It is NOT compatible with GT1030, GTX1050, GTX1050TI, GTX1060TI, GTX1070TI, GTX1080TI.
EXP GDC has ushered in a new generation V8.0, and this is for mini PCI-E slot version, if your need other solt verison, please click the link as below:
EXP GDC is a NOTEBOOK external graphics adapter equipment, including power and other necessary accessories. Power supply and graphics card need to be bought separately.
(screen: use its notebook display need laptop comes with Intel (R) HD graphics and connected above GTS450 as NVIDIA graphics. Otherwise you need external monitor.)
Before using, please download and read the operating guide:
Note: Please check whether the slot is the mini PCI-E slot.
The following picture is the difference between Mini PCI-E slot and NGFF slot.
The power supply is not included in the set.
1. Dual TD compatible switch (hardware conflict resolution)
The main parameters:
Support for PCI-E X16, the actual X1 mode (according to different notebook configuration can be upgraded to X2 mode)
The basic parameters:
Products: notebook PCI-E expansion device
Product positioning: notebook performance upgrade.
Operating system: Windows XP/7/8/8.1, Linux etc.
(Remind: Win XP, Win8/8.1 is only compatible with the laptop with external screen)
PCI-E X16:DMI GT/s (X1) 5
8P interface: 220W max.
DC interface: 150W max.
Note: the power limit without ATX cable.
1 * EXP GDCV8.0 adapter
1 * Mini pcie data lines
1 * ATX PSU power cable
Note: our product doesn’t be included with the desktop power supplier, you need to buy it by yourself depend on the actual needs.
Question1: My laptop is xxx-xxx, will my laptop compatible with the EXP GDC?
As long as your laptop has a mini pci e slot, theory, it could be used.
Already known computer that don’t compatible with it is as below:
Lenovo E530,L430,E43,U410 , E49 , K49
HP 5310M HP H533OM 6910
ASUS N55SF N75 ACPI ASUS A53XI241SV-SL X8dij K53SD
China ui45 EVI4
Question 2: What graphic cards should I choose?
Answer:The list of recommended graphics card. Low performance graphics card is not recommended to use as external graphics card.
Question 3: What power supply should I use?
Answer: We only offer ATX cable with the package to power the EXP GDC.Please choose external power for your graphics card.
6P power output:
The maximum provides the interface output 6PIN+8PIN, maximum support 12A, maximum support 18A output with the motherboard and the. If more than 220W using power card please with ATX cable, ATX power supply used for the graphics.
8P power supply interface:
The main board and the equipment of the power supply interface, support soft switch function (notebook starting power starting, notebook shut down power off). The power of this interface, you can use 1 special DELL 220W, 2, can be matched with ATX cable using the ATX power to support external graphics power, soft switching function.
DC power supply interface:
Support DC 12 volt power supply input interface type outer diameter 5.5MM, inner diameter 2.1MM, maximum power 150W, support the soft switch function.
Question 4: Could it work with its own monitor?
Answer: If you use the AMD series card, it must to connect with the external monitor to use.
If you use N series card which over GTS450, and your laptop own Intel Core graphics ,and use the EGPU software to set, then it can use the laptop internal monitor, otherwise, it need to connect with the external monitor.
(The following model is our customer feedback to us that they use and without problem)