Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Box 750EX
Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Box 750EX, Thunderbolt3 eGPU Expansion System, PCIe 3.0 x16, 4x USB3.2 Gen1, 750W PSU
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Sonnet - 'eGPU Breakaway Box 750EX'
Thunderbolt™ 3 to eGPU Card Expansion SystemsWhether you’re editing, rendering, color grading, animating or creating special effects, many of the pro applications you use rely on desktop and workstation graphics (GPU) cards to do the heavy lifting in processing data. Unfortunately, many popular computers are equipped only with integrated graphics or low-power discrete GPUs that bottleneck performance when performing these tasks. Happily, there’s a simple path to greater productivity—add a Sonnet external GPU (eGPU). The eGPU Breakaway™ Box 750 and 750ex Thunderbolt 3 to GPU PCIe card expansion systems boost your eGPU-compatible computer’s graphics performance by connecting a high-performance GPU card to your computer via a single cable.
750W Power Supply
Future-proof UpgradeWith each new generation of GPU cards, users can look forward to a step (or leap) forward in performance. Less predictable is how much power they will require to operate—better performance frequently requires increased power. For eGPU users, power consumption can be a concern. Don’t limit your future card choices—choose a Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Box 750 or 750ex. Equipped with 750W power supplies, these Sonnet chassis easily support the highest power demands of latest GPUs and have plenty of extra power to support GPU cards from generations to come.
Thunderbolt Certified eGPU Breakaway Box
eGPU Breakaway Box 750• Includes two 8-pin (6+2 pin) auxiliary power connectors.
• 750W power supply; supports cards requiring up to 375W of continuous power plus an additional 100W peak power.
• Provides 85W of upstream power
(useful for charging your notebook).
• AMD approved for the air-cooled editions of the
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64, Radeon Pro WX 8200, and WX 9100.
• Designed to also support overclocked NVIDIA cards
with high peak power requirements.
• See the list of Supported GPU Cards Here.
• Integrated hub with four USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A ports and one Gigabit Ethernet Port
Boosts Graphics PerformanceConnects a high-performance GPU card to your computer with Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Cuts Application Task TimesEnables GPU acceleration to significantly improve editing, rendering, color grading, animation, and special effects performance.
750W Power SupplySupport the power requirements of the latest compatible GPU cards; future-proof design handles higher power requirements of cards to come.
Supports Many of the Latest GPU CardsIncludes AMD Radeon VII, RX, RX Vega, Pro W and Pro WX models; and NVIDIA GeForce RTX series, TITAN, and Quadro models.
Multi-eGPU Acceleration SupportConnect two, three, or four eGPU Breakaway Boxes to slash task times on supported applications.
Supports Non-GPU PCIe CardsSupports Thunderbolt-compatible full-length, full-height, single- or double-width cards –perfect for pro audio I/O and DSP cards and pro video I/O and transcoding cards.
Quietest Configurable eGPU System AvailableLarge built-in, variable-speed, temperature-controlled fan quietly and effectively cools whatever card you install.
Choice of ModelsBoth models support the same GPU cards, include the same power supply, and provide the same portable computer charging support; the 750ex adds additional connectivity.
Additional ConnectivityAdds four 5Gb/s USB Type A ports to connect peripherals, plus an RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port for a wired network connectivity.
Single-Port 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 InterfaceEnsures full 2750 MB/s of PCIe bandwidth(2) is dedicated to the installed card.
Thunderbolt CertifiedIncludes AMD Radeon VII, RX, RX Vega, Pro W and Pro WX models; and NVIDIA GeForce RTX series, TITAN, and Quadro models.
Mac and Windows CompatibleCompatible with Mac and Windows computers with Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Application eGPU Performance ExamplesConnecting a desktop or workstation GPU card delivers a significant graphics processing boost to the top video editing, visual effects, and modeling applications, cutting rendering times and enhancing VFX and color correction workflows. These performance comparisons illustrate potential advantages with popular eGPU cards and applications.
MacBook Pro Application Acceleration
Adobe Premiere ProH.264 Export Speed Test (10 minute timeline of 4K footage with multiple effects)
DaVinci Resolve1080p Candle Benchmark (24 fps timeline with 36 blur nodes)
AutoDesk MayaRendering Performance
Maxon Cinema 4DRendering Performance
iMac Pro Application Acceleration
DaVinci Resolve 151080p Candle Benchmark (24 fps timeline with 36 blur nodes)
DaVinci Resolve 15MP4 Render Speed Test (10 minute timeline of 8K footage with 4 nodes)
Maxon Cinema 4DRendering Speed Test (Bamboo demo scene, 200 Ray Trace iterations)
4K to 8K Workflows – Connect Two or More Breakaway BoxesMany task times on supported applications—such as Adobe® Premiere® Pro, DaVinci Resolve™, and Maxon Cinema 4D™, to name a few—can be cut significantly with one eGPU Breakaway Box connected. But, for computers with multiple Thunderbolt ports, times can be slashed when two, three, or four Breakaway Boxes are employed. Connecting one or more eGPUs can multiply your computer’s graphics processing power, enabling it to handle 4K, 5K, 6K, and 8K workflows more efficiently. Plus, a computer’s onboard discrete GPU also contributes to the aggregate performance.
Built-In USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hub
More Ports, Additional FunctionalityIs your computer short on ports for basic connectivity? Step up to the eGPU Breakaway Box 750ex to add four 5Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A ports to connect peripherals, plus an RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port for a wired network connection. The 750ex features a dual Thunderbolt controller design, enabling it to support both peripherals and GPU card through the single Thunderbolt connection to your computer.
Thunderbolt 3 Performance
Designed for GPU Cards, Also Supports Other Demanding PCIe CardsThe Breakaway Box’s single x16 PCIe 3.0 slot accommodates full-length, double-width cards, and its 750W power supply supports trouble-free operation. Its single-port 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface ensures the full 2750 MB/s of PCIe bandwidth(2) is dedicated to the installed card.
Quiet & Effective Cooling
Coolest & Quietest Add-your-own-card eGPU System AvailableWith its large variable-speed temperature-controlled fan that quietly and effectively cools the installed card, the eGPU Breakaway Box can be comfortably used in noise-sensitive working environments.
Accelerated Gaming Performance
Graphic-Intensive Gaming SupportThere’s no need for you to carry a heavy, loud, and hot-running gaming laptop to have a great gaming experience—just plug in a Breakaway Box and add the GPU power you want when you need it! A Breakaway Box is ideal for empowering graphic-intensive gaming on an Intel® processor-based MacBook Air® or 13-inch MacBook Pro®, Ultrabook™ and other thin/light notebook computers that otherwise would deliver a poor gaming experience. Accelerated graphics can either be displayed on one, two, or more external monitors, or on your notebook’s own display panel(4). Best of all, you can upgrade the GPU card in the Box to keep up with the latest in GPU technology (unlike with gaming laptops).
The Tech Spec
|External Connectors||One Thunderbolt 3 port
Four USB Type A
|Internal Conectors||Two 8-pin (6+2 pin) power connectors|
|Expansion Slot||One x16 mechanical (x4 electrical, Thunderbolt 3 spec) PCIe 3.0|
|PCIe Card Supported||One full-length, full-height, double-width PCIe Card|
|Power Supply||Universal 750W, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz|
Supports cards requiring up to 375W of continuous power plus an additional 100W peak power
|Power Delivery||GPU-750-TB3 provides laptop charging up to 100W|
|Standby Power||Consumes 8.5W (sleep) / 14W (idle)|
|Operating Temperatures||0˚C to 35˚C|
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||18.5 x 34.0 x 20.2 cm|
|Mac Compatibility||macOS Big Sur compatible|
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 ports and macOS 10.13.6+
- Automatically accelerates AMD RX eGPU connected monitors, and games and select apps run on those monitors(3) - macOS drivers for NVIDIA GPU cards are not compatible with Thunderbolt Technology - One eGPU Breakaway Box (WX9100, for example) supports up to six external 4k monitors @60Hz
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 ports and macOS 10.14.6+
- Support added for AMD RX 560 and RX 590 AMD GPUs - Accelerate games and applications run on the internal display (or Thunderbolt Display) by selecting the App, selecting “Get Info”, and checking “Prefer External GPU”(4) - Windows 10 support under Parallels Desktop for Mac(5) - Support for two eGPU Breakaway Box eGPUs and up to twelve external 4k monitors @60Hz
Under macOS 10.14.6, a Mac mini is compatible with a Breakaway Box with Vega 56, Vega 64, WX 8200, and WX 9100. A Mac mini with a Breakaway Box with an RX 560/570/580/590 must be booted with a monitor connected to the Mac mini’s HDMI port. The monitor may be moved to the GPU after booting. This anomaly is fixed in macOS 10.15.7+.
Mac with Thunderbolt 3 ports and macOS 10.15.7+
- Support added for AMD RX 5500, 5500 XT, 5600, 5600 XT, 5700, 5700XT
Apple® M1 Macs do not yet support eGPUs
Supports VIVE and VIVE Pro with
AMD Radeon RX480 or better(6)
External GPUs not supported by
Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt equipped Macs(7)
External GPUs not supported on Windows 10
under Boot Camp
Certified with all generation Thunderbolt Macs to support Thunderbolt-compatible non-GPU cards, such as AVID HDX(8) and RED ROCKET-X
|Windows Compatibility||Windows PC with a Thunderbolt 3 port|
GPU card use requires an eGPU-enabled Windows PC
Windows 10 (64-bit Edition, Version 1809 or greater)
Supports VIVE and VIVE Pro with NVIDIA GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 or better
|Monitor Compatibility||1080P monitors using DP or HDMI ports|
4K and 5K monitors using DP or HDMI ports
4K, 5K, and 6K Thunderbolt 3 monitors
require a GPU card with USB-C output
- LG UltraFine 4K and 5K displays
- Apple Pro Display XDR 6K
49” 5120x1440 Dual QHD monitors using a DP port:
- Dell Ultrasharp 49 Curved Monitor U4919DW
- LG 49 inch 32:9 UltraWide Dual QHD
IPS Curved LED Monitor 49WL95C-W
- Phillips Brilliance 32:9 Superwide
Curved LCD Display 499P9H/27
- Samsung 49” CRG9 Dual QHD Curved
QLED Gaming Monitor LC49RG90SSNXZA
8K displays are compatible with Windows(11), but not currently compatible with macOS
|Graphics Card Compatibility Chart||Here|
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