Last year I tried getting older AMD and Nvidia graphics cards working on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. I was not successful.

Armed with three new video cards—newer-gen AMD and Nvidia cards, plus a teensy-tiny M.2 video card from ASRock Rack—can I get any of them to light up an external monitor?

Find out in this video, and follow along with progress on the Pi PCI Express database and the GitHub repository that goes with it: https://pipci.jeffgeerling.com

Products mentioned in the video (affiliate links):

– Sapphire Radeon RX 550: https://amzn.to/3tMwmRI
– EVGA Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti: https://amzn.to/3ayicMb
– ASRock Rack M2_VGA: https://www.asrockrack.com/general/productdetail.asp?Model=M2_VGA#Specifications
– Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4: https://amzn.to/2Qo4Qve
– Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 IO Board: https://amzn.to/3nfSS2W
– 1x to 16x adapter cable: https://amzn.to/3xh9RX5
– 12V 5A Power supply: https://amzn.to/2RO696Y
– 700W PC ATX PSU: https://amzn.to/32Fh9py
– PCE164P-NO3 VER 006 PCIe Riser (the one that worked): https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16812119888?IsFeedbackTab=true#scrollFullInfo
– Adafruit USB-to-TTL Serial adapter: https://amzn.to/3vh5REj

Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/geerlingguy
Sponsor me on GitHub: https://github.com/sponsors/geerlingguy

Links mentioned in the video:

– Raspberry Pi PCI Express Card Database: https://pipci.jeffgeerling.com
– Commit to set BAR space to 1GB+: https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/commit/52ded9e4f07b7b608344c5bbef59e31f7b39cb79
– Increase BAR Space (Gist): https://gist.github.com/geerlingguy/9d78ea34cab8e18d71ee5954417429df
– Sapphire AMD Radeon RX 550 details: https://pipci.jeffgeerling.com/cards_gpu/sapphire-radeon-rx550-2gb.html
– EVGA Nvidia GTX 750 Ti details: https://pipci.jeffgeerling.com/cards_gpu/evga-geforce-gtx-750ti.html
– ASRock Rack M2_VGA SM750 details: https://pipci.jeffgeerling.com/cards_gpu/asrock-rack-m2-vga.html

#RaspberryPi #ComputeModule4 #GPU


00:00 – 5 different GPUs
00:57 – 3 new graphics cards
01:41 – Hurdles
03:30 – GeForce GTX 750 Ti
05:40 – AMD Radeon RX 550
07:56 – ASRock Rack M2_VGA
10:56 – A glimmer of hope
12:02 – A plea for help
12:31 – Outtakes