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Old 05-13-2007, 11:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an acer aspire 3690 and it has an integrated video card.
the computer is pci-e compatible so is there any way i can switch to this:


eBay: ATI 128MB Radeon X600 SE DVI / TV PCI-E Video Card Dell (item 110111040847 end time Jun-02-07 22:32:19 PDT)

help would be appreciated
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You can't put a PCI-e graphic card, into a laptop.
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its made for notebooks

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You can't put a PCI-e graphic card, into a laptop.
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i reckon it is.
i wouls suggest pulling the old one out and looking at it.
the card in the link you posted is for a notebook.
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The mobility Radeon X600, is made for notebooks. The one you linked doesn't say mobility.
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actually, it says "fulll profile" on the ebay link.
so no, b1gapl is right...the ebay card wont work, it's for a desktop.
sorry! i didnt look at that one i just looked at the dell link.
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You can't put a PCI-e graphic card, into a laptop.
omg! thats the best. I can believe people dont know that desktop card can NEVER fit into laptop! XD
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^lol.....Also I don't think you can change, an integrated graphic card, in laptops. Correct me, if I'm wrong.
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I have two Dells and the cards are user-replaceable. I'm not sure if its upgradeable.
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