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Razer introduces macOS compatible Core X eGPU

In February Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, which added support for external graphics processors (eGPUs). Now Razer has introduce the Mac compatible Core X eGPU that’s compatible with Mac Thunderbolt 3 laptops.

It’s Mac ready with compatible AMD Radeon cards. The Razer Core X features an expanded internal design with a wider aluminum shell to accommodate up to 3-slot wide desktop graphics cards. The Core X supports the latest desktop PCIe graphics cards such as NVIDIA GeForce, NVIDIA Quadro, and AMD XConnect enabled Radeon and Radeon Pro cards. 

The Razer Core X embraces plug-and-play capabilities with the Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) connection to the laptop. This eliminates the need for lengthy reboots every time the external graphics enclosure is connected. The Thunderbolt 3 connection also yields speeds up to 40Gbps.

The Razer Core X houses a 650W ATX power supply. A single Thunderbolt 3 connection to the laptop now provides 100W of power for laptop charging. The aluminum enclosure is designed with open vents and additional desktop cooling to dispense heat.

The Core X costs $299. However, that price doesn’t include a graphics card, which you’ll have to purchase separately.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.