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    Default Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Macbook AIR with Graphic Card? is it possible?
    According this Article...YES
    Totally a GOOD news for some Macbook AIR lovers around the world


    This Article is about to show you how to install a graphics card to your Macbook AIR via Thunderbolt!
    Check this out guys!

    Source and Tutorial :

    2013 11" Macbook Air + Win7 + Sonnet Echo ExpressCard + PE4L + Internal LCD [US$250]







    So What do you think guys


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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Because I would carry all that around and just be chilling at the local starbucks

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Haha I think there is a reason I build my custom PC for gaming at home and use my 11inch macbook air for university work :P haha thats still awesome though

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    It's nice to see that sone one decided to use Thunderbolt for an external graphics solution.

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Honestly, I want an Ultrabook and I would love if I could attach an external gpu so I can play games with it when in the hotel. It would be close to an ideal device!

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    maybe just go that little step up and get the mac pro retina... for that extra grunt..

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    This isn't really new, there are a bunch on thunderbolt graphics card enclosures, and they look much nicer than that

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    This isn't really new, there are a bunch on thunderbolt graphics card enclosures, and they look much nicer than that
    That is what I was going to say. Why not just buy a gaming laptop in the first place and save yourself the hassle. An Air was never meant for gaming. Screen is too dang small. MAC period isnt made for gaming lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberburnout View Post
    That is what I was going to say. Why not just buy a gaming laptop in the first place and save yourself the hassle. An Air was never meant for gaming. Screen is too dang small. MAC period isnt made for gaming lol
    You can't tell Apple fanboys that...

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Actually this reminds me, you can get these for non-apple laptops too, they don't use thunderbolt though.

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    I don't see the point in this. Just Apple fanboys trying to show they're better than PC's. lol

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Quote Originally Posted by criss_glitch666 View Post
    Just Apple fanboys trying to show they're better than PC's. lol
    That will never happen!!

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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Why to pair such a powerful graphic card with such a small screen (11"), what is the grace? Also who's going to carry it all around? Just like Cyberburnout said:"buy a gaming laptop...", instead of this "gaming" freak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    This isn't really new, there are a bunch on thunderbolt graphics card enclosures, and they look much nicer than that
    Thanks for your feedback, according to this article this tutorial is the working one right now, if you ever happen find a new/old article please feel free to share it with us

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberburnout View Post
    That is what I was going to say. Why not just buy a gaming laptop in the first place and save yourself the hassle. An Air was never meant for gaming. Screen is too dang small. MAC period isnt made for gaming lol
    agreed, but in this case for MAC owners dude, why buy gaming laptop if you can buy desktop gaming PC's with all the fun to mod's it up.

    Quote Originally Posted by criss_glitch666 View Post
    I don't see the point in this. Just Apple fanboys trying to show they're better than PC's. lol
    lol criss. i'm just respect with the man behind this article, he's technician! He added more value to MAC through his work.

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Actually this reminds me, you can get these for non-apple laptops too, they don't use thunderbolt though.
    good to know.

    Quote Originally Posted by Smiki007 View Post
    Why to pair such a powerful graphic card with such a small screen (11"), what is the grace? Also who's going to carry it all around? Just like Cyberburnout said:"buy a gaming laptop...", instead of this "gaming" freak.
    Maybe the man behind this article have some messages to all MAC users "Dudes don't trash your MAC! there's hope to make it MOAAR FUN"

    Thanks for all your fun and interesting point of view guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberburnout View Post
    that is what i was going to say. Why not just buy a gaming laptop in the first place and save yourself the hassle. An air was never meant for gaming. Screen is too dang small. Mac period isnt made for gaming lol
    nailed it!
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    Default Re: Macbook AIR with Graphic Card?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Actually this reminds me, you can get these for non-apple laptops too, they don't use thunderbolt though.

    They do make PC based laptops with thunderbolt. MSI has a gaming ones. Hp makes business models with it. Acer and even Dell.
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