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    A way to connect multiple GPUs via usb?

    One of the images from the USB 3380 product page: That's how you'd set it up for a single video card. That extra board (green-colored in the image) unfortunately costs an extra $100. You might be able to find a cheaper solution. All you really need is an adapter that goes from female mini PCIe...
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    A way to connect multiple GPUs via usb?

    One thing I have to set straight: USB riser cables such as this: do NOT use USB signals. You CANNOT plug them into a standard USB port on your computer - it won't work. These boards use USB 3.0 cables and connectors because USB 3.0 cables are spec'd for nearly the same electrical signaling...
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    A way to connect multiple GPUs via usb?

    I don't think I remember reading anything about it being incompatible with certain cards. I'm pretty sure your initial thought was correct - that the risers should work with any GPU. Could you link me to the place that says that so I can check details?
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    A way to connect multiple GPUs via usb?

    Yes, that product uses the chip I was referencing (I thought it was Pericom, but it is indeed PLX). You could add a PCIe lane to your laptop by plugging it into a USB 3.0 port on your computer. Then you could plug in a GPU and start hashing. You'd need some adapters (like a female-to-female PCIe...
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    A way to connect multiple GPUs via usb?

    Pericom makes a USB 3.0 to PCIe bridge chip. It can be configured to provide two single lane slots or one 2-lane slot. Unfortunately it uses a staggered pin arrangement requiring expensive PCB manufacturing techniques (such as laser-drilled microvias). I'm pretty sure that's the only company...