Best eGPUs for Huawei MateBook X Pro

MateBook X Pro
MateBook X Pro

Huawei's MateBook X Pro is an impressive clamshell Ultrabook available with a discrete NVIDIA MX150 graphics card (GPU). If you'd like a bit of extra graphics processing power for some gaming or design, the Thunderbolt 3 port on the side of the laptop can be used to hook up an external GPU (eGPU). The port uses two lanes of PCIe instead of four, but it can still certainly support an eGPU. Here are the best eGPU options for your Huawei MateBook X Pro.

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All of the above eGPUs will provide extra graphics power to your Huawei MateBook X Pro for better gaming or design performance. If you don't already have a GPU to put into an empty enclosure, seriously consider the Gigabyte AORUS eGPU with included NVIDIA GTX 1070. Considering GTX 1070 cards on their own are still around the $400 mark, getting an enclosure and GPU for about $550 is a steal of a deal. Also, check out our roundup of the best graphics cards for more buying options.

Cale Hunt
Senior Editor, Laptop Reviews

Cale Hunt is formerly a Senior Editor at Windows Central. He focuses mainly on laptop reviews, news, and accessory coverage. He's been reviewing laptops and accessories full-time since 2016, with hundreds of reviews published for Windows Central. He is an avid PC gamer and multi-platform user, and spends most of his time either tinkering with or writing about tech.