Zotac has unveiled two new external GPU enclosures today in the form of the Zotac Amp Box and Amp Box Mini which are capable of supporting GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1060 graphics cards respectively. Allowing those interested to add extra external graphical processing power to their ZBOX Mini PC, laptop or desktop system if it is equipped with a Thunderbolt 3 connection.
Bot the Zotac Amp Box and Amp Box Mini External graphics card enclosures can accommodate dual slot graphics cards and measures just 7.2 x 9 x 3.9 inches in size offering the smallest Thunderbolt 3 expansion box currently available says, Zotac. In addition to being able to provide extra graphics processing power the Zotac Amp Box Series can also offer fast external storage solutions or a fast scratch disk for temporary program utilisation. Offering the ability for users to install a fast NVMe PCIe x4 SSD and the Amp Box Series can deliver up to the same level of fast performance when installed directly into a PC system, explains Zotac.
Leveraging the single-port Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, AMP BOX Series offers up to 40 Gbps bandwidth which is 3x more than USB 3.1 Gen2 with just one connection. With up to 4 available USB 3.0 ports, the expansion systems also provide multi-display connectivity for an enhanced experience. AMP BOX even deploys the dedicated USB Quick Charge 3.0 port to ensure a fast charge, up to 4 times faster than conventional charging, for a supported mobile device.
Extremely portable with their compact sizes, AMP BOX Series is ready to go at the desk when you come home or take it on the go with its featherweight design. Plus, the customizable SPECTRA lighting support in AMP BOX can light up the graphics card from the inside of the chassis. Simply tap into the latest SPECTRA utility for AMP BOX to adjust color, brightness and lighting mode.
For more information jump over to the official Zotac website. Unfortunately, no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet Zotac, but as soon as information comes to light, possibly during CES 2018, we will keep you updated as always.