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Tag Archives: Helios FX eGPU

Powered By OWC: Walk Off the Earth

"We've been using these products for a year and they have really stepped up our game." In this short video, Gianni Nicassio of Walk Off The Earth talks about how OWC products play a part in his musical workflow. Here...

OWC eGPU with computer screen showing a motorcycle

eGPU 101: A Primer on External Graphics Processing Units

Hang around a group of Mac power users long enough, and eventually, you’ll hear the term eGPU. As you can probably surmise from this article’s headline, eGPU is an acronym for “external Graphics Processing Unit.” The acronym is pronounced “eee-gee-pee-you,” not “egg-poo.” It describes an external chassis that is connected to a laptop computer via a high-bandwidth connection cable and provides more graphics processing power than is available from the laptop’s internal graphics processing unit (GPU). Let’s get into some more detail!

OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 on a desk with a 16-inch MacBook Pro

Turbocharging the 16-inch MacBook Pro with the OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU

For many professional users, the release of the new Mac Pro is an answer to a lot of requests for a more powerful and expandable Mac in the Apple lineup. But what about those of us who need the portability of the MacBook Pro and still wish to speed up game frame rates and video processing? Fortunately, there’s an answer to expanding these “non-expandable” machines — the OWC Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU.

OWC Mercury Helios FX 650

OWC eGPU Enclosures Play Nice in the Sandbox with macOS Catalina

A quick public service announcement of sorts... I happened upon a recent article on Apple Insider that caught my attention. The title said it all – Apple's macOS Catalina causing problems with select eGPU setups. Yikes. The reason it piqued...

OWC CEO Gives Inside Scoop on eGPUs in Interview

  External Graphic Processing Units (eGPUs) are now supported in the latest High Sierra release of macOS. But what are they? Who are they for? OWC CEO and Founder Larry O’Connor helps listeners understand eGPUs and how filmmakers can use...

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