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GIANT-ARTIST
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Registered: ‎12-22-2018
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egpu for w540. is it possible?

[Hi. i have a Lenovo Thnikpad W540 laptop and it supports thunderbolt 2 and expresscard. I want to connect a RX580 to it will it work? which one is better thunderbolt 2 or express card? where and which kind of dongle should i buy to connect the egpu ?plz leave a link if it cant support RX580 what's the best gpu i can get? am i going to need a power suplie or anything? I know im noob but i need your help dude,thanks.

 

Processor: Intel Core i7 4800MQ 2.7GHz

Memory: 8GB

GPU: Nvidia k2100m

ports: Thunderbolt 2 + expresscard

freddellmeister
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Registered: ‎12-24-2011
Location: AE
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Re: egpu for w540. is it possible?

Have a look at this thread:
https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/c1dtdc/w540_egpu_questions/
Using an express card with Nvidia GPU would be the cheapest option utilizing Optimus PCIe compression.

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