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Upgrading laptop mobo

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The Admiral

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Well I got this new game, but my stupid integrated graphics card (GMA 950 - Intel 945 Chipset) can't handle it. Could I upgrade the mobo for better graphics? Here are the current important system specs:
Lenovo N100 0689-A6U
Intel Mobile 950 Chipset
41W1199 mobo (14W)

I'm looking to upgrade to a mobo with discrete nvidia graphics. (41W1201) As far as I can tell, it will fit. But the biggest difference I can see is the that the one I am upgrading from is a 14W board, while the one I want to upgrade to is a 15W board.

So my question, in short, is can I upgrade from the 41W1199 to the 41W1201 without killing anything?

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Neil Jones

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New motherboards for laptops usually cost more than the laptop itself is worth, therefore its not cost-effective.
Everything on a laptop is geared for the original configuration and uses unique connectors that aren't always transferable to a board from the same company. Plus there's no guarantee its going to work anyway as the new board may require a different power connector or voltage.
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