I am trying to buy a chipset

By nayr65
Jul 7, 2005
  1. I have spent the last 2 weeks researching and talking to my local computer repairshop about my issue. my last step is to find out were i can buy integrated chipsets for a notbook. any suggestions??
  2. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 856

    What chips are you looking for? Where are you looking?
  3. nayr65

    nayr65 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i'm looking for an integrated chipset for my sony vaio pcg-k47....i want a reasonably fast card with 256 mb video memory at a reasonably low cost....i tried to talk to ATI and NVIDIA, but they don't sell chipsets to private consumers, only to major manufacturers
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Um.. You can't change the chipset on a motherboard. The mobo and the chipset on it are very closely tied together and changing the chipset is plain impossible without redesigning the board. If you already have that laptop then you are stuck with whatever chipset you have in there.

    Since you have been talking to ATI and Nvidia then I assume it is the video part you want to change. There are some laptops that allow you to replace the video adapter but I am fairly certain that your Vaio does not.
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