Im looking to upgrade my laptop Tags: Graphics Cards Laptops RAM Graphics Last response: August 16, 2012 10:47 PM in Graphics & Displays Share adz_w August 16, 2012 10:23:34 PM hi, im looking to upgrade my laptop at the moment i am running : intel i3 processor 2.1 |GHZ i think : 4 GB RAM 2x 2 GB ram DDR3 PC3 : intel HD 3000 graphics card mounted to the motherboard 1 tb HDD SATA with windows 7 home premium 64 bit system im looking buy an 8 GB RAM ( if my system will run it) and a new graphics card to replace the one thats not intergrated to the motherboard if it will fit in the spare ram slot any sugestions ? More about : upgrade laptop Deemo13 a c 196 U Graphics card August 16, 2012 10:26:09 PM You arent going to be able to upgrade anything other than the RAM in that laptop and you can't put a GPU in a RAM slot. Honestly, you're kinda stuck. trapper a b U Graphics card August 16, 2012 10:26:12 PM GPUs don't plug in to your ram slot. You're not going to be able to do anything more than the ram in your laptop. Your best bet for a faster PC is either a new laptop or a desktop you can upgrade later on. Related resources I'm looking to upgrade an old laptop. - Forum I'm looking at buying laptop for my son for graphic design which processor is better - Forum I'm looking to upgrade from crossfire amd xfx7950s - Forum Im looking for a new laptop - Forum Is this a good laptop for what i'm looking for? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer adz_w August 16, 2012 10:28:50 PM i thought so i had a feeling but i thought id ask just in case ill look into buying a new pc adz_w August 16, 2012 10:30:49 PM system runs fine its just the graphics card that lets me down trapper a b U Graphics card August 16, 2012 10:32:41 PM adz_w said:system runs fine its just the graphics card that lets me down I was in the same boat when I had a laptop for school. I ended up building a PC and havn't looked back yet. adz_w August 16, 2012 10:34:21 PM yeah i was considering doing that but ive not really got much experience in building pc's / laptops appart from doing repairs on broken pcs at college Deemo13 a c 196 U Graphics card August 16, 2012 10:39:36 PM Its really really not that hard I'll tell you right now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_56kyib-Ls You'll be a pro after watching that. adz_w August 16, 2012 10:47:16 PM i know it doesnt seem hard haha just intimidating i know ill get used to it in time practice makes perfect right? cheers ill watch that now Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI'm looking for a good gaming laptop thats under $800 Forum SolvedI'm looking for a good gaming laptop under $1000 that will run games on high settings Forum Solvedi'm looking to upgrade my 775 socket cpu. Forum SolvedI'm having trouble looking for a gaming laptop. Forum SolvedIm looking to upgrade graphics cards any ideas Forum SolvedI'm looking for a new laptop. Mild gaming, programming and school. PLS HELP :) Forum Solvedim lost and looking to upgrade HELP!! :p Forum SolvedI'm looking to upgrade my motherboard and processor for around $250. Forum Solvedim looking for a laptop that can use some mild gaming Forum SolvedHelp!!! I'm looking for a good gaming laptop for my son's birthday Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade for 2014 titles like Titanfall and I'm wondering which parts of my PC I need to upgrade. Forum SolvedNot sure if im in the right section looking for help with a laptop hdd to desktop Forum SolvedHi im looking for an upgrade for my pc for battlefield 4 Forum SolvedI'm looking to upgrade my build. Forum SolvedI'm looking to upgrade my graphics card for Battlefield 4 and some other upcoming games. I run a triple monitor setup at 5760x 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 !