Scan code: LN115766 Manufacturer code: GPU-RX55-TB3-S

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck, Radeon RX 5500 XT, eGPU Expansion System, Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB

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Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Pro Graphics Performance BoostersDo 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 has a pair of solutions that will instantly boost your Mac's graphics performance anytime and anywhere you need it. Why not pack a Puck?!

Key Features

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Boosts Graphics Performance for Built-in and External DisplaysAccelerates graphic-intensive pro application performance on Mac computers with integrated or low-power discrete graphics processors.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Small and Highly PortableMeasures 6 inches wide by 5.1 inches deep by 2 inches tall, takes up little space on the desktop, fits easily into a computer bag or backpack.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Supports Up to Four 4K DisplaysOne DisplayPort; one HDMI; plus two DisplayPort or two HDMI using a Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 Dual Display Adapter (sold separately).

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Supports Thunderbolt DisplaysSupports 4K, 5K, and even the 6K Apple® Pro Display XDR.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Adds Connectivity for Common PeripheralsTwo USB 3.2 Type A ports provide connections for devices you want to keep connected to the eGPU dock.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Charges Your MacProvides 60W through the included Thunderbolt 3 cable to power and charge your MacBook Air or Pro(1) while connected, allowing you to leave your computer’s power adapter behind.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Optional Zero Desktop FootprintUsing the PuckCuff™ VESA Mounting Bracket Kit (sold separately), you can attach the Puck to the back of a monitor with open VESA mounting holes or mount to a multi-monitor stand.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Thunderbolt CertifiedThunderbolt certified for use with Intel-based Macs with Thunderbolt 3 ports.

Professional Application Performance

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Pro Application AccelerationeGPU Breakaway Pucks deliver powerful GPU acceleration, packing big performance into a conveniently small and quiet package. They provide plug and play support, enabling connection to and disconnection from your Mac without having to power cycle it, and enable you to use the professional video applications you need with the Intel-based Mac computer you want or already own.

Performance Comparisons

eGPU Performance ExamplesConnecting an eGPU Breakaway Puck delivers a significant graphics processing boost to the top video editing, visual effects, and modelling applications, cutting rendering times and enhancing VFX and colour correction workflows.

MacBook Pro Application

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Adobe Premiere Pro2019 MacBook Pro 15" (15,1) - 4K Project Export Accelerated Effects

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

DaVinci Resolve2019 MacBook Pro 15" (15,1) - Timeline Playback Spatial Noise Reduction

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

DaVinci Resolve2019 MacBook Pro 15" (15,1) - 4K Project Export Spatial Noise Reduction

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Maxon Cinema 4D2019 MacBook Pro 15" (15,1) - Rendered View/AMD Radeon Pro Renderer

Mac Mini Application

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Adobe Premiere Pro2018 Mac mini (8,1) - 4K Project Export Accelerated Effects

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

DaVinci Resolve2018 Mac mini (8,1) - Timeline Playback Spatial Noise Reduction

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

DaVinci Resolve2018 Mac mini (8,1) - 4K Project Export Spatial Noise Reduction

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Maxon Cinema 4D2018 Mac mini (8,1) - Rendered View/AMD Radeon Pro Renderer

Multi-Display Graphics Dock

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Supports up to three or Four [email protected] MonitorsLeveraging macOS® extended desktop mode, the eGPU Breakaway Puck supports up to four 4K displays at the same time*, 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.

*Support for more than three displays requires a Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 Dual Display Adapter (sold Separately)


Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Second Thunderbolt Port Supports Thunderbolt/USB-C DisplaysThe eGPU Breakaway Puck’s second Thunderbolt port provides both graphics and data to fully support all popular Thunderbolt/USB-C displays.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Also Supports 5K and 6K DisplaysBoth Pucks provides enough power to drive advanced 5K and 6K displays, even supporting Apple's Pro Display XDR.

Dual USB 3.2 Ports

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

USB Peripheral SupporteGPU 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.

Compact Form Factor

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

SmallMeasuring a compact 6 inches wide by 5.1 inches deep by 2 inches tall, the eGPU Breakaway Puck has a minimal footprint on the desktop and is the right size to compliment your thin/light notebook.

Extreme Portability

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

External GPU to GoSonnet’s eGPU Breakaway Pucks are extremely portable, high-performance, all-in-one external GPU docks for Intel-based Thunderbolt 3 Mac computers. Perfect for use with Macs with integrated or low-power discrete graphics processors, a Puck accelerates popular graphics-intensive pro applications on either your computer’s own or externally connected display.

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Powers Your MacBook Air or MacBook ProWhen you need GPU acceleration on the go, you can easily pack an eGPU Breakaway Puck with your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro in a backpack or computer bag. Connected to your Mac with the included Thunderbolt 3 cable, a Puck provides 60W of Power Delivery, which means it will power and charge your computer(1) while connected, even when not in use, allowing you to leave your computer’s power adapter behind. Wherever you use it, the Puck injects big GPU power into your work.

Optional VESA Mount

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Zero Desktop FootprintUsing the optional PuckCuff VESA Mounting Bracket Kit, you can free up desk space and mount the Puck to the back of a monitor with open VESA mounting holes (VESA 75 and VESA 100 hole patterns supported). The bracket is secured with included fasteners and specialized cable ties, and provides simple cable management. To further reduce cable clutter, a 0.5-meter DisplayPort cable is included to connect between the Puck and your display. The kit also includes parts that enable the bracket to be attached to virtually any multi-monitor stand’s upright or monitor arm.

Thunderbolt 3

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 InterfaceWith up to 2750 MB/s available PCIe bandwidth(1), your Mac's Thunderbolt 3 ports are fast enough to support externally connected graphics processors. The Puck exploits the Thunderbolt 3 interface to deliver a powerful graphics processing boost to your notebook with integrated graphics onboard—and power and charge it—all through a single cable.

Ideal as a Graphic-Intensive Gaming Booster

Offers Great Value and Portability for GamingAn eGPU Breakaway Puck is ideal for enabling graphic-intensive gaming at higher frame rates on your Mac with integrated graphics that otherwise would deliver a poor gaming experience. Accelerated graphics can either be displayed on one, two, three, or four(2) external monitors, or on your Mac's own display(3).

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Add GPU Power to Your Intel-based Mac with Integrated Graphics

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Use in a dorm room, bedroom, office, coffee shop, or at a LAN party

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT

Experience Amazing Gaming on Your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Screen(3) or an Expansive Multi-monitor Set-up

eGFX Breakaway Puck at Intel Extreme Masters 2017

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
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 support eGPUs
Windows Compatibility Not certified for use under Windows
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
• Dell Ultrasharp Curved 5K Monitor U4021QW

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
Video Memory 4 GB GDDR6
External Connectors 2x Thunderbolt 3
1x DisplayPort
1x HDMI
2x USB 3.2 Type A
1x 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
TB3 Peripheral Support Yes
Supported Technologies HDCP 2.2, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Intelligent Fan Control, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL 4.5, Metal
Power Delivery Laptop Charging up to 60W
Power Adapter Universal 230W, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz
Dimensions WxDxH (Puck) 15.2 x 13 x 5.1 cm
Dimensions WxDxH (Power Supply) 7.5 x 15.5 x 3.1 cm
Weight 1.47 kg
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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT
Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT