How to connect external GPU to the Old laptop


How to connect external GPU to an Old laptop / Upgrading my old laptop Graphic Card

You need the following items in order to connect your external GPU to laptop.

Laptop External Independent Video Card Graphics Dock Mini PCI-E Version for V8.0 EXP GDC Beast
PC Power Supply
Gaming Graphics Card
Old Laptop

You can buy the “Video Card Graphics Dock Mini PCI-E Version for V8.0 EXP” in amazon website and all the links are included below.
External Independent GPU Dock Mini PCI-E Version for V8.0 EXP: https://amzn.to/32CkvdU
PC Power Supply : https://amzn.to/2DYs84t
Gaming Graphics Card https://amzn.to/32rXdHP
NVIDIA Quadro K600 1GB DDR3 Graphics card: https://amzn.to/30oWJzC

Step 1
First open the laptop cover and remove the Wi-Fi card or if your laptop has a PCI express slot for SSD, you can use that too instead of Wi-Fi card slot. You will be able connect the Mini PCI-E cable to the laptop and other end, which is a HDMI type connector, It can be connected to the “External Independent Video Card Graphics Dock”


Step 2
Connect the power supply to EGPU using the connector comes with “External Independent Video Card Graphics Dock” and plug the external graphic card. In my case I am using “NVIDIA Quadro K600”but you can buy any graphic card depending on your need.


Step 3
Connect power cables to Power supply and switch the laptop on. Once the system is booted, get into the device manger to check whether the graphic card which you Installed has been automatically taken the drivers. If not you might need to search and install the suitable drivers for it to work properly.

Enjoy your newly upgraded old laptop

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