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Hi guys. I have had my egpu setup and running fine for the past year or so on my mbp (mid 2012) which has a hdd drive.
I now want to improve the gaming performance, so I've bought an ssd.
I manage to get through all the steps in eGPU Setup 1.2 but when i go through the bootloader, it says at the very end "No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key".
I'm guessing it is to do with my ssd being in the optical drive bay location (i assume this is hd1) and the original hdd (hd0) being disconnected, so windows can't see it when in bootloader.
I think I need to edit the config file for the chainloader, so the bootloader reads the ssd but what exactly do i need to change?
I tried changing the map section (line 55):
map (%FIRSTHDD%) (hd0)
Changing the (hd0) to (hd1) put the bootloader in a loop!? So I am not sure what to try next...
Any help is greatly appreciated!
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?
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I have Lenovo e540 with an EXP GDC Beast 8.4d and a GTX 660.
The nvidia display driver crashes with a black screen for a few seconds when launching some games or when the egpu is used for a while, it sometimes will recover
My external power supply is 350W and the card has a power consumption of 140W so I do not think this is a power issue.
Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered."
What I have tried:
A GTS450 instead of the GTX 660.
Setting the PCIe port to Gen 1 in egpu setup.
Setting the PCIe port to Gen 2 in egpu setup.
Setting the Nvidia power management to maximize performance in the Nvidia control panel.
Going back to the driver version 327.23, I got a blue screen instead of a crash when using this version.
Disabling HDMI audio in the Nvidia control panel.
Any suggestions or advice on this issue?