EXP GDC PCI-E Laptop External Independent Graphics Card Dock / Laptop Docking Station(M.2 M key interface Version)

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EXP GDC PCI-E Laptop External Independent Graphics Card Dock / Laptop Docking Station(M.2 M key interface Version)
This version uses the M.2 (M KEY) X4 (20G / S) interface, your laptop must support M.2 nvme.
The list of the laptops with M.2 (M KEY) X4 (20G / S) interface:
  • Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2015 or)
  • Intel NUC (2015 or)
  • Clevo P750ZMP770ZMP770DMG
  • MSI GE72
  • HASEE Z7
  • Lenovo 700 I7Y700
  • Alienware 17 R3
  • Terrans Force T5X599P750ZMX799P770zm
  • GIGABYTE Brix BSi5HA 6200uX1 Carbon (2015)

(If other version, please check by yourself and contact us before you decide to get one!)

[Overview]

EXP GDC is the laptop external graphics adapter equipment; it can help you to use the external independent high-performance graphics, can be used to access any of the PCI-E interface equipment, used to enhance the performance of the laptop, so that you can play those huge games requesting high-performance graphics;

[EXP GDC Tutorial]

[1] How to distinguish if you can use the inner of laptop monitor or not? (Please refer to [Inner Screen Usage])
[2] How to select your external graphics card? refer to [Recommended Graphics Card]
[3] If you have some problems please refer to [Trouble shooting] and [Customer questions]
[4] Please contact us at once if you still can’t sure  🙂

Notice:

1. This is the DIY product, it needs some basic computer knowledge and practical ability. we advise that you study carefully this from our WIKI before you purchasing.

WIKI address:  http://www.raspberrypiwiki.com/index.php/EXP_GDC     (We will regularly update the product’s knowledge on WIKI);  

2. We advise that you should read the USER MANUAL carefully after you receive our product. (User manual will be send to you with EXP GDC equipment).

3. The product is not suitable with any kinds of laptop model becuase of  the compatibility,  Please read the details clearly or consult with us before purchasing. 

4. Please select your EXP GDC version according your laptop wireless network card; Sometime you need to uppack your loptop to confirm it if you don’t know which interface. 

5. Using notice:

1/ Turn off PCI-E energy saving options in the power management system and BIOS, it can avoid the system stagnation as a reason long standby.

2/ Please install your device according to the manual, do not plug in or out your equipment when power on.

EXP GDC versions according to the difference of interface types:

  • Mini Pci-e Version
  • Express Card Version
  • NGFF M.2 A key Version
  • NGFF M.2 M key Version

[How to distinguish interface types of your latpop?]

The EXP GDC has to be used with the built-in wireless card interface of the laptop.
The laptops without Expresscard interface have to be disassembled to confirm the Wireless card interface type.
Different version laptops, the interface is not the same, here is the interface introduction:
  • Expresscard  interface in the left and right sides of the notebook, the width is 3.4CM or 5.4CM. The height is 5MM, the depth is about 7CM, the attention is screened.
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The Expresscard interface has a row 26 PIN contact, our adapter supports 54# and 34#.
  • Other notebook need to disassemble the installation, use the wireless network card interface, namely Mini PCI-E or NGFF.

NGFF&Mini PCI-E

[Inner Screen Usage]

  1. Your laptop must be Intel (R) HD graphics.
  2. Your external graphics card must be above GTS450, otherwise you must use external monitor

[Recommended Graphics Card]

The list of recommended graphics card:

GTX650 GTX660 GTX670 GTX750 GTX760 GTX950
GTX960 GTX970 GTX980 GTX1060 GTX1070 GTX1080

And for other graphics cards, may be they can also be used, but the compatibility and performance are not as good as the cards in list. So we do not recommend to buy.

For GTX 1060 1070 1080

They are compatible with EXP GDC, but you must install the Auguest 2016 driver(372.70 version). And GTX 1080 is the most powerful we Recommend.

For 
GTX1050 GTX1030 GTX1050(Ti) GTX1070Ti GTX1080Ti
The technician tell us that these cards are new product and the drive is not perfectly to support this product. So, we do not recommend you to buy it.

Features:

  • Support for PCI-E X16, actual X1 mode (according to different laptop configuration can be upgraded to X2 mode
  • Operating system: Windows XP/7/8/8.1, Linux etc.
  • Products type: Laptop PCI-E expansion device
  • Product positioning: Laptop performance upgrade.
(PS: Win XP, Win8/8.1 is only compatible with the laptop with external screen)
  • Input interface:   NGFF M.2 M key

  • Power  input/output interface:
Support external DELL power adapter or ATX power;
8P interface: 220W max.
DC interface: 5.5x 2.1mm, 150W max, support soft switch function.( ATX cable with no power limit)
  • Extended support: PCI-E X16:DMI GT/s (X1) 5
  • Other function:
CTD switch(Timedelay): 6S
PTD switch (Timedelay): 7S, 14S
USB:1.0/1.1/2.0
(Remind: Win XP, Win8/8.1 is only compatible with the laptop with external screen)

Upgrade Features:

  1. Dual TD compatible switch (hardware conflict resolution)
  2. Multistage anti interference circuit
  3. Data line reinforcement
  4. Multi power automatic switching (support for soft start)
  5. High quality imported electronic components
  6. Support metal cabinet (optional)
  7. Double copper technology to enhance system power supply
  8. Isolation protection circuit
  9. LED status indicator
  10. USB interface extension
  11. Lateral 6PIN power supply interface

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Packing List:

  • 1 x EXP GDC PCI-E adapter
  • 1 x NGFF M.2 M key cable
  • 1 x ATX PSU power cable (11cm Length)

EXP GDC Application:

001

[Hardware installation]

Connection diagram:

002-1

002-2

 

Installation method with external power:

You can use DELL power adapter;

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The other end is connected to the data line interface board corresponding to the “reference chart”. The HDMI EXP GDC board can not be connected with other HDMI data line, otherwise it will cause equipment damage.

The graphics card and power supply installation(DELL DA-2/D220P), please ensure that the video card power supply interface fully connected

NOTICE: 
Must  restart  the laptop after the equipment  is installed;
MUST POWER OFF when you pull out or pull in the device, OR the device easily be damaged.

 

ATX Power supply installation method:

 

ATX-Power Supply Cable Connection

Note: Graphics card Independent power supply comes from ATX

Upgrade steps:                                                              

  1.  Dual TD compatible switch (hardware conflict resolution)
  2.  Multistage anti interference circuit
  3.  Data line reinforcement
  4.  Multi power automatic switching (support for soft start)
  5.  High quality imported electronic components
  6.  Support metal cabinet (optional)
  7.  Double copper technology to enhance system power supply
  8.  Isolation protection circuit
  9.  LED status indicator
  10.  USB interface extension
  11.  Lateral 6PIN power supply interfac
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[Trouble shooting]

1,Start the black screen, no display.
1] some of the motherboard may not support more than 4G of memory, please put down to a single memory memory below 4G.
2] check hardware is connected, the interface contact is good, the use of second-hand graphics please note wipe graphics gold nail.
3] check the graphics card power supply is normal, double 6P interface are connected, the use of ATX power supply whether it conforms to the graphics card power standard.
4] integrated graphics notebook could automatically switch to the external screen display, please pay attention to connect the external display, an external monitor is connected with the output end is connected with the graphics on the outside.
2, After the start of the notebook repeatedly restart
1] notebook upgrade to the latest version of BIOS
2] use of sleep to boot
3, Atart the newspaper 1802 or 1804 error,
1] brush notebook BIOS white list
2] in BIOS to turn off external graphics card used in the port, the corresponding port opened in DIY GPU Software.
4, Start the PXE error
1) shut down in the notebook BIOS off the network boot option “BOOT TO LAN”
5, The card in the startup LOGO
1] some of the motherboard may not support more than 4G of memory, please put down to a single memory memory below 4G;
2] the use of sleep to boot
3] in the notebook BIOS off network boot option “BOOT TO LAN”
4] switching in BIOS “Video device ‘or” Graphic mode “options, Integrated or UMA to set explicit modes, switchable switching mode, THINKPAD model in PCI EXPRESS PCI-E graphics mode
6, Enter the system blue screen
1] but the add in graphics card into the system uninstall drive with built-in alone, and disable the built-in alone in Device Manager
2] in BIOS to turn off the wireless network card. (this is only for GM45 before platform notebook)
3] we recommend replacing the operating system.
7, In the WINDOWS picture card
1] but the add in graphics card into the system uninstall drive with built-in alone, and disable the built-in alone in Device Manager
2] we recommend replacing the operating system.
8, Enter the system seriously slow, slow response
1] notebook upgrade to the latest version of BIOS
2] used a single memory
3] to unload and disable the notebook comes with video
4] check hardware wiring is correct. Using second-hand graphics card please note wipe graphics gold nail
5] supply is normal, double 6P power supply port card must connect to the power line; power supply using ATX please note whether the 12V output power to meet the demand of the card. Do not use a copycat ATX desktop power.
9, Installed driver can not open after the graphics card control panel
1] in the resolution settings click the “test” – “recognition” to activate the card
2] the memory drops below 4G
3] re install the graphics driver
4] right connect an external monitor
5] uninstall disable built-in alone
10, In the device manager Huang Biao graphics tips
7] install the graphics driver
8] to check whether the normal power supply
9] the memory drops below 4G
10] uninstall disable built-in alone
11] we recommend replacing the operating system
12] DIY GPU software installation settings for 36BIT(for the DIY GPU software, please contact the copyright holder to buy.)
13] DIY GPU software closed DGPU
11, Notebook monitor does not display
15] in the resolution setting switch display
16] using the DIY GPU Software set to open IGPU
12, External monitor does not display
17] check the display is connected on the external graphics card
18] display input settings are correct
19] in the resolution setting switch display
20] using the DIY GPU set to open the setting.
13, Game performance improvement is not obvious
22] Note set graphics optimization
24] the graphics card driver is not installed properly
25] display settings are not correct
26] card supply shortage
27] games support problem, replace the game have a look effect

[Customer questions]

More Detail & FAQ please refer to WIKI:

http://www.raspberrypiwiki.com/index.php/EXP_GDC

Q 1: My laptop is xxx-xxx, will my laptop compatible with the EXP GDC?
Answer:
Laptops released after year 2007 almost all fit EXP GDC when they have mini PCI-E slot or EXPRESSCARD slot.
Q 2: 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.
Q 3: 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 DIY GPU software to set,then it can use the laptop internal monitor,otherwise,it need to connect with the external monitor.
(For the software, please refer to the wiki page)

 

[Guarantee]

  • 1. 100% Real Picture.
  • 2. We photography the product pictures all by ourself, so that you can enjoy the best visual service.

[Package]

  • 1.Different products needs different package, we’ ll try our best to prevent damage in transit.

 

 

Additional information

Weight0.25 lbs
Dimensions19 × 12 × 6 in
Brand Name

Geekworm

Type

Laptop Docking Stations

Package

Yes

Length

13.5inch

Material

Plastic

Width

3.5inch

Model Number

M.2 M key interface Version

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  1. K***l

    Arrived fast and in good shape. Not tested yet, will update this review after two months, when will be able to test it. — Приехало за месяц с мелочью, выглядит целым. Протестирую через два месяца и дополню ревью

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  2. Customer

    Took me way too long to get it up and running but wow I’m first person to have my particular laptop and this version of egpu to work for the longest time I’ll post pics later (: PCI-E 4x Gen 3.0!

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  3. M***a

    una pasada, a sido conectarlo a mi intel nuc6i5 y lo a detectado a la primera, rendimiento increíble con una gtx 1060.

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