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  1. Hello guys ... i wanna make sure that everything is going to work fine with my laptop so i got some questions First of all my laptop is Lenovo Z51-70 CPU: I5-5200U 2.2ghz iGPU Intel HD 5500 dGPU:AMD R9 M375 Ram: 8GB (will raise it to 16GB) HDD: 1TB stock one SSD: 120GB (for my games and windows only) now i investigated a little about eGPUs and found that i need a M.2 or thunderbolt, i've found that my wifi card use a M.2 a/e key aka ngff, so i will be using the GDC Beast NGFF version to the bad part / question part What do i need to know other than the stuff above? what is the white-listing thing? i found on support forums that my laptop support some wifi cards only and it's bios cann't be modified according to bios modifying forums (not here) in same time saw some posts on reddit that says if ur bios have UMA graphic option then you will need to disable PAX / WIRELESS and enable UMA and it will work fine, the question is that true? i wasn't able to find anyone who did it on Z51-70 i found only 1 post on reddit for Z41-70 (which after research found that both are using same M.2 a/e key slot and also same bios... but the one who posted only replied that it's recognized with some errors and never replied back with any updates so still not sure about it.....
  2. Egpu ideas

    Hi, just a quick question what would be the best EGPU adapter, because i see the really expensive ones but then you have the 400$ dollar one that Lowspecgamer used. Which do you guys recommend ?
  3. Hello guys, Thanks for this incredible forum, I hope I will learn a lot from the gurus ! I am trying to make my eGpu MSI GT X970 work on my laptop with K1100M integrated GPU. This are my specs: CPU: 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-4800MQ (quad-core, 6MB cache, up to 3.7GHz with Turbo Boost) PSU : ??? Graphics: NVIDIA Quadro K1100M / Intel HD Graphics 4600 RAM: 32 GB Storage: 1TB I got a V8.0 EXP GDC Laptop External Independent Video Card Dock with the express card version ( I am not really hw savy) and I am looking for a good psu to power my MSI GTX 970 4G Could you kindly suggest a good PSU that i could use to power this GPU ? I am also willing to do as many experiments needed Thanks for reading my post -zepvalue
  4. Hello everyone. I put on a eGpu setup after quite a bit struggle 2 years ago and I used play games just fine. After a while I sold my graphics card gtx 970. Now since 2 days I am trying to put the eGpu setup back again this time with a Gtx 770. I couldn't understand the problem. I can shut my dGpu off with diy 1.30 setup. ( usb booted) And my laptop sees gtx 770 along with my igpu Intel HD graphics 4000. After driver installation when I try to play a game laptop is tring to use iGpu instead of Egpu. (tried to delete and install driver few times) With MSI afterburner I can see eGpu is %0 all the time. Can it be power problem cause graphic cards fans ( Msi gtx 770 twinfrost ) are working all the time they dont stop. Or what else can it be. Thx.
  5. In case you own a Lenovo Y410p or Y510p laptop, you might be interested in upgrading its performance by installing an external graphics card. Ultrabay eGPU adapter designed by @gerald was proven to be a convenient plug-and-play option to do exactly that. However, for a long time only an AMD-branded GPUs could be used due to limitations in the Lenovo's stock BIOS. The purpose of the modified firmware presented here is to expand the range of available GPUs by enabling Nvidia support on Gerald's Ultrabay eGPU adapter. Huge thanks to: @MWichni - For efficiently assisting me during the development of this mod. By flashing dozens of BIOS builds over the course of several weeks and thoroughly describing the effects observed (or the lack thereof), he enabled me to fully understand necessary parts in BIOS structure and come up with a final solution. @svl7 - Whose unlocked BIOS / Whitelist mod has served as a basis for this modification. His discovery of a security hole in V2.07 BIOS has provided us with a convenient BIOS flashing method that does not require a physical programmer. The Unlocked BIOS and WLAN whitelist mods originally designed by him are also implemented in this BIOS mod. @gerald - For designing the aforementioned adapter. Without it, all this work would make very little sense. Key features: Resolves the "40-second reboot" issue normally encountered while using Nvidia graphics cards with Ultrabay eGPU adapter, thus allowing all Nvidia cards to be used. Based on the latest V3.08 BIOS. Includes Svl7's WLAN whitelist removal mod - for the convenience of aftermarket WLAN card users. Includes Svl7's BIOS debug menu mod - for the ease of experimentation with newly available features, e.g. attempting to use Nvidia Optimus to pass eGPU video back to laptop's display. NB! Svl7's Debug Menu is not a toy! It contains a lot of options that are either not supported or partially supported by the hardware platform and/or can disturb its normal operation or prevent the PC from booting up at all. Any of the entries not originally present in the stock BIOS should be modified at your own risk! DISCLAIMER: ANY MODIFICATIONS YOU ARE APPLYING TO YOUR HARDWARE ARE PERFORMED AT YOUR OWN RISK! AUTHOR OF THIS MOD DOES NOT HOLD ANY LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE RELATED TO USING THIS SOFTWARE. Screenshots: Installation instructions: If things don't go right: Error 43: If you intend using the GTX10XX-series Nvidia card as the eGPU (which you probably do), you are very likely to encounter the infamous Error 43 in Windows Device Manager. This is a widely known issue in the eGPU community and is not related to this particular mod in any way. Following this guide thoroughly will in most cases resolve the Error 43 issue. Download: Get your copy here! P.S.: Version of this mod for Lenovo Y400/Y500 models is coming soon!
  6. Hi to everyone , I have troubles to eliminate the error 43. I have beast 8.0 EXpress card cable cx650M Source power I have tried to install different versions of driver nvidia but the error persists. When I start the laptop and the power supply at the same time I have a black screen. but if I wait about 10 minutes and then I turn OFF the laptop the restore computer appears , seems like the laptop worked normally (but I have no video signal). Sorry for my poor english.
  7. EGPU GTX 1060 6gb Error 43 Akitio Thunder 2

    Hallo Leute, Ich habe mir zu Weinachten eine Akitio Thunder 2 mit einer EVGA GTX 1060 6gb für meinen late 2013 IMac mit einem 120W AC Adapter von Leicke geholt. Zu meinem Problem, Ich habe alle mögliche Treiber probiert ich habe mein Windows zweimal neu aufgesetzt und habe verschiedene Sachen im Geräte Manager deaktiviert. Was kann ich da jetzt noch machen das die evt. doch geht? Danke schon mal im voraus Harry
  8. So my laptop (latitude e6430) has an expresscard, so I wanted to get a eGPU for it. I did some research, and already got the adapter, but theres one thing I need. I need to know what is my TOLUD and what GPU should I buy for it, respectively. Here I attach a screenshot of my device manager and my laptop's specs so that someone may help me. If I got this right, my tolud should be 3.5Gb. Is this true, and if so, what GPU should I buy? Processor: i7-3520M RAM: 8GB note: sorry that the screenshot is in spanish, but I dont think that should matter
  9. Hi guys, I need some help from you guys if you wouldn't mind. I'm useless Specs:- Samsung RV520 8gb DDR3 I7 2720qm @2.2ghz 1x HDD 500gb 1x HDD 300gb Nvidia GTX 650 Ti BOOST EXP GDC BEAST 8.5c DIY Setup 1.3 DELL 220w PSU After a lot of messing around I have managed to get this egpu to work when downgrading to 2gb, Which makes me think I just need to change my TOLUD to get it to work. I have read and tried to make a successful DSDT file however I don't really know what I'm doing with these driver edits and haven't been able to get it to work particularly the error fixing on compiling the dsdt. However When I did have it working on 2gb ram. I ran heaven Bench, The GTX 650 under load makes strange noises and crashes the display driver multiple times. Could any of you more knowledgeable individuals give me a hand please Thanks
  10. After some trial and mostly error, I've come to seek help. This is my setup: Dell Inspiron 5759 Windows 10 8 GB RAM Intel i7-6500U Internal GPU: AMD R5 M335 EXP GDC v8 via NGFF (wifi card) External GPU: AMD RX560 4GB Corsair VS350 What I've done so far: I first started with a GTX 1050Ti. My laptop did recognise that card, but obviously I got the code 43 error due to NVidia banning the use of eGPU's in their 10xx series. So I returned that card and bought a RX 560 instead. But now I have even more problems. It's either blackscreen or booting on the internal display. I've tried to hotplug (boot with wifi card, and then when in sleepmode swapping for eGPU), delay the boot by going into BIOS, turning the ATX power on (permanent power via EXP GDC). The only thing I haven't tried is the delay on the EXP GDC. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  11. Hello everyone, I currently use my laptop for school/work and I know I could have gotten a better one but I didn't pay for it was given to me from my job. I recently purchased an HP omen accelerator and put a MSI 1050 ti in it. Knowing this set up wasn't going to work. My laptop is a i7 HP ENVY x360 Convertible-15m-bp0xx, it doesn't have any thunderbolt ports, it has a USB Type-C port with HP Sleep and Charge. I provided the picture, look at my ignorance. Please help. Is there another way around this, I feel like intel could have came up with a substitute by now.
  12. HELP - Acer eGPU Blackscreen 1050ti

    Dear all, I hope someone can help me out here. I have an Acer Aspire E4-471g Laptop. Intel Core i5-4210U NVIDIA GeForce 820M 16gb DDR3 RAM 512GB SSD I have an EXP GDC V8 Beast eGPU adapter. I use a power adapter to juice my eGPU by Dell Netzteil ADP-220AB B 12V 18A 220W P/N Y2515 REV A02 I have a Zotac GeForce GTX1050ti 4GB The Problem:- I did the normal procedure, disable the eGPU. Took out the wifi and replace it with the mpcie cable. Switch on the computer and I have a blank screen. No screen at all on the laptop screen nor in the external monitor. Is there a best solution? I have seen the Setup 1.3 but I will do that if that is really the necessity.
  13. Xbox 360 eGPU?

    I have a Dell Precision M6800 and I would like to build an eGPU for it as the Nvidia Card is getting a bit old. I have a Xbox 360 Slim lying around. Would it be possible for me to use the Xbox’s GPU ?
  14. HP pavilion 15-e020tx egpu help

    Hi i searched alot and could not find any help regarding external gpu for my hp pavilion model 15-e020tx. Even though its not a really old laptop. Would appreciate if some 1 could guide me to a link if it has already been shared. I want e gpu for playing a game dota 2. specifications of laptop
  15. Hi . İ need your hepls. Firstly my notebook model is lenovo z500. Intel Core i7 3632QM gt645m g. i could not find information abouth z500. Does eGPU work on Lenovo z500 ?
  16. 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 !!!!
  17. Having pondered over a eGPU build I instead decided to put my GPU inside my 15.6 laptop by extending the laptop base. I have a Dell optiplex 390 where my GTX 750ti LP once lived but as I now spend more time with my laptop on the sofa the Dell optiplex is now a donor for my gaming laptop build. I'm using the Dell motherboard for this build. It has a i5-2400 CPU - 8GB DDR3 RAM - MSI GTX 750ti LP GPU. The Dell PSU is too big for this build so I will be using a Seasonic SS-250SU 250W PSU. The laptop used for this build is a Fujitsu LifeBook AH530 that has a 1366x768 LED screen, this screen will be replaced with a higher resolution 1600x900 screen. The extended base of the laptop is now 6.5 cm. Parts needed to complete the build: Seasonic SS-250SU 250W PSU PCI Express 16x Flexible Extension cable LP156WD1 (TL)(B1) 15.6" LED 1600x900 screen LCD Controller Board Ultra slim keyboard with touchpad Work so far in pictures: Continue reading the full thread here:
  18. setup i have:asus x54c,Nvida geforce gtx660,psu corsair cx600, dock i use: exp gdc v8.4d note:(originally the notebook had intel celeron b815 processor, i replaced it with pentium b970,and added 2gb of ram other than that no other hardware changes were made) first time i connected it all and powered on,gpu fans started spinnig very fast and screen was on but all black and nothing happened so i tried the delay switch but with the same result, then i connected external monitor to the gpu, finally i was able to see manufacturer logo,but then it hanged on windows loading screen(back then i had windows 7 so you could clearly see the windows logo animation stopped) so i tried to hotplug the egpu by booting with original wifi card in (mpcie) sleeping then plugging the egpu in and resuming,but always i did so i was greeted with instant crash so i went searching for answers on the internet and i learned that i should isolate pin 22 so i did, finally i was able to boot into windows (with delay set on maximum) but the card wasnt detected, i purchased setup 1.35,installed windows 10 bios (i had windows 7 uefi) but i couldn´t get it recognized even in there. im sure all the componnents are fine, i got it sucesfully runing on my older laptop (lenovo u350) thanks for all the help in advance
  19. Hello, I'm quite new to the whole egpu thing. So I was wondering what kind of cables do you need to connect an eGPU (if it should be different for each laptop I have Asus GL771J). I found a cable set online and I want to make sure that everthing what I need is in there. or I'm looking to just buy each cable that I need seperatly. this was the cable set I found online: http://www.dx.com/nl/p/exp-gdc-laptop-external-independent-video-card-dock-with-pci-e-interface-black-404635?tc=EUR&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7N6N68T71QIVSLXtCh1HUAA0EAkYByABEgKFw_D_BwE#.WaXiPMhJaUl
  20. Hi guys, im selling a modified akitio thunder 2 enclosure with an nvidia zotac 960 ddr5 2gb. I also include the power supply unit, you wont have to do any aditional manipulation. http://www.ebay.es/itm/322614048182?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  21. Hi All, I'm trying to setup a eGPU rig - but no matter what I do I seem to be running into the infamous error code 43. My setup: Thinkpad X220 i5 2.5GHz, 16GB ram (2x8GB @ 1600) Modified 1.43 Bios EXP GDC V8.4D PCI-express Sparkle NVIDIA GeForce GTX680 Dell DA-2 power supply Seemed like a common setup from what I could read before attempting the build, so I wasn't expecting any specific troubles. How wrong I was... Steps I followed: Connect GPU and power plug into GDC, plug express card in laptop while power off Power on the laptop, GDC starts fine, generic VGA adapter is detected Install nvidia drivers, reboot Card shows up, but with error code 43 Sometimes I'd get a blue / black screen of death, and changing the PTD switch to 14s would fix this, but error 43 would still be present. In both cases, hot-plugging the card would work fine - it gets detected in the device manager, but the error would be still there. I had a few times where I got error 12 instead, so I went to the BIOS and changed the TOLUD to 3GB as suggested in some online discussions. That fixed error 12 but would just show error 43 again after reboot. I read it might be a driver issue (although people said it should happen only with the new 10xx series of cards), so I tried several versions of the drivers: latest, 375.64, 372.70, 372.54, but with no luck. Here's a list of other stuff I tried by reading about other people's successful setups / troubleshooting experiences and looking for error 43 related threads: Setting PCIe Power Management off / on in the bios Setting PCIe speed to gen1 manually Enabling / disabling hotplugging for the pcie interface the card is installed in But still no luck. Going crazy over this. Has anyone been in a similar position and can offer me advice? Thanks!
  22. EGPU: 15" Dell XPS L502x

    So, I am pretty new to this eGPU thing, and I want to try and setup an eGPU for my Dell XPS L502X. All the other guides I have read are confusing to me and I was hoping someone here could clear it up and help me setup. (I'm running an intel HD 3000 and an Nvidia GT 525m) Thank you!
  23. [HELP] Fix dsdt errors

    Greetings, I'm doing a dsdt override for an egpu setup and i'm unable to find a fix for few errors. Using Windows Binary Tools (WBT – Dec 2016), Windows Driver Kit (WDK) and Notepad++ text editor System: Dell n5110 i5-2450m Windows 10 x64 pro gt525m + hd3000. Attached is the .dsl file. Kindly help me out as i'm out of options. Method (UXDV, 1, NotSerialized) { Local0 = 0xFF _T_0 = (Arg0 + Zero) If ((_T_0 == 0x03F8)) { Local0 = Zero } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x02F8)) { Local0 = One } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0220)) { Local0 = 0x02 } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0228)) { Local0 = 0x03 } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0238)) { Local0 = 0x04 } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x02E8)) { Local0 = 0x05 } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0338)) { Local0 = 0x06 } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x03E8)) { Local0 = 0x07 } Return (Local0) } Method (RRIO, 4, NotSerialized) { _T_0 = (Arg0 + Zero) If ((_T_0 == Zero)) { CALE = Zero Local0 = UXDV (Arg2) If ((Local0 != 0xFF)) { CADR = Local0 } If (Arg1) { CALE = One } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == One)) { CBLE = Zero Local0 = UXDV (Arg2) If ((Local0 != 0xFF)) { CBDR = Local0 } If (Arg1) { CBLE = One } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x02)) { LTLE = Zero If ((Arg2 == 0x0378)) { LTDR = Zero } If ((Arg2 == 0x0278)) { LTDR = One } If ((Arg2 == 0x03BC)) { LTDR = 0x02 } If (Arg1) { LTLE = One } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x03)) { FDLE = Zero If ((Arg2 == 0x03F0)) { FDDR = Zero } If ((Arg2 == 0x0370)) { FDDR = One } If (Arg1) { FDLE = One } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x08)) { If ((Arg2 == 0x0200)) { If (Arg1) { GLLE = One } Else { GLLE = Zero } } If ((Arg2 == 0x0208)) { If (Arg1) { GHLE = One } Else { GHLE = Zero } } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x09)) { If ((Arg2 == 0x0200)) { If (Arg1) { GLLE = One } Else { GLLE = Zero } } If ((Arg2 == 0x0208)) { If (Arg1) { GHLE = One } Else { GHLE = Zero } } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0A)) { If (((Arg2 == 0x60) || (Arg2 == 0x64))) { If (Arg1) { KCLE = One } Else { KCLE = Zero } } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0B)) { If (((Arg2 == 0x62) || (Arg2 == 0x66))) { If (Arg1) { MCLE = One } Else { MCLE = Zero } } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0C)) { If ((Arg2 == 0x2E)) { If (Arg1) { C1LE = One } Else { C1LE = Zero } } If ((Arg2 == 0x4E)) { If (Arg1) { C2LE = One } Else { C2LE = Zero } } } ElseIf ((_T_0 == 0x0D)) Sample segment causing errors. dsdt-modified.zip
  24. Hello Everyone, I had recently purchased an exp gdc beast v8.0 and I tried using a gtx 1050 with it and I'm getting error 43. It's said that the 372.70 driver works and does not give error 43 but when I try to install that driver it gives me an error before installing saying that no compatible nvidia graphics hardware found or something like that so I'm unable to install the driver but I heard the driver helps. So far I've not been able to find any guides on how to mod my driver, all I know is that it has something to do with editing the INF file. Can anyone please guide me on how to mod the driver or even mail me a copy of their modded INF file on my email jatindilip0@gmail.com It will be a great help. My laptop model is a gigabyte p15fv2. Thanks for reading
  25. Upgrading to an SSD

    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 --harddrives=1 if "%DRV%"=="C" 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! Thanks
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