Upgrading Laptop IGP Tags: Graphics Cards Laptops Gateway Graphics Last response: September 22, 2013 7:42 AM in Graphics & Displays Share easy_55 March 16, 2010 5:34:00 PM Just wondering if anyone has experience with upgrading a laptops GPU? I have a Gateway t-1625 and the X1270 in it is really holding it back, wonder if a cheap dedicated graphics card would be extremely hard to install or not. Thanks. More about : upgrading laptop igp Reply to easy_55 Upendra09 a b U Graphics card March 16, 2010 7:06:11 PM u can't add graphics cards in a laptop it has to be soldered onto the motherboard while the laptop is being manufactured Reply to Upendra09 jaguarskx a c 353 U Graphics card a c 376 D Laptop March 17, 2010 1:08:51 AM Generally only a few "higher end" laptops is capable of having it's graphics card upgraded. It must have a MXM-I, MXM-II or MXM-III interface. See following for example of prices: http://www.google.com/products?hl=en&q=mxm+graphics+car... Reply to jaguarskx Related resources How to increase graphics memory for the HD3200 IGP - Forum So why all the IGP hate? My experience - Forum ATI RADEON IGP and Far Cry - Forum ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP - any experience? - Forum NVIDIA nForce2 igp chipset and graphics with GeForce 4mx - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card March 17, 2010 4:49:07 AM Same here, u can't change the IGP on laptop, it's integrated with the board itself. the choice is continue using it, or buy a new laptop with better gpu inside... Reply to wa1 Mike Amiro September 22, 2013 7:42:22 AM http://www.techradar.com/news/computing-components/grap... Get busy? must be a kick starter some where working on bringing this to the mass market. Reply to Mike Amiro Ask the community Post an answer Related resources : Forum ForumI5-2500k w/ IGP or Phenom X4 965 Black? Forum[AMD] Ati HD 4200 IGP on laptop . ForumUpgrading from IGP , need a decent graphics card ForumGot Most of My Parts, Just Deciding on Ivy Bridge CPU/ IGP ForumIGP Overclocking? ForumBFBC2 - GMA 4500 IGP - Quad8200 - Playable, or GPU upgrade? ForumATI RADEON® XPRESS 200M IGP ForumAmd radeon igp 0806 - broken ForumSandy Bridge IGP Performance ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 ForumHelp finding an obscure driver for a MGC Maxnote 9055 Laptop ForumLaptop graphics cards ForumLaptop screen dead. Using CRT monitor instead. Won't show boot process ForumColor problem when connecting laptop to lcd through VGA More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !