So, i got a strange situation here. I have an old Asus ROG G751JM laptop connected to an old Samsung monitor (Model S20C301L) through a VGA connection.
This monitor supports both DVI-D and VGA inputs, while my laptop can output through VGA, HDMI or Thunderbolt/Mini DIsplayport. I wanted to upgrade to digital signal, so i bought an Thunderbolt/Mini DIsplayport to DVI cable.
At first, it was a nightmare. There was absolutely nothing i could do to get it to work. I spent hours troubleshooting, but the monitor just could not detect any signal, only VGA one. But then this happens.
I was testing with only one connection at once and i got tired of plugging and unplugging the cables every time. So i had the idea to keep both cables plugged in and change the source detection in monitor's menu when i wanted to. So, with the TB/MiniDP cable already connected, i've then connected the VGA cable (while DVI was selected as input source). The display started flashing. After 2 seconds, voilà, it was working. And i was like, "what the f***???" I've then unplugged the VGA cable, signal lost. Plugged it again, got digital signal.
Well, i'm happy that it's working now, but i simply don't understand what's happening here. Why is that i need both connections simultaneously to make it work? WIll that still happen if i use a HDMI to DVI cable?
Fun fact: the image displays only after windows startup. So, if i want to enter BIOS setup for example, i need to switch back to VGA as input source.
Sorry for my english.
Update: Can't run games with It, i get bsod.
Hello! My name is Arman! I from Armenia, and sorry for my English!
I have iMac Late 2013 with Intel core i5, 8Gb, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 1024 Mb. I have Boot Camp installation on my iMac (now i have 7 Windows, but i can update it to 10 or 8 Windows)
I discover that there is an Akitio 2, wich can use with iMac 2013 for productivity increase. I want to use akitio 2 with GTX 1050 ti 4Gb, but i dont know how it is intalling on iMac?
Who can write for me the process of installation ALL equipment (akitio 2 + GTX 1050 ti + imac)? What i must to do? I talking about from the very beginning to the very end.
PLEASE everyone, help me. You are my last chance !!!!
I am using on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2,2 GHz Intel Core i7 with Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB, Akitio TB2, a water-cooled Nvidia 1080 TI using the driver Nvidia Web Driver 378.05.05.15f01
OS: macOS Sierra v10.12.5 Script: automate-egpu.sh
I would like to ask you : is there any chance to overclock it on macOS?
Thermaltake C 1000 coolant
2x luna 12 red + led band
Radiator EK Water Blocks EK-CoolStream SE 240 (Slim Dual)
Pacific PT40-D5 Reservoir/Pump Combo 250
Akitio Thunder 2 pcie expansion
Plexiglass, acrylic, plastic isolation, screws
Water cooling fittings, pipes, hard tubing, without actually bending the tubing
Lian Li PW-PCI-E38-1 Riser PCIe x16 3.0, 380mm, flexibil, High Speed, EMI Shielding + powered
Openframe case Thermaltake Core P1
RM650 gold PSU+Paperclip
Zotac water cooled 1080 TI Fe (Zotac 1080 TI FE + Separate mount of Titan X nickel waterblock)
I am running Windows build 16193 (Redstone 3) on a portable SSD as Windows to go. And macOS Sierra 10.12.4.
Windows to Go was created using EasyUEFI's wintousb program.
I have previously used Windows 8.1 to success and 10 which needed DSDT override.
This is a guide on how i get Windows 16193 working successfully with RX 480:
1. Leave Thunderbolt cable unplugged from Mac before turning it on.
2. Press option to load Windows to go Portable SSD Windows 10 16193 build.
3. Enter DIY eGPU Setup 1.35 with iGPU connected only. Configure it as:
Press 3 to enter Menu based setup PCI Compaction 》 Legacy mode checked 》 Closeunusedbridges checked 》 ignore none 》 Endpoint 》 56.25GB-36bit 》 Run compact 》 iGPU 》 force iGPU to 32-bit Chainload mbr Select Windows 10 from OS selection menu As soon as the Windows logo comes up hotplug eGPU. When OS is about to load up, change display output to Displayport.
Every time you want this do be done automatically, reboot into DIY eGPU Setup 1.35 and hit ENTER (or allow 10s countdown to do it for you) on the default option 2 "automated startup via startup.bat".
1. Use paperclip trick to get PSU turned on without motherboard.
2. Two molex connectors from psu to rocketstor 6361a molex connections. To give power to 6361a motherboard.
3. 8 Pin pcie connectors to GPU. And chassis bent to fit RX 480.
4. Modified back of chassis to allow Displayport connection into GPU while GPU can be screwed firm into chassis.
Rocking games such as Far Cry 4 @ 4k high settings!
Using AMD Crimson WHQL 17.2.1.