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No. Chances are very slim that your laptop has a 10 gigabit ethernet adaptor - its uncommon on high end desktops. You'd also need some clever hardware to translate between PCI-e to ethernet, and the latency, oh the latency. You have a device which is typically put as close to the processor as possible with 16 dedicated pci-e lanes right into it, and you'd ...


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Connecting a GPU by Ethernet is like connecting your PS3 controller to the PS/2 keyboard port: sounds like it's trying to fix a problem but the solution turns out to be completely outlandish and impractical. (Granted, if you can pull it off, you'll gain more popularity as that one crazy guy.) That said, I advise you not to try to do this because the ...


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Probably not at commodity pricing for another few years. The current offerings are all high-end, using 10/40 Gbps connections and Nvidia Tesla cards. Even then, it's not directly usable for gaming or graphics, but more for CUDA processing. e.g. http://www.chelsio.com/gpudirect-rdma/


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Not with ethernet, but with PCIe and Thunderbolt. This article breaks down the external GPU (eGPU) landscape well. A number of companies sell PCIe/Thunderbolt enclosures. Some are limited by Thunderbolt's power, some have their own power. MSI GUS II using Thunderbolt and limited to 150W. Akitio Thunder2 PCIe Box using Thunderbolt 2, but only provides 25W. ...


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Not by Ethernet, but PC Mag ran a story last Sept on using a gaming card with a laptop connected via PCIe adapter card, Express Card, or Thunderbolt for Macbooks. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2984716/laptop-computers/how-to-transform-your-laptop-into-a-gaming-powerhouse-with-an-external-graphics-card.html The author uses a 2011 Thinkpad and under $200 ...


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The closest you can come to what you want is, if you're gaming via Steam, to use the in home streaming option to use your network to route the display from the a gaming desktop to your laptop and user input from the laptop to the desktop running the game. This would require a full desktop somewhere in your home instead of just a laptop + external GPU; but ...


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The device is not a network adapter, so it's never going to show up in ipconfig. I'm not sure what gave you that idea. Ethernet devices are not "discoverable" like USB devices, unless you've got something like WINS or Bonjour running alongside. Consider two approaches: Use the static IP address. This is quick and dirty but a pain if you're on more than ...


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There are advantages and disadvantages to both options (protected and not protected). In many cases, the surge protection can cause intermittent issues with different services such as... the cable's signal quality DSL (high speed Internet through a phone line) signal quality Ethernet connection instability That said, it will prevent minor power surges ...


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If you have no technical skills, then the easiest way to break this down is simply: does your graphics card have an Ethernet port? As far as I know, there is no adapter capable of adding an Ethernet port to a graphics card. If you simply want to beef up your laptop with an external graphics card, there does happen to be a solution for that, though it's ...


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What you need is simply a USB-ethernet adapter. Unofortunately it totally depends on the tablet and the Operating System on the tablet whether or not a given ubs-ethernet adapter is compatible with it. As far as I know you can't do it with Apple tablets. There are some solutions for Android based tablets and tablets running Windows Mobile. For Windows based ...


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I am trying to wire two Ethernet jack ports into a trailer outback so two computers can plug into the wall at the same time. I have one long CAT6 cable with an rj45 connector on one end that is plugged into the router in the main house, and loose wires on the other end. OK. Do I need to wire two jacks into the other side of this one cable and ...


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Technically this is possible... but it does violate the CAT6 cabling rules. An easy solution would be to purchase a ultra-cheap Ethernet hub/switch. That way you can use the one cable to get to a "fan out" hub/switch that you would then connect to both computers. An added benefit, is that you'd be able to add a another device at some later date. ...


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I believe VirtualGL might help you with this - it allows you to run the graphically-intensive program on device and view the results on another.


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Try looking at this previously answered question for connecting a pci device via usb Adaptor that allows me to use a PCI card via a USB connection As for connecting pci via ethernet, NO


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It is not clear what you intend to use as primary device. The Laptop? or would an adapter that connects the devices also be acepted? In the latter case the Steam Link device would exactly do this (transfering GPU rendered data over ethernet and just provides them to an outputmedium.)



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