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Can i play games like GTA 5 on lowest settings on my? macbook air 2015 with external graphics card

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1 minute ago, kirashi said:

but I'm not even sure there is proper support for external GPUs on Windows on a MacBook Air.

There is. Thunderbolt 2 works with eGPUs, its just more of a bottleneck. 

Hey just wondering...

 

Could I play games like GTA 5 at lowest textures graphics and editing textures to make them even lower on my MacBook Air (2015) (GTX 250 External Graphics) And core i5 Processer)?

and help would be appreciated! :) Here are some pictures of my processors graphics etc. 

 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, Jayden Preciado said:

Hey just wondering...

 

Could I play games like GTA 5 at lowest textures graphics and editing textures to make them even lower on my MacBook Air (2015) (GTX 250 External Graphics) And core i5 Processer)?

and help would be appreciated! :) Here are some pictures of my processors graphics etc. 

 

 

 

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Yes, if you put the settings to like 360p.

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2 minutes ago, Jayden Preciado said:

Hey just wondering...

 

Could I play games like GTA 5 at lowest textures graphics and editing textures to make them even lower on my MacBook Air (2015) (GTX 250 External Graphics) And core i5 Processer)?

and help would be appreciated! :) Here are some pictures of my processors graphics etc. 

You might be able to, but I'm not even sure there is proper support for external GPUs on Windows on a MacBook Air. You'd really have to try to find out, or find someone who's done it before.

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You could hook up the GPU with an enclosure but you need a better GPU

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1 minute ago, kirashi said:

but I'm not even sure there is proper support for external GPUs on Windows on a MacBook Air.

There is. Thunderbolt 2 works with eGPUs, its just more of a bottleneck. 

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well i need enough money i'm currently saving up money and earning by being a ad maker but thanks for the suggestion :P

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2 minutes ago, VenomZ_ said:

Honestly I'd get something like a GT 1030 or GTX 1050/ti for this both of them will be much better than the ancient tech u have rn 

Nvidia macOS drivers are trash tho. You want Radeon Graphics for the Mac. 

 

If you are in windows it still works best with Radeon GPUs. 

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Just now, VenomZ_ said:

ok then he should get something like a RX 460 or 560 

anything above that is inflated 

And you'll hit the performance cap. Thunderbolt 3 can only send and receive so much. 

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1 hour ago, Jayden Preciado said:

well i need enough money i'm currently saving up money and earning by being a ad maker but thanks for the suggestion :P

get a min wage job for a month and youll have enough money to buy a brand spanking new rig, thats like $1,000 at least.

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1 hour ago, VenomZ_ said:

or he could buy a prebuilt with a decent CPU and upgrade it for significantly cheaper 

im saying a month at a mig wage job will get you $1,000 its more like $1200 but who knows where he lives. 

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