Pro version of Blackmagic Design’s GPU model is designed to speed up creative software such as DaVinci Resolve

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Blackmagic Design has launched a Pro version of its original GPU model for Apple Macs, which boosts the speed of graphics processing for people working in professional video.

Designed in collaboration with Apple, it is designed to accelerate creative software such as DaVinci Resolve, 3D games and VR.

The Blackmagic eGPU Pro delivers nearly twice the performance of the original Blackmagic eGPU model and up to 22x faster performance than the built-in graphics on a 13-inch MacBook Pro.

The Blackmagic eGPU Pro features a built-in AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a new DisplayPort for connecting 5K displays, HDMI 2.0, 85W of charging power and four USB 3.1 connections.

The Blackmagic eGPU Pro will be available in November for US$1,199 from

Blackmagic Design CEO Grant Petty said: “Whether you’re editing and color grading professional video with DaVinci Resolve, playing 3D games or working in VR, the Blackmagic eGPU Pro gives you the latest cutting edge graphics performance and computational acceleration available.”