The eGPU Gigabyte RTX 2070 Super is attached to the NUC10i7FNH via Thunderbolt 3 - "Razer Core X". Windows 10 x64 v1909. All drivers are updated as of 04/2020, including Nvidia ones.
Issue 1: NUC freezes randomly in low power/idle GPU states - without even BSOD or something, just freezed screen. Many users reported the same issue in other forums. The cure was
Issue 2: If working with the active eGPU and then restart, the NUC sees attached Razer Core X, but does not recognize the eGPU in it. Sometimes Device manager & "discover new devices" may help, but not always. I should power off the Razer Core X, then switch on, and only then the eGPU becomes active.
Would be great to have Thunderbolt 3 firmware update for NUC-10s to avoid these annoying issues. Or can I apply the firmware from other NUCs?
thanks, indeed - have added "Gigabyte" to my post,
I am not sure if "never buy Gigabyte" can be helpful here as this eGPU works perfectly on my other Lenovo laptop, and on my NUC with max power setting on - until I restart as mentioned.
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though I am not sure about other BIOS settings like PCIe ASPM Support (is ON) and "Native ACPI OS PCIe Support" (is OFF by default)
Nills, I have the same NUC and have been having random screen freezes for over a month and have been working to eliminate causes. I have an active thread (started for a different problem) that is my active thread in trying to resolve this issue. https://forums.intel.com/s/question/0D50P00004dci2DSAQ/nuc10i7fnh-get-error-messages-about-wifi-6-ax...
Research turns up possible low power state issues (and perhaps how they interact with Samsung SSDs) with the suggestion to turn off Intel C states. However, that is on older units and I unsure of how to do so in this new NUC. I use the dedicated graphics, not an eGPU. If you can point me in the right direction (without you spending much time on it), I would appreciate it. I am likewise going to post in the linked thread that the freezes continue.
I have the same issue but with Nvidia rtx 2060. Tagging this in case you come up with a solution, likewise I'll update if I find one.
Any updates on this? I'm also having Thunderbolt 3 issues with the same NUC model and the same eGPU chassis. I tried updating my BIOS firmware to the latest as of today and it didn't seem to help