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Razer Supercharges Windows Laptops and MacBooks with the New Core X Chroma

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Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced today
the latest external graphics enclosure (eGPU), the Razer Core X Chroma.
The Razer Core X Chroma expands its features to now include a 700W power
supply, USB and Gigabit Ethernet ports, and Razer Chroma lighting.

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Full battlestation setup powered by Razer Core X Chroma (Photo: Business Wire)

Full battlestation setup powered by Razer Core X Chroma (Photo: Business Wire)

Designed to work with a wide array of Thunderbolt 3 Windows laptops and
MacBooks, the Razer Core eGPU line will give mobile warriors the ability
to tap into the massive graphics processing power of a desktop gaming
machine with minimal hassle. This allows users to play the most
demanding games and create world-class content at blazing speeds.

The Razer Core X Chroma now includes a 700W power supply, USB and
Gigabit Ethernet ports, and Razer Chroma lighting to meet the needs of
the most hardcore gamers and creators.

Windows 10 laptops require a Thunderbolt 3 port with external graphics
(eGFX) support and the latest Windows RS5 update. Compatible Razer
laptops include the Razer Blade Stealth 13, Razer Blade 15, and Razer
Blade Pro 17 (GeForce® GTX 1060 version).

Mac systems require a Thunderbolt 3 port, macOS running High Sierra
10.13.4 or later with compatible AMD Radeon™ cards.

Simple plug and play

To use the Razer Core X Chroma, users simply need to install their
choice of desktop PCIe graphics cards, ranging from NVIDIA® GeForce
RTX™, GeForce® GTX, and Quadro® cards to AMD XConnect™-enabled Radeon™
and Radeon™ Pro cards.

Installation of the graphic card is a toolless experience thanks to the
simple drawer-style slide and lock mechanism. The graphics card is
inserted into the PCIe slot and secured with a single thumbscrew.

Most versatile eGPU available

The Razer Core X Chroma is the most versatile Core eGPU available today.
It comes with USB and Ethernet connections, and is capable of housing up
to up to 3 slot-wide desktop graphics cards. The new I/O (input and
output) hub at the rear of the device offers four USB Type-A ports and a
Gigabit Ethernet port all tucked in along the back to reduce cable
clutter. To ensure stable performance under heavy load, the Razer Core X
Chroma includes a unique Thunderbolt dual-chip design that effortlessly
handles both graphic and peripheral data through the single Thunderbolt
3 cable.

The ATX power supply has also been upgraded to 700W and is capable of
providing power to the most power-hungry graphics cards. Additionally,
the Razer Core X Chroma can charge USB-C laptops with up to 100W over
the included Thunderbolt 3 cable.

The aluminum enclosure is lined with two Razer Chroma RGB lighting zones
that are fully customizable on Windows systems using Razer Synapse 3
software. Razer Chroma’s 16.8 million different colors provide a
full-blown immersive gaming experience as users enjoy ambient in-game
effects that sync dynamically to every onscreen action and event.

The chassis has perforated sides and cooling fans that provide quick
dissipation of heat and optimal thermal performance.


$399.99 USD / 429.99 € MSRP

The new Razer Core X Chroma will be available starting April 16th, 2019,
from and select retailers in the United States, Canada, United
Kingdom, France, Germany, and the Nordics. It will be available soon in
China, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.

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Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized
logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that
spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s
largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software, and services.

Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming
peripherals, Blade gaming laptops, and the acclaimed Razer Phone.

Razer’s software platform, with over 60 million users, includes Razer
Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma (a proprietary
RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and

In services, Razer Gold is one of the world’s largest virtual credit
services for gamers, and Razer Pay is the e-wallet designed for youth
and millennials.

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore,
Razer has 18 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand
for gamers in the USA, Europe, and China. Razer is listed on the Hong
Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).