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Adding graphic card HP Probook 4420s

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February 8, 2012 10:38:52 AM

Hello,
i want to buy a graphic card for my laptop, but i don't know what's the best and compatible graphic card to my system. can you help me? what's the best video card for my laptop. i want to use it for gaming btw i want a cheap one, less than 50$.


my specs:
System features
OS : Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-380M Processor (2.5 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Chipset: Mobile Intel® HM57 Express

Memory
Memory: Corsair 4 GB DDR3

Storage
Internal drives: 320 GB SATA II

GraphicsDisplay resolution: 1366 x 768
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics (integrated)

Expansion features
Ports: 3 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 eSATA Combo, 1 VGA port, 1 RJ-45
Slots: 1 ExpressCard/34

Power
Battery type: 6-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery


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February 8, 2012 11:37:17 AM

What model of laptop?
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February 8, 2012 12:03:59 PM

@ Pyree - Model is in the thread title: HP Probook 4420s

@ aaronpj - Generally speaking, laptops with discrete graphic cards should not be upgraded beyond what's listed as options in the system specification. Heat and Power become issues and you could cause further damage to your laptop. Additionally, finding a better solution is usually difficult and ultimately not cost effective.

According to the specifications of your laptop, the best you should place in there (assuming you can upgrade it), is the AMD Mobile HD 5470. If this is what is currently installed, I wouldn't suggest trying to upgrade.

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February 8, 2012 12:11:38 PM

Ah yeah! Faceplant.
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February 8, 2012 8:17:06 PM

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February 8, 2012 8:20:19 PM

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