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CAn you upgrade laptops video cards?

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March 16, 2009 6:05:05 PM

This may be a stupid question, but I am looking to buy a laptop for the first time, I am contemplating getting a HP dv6 1030 or 1050, both are reasonably priced and have pretty much what I want....

My only real problem is both don't have a great video card... I don't play any games atm, but most likely will in the future, and want to know if it is possible to upgrade the video card without voiding my warranty...
a b D Laptop
March 16, 2009 6:21:37 PM

HP does not use a graphics socket of any kind. Graphics upgrades for that manufacturer are impossible without a completely new motherboard...which is incredibly hard to get.
March 16, 2009 6:24:45 PM

thanks i appreciate the reply, any advice as to what i should do?
a b D Laptop
March 16, 2009 9:59:54 PM

Buy the best graphics card you can afford pre-installed.
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