External graphics card?

So I have an iMac late 2012, and the graphics card is a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 512 MB of 660M. Is it possible at this level, or even buy an external graphics card?

Unfortunately, you can not put this iMac.If you want a more powerful graphics card, your only option is to buy a newer model, the new iMac or Mac pro both can be configured with the far superior graphics power

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