Can I put a cheap video card in my laptop?

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Garrat9

Posts: 17   +0
So here's what "Can you run it" had to say. I was wondering if it is even possilbe to put a cheap video card in my laptop?

Video Card
Recommended: 128 MB Video Card w/ DirectX 8 support with pixel & vertex shaders (NVIDIA GeForce 5600+ / ATI Radeon 9600+)
You Have: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family (Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family)
FAIL: Sorry, your video card does not meet this recommended requirement.
Video Card Features - Minimum attributes of your Video Card

Video RAM: Required - 128 MB , You have - 448 MB
Video Card 3D Acceleration: Required - Yes , You have - Yes
Video HW Transform & Lighting: Required - Yes , You have - No
Vertex Shader Ver.: Required - 1.0 , You have - 0.0
Pixel Shader Ver.: Required - 1.0 , You have - 3.0
FYI: Your video card driver version is provided for your information, but it is not part of this analysis. But proper video card driver versions are important to the proper operation of your product.




CPU
Recommended: Pentium 4 or Athlon XP
You Have: 2 processors running - Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2370 @ 1.73GHz
PASS
CPU Speed
Recommended: 1.8 GHz
You Have: 1.73 GHz Performance Rated at 3.89 GHz
PASS
System RAM
Recommended: 512 MB
You Have: 2.5 GB
PASS
Operating System
Recommended: Windows 2000/XP
You Have: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition, 32-bit (Build Service Pack 16001)
PASS

DirectX Version
Recommended: DirectX® version 9.0c (included) or higher
You Have: 10.0
PASS
Sound Card
Recommended: Yes
You Have: Speakers (Conexant High Definit
PASS
Sound Card Driver Version
Your driver version number is: 6.0
FYI: Your sound card driver version is provided for your information, but it is not part of this analysis. But proper sound card driver versions are important to the proper operation of your product.
Free Disk Space
Recommended: 1.7 GB
You Have: 63.2 GB
PASS
CD
Recommended: 4X Speed CD/DVD-ROM
You Have: TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L632H ATA Device
PASS, but the Speed could NOT be analyzed.
 

kimsland

Posts: 13,806   +3
All that info. And you didn't say what computer you have.
By the way, most laptops cannot have their onboard Video card updated (as the Video is connected to the actual Mobo).

Any further help, please put your System Specs information in your Profile
 

nickc

Posts: 921   +11
it does not appear in u're message, I do not have instructions but if u look in that link kimsland gave ,nd be sure check the box that says let it be viewable at the start or end, it will be there.
 

kimsland

Posts: 13,806   +3
Apologies for delay, having long talks with family about life and all :rolleyes:

All your information (Video Card; drivers; manual; you name it)
Can be got from here: HP Drivers
 
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