Asus ZenBook Pro (UX550GE) with thunderbolt 3 + eGPU?
i recently bought the Asus ZenBook 15 (UX533FD) which is NOT the pro-version and does NOT contain thunderbolt 3.
After a few days now i was thinking about this:
When i replace my non-pro version with the PRO-version (which has thunderbolt 3), can i use just any GPU as external GPU and get at least 90% or higher of the original Performance it would have within a desktop?
I am new to the topic of eGPUs so i was wondering if anything else could be the bottleneck...
I am talking about 1080p gaming, not 4k.
- the specs of the laptop are:
Intel Core i7-8750K Processor (9 MB Cache, up to 4.1 GHz)
- NVIDIA GeForce 1050 Graphic, 4 GB DDR5 VRAM
- 16 GB DDR4-2400 RAM
- PCIe x4 SSD
- 2x Thunderbolt 3
I would be really really gratefull if you could help me and tell me, if this could work.
My thinking is that i can use the notebook as mobile notebook and when i place it on my gaming table, i would just need to plug in the eGPU cable and have a really nice gaming setup (depending on the egpu i buy).
Also a newby question: From my understanding the eGPU-"case" is mainly a universal case and i can plug any gpu into it that i can buy for a normal desktop? Is that correct?
Thanks so much in advance 🙂