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Laptop Meets Desktop

The Razer Core V2 Thunderbolt™ 3 external desktop graphics enclosure enables full transformation of your compatible laptop into a VR-Ready desktop-class gaming or workstation setup.1 The new Razer Core V2 features an all new internal design with improved headroom for larger graphics cards.2 The world’s first dual Thunderbolt 3 design provides dedicated lanes for both graphics and I/O ensuring fluid gameplay. Connect to the future with the most advanced and versatile eGPU solution available.

"it really is a "best of both worlds" setup for people who need mobility during the day and GPU horsepower at night."


Plug and Game

Featuring plug and play support with compatible graphics cards, you won’t need to reboot your system every time you connect your laptop to Razer Core V2. Now, there is no longer a need for you to juggle two separate PCs and switch between your laptop and desktop. Razer Core V2 provides you with the boost in power and performance that you need to keep working and gaming.

Future Ready

Easily upgrade and customize your preferred level of desktop-class performance with support for PCIe desktop graphics cards for work or play. Razer Core v2 features support for the latest graphics chipsets including NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10-series and AMD XConnect™ enabled Radeon™ RX cards. Highly mobile developers can now harness the power of compatible NVIDIA® Quadro® cards for professional graphics performance.2


5.71” / 145mm


11.81” / 300mm

Ultrabook Unleashed

With the ability to connect gaming peripherals to the additional I/O ports, you can easily transform your laptop into a full gaming setup. Complete with 4 USB 3.0 ports and Ethernet, the Razer Core V2 makes it incredibly easy for you to connect all your devices. By using a single Thunderbolt 3 connection to your notebook, the Razer Core v2 external graphics enclosure provides you with both data transfer and USB-C notebook charging without any hassle.

CNC Machined

Starting from a block of durable raw aluminum, the Razer Core V2 is precision CNC crafted for an incredibly durable and compact form-factor. This compact design encloses a massive 500W power supply to ensure adequate power for your graphics and connected devices. The CNC enclosure and additional cooling fans are designed to work in tandem with the graphics card to quickly dispenses heat providing optimal performance.

More Effects with Razer Chroma

Apart from delivering awe-inspiring on-screen effects, Razer Core V2 is powered by Razer Chroma™. The Razer Core V2 includes two lighting areas for a wide variety of customization. Personalize your very own unique lighting effects then sync with other Chroma enabled devices for a truly spectacular gaming experience.

Compatible Razer Notebooks

Tech Specs

At a glance

  • Thunderbolt™ 3 External Graphics Enclosure
  • Supports PCIe desktop graphics cards
  • Plug and play with compatible GPU
  • USB 3.0 ports and Ethernet
  • Powered by Razer Chroma™

Connection to PC

  • Thunderbolt™ 3 using included 40Gbps cable

Compatible Razer Blade laptops

  • Razer Blade Stealth and Razer Blade notebooks equipped with Thunderbolt™ 3

Razer Core V2 max inner dimensions

  • Length : 11.81”/ 300 mm
  • Height*: 5.71” / 145mm
  • Width : 1.69” / 43mm
    * Height measured from top of PCIe connector to the bottom of the locking pin ramps.
    Razer Core V2 max inner dimensions

GPU Support (Desktop graphics card not included)

  • GPU Type: Single double-wide, full-length, PCI-Express x16 graphics card
  • GPU Max Power Support: 375 Watts
  • Plug and Play compatible graphics chipsets: Graphics cards use varied designs based around a common graphics chip. Please ensure the GPU selected meets all size, power, and additional requirements.
  • Qualified NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics chipsets:
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan Xp
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 Ti
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750 Ti
    · NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750
  • Qualified NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics chipsets:
    · NVIDIA® Quadro® P4000
    · NVIDIA® Quadro® P5000
    · NVIDIA® Quadro® P6000
    · NVIDIA® Quadro® GP100
  • Qualified AMD Radeon™ graphics chipsets:
    · AMD Radeon™ RX 500 Series
    · AMD Radeon™ RX 400 Series
    · AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury
    · AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano
    · AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series
    · AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
    · AMD Radeon™ R9 290
    · AMD Radeon™ R9 285
  • Graphics Output: Based on capabilities of installed graphics

Input & Output

  • USB 3.0 X 4
  • Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 (for connection to PC)


  • Razer Chroma – 2 Zones

PC System Requirements

  • Windows® 10 64bit with Thunderbolt 3 port

Internal Power Supply

  • 500 Watts

Included Cables

  • Power Cable
  • Thunderbolt 3 cable

Razer Core Approx. Size

  • 4.13” / 104.9 mm (Width) x 13.38” / 339.9 mm (Depth) x 8.6” / 218.4 mm (Height)
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1) VR-Performance may vary depending on laptop and GPU performance, head-mounted display, and game performance requirements.

2) Graphics card sold separately.