@Streakmachine It won’t work. T/bolt 2 lacks required bandwidth. See https://www.apple.com/us_edu_14393/shop/question/answers/product/HM8Y2VC/A/whats-the-drawback-in-using-this-egpu-on-a-thunderbolt-ii-mac-book-pro-with-a-tb2-to-tb3-cable/Q7TDXU2XPXK4YAH2J
Today I learned my 13-inch MacBook Pro supports hyper-threading even though it has a dual-core i5 CPU. It’s one of the Kaby Lake series, the first laptop i5s to support HT.
At my checkup on Tuesday the Doc informed me that when I'd come in a week earlier, he couldn't feel my pulse. By this stage low blood pressure caused acute kidney failure. But now I'm OK. Blood press restored along with kidney function. Death was possible.