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  1. @360precision I had a very similar issue with "TB connected but no egpu detected", and bugged me for weeks. What fixed it for me was removing the 2 halves of the boards in the Akitio case, and detaching/reattaching them to each other. They may just be loosely connected. Never had a problem since for months. Not a elegant solution, but worth a shot if nothing else works ;). Goodluck
  2. Hey @Rational I apologize for not responding to your questions. In regards to why i'm selling the cables is because I'm using a Titan X GPU, and after doing some research I found out the Dell PSU wasn't powerful enough for my needs. But being a bit too eager I purchased the cables, and realized this after. I eventually bought and EVGA 500w PSU and that's been faithfully powering my eGPU for almost a month now, no problems. As for the cables a 2 X 6pin is simply a cable with 2 6pin connectors on the same end, like a splitter, and a 2 X 6+2 is the same idea except the 6 pins have an additional 2 pins that can be used (making them 6 pin or 8 pin connectors). These connectors are generally used with GPU's as they'll either require 6 or 8 pins. I hope this makes sense, as it's how I've come to understand it. Anyone that would like to add or refine to this please feel free to chime in. If your's using the Dell PSU you may not want the 6pin to a barrel plug I still have, as it may not fit. But if your using a stronger PSU you can use it to power your Akitio. This link is for figuring out the psu requirements for a whole system, but if you zero everything out except for your GPU, it should give a decent idea of the amount of power you'd need from your power supply: http://powersupplycalculator.net/
  3. @ditkafan sorry about the late reply, my weekends get pretty hectic. I can send you the cable though. Wasn't able to PM for some reason, but shoot me a email at [email protected] and we can get the cable off to you. Let me know.
  4. @Alarming0 cool, i'm glad you heard back from them. If anyone wants this one i'll keep mine around then, but can't beat getting a freshly made cable.
  5. @ditkafan I'd have no problem to get it to you, but I assured @Alarming0 i'd offer it to him first. If he gets the cable from Antronst over the next day i'll gladly sell it to you though. Either way is cool with me, I know how annoying the first egpu build can be.
  6. Hey Sorry @Alarming0 and everyone else, i've been a little busy. Here are the photos I promised. I bought it from Antronst, as many of you probably have been trying to. Not working on any profit, it cost me $24 and i'd ship it for $24 to break even. I also bought a barrel plug to 6 pin for $18 from ScryptMiner64 if any one can use that... oh boy i didn't know what I was doing when I started this haha (But hopefully any of this stuff can help you guys)
  7. I have a Titan X Hybrid, and when I first started didn't realize the type of energy requirements i'd need. But i've learned since then and went to a 500w EVGA PSU, and my systems been working pretty smooth ever since.
  8. @Alarming0 in my 'mad dash' to get everything possible to make my egpu work I bought one of these cables: http://www.ebay.com/itm/252004704944?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_from%3DR40%26_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D252004704944%26_rdc%3D1 But I ended up never using it as the Dell DA-2 wasn't strong enough to work for me. I still have it if you think you'd want it. Just throwing it out there. Let me know and I can get you some pics of it too when I get home.
  9. I had a Modular PSU - The Corsair 1000RM. Now I have this EVGA 500W: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H33SFJU?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00 Its fantastic, but I thought about a step up (550W Modular Unit) an getting this: http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-SuperNOVA-Modular-Supply-220-G2-0550-Y1/dp/B0106RDI3W/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1457470138&sr=1-1&keywords=EVGA+550 What GPU are you using? I went overkill originally for my Titan X, so i'd recommend considering getting what you really need for your psu (especially if your going compact): http://powersupplycalculator.net/
  10. @eleven it sucks when it's the little things, but hope this helps. In my case the corsair I had was also faulty and I didn't realize it. Since I checked the chips and changed the PSU it's been no kernel panics and my egpu functions without hiccups for hours. I Do notice I get a bit of GUI stutter/lag after a while though, so i'm looking into that now.
  11. @valix2fr I saw your issue and it seems similar to mine. I've traded in 2 gpu's and 2 psu's (Though I don't regret getting the evga 500 PSU to replace my Corsair, it is so much better) but I still kept getting no device detected. So I Bit the bullet and got another Akitio, and that solved my problem. Still i'm kind of inquisitive and didn't see what was wrong with my original Akitio, so I by chance tried pulling the board out the enclosure. What I found was that the chip with the thunderbolt ports was a little loose from the chip with the PCI E slot (Posibly from when I altered the box for my Titan), so I disconnected them and reconnected them. Then I tried the old Akitio again for kicks, and it worked perfectly. So i'm not sure if you messed with your Akitio, but it's worth giving this a shot.
  12. Thanks @Dschijn Ok, i'm going to get PSU tester, and if anything send it to back to get replaced.
  13. I've all but given up on my PSU at this point, would anyone know the exact power requirements for a Titan X, or where I could find them? I know it has a 6 & 8 pin connector on it. its a Corsair RM1000 PSU and i'm not sure if the unit is fault, or the molex barrel plugs i've been using are faulty. I was wondering if the Dell DA-2 would be an alternative, and I found someone who could help me with a 8-pin PCI-e to a 2 x 6+2 pin and a Barrel plug. I'm wondering if this would be able to power this card and the Akitio all at once, and open to thoughts...
  14. Ok it's not working again but I think you gave me the answer. I accidentally hooked up the PSU to the Akitio, but forgot to plug in the 6-8 pin connector to the GPU... and noticed it powered up like it always has. So i think my PSU isn't giving the GPU power , or not enough. This could of been the case for a while now, and I've gone through 2 Akitio Boxes and 2 different GPU's. Any thoughts on this, as I know the PSU is working enough to power the Akitio....
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