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Apple and BlackMagic's new eGPU is the quiet solution to your MacBook's lame graphics

5 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Apple's computers have never exactly been known for their graphics prowess, but the last year or two the company has taken the opportunity to improve its standing with official support for external GPUs connected via Thunderbolt 3. Fresh from releasing newly updated MacBooks, the company has collaborated with film hardware company Blackmagic on a $699 eGPU. Before you scoff at the price, there's one difference compared to other eGPU solutions: this one actually includes the graphics card. Specifically, the Blackmagic eGPU comes with a Radeon Pro 580 sporting 8GB of memory, which is roughly...
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Bring magic to your desktop with a $699 external GPU for MacBook Pros, iMacs

Bring magic to your desktop with a $699 external GPU for MacBook Pros, iMacs

5 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Blackmagic Design teamed up with Apple to create an external graphics card enclosure with a built-in AMD Radeon Pro 580. Called the Blackmagic eGPU, it connects to Mac devices via a Thunderbolt 3 port. It's available now.
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Blackmagic eGPU boosts MacBook Pro graphics up to 8x

Blackmagic eGPU boosts MacBook Pro graphics up to 8x

5 days ago   |   By Liliputing

Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops should be a lot faster than previous models thanks to their new 8th-gen Intel Core processors. And Apple has also bumped up the graphics for both the 13 inch and 15 inch models. But if you need a bigger boost in graphics performance, Apple worked with Blackmagic Design on a...
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Blackmagic eGPU gives new MacBook Pro a graphics boost

Blackmagic eGPU gives new MacBook Pro a graphics boost

5 days ago   |   By SlashGear

If you're picking up a new MacBook Pro today you might want something to plug into one of its Thunderbolt 3 ports, and so Blackmagic has just the external GPU for you. The new Blackmagic eGPU was designed in collaboration with Apple to make perfect use of those high-bandwidth ports, packing a Radeon Pro 580 graphics card and a full...
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Blackmagic eGPU Turns MacBooks into Gaming Beasts

5 days ago   |   By Laptop Mag

Windows PC owners have been enjoying the benefits of eGPUs for a while now. By bringing their own graphics card and plugging it into an enclosure, users gain the ability to transform an otherwise wimp...
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Blackmagic offers a new integrated eGPU for Thunderbolt 3 MacBook laptops

Blackmagic offers a new integrated eGPU for Thunderbolt 3 MacBook laptops

5 days ago   |   By Macworld

Blackmagic on Thursday released a new external graphics processing unit targeted at users looking for a simple-to-integrate device over Thunderbolt 3. The new $699 device was introduced to the media during Apple's showcase of its new MacBook Pro laptops. The Blackmagic eGPU houses an AMD Radeon Pro 580 graphics card with 8GB of GDDR memory. The integrated design means that, according to a Blackmagic representative, the card inside the device is not upgradeable. The eGPU can provide a 2.8x increase in performance over the stock graphics in the new 15-inch MacBook Pro and its discrete Radeon...
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