Joined: 15 May 99
Why not just get a laptop with thunderbolt 3 ports? Then you can just get an external enclosure for a 1080ti or whatever your budget will allow and you won’t have cooling issues plus you can upgrade the GPU whenever something better comes out...
Joined: 19 Aug 99
... plus you can upgrade the GPU whenever something better comes out...
Or when they become almost affordable again.
Joined: 27 Aug 16
Congrats on the new laptop!
My laptop SETI crunching advice (I didn't see it mentioned yet in this thread):
If you are able, remove the battery whenever you are running the laptop hard, gaming, or crunching for long periods of time.
If you leave the battery in while running a laptop hard, in my experience, it destroys it in no time and renders the entire unit useless when you need to actually run it without the power supply attached.
I destroyed a few perfectly good laptop batteries before I realized my error, and the simple fix.
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