Recommended Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

Discussion in 'Razer Support' started by andrewk97, Apr 9, 2020.

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  1. andrewk97

    andrewk97 New Member


    I have a Razer Blade 15 (RTX 2070) and I am looking to easily set it up as a PC. Being a full time college student I use the laptop for gaming, work and class. It would be nice to have a Thunderbolt 3 dock where I can easily plug in one cable and have my two monitors, mouse, keyboard and possibly speakers all connect through a single dock. I understand that I can purchase an EGPU such as the RazerCore X but I don't see the point in spending $1000 for a case and graphics card when the graphics card is going to get bottle necked through the thunderbolt cable anyways. I am perfectly happy with the performance of the RTX 2070 built into the laptop.

    Ideally it would be nice to have a system where I can still maintain high fps and smooth mouse / keyboard reactions through the docking station since I game quite often. Additionally, will I be able to close the laptop and put it on a stand while it is connected to the docking station, like the laptop was never there? There are obviously a lot of products available but I just wanted some recommendations since I have never used a Thunderbolt 3 docking station before. If you have any feedback I would greatly appreciate it!
  2. daphink

    daphink New Member

    Hi there,
    I use a Lenovo Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Workstation Dock with my early 2019 Blade 15. Works pretty good, but I had to use the updated Intel graphics driver from the mid 2019-model to get full colors (?!) on my secondary display. Other than that it just works. My keyboard, mouse and headset are all connected to the dock. No issues here.
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  3. hwndept

    hwndept New Member

    Hi there,

    I have Razer Blade 15 with RTX 2070 onboard.

    I connected Lenovo ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen but nothing seems work: neither ethernet, neither monitor, neither mouse.

    I downloaded and installed an official dock station driver from the Lenovo website and it didn't solve the problem.

    Any ideas what I can do?
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