Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT



Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT, AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT (4GB DDR6), 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Thunderbolt 3 with DisplayPort 1.4, 2x USB-A 3.0, USB-C Power Delivery (60W), HDCP 2.2, incl. TB3 cable (0.5m)

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Do you have an Intel®-based MacBook Air®, MacBook Pro®, Mac mini®, iMac® or iMac Pro with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports? If you need to run pro editing, rendering, color grading, animating and special effects apps, you need a graphics processing (GPU) power boost. Whether your computer completely lacks a discrete internal GPU or has a GPU without enough power to adequately support the needs of your current workflow, Sonnet has a pair of solutions that will instantly boost your computer’s graphics performance anytime and anywhere you need it. Why not pack a Puck?!



• Boosts Graphics Performance for Built-in and External Displays

Accelerates graphic-intensive pro application performance on computers with integrated or low-power discrete graphics processors

• Small and Highly Portable

Measures 6 inches wide by 5.1 inches deep by 2 inches tall, takes up little space on the desktop, fits easily into a computer bag or backpack.

• Supports Up to Three 4K Displays – Including One Thunderbolt Display

One DisplayPort 1.4 port, one HDMI 2.0 port, and one Thunderbolt 3 monitor port.

• Supports Thunderbolt Displays

Supports 4K, 5K, and even the 6K Apple Pro Display XDR.

• Adds Connectivity for Common Peripherals

Two USB Type A ports provide connections for devices such as mice and keyboards.

• Choice of Models

Choose between AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT and Radeon RX 5700 GPUs for the performance to meet your needs.

• Charges Your Computer

Provides 60W through the included Thunderbolt 3 cable to power and charge your computer(2)(3) while connected, allowing you to leave your computer’s power adapter behind

• Using the PuckCuff™ VESA Mounting Bracket Kit (sold separately), you can attach the Puck to the back of a monitor with open VESA mounting holes or mount to a multi-monitor stand.

• Thunderbolt Certified

Thunderbolt certified for use with Intel-based Mac computers with Thunderbolt 3 ports.

Technische Spezifikationen



Mac Compatibility:

Intel-based Mac with Thunderbolt ports

Accelerate applications and games run on the internal display (or Thunderbolt Display) by selecting the App, selecting “Get Info”, and checking “Prefer External GPU”(3)

Attach two eGPU Breakaway Pucks to support upt o six external 4k monitors @60HZ

macOS Catalina 10.15.7+

macOS Big Sur compatible

External GPUs not supported on Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt Macs

Apple® M1 Macs do not yet support eGPUs


Linux Compatibility:

Linux computer with Thunderbolt 3 ports

Linux Kernel 5.0+

Linux has only partial support at this time (can hot plug only once)


Monitor Compatibility

1080P monitors using DP or HDMI ports

4K monitors using DP or HDMI ports

4K, 5K, and 6K Thunderbolt 3 only monitors:

LG UltraFine 4K and 5K displays

Apple Pro Display XDR 49” 5120x1440 Dual QHD monitors using a DP port:

Dell Ultrasharp 49 Curved Monitor U4919DW

LG 49 inch 32:9 UltraWide Dual QHD IPS Curved LED Monitor 49WL95C-W

Philips Brilliance 32:9 Superwide Curved LCD Display 499P9H/27

Samsung 49” CRG9 Dual QHD Curved QLED Gaming Monitor LC49RG90SSNXZA



Part Numbe:

GPU-RX55-TB3-S (eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500 XT)

GPU-RX57-TB3-S (eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5700)





Form Factor:

Portable external GPU system


Video Memory:

Part number GPU-RX55-TB3-S


Part number GPU-RX57-TB3-S



External Connectors:

Two Thunderbolt 3

One 4-pin power DIN

One DisplayPort


Two USB Type A


Display Connectivity:


DisplayPort 1.4, 4K @60Hz


HDMI 2.0b, 4K @60Hz

Thunderbolt 3 Port

Thunderbolt 3, 4K, 5K, or 6K @60Hz

DisplayPort 1.4, 4K @60Hz via USB-C to DisplayPort cable or adapter, or via USB-C to mini DisplayPort cable or adapter


USB Peripheral Connectivity(5):

Cables Supported

With standard male USB-A connector

Peripherals Supported

Supports all industry standard USB 3, 2.0 and 1.1 devices


Data Transfer Rate:

USB 3.2 Gen 1 (aka USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB 3.0): 5Gb/s


Number of Devices Supported:

Up to 30

Hot Plug Support

Supports hot-pluggable device connection

Thunderbolt 3 Peripheral Support



Supported Technologies

AMD Eyefinity™ Technology

AMD FreeSync™ Technology

HDCP 2.2

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

Intelligent Fan Control 

OpenCL 2.0

OpenGL 4.5



Power Delivery:

Provides laptop charging up to 60W


Power Adapter:

Universal 230W, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz


Package Contents_

eGPU Breakaway Puck

Power adaper

Power cord

0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable


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Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT, AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT (4GB DDR6), 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Thunderbolt 3 with DisplayPort 1.4, 2x USB-A 3.0, USB-C Power Delivery (60W), HDCP 2.2, incl. TB3 cable (0.5m)

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