Pcmcia - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-24-2006, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
True Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 133
Send a message via AIM to werdna35
Default Pcmcia

I was reading something about PCMCIA's in laptops. It said something about putting a video card through one of those. Could someone please ellaborate on that for me? Is it true?
__________________

werdna35 is offline  
Old 08-01-2006, 12:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 35
Send a message via AIM to airhendrix13
Default

Hi werdna35,

From what I understand, not it is not true at the present time. Currently from what I understand the most popular connections are PCI-E, AGP, PCI, and integrated. If it does exist it would not be ideal to buy a video card that way because practically no 3rd party companies would support that connection.

Let me know if I'm wrong!
__________________

airhendrix13 is offline  
Old 08-01-2006, 01:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
 
Jorsoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Oakdale, MN
Posts: 4,581
Default

pcmcia is much too slow to put video cards through. The best they've got are tv tuners but actual video cards do not exist. All pcmcia is used for now is CF readers, wireless cards, and air cards (get internet anywhere from Verizon or Sprint), not much else.
__________________
Jorsoft is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.