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post #11 of 57
wow! nice work! you definitely dont see this everyday.
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The adapters do work pretty well. It has been around for a while. First they were limit to a bus speed of 1x, 2x and sometimes 4x. I don't know if the bandwidth increased. Either way, great performance boost.
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post #13 of 57
You know, 18k points isn't close to what a GTX 580 can really do.

OTOH, my laptop is slower.
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post #14 of 57
This would be amazing to use with something like the 2960XM or something since it can be pushed really far, but use a GTX 590 or 6990 instead.

This is cool. Not gonna lie. ^.^
     
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post #15 of 57
hmm you give me ideas for my laptop that is doing nothing atm... hmmmm
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post #16 of 57
I wonder how much the x1 connection gimps the 580 And also, what do you think would be the fastest/cheapest card you can get that won't saturate the x1 connection
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post #17 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
I wonder how much the x1 connection gimps the 580 And also, what do you think would be the fastest/cheapest card you can get that won't saturate the x1 connection
http://www.villageinstruments.com/ti...hp?page=ViDock
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post #18 of 57
wait what
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Wow. Props!
 
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post #20 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMC View Post
The adapters do work pretty well. It has been around for a while. First they were limit to a bus speed of 1x, 2x and sometimes 4x. I don't know if the bandwidth increased. Either way, great performance boost.
It depends on the interface of the connector.

Me and my friend were planning to do this to his i7 HP notebook and building its own enclosure. Similar to vidock, but without the weak PSU. lol
    
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