laptop graphics card- please help. - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2007, 12:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
Content Team
revenge2's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: earth
Posts: 360
Default laptop graphics card- please help.

hello there, i saw this internet auction selling this P4 1.7ghz laptop for like $1.50 "reserved!!!" and nobody's even taking it.

THe problem with it is, its graphics card is gone, and i was wondering if anybody here knew anything about putting graphics hardware in a laptop.

Do you guys have any brand names??(nvidea etc)

btw- i know how to put together a desktop i was just wondering if would be able to fix it up my self seeing as i have never even touched a laptop-


ps- are laptop graphics cards and desktop cards th same?

revenge2 is offline  
Old 01-26-2007, 05:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Delaware
Posts: 3,475

The graphics card is totally different. Most are integrated on the motherboard while the some mid to highend laptops have upgradeable graphics.

Its most likely is onboard.

turtile is offline  
Old 01-26-2007, 05:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 351

if it actualy states the the graphics card is gone that possible means the onboard chip is destroyed or something like that
E6300 Core 2 Duo
2 Gbs OCZ PLatinum 800Mhz
250 Gb Western Digital
OCZ Modsteam 450W
7900GT Gainward
Flux Capacitor....SWEEEET
OatesyX is offline  
Old 01-26-2007, 08:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
Master Techie
baronvongogo's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: United Kingdom, Warrington
Posts: 2,756

avoid at all costs me thinks no wonder people have not put bids on it, the only reason to buy is if you really want the hassle of taking it apart.
baronvongogo is offline  
Old 01-26-2007, 10:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
Content Team
revenge2's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: earth
Posts: 360
Thumbs up

Lol yeah true that, thanks for your replies
revenge2 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 12:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.