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: 18.104.22.1682 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. conno April 16, 2012 7:58:20 PM Best answer selected by conno. 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? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAcer Aspire 8943G video card upgrade ForumShould I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? ForumUpgrade video card ForumUpgrade my video card for hp pavilion 9357 ForumVideo card upgrade ForumASUS P5K Mobo Video Card Upgrade ForumInspiron 1545 video card upgrade ForumUpgrade Video Card ForumShould I upgrade my video card or go with a new HDD? ForumWhat video card to upgrade for my X51 ForumPre-built Dell - looking to upgrade the video card ForumIs it possible to upgrade the video card in an Acer aspire 4830tg? ForumVideo Card Upgrade (MSI R5450 to Zotac GeForce GT640) ForumAcer aspire x1700 video card upgrade ForumACER Aspire T180 UD44A Video Card Upgrade Recommendation ForumHelp me decide on a video card upgrade ? ForumVideo card upgrade help. OLD MB. ForumUpgrade - Video Card or Mobo? ForumUpgrade dell xps 435mt video card with nvidia gt 630 ForumHow to upgrade video card for free for all games to 8.0 or higher 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 !