Razer today announced the Razer Core X Chroma, the latest external graphics enclosure (eGPU) with a 700W power supply, USB and Gigabit Ethernet ports, and Razer Chroma lighting. If you own a Windows laptop with Thunderbolt 3 port, you will be able to use this eGPU to increase the graphics capability of your laptop. Some of the compatible Razer laptops include the Razer Blade Stealth 13, Razer Blade 15, and Razer Blade Pro 17 (GeForce GTX 1060 version). Razer also mentioned that it will work with Macbooks as well.
- To use the Razer Core X Chroma, users simply need to install their choice of desktop PCIe graphics cards, ranging from NVIDIA GeForce RTX, GeForce GTX, and Quadro cards to AMD XConnect enabled Radeon and Radeon Pro cards.
- Installation of the graphic card is a toolless experience thanks to the simple drawer-style slide and lock mechanism. The graphics card is inserted into the PCIe slot and secured with a single thumbscrew.
- The Razer Core X Chroma chassis has perforated sides and cooling fans to offer good thermal performance.
The new Razer Core X Chroma will be available for $399 starting April 16th, 2019 in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the Nordics. It will also be available soon in China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.