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Need help with graphics card setup

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 I would like to keep everything under 300$ if possible

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Few laptops have external GPU support.

I can't quite find the laptop model so try again and give up a link to your model at the Asus site so I can check if it has external GPU support. (No Asus models I know of today has this.)

If you find some external GPU seller, be sure to demand they answer your questions.

-> That out of the way, is your laptop optimized for gaming?

That is, members can check that out by you sharing a Web Speccy. Here's how:
https://www.piriform.com/docs/speccy/using-speccy/publishing-a-speccy-profile-to-the-web

They or I will check out the memory configuration and look for any app that can be ditched.

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Oh wait. ALL AMD APU (A10 and others)

Not one AMD APU A10 laptop to date has external desktop GPU support. Let's hope someone can prove me wrong. I've seen some USB to PCIe card cages but for gaming, that's a dead end.

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So not all laptops can have a external gpu is there any other way I can bump up the way it plays games and why wouldn't it support the external gpu

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Unsure if you missed my answer.
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It is a asus x550 series

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Your right it is a series, please post the complete model number.

This would be easier if you were to publish a speccy report and then post a link.

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