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Magma Releases ExpressBox1External PCI Express® for Laptops (May 04, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-5-4--Magma is pleased to announce the availability of ExpressBox1, the first external PCI Express expansion product for for laptop computers. ExpressBox1 provides an fast and easy solution for attaching a PCI Express card to laptop computers through the ExpressCard slot appearing on many new PC notebooks and the Apple MacBook Pro.
With Magma ExpressBox1 you can attach a "desktop-only" PCI Express (PCI-E) card to your laptop. ExpressBox1 makes it possible to combine the power of a desktop and the mobility of a laptop into a powerful, flexible, mobile workstation. For example, a user can turn a typical, middle-of-the-road laptop into a powerful gaming, scientific computer or audio and video editing workstation by simply installing the right PCI Express card to ExpressBox1.
Attention Gamers and GPU Gurus! Magma ExpressBox1 is designed for "single-width" video cards that require 55 watts or less. "Double-wide" GPUs that require auxillary power will be compatible with the next generation Magma ExpressBox to be available later this year.
NOTE: For external graphics under Windows Vista, Magma recommends laptops with ATI graphics technology paired with external ATI graphics.
Magma ExpressBox1 (Model EB1H) supports a half-length card up to 6.60 inches long. Buy now for $729.00
Magma ExpressBox1 Pro (Model EB1F) is made for a full-length card up to 12.283 inches long. Buy now for $749.00
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