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Old 11-27-2007, 03:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is it possible to change the graphics card on a laptop

I recently purchased an HP laptop and am wondering if it was possible to change the graphics card because they did not offer good options when it came to graphics cards. The best graphics card i could get was a 128MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS and i was looking for the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT.

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It depends on the laptop (needs a slot such as MXM)
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Old 11-29-2007, 01:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Short answer.... NO

Long answer.... YES

You can change it if and only if the size of the new graphics card as well as the type of connection is the same. If not, then you can still change it but it wouldn't be a laptop anymore. You'd have to modify the case and all that stuff.
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Default Re: Is it possible to change the graphics card on a laptop

Do they offer a 8800gt for a laptop? I thought the fastest 8 series gpu for a mobile PC was the 8600gt GO....

Only way to find out is to research your laptop model.. See what comes up.

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Default Re: Is it possible to change the graphics card on a laptop

nvidia finally came out with the 8800gm which is the best gfx out for laptops right now.
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o, okay..
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