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Any way to convert a laptop 1060 for use in a desktop?

Probably a long shot. A Google search didn't give me anything useful. 

 

Have a laptop with other issues. The GPU is still in perfect working order. Anyone make a weird card to cool this and put it in a desktop tower?

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If it is an MXM card there are MXM to PCIe adapters floating about on the internet! 

 

Will take some google-fu to find what you need though!

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pretty sure the laptop GPU is soldered to the motherboard 

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If this is incorrect, please correct me, so that I can become better informed.

If you can remove the chip from your laptop without damaging it, you will still run in to compatibility issues because laptop GPU does not run off the same PCI-E interface found in your desktop. Cooling would also be difficult because your laptop likely uses only one master cooler to maintain the temperature of the entire system, including the CPU as well as the GPU.

I have seen some MXM to PCIe adapters on Newegg and AliExpress in the past, but I am not sure if/how well they work.  These adapters still do not address the cooling concern mentioned above.

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2 minutes ago, ExplodingRubber said:

If you can remove the chip from your laptop without damaging it, you will still run in to compatibility issues because laptop GPU does not run off the same PCI-E interface found in your desktop. Cooling would also be difficult because your laptop likely uses only one master cooler to maintain the temperature of the entire system, including the CPU as well as the GPU.

Just the chip on its own isn't going to do you much good. You need some way to attach memory to it and deliver power to it. Pretty much all of the other stuff found on a graphics card's circuit board that is not the GPU die itself.

 

If you have an MXM card, then you already have all of that and ideally you only need an adapter for PCIe (and some way to attach a cooler to it). If you don't and the GPU's die is located directly on the laptop's motherboard, good luck removing the die and all of the other GPU components and integrating them on a customer circuit board.

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Yes you can. Eurocom has some MXM-to-PCIe adapter risers for MXM 3.x cards (RX 480/580 and GTX 1060/1070/1080/1080TI):

 

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https://www.notebookcheck.net/Eurocom-MXM3-Riser-Cards-will-power-your-desktop-with-a-laptop-GPU.241042.0.html

https://eurocom.com/ec/data/whitepapers/34.pdf

https://eurocom.com/ec/upgrade(2,451,0)MultiGPU

 

 

Of course there's always the DIY routeB|

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Sorry everyone. Meant to add a picture but y'all answered my question! Thanks!

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