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Windows 7: upgrade GPU

27 Feb 2011   #1
brodiewf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
upgrade GPU

i have an MSI gx 700 laptop. i love the processor. It is doing everything that my friends new i7 does but i would like to upgrade the GPU. it has a NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, i would like to replace it with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 485M. would this be possible? and if not what would be a good GPU substitute for it?


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27 Feb 2011   #2
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Hello there.

No, i don't think that is possible to replace a Notebook's video card, because they come soldered into the motherboard (as far as i know) sorry to be the one who's bringing the bad news.
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27 Feb 2011   #3
brodiewf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

no this one i can replace, i have taken it out to look at it :P
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27 Feb 2011   #4
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Uhh awesome i knew that some notebooks have the capability to upgrade the video card (i wasn't sure if yours was capable) the thing is that i don't know where to get them

Why don't you contact MSI and tell them your thoughts to see if they can help you?

Cheers.
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27 Feb 2011   #5
brodiewf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

alright
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28 Feb 2011   #6
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Just some interesting information on upgrading your notebook video cards.
Upgrade / Replace a Notebook Video Card - Notebookcheck.net Tech
Fabe
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28 Feb 2011   #7
brodiewf

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

thanks if anyone has anymore info if i can replace my card with that one or any suggestions on a gpu please can you help?
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01 Mar 2011   #8
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Just a quick search for you to look through msi gx700 upgrade video card - Bing
Fabe
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