updated 04:55 pm EDT, Fri May 4, 2007
MacBook Pro PCIe support
Magma today began shipping ExpressBox, which it claims is the first external PCI Express expansion product for laptops. ExpressBox provides an easy means of attaching a PCI Express card to a laptop via the ExpressCard slot included in Apple's MacBook Pro. The device works with any "single-width" video card that requires 55 watts or less, and the company plans to support "double-wide" GPUs that require auxiliary power with the next generation of the Magma ExpressBox later this year. The accessory ships in two sizes to support half-length cards up to 6.6-inches long ($730) or full-length cards up to 12.283-inches ($750).