Is the Blackmagic eGPU compatible with a 2012 MacBook Pro, using a thunderbolt 2 to thunderbolt 3 adapter?
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I read on OWC's website that the "apple" adaptor is the only thunderbolt 3 to thunderbolt 2 adaptor that will work with the Akitio external gpu which is a thunderbolt 3 just like the black magic. They say it will limit the bandwith to 1375mb/s due to the thunderb2 limitations. I still do not know for sure if the black magic or the Sonnet Puck, or the Akitio would actually work well connected this way. Anyone tested this yet?
- Answered by Matt M from Naples
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From what I have read the answer is no.
- Answered by Hal H from Abilene
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While it is technically possible, the process is much more involved than a cable adapter. The performance increase will also not be nearly as great nor is this method officially supported.
- Answered by Christopher S from Kyle
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Will this adapter allow me to connect a blackmagic intensity thunderbolt to a brand new imac? Thunderbolt 2 output on the intensity and Thunderbolt 3?
- Asked by First B from Georgetown
- 6 Dec 2017
- Flag as inappropriate Will this adapter allow me to connect a blackmagic intensity thunderbolt to a brand new imac? Thunderbolt 2 output on the intensity and Thunderbolt 3?
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