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Sapphire Unveil its GearBox 500 Thunderbolt GPU Enclosure with 6600 XT

SAPPHIRE has announced the launch of its new GearBox 500 Thunderbolt 3 eGFX Enclosure which is now available as a complete solution with the PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8GB graphics card. The Gearbox 500 eGFX Enclosure features an updated chassis design with improved airflow that when connected to the latest graphics cards drastically improves the performance of Thunderbolt 3 / 4 Mac or Windows 10 enabled devices.

Sapphire GearBox 500 Thunderbolt GPU Enclosure

Designed for users that need the performance boost to run bandwidth-intensive applications such as professional software and the latest 1080P games, the GearBox 500 eGFX Enclosure’s lightweight and slim small form factor design is highly portable and as well as the PULSE RX 6600 XT, can host up to a 350W PCI-Express x16 Graphics Cards from both AMD and Nvidia’s consumer and professional GPU families.

When combined with the Award-Winning PULSE RX 6600 XT Graphics Card with its robust Metal Backplate Design and powerful Dual-X Cooling Technology, users can reap the benefits of Intelligent Cooling Solutions that deliver lower PCB temperatures, minimum noise, and maximum stability. SAPPHIRE Graphics Cards are acclaimed in the industry for pushing the outer limits of performance, innovation, and engineering quality.

The versatile GearBox 500 eGFX Enclosure comes equipped with a maximum 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™3/4 port that can connect to laptops or small form factor computers lifting performance to the next level and experiencing the full capability of the PULSE RX 6600 XT. It comes with PD Charging (Power Delivery Charging) which is capable of fully charging a laptop of up to 60 Watts. Furthermore, the GearBox 500 eGFX Enclosure features Gigabit Ethernet to enable high speed internet via the LAN port, and dual USB ports that provide additional connections for USB devices used for data transfer or peripherals such as keyboards and mice.

Features

  • eGPU Solution with Award-Winning PULSE RX 6600 XT 8GB Graphics Card
  • Outstanding Improvements in both Productivity and Gaming Performance
  • New Chassis Design with Improved Airflow
  • Light, Slim and Portable
  • Diverse Choice of Outputs Including Thunderbolt ™ 3 with 60W Power Delivery Charging [PD}
  • Compatible With Both Windows and MAC OS

Where Can I Learn More?

At the time of writing, Sapphire has not confirmed any specific regional release dates for its GearBox 500 graphics card enclosure, nor how much we can expect it to cost. Given that they are offering it supplied with an AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT, however, I think it would be fair to say that this probably isn’t going to be cheap. For users looking for a graphics card solution on the go, however, this could well prove to be a very savvy purchase.

If you do, therefore, want to learn more, you can check out the official product website via the link here!

What do you think? – Let us know in the comments!

Mike Sanders

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