Review: Blackmagic eGPU Pro – more powerful and capable, but who is it for? [Video]

After several delays, the Blackmagic eGPU Pro is now available for purchase at Apple’s online and retail store locations. The Pro version of Blackmagic’s external graphics chassis is an upgraded version of 2018’s initial release. The original Blackmagic eGPU was a limited device for several key reasons: it was expensive at $ 699; it couldn’t […]

OWC launches Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU, new portable storage, USB-C ‘ClingOn’ cable stabilizer

Other World Computing has launched a number of new items for CES 2019, including the Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU, a number of new USB-C and Thunderbolt storage appliances, and a new USB-C cable stabilization system called ‘ClingOn.’ AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Unofficial Nvidia eGPU support on macOS arrives w/ impressive results for gamers [Video]

Unofficial Nvidia eGPU support is now a reality for Mac users. It’s all thanks to the developers and researchers that congregate over at eGPU.io, a community for eGPU coverage and support across Mac, Windows, and other platforms. While not perfect, the results of my testing look very promising. Let me preface this post by saying that […]

Back to the Mac 008: Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Box 650W – the best Apple-endorsed eGPU chassis for macOS [Video]

Now that macOS 10.13.4 is out, Apple is now officially supporting certain eGPU configurations for eligible Macs. As I outlined in a recent state of eGPU post, all currently released Thunderbolt 3-enabled Macs are eGPU compatible, including the 4K and 5K iMac, the iMac Pro, and the 2016/2017 MacBook Pro. With this in mind, we […]

State of eGPU: Apple introduces official eGPU support in macOS 10.13.4, internal display acceleration opt-in

Today Apple released macOS 10.13.4 to the public, bringing official external graphics support to the Mac. Apple has published a new document to help users navigate the ins and outs of eGPU support, including a list of eligible Mac hardware, external graphics enclosures, and GPUs. If you’re considering adopting an external graphics setup, then you […]

Hands-on: Mantiz Venus – a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU + docking station with 87W of USB Power Delivery [Video]

Mantiz’s Venus is an upcoming eGPU box and docking station for Thunderbolt 3-enabled laptops like the 2016 MacBook Pro. The Taiwanese-based company is working on bringing two eGPU boxes to market — the eccentric-looking Saturn, and the more subdued-looking Venus. The friendly folks at Mantiz agreed to send over a Venus eGPU/docking station, allowing me to take […]