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Old 07-02-2007, 10:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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is it possible to upgrade the graphics card on a laptop for gaming(preferably manually without having to go to a shop and pay)? i tried to play Medieval total war 2 and my laptop simply couldnt cope. help pls?
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Usually not. What model do you own? I can take a look for you.
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Chances are, you cannot....but I've heard of ASUS making DIY laptops...and they make the processor and graphics processor, easy to access, for upgrading.
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Old 07-04-2007, 11:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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well... its model is:
Fujitsu LifeBook S-Series 2600
its graphics card is the 'Mobile Intel(R) 945Gm Express Chipset Family' one...how do u check?
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Intel graphics card strikes again! cruddy arse graphics card.
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If you can upgrade it will probably cost a bomb!
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Old 07-10-2007, 04:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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You can't upgrade it mate. It's part of the motherboard.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.
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Intel graphics card strikes again! cruddy arse graphics card.
Haha...I shopped around SPECIFICALLY for Intel graphics when I bought my laptop
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Yep, you are gonna have to either buck up and buy a new laptop. Or Build a desktop. Whichever would best suite your needs.
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I bet Nvidia/Radeon could make money off PCMCIA graphics cards...
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