Change secondary Graphics Card on Acer Aspire

  Lord-Stubby 10:05 16 Sep 2013


I know you cannot normally change a graphics card on a laptop, but having done some googleing, it seems like I would be able to on mine; Acer Aspire V3-571G. I would be looking to upgrade the secondary graphics card, an nvidia 630m 1gb, and not the basic intel one.

I may be making wrong assumptions here, but I would have thought that because the nvidia isn't the main graphics card it would be easier to get at and change?

Any advice would be great and thanks in advance! :)

  northumbria61 12:48 16 Sep 2013

Not recommended. This should answer your query - Laptop Upgrade

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:08 16 Sep 2013

You need to download a service manual and check if its a separate card or just another chip on the motherboard.

If separate card then yes, you could replace it

  northumbria61 13:22 16 Sep 2013

Manual Download here enter link description here

  northumbria61 13:28 16 Sep 2013

Fruit Bat - looking at the Spec the Nvidia appears to be the main graphics card with the Intel being onboard Specification

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