Is M2 faster than Thunderbolt 3?
In most of the cases for individual tests of AI Benchmark I’ve found that the performance is similar between Thunderbolt and M2 except for NLP/RNN related tasks: For example, Pixel-RNN training can be ~20% faster via M2 while GNMT-Translation inference is 23% faster.19-05-2020
Is getting an eGPU worth it?
Will You Get Better Graphics Performance From an eGPU? Despite the drawbacks, external graphics cards do work. You will get better graphics performance out of your laptop, and they’ll enable you to play games or run apps that wouldn’t have worked before.14-12-2021