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Gaming graphics on a laptop

Discussion in 'Games' started by inmyhead, Mar 5, 2009.

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  1. inmyhead

    inmyhead Thread Starter

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    Hi all, and thanks for taking the time to read this.

    I own a Toshiba Satellite which i use for gaming. Does anyone know if its possible to upgrade the graphics performance on this model?

    I believe the speccific modal is a L300 149, but this is based only on the toshiba website and my knowledge of the specs (screen size, harddrive etc).

    On the it says the L300 149 use a IntelĀ® GMA X3100, and in my Graphics Properties/information it says i'm using a Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family.

    As you can probably tell, I have only the slightest idea of what these mean, so any help or advice would be appreciated.

    Many many thanks

    inmyhead
     
  2. guenthar

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    No you can't upgrade the video card on that laptop since it uses an integrated card and can't be removed. You would need a laptop with a dedicated video card like an ATI or Nvidia card.

    The laptop I am going to be buying has a decent video card and is cheap.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834115539

    Asus has some good extended warranties on their site and you have up to a year after purchase to get one so it gives you plenty of time.
     
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