Hands- with Apple's new Blackmagic eGPU at $ 699

In additi to the new MacBook Pro 13 and 15-inch models introduced last week, Apple has also launched a new eGPU package designed in partnership with Blackmagic.

We chose e of Blackmagic's new eGPUs to check its design and the performance it delivers when it is paired with e of Apple's Macs.

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The Blackmagic eGPU is equipped with a Rade Pro 580 GPU, which was introduced by AMD in June 2017. It has 8GB of VRAM, and it's the same graphics card used in the game. 39; iMac High-End 2017.

You can cnect the Blackmagic eGPU to any Mac that supports Thunderbolt 3, which includes the 2016 MacBook Pro models and the 2017 iMac models.

In terms of design, the Blackmagic eGPU features a futuristic-looking aluminum case that is perfect for a desktop computer. A thermal grid allows efficient heat dissipati, allowing the included fan to go lower, making it as quiet as 18db.

It includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 4 USB 3.1 ports for cnecti of accessories, an HDMI port and 85W of power, so that it can also power a MacBook Pro when it is logged. This is the first eGPU that supports the LG UltraFine 5K display.

Unfortunately, the Blackmagic eGPU is not scalable, so you will not be able to swap the included graphics card for an upgraded versi, which is e of the major drawbacks of the. accessory.

Compared to the graphics cards available in the 2016 MacBook Pro and later …

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