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Can I install a new graphics card on an All in one HP Touchsmart 520 PC?

  1. Hi I have an all in one hp touch smart 520 pc and I have had it for about 2 years now and it doesn't do well with games and I was wondering if I can install a new better graphics card? if so can you recommend me one ?

    thanks
     
  2. TechGamer

    TechGamer TS Addict Posts: 365   +38

    I did some research and I found this
    [
    Expansion Slots:
    1 PCI Express x16 module socket for MXM graphics card
    2 PCI Express x1 mini card sockets
    and
    One PCI Express x16 Module (MXM) socket
    MXM version: Type B
    Power source = 19V
    UMA or MXM Graphic card not exceeding 35W TDP
    That is direct from HP. I asked today, because of your answers, HP support and I got the answer, that a Type II video card shut work as a upgrade on the inglewood motherboard. And don't worry. Bestbuy in Canada will upgrade the card in the store. But thank you anyway!

    ]
    [
    Yes, the MOTHERBOARD has those slots, no it is not upgradable after purchase, but good luck with that ]

    apperantly the hp touchsmart 520 was never meant for gaming of high caliber and it cannot be upgraded :S


    http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/TouchS...s-card-in-hp-touchsmart-520-1010/td-p/1128935

    credits to that site.
     
  3. Bigfatpanda123

    Bigfatpanda123 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh ok thanks!
     
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    AIO's generally have the graphics card soldered on, much like mobile parts.
     

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