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Old 01-26-2012, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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yes i have been doing some research and i have a standard pos Intel gma 4500m and i would like to run the IL-2 sturmovik cliffs of dover. people say that i can't install a new graphics card because the old one is build into the motherboard, and i am bit of a noob when in comes to advanced computing but i know my way around most basic things. but in theory, forgetting the space of a laptop case and you have a open pci slot can't you mod you case and install a card on one of the bottom pci slots?

bty the model is the sattilitte l455-s5975
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Your friends are right. You can not upgrade your video card.

Now, people have mounted external video cards. BUT you have to know a hell a lot about circuitry. We do not practice that on here.

BTW, it has a mini-pci port, not a full fledged pci slot.

Sorry, I'm afraid you are SOL. Your only choice would be to turn the game graphics down, or get a new laptop/desktop.
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what about using a vga to pci exspress adapter?


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