laptop graphics

  mad1234 15:26 05 Jun 2007
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does anyone know if you can install a new graphics card into a laptop. mine has 64mb shared graphics & i need a faster graphics card

thanks

  Gongoozler 15:29 05 Jun 2007

The graphics cards in all the laptops I know of are integrated into the motherboard with no option to add a new card. The only improvement you can make is to allocate more memory to the graphics via the BIOS setup and to install more RAM to compensate.

  mad1234 15:32 05 Jun 2007

Gongoozler thanks thats what i thought but how do you allocate more memory to the graphics? i didn't know you could do that.

  jam500 16:42 05 Jun 2007

You can upgrade the graphics. There is now something called the XG Station and connects to the Express Card slot in your laptop. Just Google it and you should find it.

  Belatucadrus 16:55 05 Jun 2007

Not always possible, best thing would be to have a look in the manual and see what it says.

  mad1234 18:30 05 Jun 2007

XG Station looks perfect but i can't seem to find a price or anywhere that sells it. can anyone help?

  woodchip 22:21 05 Jun 2007

You are Stuck with what you have

  mad1234 07:09 06 Jun 2007

ok it was worth a try
thanks guys

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