That laptops are not for play is an affirmation increasingly debatable : even the teams Ultrabook format and have amazing performance in some cases, and have begun to see how the NVIDIA GTX 10×0 family begins to be used in this type of equipment.
For those who prefer a less ambitious notebook in gaming and focused on other scenarios there are alternatives, nonetheless. Razer Core was the product that made that leap the hare: the external graphics finally made sense, and now just get a more basic and economical solution might be the perfect candidate to accompany our laptop: the Thunderbolt 3 eGFX Box Akitio.
More modest, but above all much more economical
As in the case of the Razer Core box Akitio is intended to provide external connectivity to a dedicated graphics provided we seize the USB-C port interface Thunderbolt 3 that leverages the benefits of this device on our laptop, which Obviously you will also need to have a USB-C port with Thunderbolt 3.
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Unlike other alternatives such as the Razer Core or PowerColor Devil Box,the proposal Akitio is more modest in power supply (400W compared to 500W of those options) but also on connectivity: the housing is simply oriented to house and feed The dedicated graphics card, but does not offer GbE, USB 3.0 or SATA ports as in its competitors.
That savings component has its advantage: significantly cheapens the product, which will be available in December for $ 299, when prices Razer Core and PowerColor Devil Box are 499 and 379 dollars respectively. At that cost will have to add the graph that we want to use inside of course, but if you were thinking about this option it is clear that this new option can be very interesting.Tags: AKiTiO, Razer Core