Blade 14 - Help - Docking station or hub

Discussion in 'Systems' started by MyIDIsTaken, Jul 20, 2021.

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  1. MyIDIsTaken

    MyIDIsTaken New Member

    Hello and thank you for your time.

    I'm a gamer and a student...I've recently got the Razer Blade 14.

    I know I cannot use Thunderbolt.

    I need to connect a keyboard, mouse and ethernet to my Blade.

    I have a BenQ XL2411 that ony has HDMI and DVI.

    I could replace the monitor but mine is fine for my needs at the moment.

    Could someone suggest a docking station or USB-C hub that I can leave at home so I don't have to connect all those devices all the time.

    I read that docking stations have their own display adapters and are not good for gaming.

    If that's the case could I still use a dock or hub and only connect two cables?

    Any help is appreciated.
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2021
  2. FiszPL

    FiszPL Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Check Dell D3100 port replicator - USB-A but have bunch of ports included with Ethernet and up to 3 monitor setup (1xDP, 2x HDMI) - never had problem with them, they're expensive, but sometimes you can buy cheap used one.

    There's also Tripplite USB-C dock (dual display), but never had this for tests.
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  3. joikansai

    joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Yes save your money and don’t get TB3 docking since it can’t detect (at least on my case) Razer Core for docking use case. I use this from my old blade 14 2017 use. It has anything you need and I don’t see unstable performance, it even increased the performance compared to internal monitor since it’s bypassing optimus (all ports on blade 14 is directly connected to nvidia gpu).
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