Gigabyte has today announced the addition of a new external graphics card enclosure this week which comes factory fitted with an Radeon RX 580 8GB graphics card with its core clocked at reference clocks of 1257 MHz core and 1340 MHz boost, out of the box. With a software-toggled “OC Mode” available which makes it easy to boost clock speeds to 1355 MHz, although the memory stays untouched.
Features of the new RX 580 Gaming BoxExternal graphics card model: GV-RX580IXEB-8GD, include Thunderbolt 3 plug and play, Quick Charge (QC 3.0) and Power Delivery (PD 3.0) support, support for the connection of three USB 3.0 devices and the inclusion of RGB fusion offering customisable colour lighting with a choice of 16.7 million colours.
“Powered by GIGABYTE RadeonTM RX 580 graphics card, RX 580 Gaming Box turns the ultrabook laptop PC into a gaming platform, delivers the incredible performance for graphics-intensive games. And with GIGABYTE numerous thermal and overclock technology, you can enjoy high performance in a quiet environment.”
Powering the enclosure is a 450W internal PSU with over 90% efficiency. GIGABYTE claims this meets 80 Plus Gold efficiency standards, although is not certified with the 80 Plus logo. Display outputs from the graphics card include three DisplayPort 1.4 and one HDMI 2.0. Unfortunately, no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by Gigabyte, but as soon as information comes to light, we will keep you updated as always.