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Windows 7: New Graphics Card

03 Apr 2010   #11
DeeJayMango

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Maybe I should even replace the mother board then?? I should find the correct motherboard what fits with both, the processor and the graphics card that I choose. I think it's possible, isn't it?
Because I was planning to replace my CPU too. It is a VERY crappy piece of processor, 1.6 gHz and only 1 core. Outrageously bad.

@smarteyeball
Well, I updated my system specs (according to SIW, and as much as i understood from there).

@notsograymatter
Unfortunately, I don't have the skills to built a desktop pc myself.

@Zen00
I am quite mobile, and seldom use it as a desktop replacement. Besides, a new display and all that would make it VERY difficult for me, and rather expencive to me, too.

@FZ21Z
Actually, I have quite a new laptop. Bought at the end of October 2009. Besides, I think I'll contact my manufacturer. Maybe they can give me some helpful information, too. Maybe they can even find the correct pieces(Motherboard, CPU, and graphics)?


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03 Apr 2010   #12
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeeJayMango View Post
Maybe I should even replace the mother board then?? I should find the correct motherboard what fits with both, the processor and the graphics card that I choose. I think it's possible, isn't it?
Because I was planning to replace my CPU too. It is a VERY crappy piece of processor, 1.6 gHz and only 1 core. Outrageously bad.

Actually, I have quite a new laptop. Bought at the end of October 2009. Besides, I think I'll contact my manufacturer. Maybe they can give me some helpful information, too. Maybe they can even find the correct pieces(Motherboard, CPU, and graphics)?
Good luck with that. Even if you could find the right parts it would be cheaper to just buy a new PC. No sarcasm intended, its just that its not so easy to swap parts in a laptop like it is in a desktop. It's a lot of work to strip a laptop down too. Been there done that, was a pain in the but to find all the screws and keep track of where they went.
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03 Apr 2010   #13
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Actually, I have quite a new laptop. Bought at the end of October 2009.
Still a laptop, which aren't made to be upgraded like desktop PC's are. I've been through it all myself, I love my lappy, and if I could upgrade the graphics and/or the processor, I'd happily keep it for another few years, but soon discovered it couldn't be done, or possibly could be, but at quite a significant cost, which makes buying a new one a lot more plausible.
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Besides, I think I'll contact my manufacturer. Maybe they can give me some helpful information, too. Maybe they can even find the correct pieces(Motherboard, CPU, and graphics)?
Maybe they will, or maybe the will just reiterate what you've been told here.
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03 Apr 2010   #14
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah, motherboards for laptops are custom designed for the cases. You can't just buy another motherboard for a laptop. Only the original one that came with it will work with it.
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03 Apr 2010   #15
DeeJayMango

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Alright then, thank you guys anyway

Got alot smarter when it comes to technoligy and specially computers

Moderator can now close the thread.
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04 Apr 2010   #16
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 

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Hi, I have a laptop and i am interested in replacing my current graphics card.
I have no idea if it is intregrated or what, so I would like you to help me out .


So here are my main questions :

Is the graphics card intregrated and how to find it out ?
What are the graphics cards that match my mother board and how to find it out ?

Keep in mind, that i would like a proper graphics card (ATI Radeon HD****/nVidia GeForce 9***) for extreme gaming and detail

When I get a graphics card like this, I will take it to my manufacturer and let them place it to my computer, no way I'm going to break my computer trying to replace it myself.

Do you have a laptop or a desktop computer?
I Have a laptop, if you didn't read my first post through.

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Hi, I have a laptop and i ....

The reason I asked is that laptops graphic cards are part of the motherboard and can't be changed. I thought maybe you incorrectly wrote laptop. I think you found out it can't be done.
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04 Apr 2010   #17
DeeJayMango

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

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Do you have a laptop or a desktop computer?
I Have a laptop, if you didn't read my first post through.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeeJayMango View Post
Hi, I have a laptop and i ....

The reason I asked is that laptops graphic cards are part of the motherboard and can't be changed. I thought maybe you incorrectly wrote laptop. I think you found out it can't be done.
No problem .

And yes, I have accepted that fact already
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