They manage to connect a high-performance graphics card to a MacBook air 11 ″


For those who find it impossible to connect anything more powerful than an alkaline battery to a MacBook Air, we bring you news that once again shows that the little Apple knows how to behave very well.

A user of the Tech Inferno forums, Larry gadea, you have posted a tutorial on how you have connected, using some adapters and a somewhat complex assembly, a next generation graphics card to your 11 "MacBook Air through its Thunderbolt port.

The procedure that is explained in great detail on the page of tech hell, consisted of using an adapter Thunderbolt to ExpressCard and then connect an adapter ExpressCard to PCI-Express to finally connect the card compatible with Windows. As can be seen in the accompanying video, the end result is somewhat cumbersome since the device requires an additional power supply that increases the size of the invention considerably. However, it offers the user a wonderful experience for games in the Windows environment, since the GTX 570 requires the drivers for that system.

As you have seen, with this complicated assembly it is clear that there is the possibility of being able to increase the graphic power of a Mac through the Thunderbolt ports, so now we will be waiting for a manufacturer that has grasped the idea to get Get to work and surprise us shortly with an equivalent assembly but within acceptable design parameters.

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Source - Macrumors

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