Hi, I need an advisement, about eGPU.
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Hi, I need an advisement, about eGPU.  


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Joined: 2 years ago

Now, i have iMac 2017 ( bought in 2018) with i5 3.4 Ghz 570 16 G of ram.

I just want to play some game like diablo 3 , hearthstone, starcraft II and some basic game, not like heavy load game.

Should I buy Vega 64 or GTX 1080 Ti to play in games macOS. The reason that I prefer GTX . 1080 Ti because it has more GPU ram (11G) and higher speed  which will help me play game in 5k mode. I don't play heavy game like Tomb of raider or any similar game like that.

Besides : Anyone install window bootcamp and notice the sound quality is quite low comparing to macOS side? Do you know how to fix this ?

Is it hard to install Nvidia web browser in macOS and Do I have to disable some security ? shouldI buy razer Core X or sonnet 650?

Could you please answer my questions ???

To do: Create my signature with system and expected eGPU configuration information to give context to my posts. I have no builds.


Noble Member Moderator
Joined: 3 years ago

For the games you want to play I'd say don't worry about an eGPU at all, the 570 isn't a bad GPU, not the best for sure, but should be able to run those games just fine and you won't have any set up issues.

2017 13" MacBook Pro Touch Bar
GTX1060 + AKiTiO Thunder3 + Win10
GTX1070 + Sonnet Breakaway Box + Win10
GTX1070 + Razer Core V1 + Win10
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2017 13" MacBook Pro [7th,2C,U] + RX 560 @ 32Gbps-TB3 (AKiTiO Node Lite) + macOS 10.15.4 & Win10 [build link]