Upgrading Video Card in my Laptop

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  1. zumin3k

    zumin3k New Member

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    Hi guys, I'm running a Toshiba Satellite with Vista at 2GB RAM with an ATI Radeon X1200 vid card (bought it a couple of months ago). I'm having some slow performance playing Rome:Total War on this laptop. I assume it's the video card, as I have no problem on my desktop that has less Ram, but a better card.
    Can I upgrade this? I don't know too much about how laptop video works.
    Thanks in advance!
    Remy
     
  2. infuction

    infuction New Member

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    Might be a shitty motherboard
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    new laptop time.
     
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    Chris New Member

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    It is usually possible to upgrade vid cards in laptops, but its more involved than on a desktop and in the end may not be worth it

    research your particular model and see if its been done by others
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    no, it is usually *not* possible on a notebook. The few that can be upgraded are the *exception* to the rule.
     
  6. Maffy29

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    Roger that. Most (99.9%) of them are soldered on the boards.
     

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