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nezzy

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Hello, I have recently bought an acer 4230 Travelmate.

It has come with integrated graphics (Motherboard is Mobile intel® 945GM Express Chipset family)

I want to upgrade the graphics but as I have only ever used desktops I really dont have a clue???

Can you just add a graphics card the same way you would in a desktop???

Thanks :whistling:
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happyrock

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not exactly like a desktop...the link to yours is here...
http://global.acer.c...book/tm4230.htm

they make no mention of upgrading the onboard graphics so I doubt you can change yours
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unless a laptop is specifically built for it (i.e. a gaming laptop) the graphics card has a 95% chance of being impossible to upgrade.
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james_8970

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Due to heat limitations and no availability of laptop GPU's on the market, as far as I'm aware of, it is impossible to upgrade your laptop GPU.
James

Edited by james_8970, 26 August 2007 - 05:14 PM.

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