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05-12-2019, 21:39   #1
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Thunderbolt 3 Enclosures

Hey,

Just wondering if anyone has experience with Thunderbolt Enclosures?

I picked up this one:
https://preisvergleich.check24.de/gr...0ixeb-8gd.html

Basically I want to have a setup with monitor/keyboard/mouse and then just dock my laptop when I want to play some games and have it double as a docking station.

Does anyone have experience with swapping out the GPU on these?

Would it be worth it to upgrade to a GTX 1080 ?
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12-12-2019, 23:16   #2
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While you might be able to swap out the included GPU in theory you'd really be looking at downgrades rather than up for the first few years after its initial release, allowing enough time to pass and tech to advance to the point where it is actually worth spending on a new GPU in the future that has similar dimensions and similar or lower power draw to the original 1070 in there while giving a decent performance boost. You can't really do this with a more powerful contemporary card as the box isn't physically large enough nor its tiny integrated PSU beefy enough to supply a 1080
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They do a 1080 version: https://preisvergleich.check24.de/gr...375.1580745074
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I got it anyways, 269 euros is a decent price and works great with 1 cable since the Laptop won't draw more than 90W when you aren't using the Internal GPU.

Only bad point I would say is they could have put a power switch on it.
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