The Core X emerges as the go-to single I/O Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure that can pair with almost all graphics cards and Thunderbolt 3 laptops.


Razer Core X   |   Razer Core X Chroma™

core x comparison

Razer Core X

Razer Core X Chroma™

Power Supply

Internal ATX 650W
Internal ATX 700W

Laptop Power Delivery (USB-C)


Max size GPU

Up to 3-slot card
Up to 3-slot card



Gigabit Ethernet


Razer Chroma™





Give your thin and light laptop the power of a full gaming rig. Whether you’re hunting down enemies in an apocalypse or designing your own 3D world, the Razer Core X and Razer Core X Chroma deliver desktop-class graphics to your laptop instantly. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 Windows 10 or Mac laptops.

Now compatible with NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX graphics and AMD Radeon™ VII GPUs. Windows 10 RS5 or later required.

Desktop-Class Performance

The Razer Core X series features support for the latest PCIe desktop graphics cards including NVIDIA® GeForce® and AMD XConnect™ enabled Radeon™ cards. Highly mobile developers can now harness the power of compatible NVIDIA® Quadro® cards and AMD Radeon™ Pro cards for professional graphics performance.

Just Plug and Play

After setup is completed with your laptop, the Razer Core X eGPUs are plug and play when connected with compatible laptops for quick connection to your game session. The single Thunderbolt cable connection unlocks desktop graphics. Step up to the Razer Core X Chroma™ to effortlessly connect to desktop peripherals, Gigabit Ethernet, and Razer Chroma™ RGB lighting.

Incredibly Fast Speeds

The Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C) connection between a laptop and Razer Core X series yields incredibly fast speeds, while offering a standard connection to various systems. The unique dual-chip design of the Razer Core X Chroma effectively handles both graphic and peripheral data through a single Thunderbolt 3 cable to the laptop.

Versatile Compatibility

Versatile Compatibility

The Razer Core X external graphic enclosure is incredibly versatile and compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3 systems running Windows 10 RS5 or later and Macs running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or later. Laptops require a Thunderbolt 3 port with external graphics (eGFX) support.

Future Proof

Future Proof

Stay at the top of your game by keeping your performance maxed. Razer Core X series lets you easily upgrade your graphics card, so you can instantly give your laptop a boost.

Stay Cool Always

Stay Cool Always

Perfectly sized to fit your setup, the Razer Core X series feature additional cooling and open vents in its aluminum body for optimized thermal performance.

Razer compatible laptops include the Razer Blade Stealth, Razer Blade, and Razer Blade Pro (GTX 1060 version) with Thunderbolt 3 port. Laptops require a Thunderbolt 3 port with external graphics (eGFX) support.

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At a Glance

  • Boost Thunderbolt™ 3 laptops
  • Windows 10 and macOS support
  • Compatible with PCI-Express graphics cards
  • Up to 700W power supply
  • Aluminum chassis

Input & Output

    Razer Core X
    Thunderbolt™ 3 (connection to the system)

    Razer Core X Chroma
    • Thunderbolt™ 3 (connection to the system)
    • 4 X USB 3.1 Type-A
    • Gigabit Ethernet

Internal Power Supply

    Razer Core X
    650 Watts

    Razer Core X Chroma
    700 Watts

Laptop Power Delivery

    Up to 100 Watts via USB-C

Thunderbolt™ 3 cable length

    Razer Core X
    19.67”/ 500mm

    Razer Core X Chroma
    27.56”/ 700mm

Razer Core Approx. Size

    6.61" / 168 mm (Width) x 14.72" / 374 mm (Depth) x 9.06" / 230 mm (Height)

Approx. Weight

    Razer Core X
    6.48 kg / 14.29 lbs.

    Razer Core X Chroma
    6.91 kg / 15.23 lbs.

Laptop Requirements (Laptop not included)

    Connection to system
    Systems require a Thunderbolt™ 3 port with external graphics support. Please check with your laptop manufacture to confirm if your laptop supports Thunderbolt 3 external graphics.

    Please also ensure your laptop has the latest BIOS, firmware, Thunderbolt software, and other applicable updates before connecting to Razer Core X Chroma.

    macOS Systems Requirements
    • Thunderbolt™ 3 equipped Macs running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or later.
    • Compatible AMD graphics card sold separately.
    • Razer Synapse 3 software not available on macOS.

    Windows System Requirements
    • Windows 10 64bit RS5 or above with Thunderbolt™ 3 port.
    • Compatible NVIDIA or AMD graphics card sold separately.

Graphics Cards Requirements (Graphics card not included)

    Razer Core X max inner dimensions
    Length : 12.99”/ 330 mm
    Height*: 6.29” / 160 mm
    Width : 2.36” / 60 mm
    Razer Core X Chroma max inner dimensions
    Length : 12.99”/ 330 mm
    Height*: 6.29” / 160 mm
    Width : 2.24” / 57 mm
    * Height measured from top of PCIe connector to the bottom of the locking pin ramps.

    GPU Type
    Up to 3-Slot wide, full-length, PCI-Express x16 graphics card.

    Graphics cards use varied designs based around a common graphics chip. Please ensure the GPU selected meets all size, power, and additional requirements.

    GPU Max Power Support
    500 Watts

macOS Compatible Graphics Chipsets

    AMD Radeon™ RX 580
    AMD Radeon™ RX 570
    AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 7100
    AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 56
    AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64
    AMD Vega Frontier Edition Air
    AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100
    AMD Radeon™ RX 470
    AMD Radeon™ RX 480

    *Not an exhaustive list

Windows 10 Compatible Graphics Chipsets

    Qualified NVIDIA ® GeForce ® graphics chipsets
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2080 Ti
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2080 Super
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2080
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2070 Super
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2070
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2060 Super
    NVIDIA ® GeForce RTX™ 2060
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX Titan X
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX Titan V
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX Titan Xp
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1660 Super
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1660 Ti
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1660
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1650 Super
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1650
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1080 Ti
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1080
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1070 Ti
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1070
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1060
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1050 Ti
    NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 1050
    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 5700 XT
    AMD Radeon™ RX 5700
    AMD Radeon™ VII
    AMD Radeon™ VEGA RX 64
    AMD Radeon™ VEGA RX 56
    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

    *Not an exhaustive list

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