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tracesnow001

is egpu possible in new 12' macbook or surface pro 3?

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tracesnow001    10

I am new here, and I plan to purchase an ultrabook(new 12' macbook) or convertible notebook(surface pro 3). I want to play the game fifa onine 3 without losing the mobility of notebook, so i try to research for the external gpu solution. unfortunately both 12' macbook and surface pro 3 does not have thunderbolt or expresscard or mini pci-e connector. What I want to know is that is there any possibility for the usb type-c or usb 3.0 to implement egpu solution?

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Dschijn    329

There are USB 3 to monitor adapters, but they don't have any good 3D performance.

As far as I know USB isn't a good option for eGPU because of the way USB works. I guess in the near future with TB3 merged with USB 3.1 there might be an option, but currently not.

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tracesnow001    10

good news has come that dell release the new xps 12 which is equipped with two usb type c connectors including thunderbolt 3 protocol! what you predict becomes reality. now I think it will be my choice.

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rhx123    86

Given that ThunderBolt 3 uses the USB3 Type C connector now, and the XPS 12 is proof that TB3 works on Core M, I suspect the Macbook 12 refresh will have ThunderBolt.

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tracesnow001    10
Given that ThunderBolt 3 uses the USB3 Type C connector now, and the XPS 12 is proof that TB3 works on Core M, I suspect the Macbook 12 refresh will have ThunderBolt.

yeah while it cannot be earlier to refresh macbook in 2nd gen...

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w4vz    29

They released new imacs today with skylake processor but no USBC and still TB2 :(

When for the Macbook refresh ?

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