Windows not detecting eGPU (not even device manager)

Tocitu Eric 0 Reputation points

So I have a Acer Aspire v5-471g and I've bought a gpu (750) and a power supply (300W) and a riser that I've bought a adapter for USB to mini PCIe after I've installed everything correctly and powered on everything in the order it should be I and I've opened device manager to see if it showed but it didn't, I've tried everything and I'm trying to fix it since like one week or so, I just want to play, please help me!

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  1. S.Sengupta 13,366 Reputation points MVP

    The Acer Aspire V5-471G is a relatively older laptop model, and it may not natively support external graphics card (eGPU) connections. To attach an eGPU to your laptop, you'll typically need to have a laptop with a Thunderbolt 3 (or later) port or an ExpressCard slot. If your laptop doesn't have one of these ports, it might be challenging to use an eGPU with it.

    • You will need an external GPU enclosure (eGPU dock) that connects to your laptop's compatible port.
    • You'll also need a compatible graphics card to install inside the eGPU enclosure.
    • Connect the eGPU dock to your laptop using the appropriate cable (Thunderbolt 3 or ExpressCard, for example).
    • Connect the eGPU dock to your laptop using the appropriate cable and updater the graphic card driver.
    • You may need to configure which applications use the eGPU.

    Setting up an eGPU can be a complex and often frustrating process, and not all laptops are suitable for it.

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