what IS THE PROPER WAY TO CONNECT connect MBP2019 to BMD EGPU & LG 5k monitor?
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The BMD eGPU has more powerful graphics than the MBP2019, therefore the display should be connected to the BMD eGPU. The BMD eGPU is the only eGPU that allows a Thunderbolt display to be connected this way (without extra hardware).
Connect the LG 5K to the BMD eGPU with the display's Thunderbolt 3 cable.
Connect the BMD eGPU to the MBP2019 with the BMD eGPUs Thunderbolt 3 cable.
Connect other Thunderbolt 3 devices to the other side of the MBP2019 if there are available ports. Otherwise it doesn't matter where you connect other Thunderbolt 3 devices.
To be sure, you can compare performance of various tasks with the display connected directly to the MBP2019 instead.
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