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Can I upgrade my laptop's nonintegrated video card?

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#1 sweetactionpat


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Posted 29 December 2012 - 02:19 AM

I have an Acer Aspire 5560-Sb613
The video card is NOT integrated.
It has a AMD Radeon HD 6620G with 512 MB Graphics card.
I want to upgrade the video card. I have money to spend and would like a very generous upgrade and spend under $600.
Is it possible to upgrad the video card in this laptop?

Thank you for any help you have to offer.

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 03:12 AM

Have you been able to confirm if there is actually a discrete video card in your system? I haven't been able to find anything to suggest it has - take-aparts show the 5560 having dedicated video on the mainboard. And specifications I've found say dedicated.

Is it possible you've taken your system's dedicated video to mean a discrete video card?

With a laptop, integrated generally means video incorporated into CPU or support chipset and sharing main memory, dedicated means a chip purely for the video having its own video RAM but normally mounted on the mainboard, and a replaceable card is discrete video.

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