Razer Core X Expansion Chassis

RazerSKU: RC21-01310100-R3U1
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Sale price$399.99


The Razer Core X Thunderbolt 3 external desktop graphics enclosure turns your compatible Windows 10 or Mac laptop into a desktop-class gaming machine by adding external NVIDIA GeForce, NVIDIA Quadro, or AMD Radeon graphics. The massive 650W power supply fuels the graphics card and provides 100W power delivery to compatible laptops via USB-C. Beauty meets beast with the ultimate external graphics solution. Note: Graphics card sold separately.

Product Overview

Manufacturer:   Razer Inc.
Manufacturer Part Number:   RC21-01310100-R3U1
Manufacturer Website Address:   www.razer.com
Brand Name:   Razer
Product Line:   Core X
Product Name:   Core X Expansion Chassis


Give your thin and light laptop the power of a full gaming rig. Whether you're hunting down enemies in an apocalypse or designing your own 3D world, the Razer Core X delivers desktop-class graphics to your laptop instantly. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 Windows 10 or Mac laptops.


The Razer Core X features support for the latest PCIe desktop graphics cards including NVIDIA® GeForce® and AMD XConnect™ enabled Radeon™ cards. Highly mobile developers can now harness the power of compatible NVIDIA® Quadro® cards for professional graphics performance.


Now there is no need to reboot your laptop every time you connect to external graphics. For quick connection to your game session, Razer Core X is plug and play when connected with compatible laptops.


The Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C) connection between a laptop and Razer Core X yields incredibly fast speeds at up to 40Gbps, while offering a standard connection to various systems.


The Razer Core X is incredibly versatile and compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3 systems running Windows 10 RS1 or later and Macs running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or later.


Stay at the top of your game by keeping your performance maxed. Razer Core X lets you easily upgrade your graphics card, so you can instantly give your laptop a boost and get access to the 650W ATX power supply anytime.


Perfectly sized to fit your setup, the Razer Core X features additional cooling and open vents in its aluminum body for optimized thermal performance.

Razer compatible laptops include the Razer Blade Stealth, Razer Blade, and Razer Blade Pro (GTX 1060 version) with Thunderbolt 3 port.
Laptops require a Thunderbolt 3 port with external graphics (eGFX) support.

Product Type:   Expansion Chassis

Physical Characteristics

Product Material:   Aluminum
Height:   9.1"
Width:   6.6"
Depth:   14.7"


Package Contents:  
  • Core X Expansion Chassis
  • Power Cable
  • Thunderbolt 3 Cable

Additional Information:  

At a Glance

  • Thunderbolt™ 3 eGPU
  • Compatible with PCI-Express graphics cards
  • Plug and play
  • 650W power supply
  • Charges USB-C laptops

Connection to PC: Thunderbolt™ 3 using included 40Gbps cable

Compatible Laptops

  • Razer Blade Stealth, Razer Blade, and Razer Blade Pro laptops with Thunderbolt™ 3.
  • Additional laptops require a Thunderbolt™ 3 port with external graphics support. Please check with your laptop manufacture to confirm if your laptop supports external graphics.

Razer Core X max inner dimensions

  • Length: 12.99"/ 330 mm
  • Height: 6.29" / 160 mm
  • Width: 2.36" / 60 mm

System Requirements

    • Windows® 10 64bit RS1 or above with Thunderbolt™ 3 port
    • Macs running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or later.

GPU Support (Graphics card not included)

  • GPU Type: Up to 3-Slot wide, full-length, PCI-Express x16 graphics card
  • GPU Max Power Support: 500W

Graphics cards use varied designs based around a common graphics chip. Please ensure the GPU selected meets all size, power, and additional requirements.

Windows 10 compatible graphics chipsets

  • Qualified NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics chipsets
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan V
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan Xp
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 Ti
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980 Ti
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750 Ti
    • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750
  • Qualified NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics chipsets
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® P4000
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® P5000
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® P6000
    • NVIDIA® Quadro® GP100
  • Qualified AMD Radeon™ graphics chipsets
    • AMD Radeon™ VEGA RX 64
    • AMD Radeon™ VEGA RX 56
    • AMD Radeon™ RX 500 Series
    • AMD Radeon™ RX 400 Series
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 290
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 285
  • Mac compatible graphics chipsets
    • AMD Radeon RX 570
    • AMD Radeon RX580
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100
    • AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
    • AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
    • AMD Vega Frontier Edition Air
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 9100
  • Graphics Output: Based on capabilities of installed graphics

Input & Output: Thunderbolt™ 3 (for connection to PC)

Internal Power Supply: 650W

Laptop Power Delivery: Up to 100W via USB-C

Application/Usage:   Laptop
Country of Origin:   China


Limited Warranty:   1 Year

At Creartion Networks, we do everything we can to create an excellent customer experience. This includes fast shipping and easy returns.

  • Most in-stock orders placed Monday-Friday before 1PM PST ship the same day. Orders placed after 1PM will ship the next day of business. General restrictions apply; please see our full shipping policy here.
  • We offer a 30-day return policy from the delivery date on many products. Product restrictions apply. Restocking fees for the return of open-box items. Please see our full return policy here for more information.

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