Closed Video card upgrade Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: April 16, 2012 8:52 PM in Graphics & Displays Share conno April 16, 2012 4:54:15 AM i was wondering if i can up grade the video card on my laptop to make it better for gaming. these are my specs. Time of this report: 4/15/2012, 21:46:10 Machine name: CONNOR-PC Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120305-1505) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System Manufacturer: Dell Inc. System Model: Inspiron N5040 BIOS: BIOS Date: 09/23/09 11:58:43 Ver: 08.00.10 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz Memory: 4096MB RAM Available OS Memory: 3894MB RAM Page File: 3762MB used, 4024MB available Windows Dir: C:\windows DirectX Version: DirectX 11 DX Setup Parameters: Not found User DPI Setting: Using System DPI System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent) DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode --------------- Display Devices --------------- Card name: Intel(R) HD Graphics Manufacturer: Intel Corporation Chip type: Intel(R) HD Graphics (Core i3) DAC type: Internal Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0046&SUBSYS_05051028&REV_02 Display Memory: 1696 MB Dedicated Memory: 64 MB Shared Memory: 1632 MB Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz) Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor Monitor Model: unknown Monitor Id: SEC5441 Native Mode: 1366 x 768(p) (59.997Hz) Output Type: Internal Driver Name: igdumd64.dll,igd10umd64.dll,igdumdx32,igd10umd32 Driver File Version: 8.15.0010.2342 (English) Driver Version: 220.127.116.112 DDI Version: 10 Driver Model: WDDM 1.1 Driver Attributes: Final Retail Driver Date/Size: 3/25/2011 21:17:46, 7473664 bytes WHQL Logo'd: Yes please help. More about : video card upgrade Best solution Gman450 a b U Graphics card April 16, 2012 5:20:06 AM Sorry, you won't be able to that. Video cards on a common laptop ususally can't be upgraded, unless it is a expensive one. But on a Dell Ispiron, you can't. Share conno April 16, 2012 7:58:20 PM Best answer selected by conno. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer conno April 16, 2012 8:01:35 PM ok, thank you anyways. but i also have an older desktop that i would like to know if it can be boosted for gaming performance. before i post the specs on it, is it more likely i could upgrade a desktop? Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to upgrade video card Forum SolvedHTPC Video Card Upgrade Forum SolvedVideo Card Upgrade for Precision T7400? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade "video card or Motherboard"? Forum SolvedHelp with finding a video card upgrade for my Dell Inspiron 3646 Forum SolvedNew Video Card Upgrade Option Forum SolvedDell xps 8500 video card upgrade question? Forum SolvedFinalizing AMD AM3+ upgrade configuration - video card and power supply advice Forum SolvedShould I upgrade this video card? Forum SolvedDell Dimension E310 Video Card Upgrade Forum SolvedDo you have to upgrade RAM if you upgrade the video card? Forum SolvedVideo card upgrade for Gateway Profile 6? Forum SolvedWhat Video Card should i upgrade to and will i have bottleneck issues? Forum Solvedvideo card upgrade Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU and MOBO first or my Video Card first? Forum SolvedVideo card upgrade. Forum SolvedWondering if it's time to upgrade the 7870 ghz ed video card Forum SolvedNew video card upgrade for Diablo 3 Forum SolvedMy brother in-law has a very very old computer and wants to upgrade the video card. Forum SolvedWhich video card to upgrade to? GTX 770 2g? Forum 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 !