Best Egpu Enclosures

Best eGPU Enclosures – October 2021 External GPU Buyer Guide

eGPU Resources, eGPU Reviews, External GPU, External Graphics Card

Compare our community’s most popular Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosures based on 6-monthly builds tally with linked hands-on reviews from our regularly update guide below. Read our Thunderbolt 3 external GPU enclosure overview to learn more about eGFX features, performance and setup. Support eGPU.io by purchasing your selected eGPU enclosure from the affiliate links [Amazon, Ebay & Aliexpress]. Last but not least, visit our forum to seek help and advice from other enthusiasts on the best eGPU enclosure that fits your needs.

 

 

 

<i class="fas fa-trophy"></i> 1. Razer Core X Review – Thick and Juicy

1. Razer Core X Review – Thick and Juicy

The Razer Core V2 is the filet mignon you order at a fine dining restaurant. It’s delicious and refined with the price to match. The Core X is more like a Big Mac. It gets the job done, appealing to many palates and satisfying your hunger affordably. The Core X . . .
2. Razer Core X Chroma Review – Absolute Unit

2. Razer Core X Chroma Review – Absolute Unit

As of summer 2019, there are two types of eGPU buyers: those who prioritize a single feature and those who buy the Razer Core X Chroma. Unless you want the quietest or smallest eGPU solution, you can't go wrong with Razer's latest offering. Priced at US$399, it's $100 more than . . .
3. Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1070 Gaming Box Review – Tiny but Mighty

3. Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1070 Gaming Box Review – Tiny but Mighty

Conflicts can be good. It motivates us to consider alternatives and find workarounds. The Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1070 Gaming Box is a mighty example of solving eGPU gaming conflicts. It provides the best price to performance ratio and is the most portable external graphics solution available. This tiny external graphics . . .
3. Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1080 Gaming Box Review – Tiny and Mightier

3. Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1080 Gaming Box Review – Tiny and Mightier

External graphics performance disparity is appreciable going from GTX 1060 to GTX 1070 and from GTX 1070 to GTX 1080. Gaming at higher resolutions reduces frame rates as well as Thunderbolt 3 performance loss. Unlike larger eGPU enclosures, the custom enclosure for the AORUS Gaming Box limits your options for . . .
3. Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming Box Review – Little in the Middle

3. Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming Box Review – Little in the Middle

Priced at $420, the Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming Box is not as good a value compared to its AORUS GTX 1070 sibling. Middle-of-the-pack performance is just not as thrilling. The ultimate triumph is for Thunderbolt 3 Mac users. We finally have an all-in-one, plug-and-play solution. External graphics is all about . . .
4. Mantiz Saturn Pro Review – King of the Ring

4. Mantiz Saturn Pro Review – King of the Ring

Priced to be the most affordable full-featured eGPU enclosure on the market, the Mantiz Saturn Pro delivers a knockout punch in performance and value. It showcases the best of the four-year evolution of Thunderbolt 3 eGPU technology. With a unique combination of good looks, unrivaled expansion ports, and exceptional flexibility, . . .
5. Sonnet Breakaway Box Review – It’s cool to be quiet

5. Sonnet Breakaway Box Review – It’s cool to be quiet

I’ve been using this Sonnet Breakaway + RX 580 eGPU setup for the past week. It has been a reliable, capable and quiet workhorse with the Late 2013 Mac Pro trashcan. The enclosure has been housed under the desk, hidden from view. Many times I’ve forgotten it’s even there. The Sonnet . . .
6. AKiTiO Node Review & The State of Thunderbolt 3 eGPU

6. AKiTiO Node Review & The State of Thunderbolt 3 eGPU

So why does Apple stop us from experiencing such a great solution for their thin and light laptops? Some may guess Apple is working on its own eGPU product; I highly doubt this. Given its design and sales strategies over the years, the only way Apple would ever implement an . . .
8. AKiTiO Node Pro Review – Jack of All Trades

8. AKiTiO Node Pro Review – Jack of All Trades

AKiTiO has a very good understanding of its customer base. For years our eGPU community has been modifying AKiTiO’s PCIe expansion enclosures such as the Thunder2 and Thunder3 to host external graphics cards. When the AKiTiO Node arrived last year as one of the first certified eGFX solutions, it made . . .
8. Blackmagic eGPU Review – Apple’s UltraFine Curse

8. Blackmagic eGPU Review – Apple’s UltraFine Curse

Apple is renewing their commitment to the pros, they said. Everything will be more pro, they said. All I see is a locked-in solution that further keeps Mac users under the UltraFine curse. Apple has increasingly tightened their grip on hardware repair and upgrade options, going against the fundamental purpose . . .
8. AORUS RTX 2080 Ti Gaming Box Review – Cooler than Cool

8. AORUS RTX 2080 Ti Gaming Box Review – Cooler than Cool

Gigabyte's AORUS RTX 2080 Ti Gaming Box is an affordable solution relative to piecing together an RTX 2080 Ti and a premium external GPU enclosure yourself. By no means is it the best value for eGPU users. Yet by all means, it is the highest-performing eGPU available today and the . . .

 

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