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Hello!

Is it possible to change video cards on a laptop? I've had others on a different website tell me it's not possible. Just a quick question, shouldn't take much of your time. Thanks!:D

Here's my system:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: MP061
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A01
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 502MB RAM
Page File: 731MB used, 495MB available
DirectX Version: 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
 

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The majority of laptops are intergrated. I know a few dells have changable video.
 

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Uh oh.. I think I do have one integrated.

Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family (Intel(R) Calistoga Graphics Controller)

Does that mean I'm doomed?
 

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Here's my system:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: MP061
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A01
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 502MB RAM
Page File: 731MB used, 495MB available
DirectX Version: 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

Now, how would I be able to tell if my card is changable or not?
 

Couriant

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What is your Dell model number? The system number is not showing on Dell's website
 

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Your machine is not upgradeable.

Also take note of your memory. You have 502MB. looks like you have about 10MB for video. I would suggest you upgrade your memory to the maximum that machine can take. It will help you with your video.
 

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(y) no problem

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