Link: Don’t Like the MacBook Air Graphics Chip? Connect Another ☍

Shared on July 30, 2013

Jordan Golson for MacRumors:

Larry Gadea, a user on the Tech Inferno forums, has shown off a unique setup whereby he connects a graphics card to the 11″ MacBook Air via a series of adapters.

He uses a Thunderbolt to Express Card adapter, then connects an ExpressCard to PCI-Express adapter, and finally to a Windows-compatible video card. The final result is somewhat bulky but seems to provide an excellent gaming experience.

This is a bit kludgy for my liking to use for a particular production system, but I like where he’s coming from and it shows how versatile Thunderbolt could become. This really is the best example of doing it because one can and that makes me happy.

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