Apple Unveils Blackmagic eGPU for MacBook Pro

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Along with new Touch Bar MacBook Pro models, Apple unveiled a new Blackmagic eGPU on Thursday.

Apple-exclusive Blackmagic eGPU for MacBook Pro

Blackmagic eGPU for MacBook Pro available exclusively from Apple

An eGPU is an external case that holds a graphics card that’s more powerful compared to what’s in your computer. The Blackmagic eGPU includes an AMD Radeon Pro GPU with 8 GB RAM, an HDMI 2 port, two Thunderbolt ports, and four USB 3 ports.

The Blackmagic eGPU doesn’t look to be user upgradable, so don’t plan on replacing the graphics card with a more powerful model in the future.

You can get the Apple-exclusive Blackmagic eGPU in Apple’s stores and on the Apple website starting July 16th.

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If they just added an Ethernet port it would be a decent docking station. (expensive, though)

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You can probably plug in an Ethernet dongle – either to the eGPU or to a connected Thunderbolt display like the LG 5K.

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Unlike most eGPUs, this one actually works with the LG UltraFine 5K display, which needs Thunderbolt 3 for video!

Been waiting for something like this.

I wonder if it will charge the MacBook Pro over Thunderbolt like the LG display?

What would be icing on the cake would be if it could accelerate the internal display as well.