Razer’s external graphics card dock – the Razer Core, which was revealed at CES 2016 now has a release date and pricing!

Coming in April 2016, the Razer Core allows users to plug-and-play a graphics card to boost performance via Thunderbolt 3 on their Razer Blade (and other compatible notebook) This removes the need of having two systems as users can come home plug it in and enjoy desktop performance without the need of a 2nd PC.


The pricing has also been revealed coming in at $499 USD or $399 USD with the purchase of a compatible Razer notebook.

Here’s what the Razer Core will support

Qualified AMD Radeon™ graphics cards (AMD XConnect™ supported with Blade Stealth):

  • AMD Radeon™ R9 Fury
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 Nano
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 300 Series
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 290
  • AMD Radeon™ R9 280

Supported NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics cards (at launch):

  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X
  • 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

There’s no confirmed local release date yet but hopefully it’s within the US release date. Learn more about it here.