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#1 Vosscharge

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 08:59 PM

Hi.

Still own a Dell 1545. My graphics card is that of a Mobile Intel 4 series express chipset family. I'd like to upgrade my laptop's graphics card but have some questions in advance.

A ) I've heard factory-standard cards cannot be replaceable. Is this true? Was hoping to upgrade to an Nvidia GeForce 9400 GT.
B ) The reason for this replacement is my hope to play games such as Team Fortress 2. Do you think this upgrade is necessary? I'm able to run one client of Silkroad with maximum graphics (Even if it does get a little choppy in highly-populated areas)
C ) If "no" to either of the above, what are your recommendations taking into consideration I cannot afford a new computer or laptop.

Thanks for any and all help

Edited by Vosscharge, 29 April 2010 - 08:59 PM.


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Posted 29 April 2010 - 09:16 PM

laptops are notorious for not being upgradeable, especially with video cards, sorry. About the only things you can really upgrade in a laptop is memory, hard drive, and if your really motivated maybe the CPU though Id be careful with that.

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