, you have an eGPU.

 

Of course, that is the theory: Someone needs to give this a shot. I honestly would, but I don't have Thunderbolt3 on any of my devices.

 

Note that it comes with zero warranty.

 

EDIT: I posted this in a separate thread since I did not notice the original thread. It looks like I got merged here. Thanks, mods :)

 

Edited by Yukikaze

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22 minutes ago, benjaminlsr said:

Is the casing coming with it ?

Nope, only PCB on metal plane and PSU.

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Seems exactly the board the Akitio Thunder3 uses.  Will it be easy to screw this into other cases?

Do I take from the layout that it won't be possible to add support for another harddrive for example, like the Devil Box by Powercolor does? As I understand there is some room in the transfer via the Tunderboard cable left - though it might not be a good idea anyways to add more stuff.

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20 hours ago, NowhereMan said:

Seems exactly the board the Akitio Thunder3 uses.  Will it be easy to screw this into other cases?

Do I take from the layout that it won't be possible to add support for another harddrive for example, like the Devil Box by Powercolor does? As I understand there is some room in the transfer via the Tunderboard cable left - though it might not be a good idea anyways to add more stuff.

It is .. just with a different firmware.

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20 hours ago, NowhereMan said:

Seems exactly the board the Akitio Thunder3 uses.  Will it be easy to screw this into other cases?

Do I take from the layout that it won't be possible to add support for another harddrive for example, like the Devil Box by Powercolor does? As I understand there is some room in the transfer via the Tunderboard cable left - though it might not be a good idea anyways to add more stuff.

It is .. just with a different firmware.

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Hey TechInferno community,

 

Here is a new challenge for you ! I do own a InXtron TB3 board and a Thunder3 Pcie board (I use it daily as my main DIY eGPU : with a GTX 1060).

 

Thing is : My GPU will always end up with a Windows Error 43 within device manager when using the InXtron TB3 board.

 

Tried a driver cleanup, rollback but I'm still have code 43.

 

Any idea ? @bloodhawk @eGPU Enthusiast

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On 2/16/2017 at 8:10 AM, benjaminlsr said:

Hey TechInferno community,

 

Here is a new challenge for you ! I do own a InXtron TB3 board and a Thunder3 Pcie board (I use it daily as my main DIY eGPU : with a GTX 1060).

 

Thing is : My GPU will always end up with a Windows Error 43 within device manager when using the InXtron TB3 board.

 

Tried a driver cleanup, rollback but I'm still have code 43.

 

Any idea ? @bloodhawk @eGPU Enthusiast

 

Weird, which driver version are you on, i just tested my GTX 1080 with it and its working fine with @j95's 376.19 drivers.

 

Also which laptop ?

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Hey :)

 

I'm using 378.66 (so far) with my GTX 1060. What surprise me is that everything is working great with the Thunder3 PCIe.

 

I'm using a Dell DA-2 with a Y PCIe cable to deliver power to both the chassis and the gpu.

Everything is then plugged to a NUC6i7KYK.

 

May I kindly ask you to use that firmware viewer software from Akitio and tell me what value you get ?

http://www.mediafire.com/file/s0kxf2mi5yaxi6b/V1.0.0.1.zip

 

I have :

NVM 15

PD: 3.61.00

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