SAPPHIRE GearBox Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX Solution

  • Category: Adapter/Expansion, eGFX
Sapphire Technology Limited
Operating System: 
Operating System: 
Self or Bus Powered: 
Self Powered
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Thunderbolt Version: 
Thunderbolt 3

Boost graphics performance of your Thunderbolt™ 3 enabled Windows laptops and MAC computers with the SAPPHIRE GearBox eGFX solution.

Using a GPU from our list of compatible GPUs, the SAPPHIRE GearBox External Graphics PCI-Express enclosure boosts graphics performance of laptops and Mini PCs for gaming and other graphics intensive professional applications. It features a lightning fast 40Gbps Thunderbolt™ 3 interface that handles various types of data as well as charging a Thunderbolt™ 3 configured laptop.

The SAPPHIRE GearBox supports a PCIe x16 interface for single and dual slot graphics cards to offload GPU processing away from the laptop or other PCI-Express devices enhancing the capability of the laptop. In addition to boosting graphics capability, you can integrate various PCI-Express devices to enhance the functionality of a laptop or Mini PC. Its robust 500W internal power supply drives the best graphics cards or PCI-Express devices available on market. Connectivity is handled by 2 x USB 3.0 outputs for devices such as external drives, and a dedicated Ethernet for fast online performance.

Common Features:

- Product type: eGFX Enclosure / eGFX enclosure + Graphics Card Bundled
- Power supply configuration: Internal
- Power rating: 500W
- Charging support: 60W
- No of Thunderbolt Controllers: 1
- No of USB 2 Ports: 2
- Lan Interface: 1
- Audio interface: No

Supported Operating Systems and Graphics Cards:

Microsoft Windows: Win 10 RS1 and later

Graphics Cards Supported:

- Radeon Pro WX 7100
- Radeon RX470
- Radeon RX480
- Radeon RX570
- Radeon RX580
- Radeon Vega 56

- Quadro P4000
- Quadro P2000
- GeForce GTX 1070Ti
- GeForce GTX1070
- GeForce GTX 1060
- GeForce GTX1050Ti

macOS: High Sierra 10.13.4 and later

Graphics Cards Supported:

- Radeon RX580
- Radeon RX 570
- Radeon Pro WX7100