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How to setup graphics card

Hi so I have a asus laptop and I just started getting into games a lil more on my laptop but I would like to run them better and I have been looking at external graphics cards but I don't know what to get that will be able to run games better that what I have(mainly want gta5 to run on higher settings)but I also don't know what power supply I would need and whatever else there is that I would have to buy so if someone could help he get a whole setup with like what graphics card and power supply I would appreciate it I was looking at the asus strix r7 370 4g and a 500 watt power supply but I don't know what is good the prossesor in the computer right now is a amd a10 7400 Radeon r6 10 compute cores 4c+6g 2.50 ghz

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Aiming too low IMO.

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My view is the 1050 Ti is your minimum entry level gaming GPU for 1080p at medium settings.
Read https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1050-Ti-vs-AMD-R7-370/3649vs3571

But it appears you want to test those external GPU systems for laptops. I can't write these are a good idea since the laptop CPU to GPU link is so weak that you won't get the full effect of say the GPU in the regular desktop.

Here's the thing. If you can find a decent quad core 8GB older desktop in top shape you can get into 1080p gaming for cheap. I took such a desktop and posted what I did at https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/im-upgrading-some-old-iron-what-would-you-like/

For reasons such as I wanted the games to run at high settings on 1080p and more, I started with the 1050 Ti and moved up to the 1060.

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