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Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck RX 5500 XT

Model: GPU-RX55-TB3-S

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck RX 5500 XT
Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck RX 5500 XT
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About: Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck RX 5500 XT

Do you have an Intel®-based MacBook Air®, MacBook Pro®, Mac mini®, iMac® or iMac Pro with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports? If you need to run pro editing, rendering, color grading, animating and special effects apps, you need a graphics processing (GPU) power boost.  Whether your Mac® completely lacks a discrete internal GPU or has a GPU without enough power to adequately support the needs of your current workflow, Sonnet's eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon™ RX 5500 XT (with an integrated Radeon RX 5500 XT graphics card with 4GB of GDDR6 video memory) is a solution that will instantly boost your Mac's graphics performance anytime and anywhere you need it.

Multi-display Graphics Dock

Leveraging macOS® extended desktop mode, the eGPU Breakaway Puck supports up to four 4K displays at the same time (fourth display requires a a Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 Dual Display Adapter; sold separately), configured for the perfect productivity and gaming setups. With the Puck connected, there’s no need to compromise between the light notebook you want and the number of displays you need in your workspace.

USB Peripheral Support

eGPU Breakaway Pucks include two USB 3.2 Type A ports, enabling you to connect peripherals to your Mac without using another port on the computer.

Key Features

  • Features Radeon RX 5500 XT GPU (with 4GB of GDDR6 Video Memory)
  • Boosts Graphics Performance for Built-in and External Displays
  • Small and Highly Portable
  • Supports Up to Three 4K Displays – Including One Thunderbolt Display
  • Supports Apple Pro Display XDR at full 6K Resolution
  • Adds Two USB 3.2 Type A Ports for Common Peripherals
  • Charges Your Computer – Provides 60W through the Included Thunderbolt Cable
  • Thunderbolt Certified
  • Mac (Intel®) and Linux Compatible (Apple M1 Macs do not yet support eGPUs)
  • 2-year Product Warranty
  • Free Lifetime Customer Technical Support
  • Designed in the USA

Note: Not certified for use under Windows; see tech note for information

Mac Compatibility

  • Mac (Intel) with Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • macOS Catalina 10.15.7+
  • macOS Big Sur compatible
  • External GPUs not supported on Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt Macs
  • Apple M1 Macs do not yet support eGPUs

Windows Compatibility

  • Not certified for use under Windows; see tech note for information

Monitor Compatibility

  • [email protected] monitors using DP or HDMI ports
  • 4K, 5K, and 6K monitors @60Hz using Thunderbolt 3/USB-C port
    • LG UltraFine 4K and 5K displays
    • Apple Pro Display XDR
  • 49” 5120x1440 Dual QHD monitors using DP port:
    • Dell Ultrasharp 49 Curved Monitor U4919DW
    • LG 49 inch 32:9 UltraWide Dual QHD IPS Curved LED Monitor 49WL95C-W
    • Philips Brilliance 32:9 Superwide Curved LCD Display 499P9H/27
    • Samsung 49” CRG9 Dual QHD Curved QLED Gaming Monitor LC49RG90SSNXZA

Hardware

  • Warranty: 2-year
  • Form Factor: Portable external GPU system
  • Video Memory: 4 GB GDDR6
  • External Connectors
    • Two Thunderbolt 3
    • One DisplayPort
    • One HDMI
    • Two USB 3.2 Type A
    • One 4-pin power DIN
  • Display Connectivity
    • Thunderbolt 3 Port
      • 4K, 5K or 6K @60Hz Thunderbolt 3 monitor
      • 4K or 5K @60Hz USB-C monitor
      • 4K @60Hz DisplayPort monitor using USB-C to DisplayPort cable or adapter (not included)
      • Two 4K @60Hz DisplayPort monitors using Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter (sold separately)
      • Two 4k @60Hz HDMI monitors using Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter (sold separately)
    • DisplayPort 1.4 Port
      • 4K @60Hz monitor
      • Dual QHD (5120x1440) @60Hz monitor
    • HDMI 2.0b Port
      • 4K @60Hz monitor
  • USB Peripheral Connectivity
    • Cables Supported: With USB Type A connector
    • Peripherals Supported: Supports all industry standard USB 3, 2.0 and 1.1 devices
    • Data Transfer Rate: USB 3.2 Gen 1 (aka USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 3.0): 5Gb/s
  • Thunderbolt 3 Peripheral Support: Yes
  • Supported Technologies
    • HDCP 2.2
    • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
    • Intelligent Fan Control 
    • OpenCL 2.0
    • OpenGL 4.5
    • Metal
  • Power Delivery: Provides laptop charging up to 60W
  • Power Adapter: Universal 230W, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz
  • Operating Temperatures: 0˚C to 35˚C (32˚F to 95˚F)
  • Dimensions WxDxH (Puck): 6 x 5.1 x 2 in. (15.2 x 13 x 5.1 cm)
  • Dimensions WxDxH (Power Supply): 3 x 6.1 x 1.2 in. (7.5 x 15.5 x 3.1 cm)
  • Weight: Puck and Power Supply: 3.25 lbs (1.47 kg)
  • Complete Package: 4.8 lbs (2.18 kg)

Package Contents

  • eGPU Breakaway Puck
  • Power adaper
  • Power cord
  • 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • Documentation

UPC: 732311013034

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Warranty: Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck RX 5500 XT

AVShop.ca Warranty:

30 Days

Manufacturer's Warranty:

5 Year Warranty

  • Sonnet Fusion Fibre Storage Products and managed Ethernet switches
  • Sonnet Fusion D, DX, R, and RX Series Storage Products: (except R400S RAID purchased outside of xMac mini RAID Server bundle) with removable 3.5" drives
  • Sonnet Pro Controller Cards: PCIe (Tempo SATA E4P, E4i, 6Gb Pro PCIe 2.0, 6Gb Pro 4-Port, SSD Pro, and Allegro FW800); ExpressCard/34 (Tempo SATA Pro, 6Gb Pro, edge 6Gb Pro, SAS Pro, FireWire 800 Pro, SDXC UHS-I Reader, and Pro Dual Compact Flash Adapter); and PCI-X (Tempo SATA X4P) 
  • Sonnet Pro Thunderbolt Products: Echo ExpressCard Pro Thunderbolt Adapter; Echo Express II, Echo Express III-D, Echo Express III-R and Echo Express Pro Thunderbolt Expansion chassis; Echo Express SE 10GbE, Echo Express SE eSATA Pro 4-Port and Echo Express SEL 10GbE Thunderbolt adapters; xMac mini Server, xMac mini Server 2H and xMac mini Server (Third Generation); xMac Pro Server; Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition and Fusion DX800 RAID (Thunderbolt 2 Edition)

2 Year Warranty:

  • Sonnet Fusion D, DX, R, and RX Series Storage Products: (except Fibre) with removable 3.5" drives
  • Sonnet Pro Controller Cards: PCIe (Tempo SATA E4P, E4i, and Allegro FW800); ExpressCard/34 (Tempo SATA Pro, FireWire 800 Pro, and Pro Dual Compact Flash Adapter); and PCI-X (Tempo SATA X4P) 
  • Sonnet Mobile Storage and Qio Media Readers: Fusion F2, Fusion F2QR, Fusion F3, Qio, Qio E3, Qio CF4, Qio MR

1 Year Warranty:

  • Sonnet Fusion QR
  • Sonnet Fusion R400S RAID (except when purchased as part of xMac mini RAID Server bundle)
  • Sonnet Thunderbolt Products: Echo Express, Echo Express SE, Echo Express SEL
  • Sonnet Enclosures and Brackets: RackMac mini and RackMac Pro; MacCuff mini and MacCuff Pro
  • All other new Sonnet products