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toshiba laptop gpu upgrade

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October 10, 2013 11:27:31 AM

hello,I have recently purchased a Toshiba laptop with the amd a6 quad core processor and built in ati Radeon hd 8200 gpu. I was wondering if the following motherboard can have a dedicated or discrete gpu added to it as the integrated one I use currently is a bit lacking when it comes to gaming:
Motherboard
Manufacturer AMD
Model PT10AN (Socket FT1)
Version PSCGWE-02X00REN
Chipset Vendor AMD
Chipset Model ID1536
Chipset Revision 00
Southbridge Vendor AMD
Southbridge Model A55/A60M
Southbridge Revision 11
System Temperature 63 °C
BIOS
Brand Insyde Corp.
Version 1.10
Date 22/05/2013
PCI Data
Slot PCI-E Gen 2 x2
Slot Type PCI-E Gen 2 x2
Slot Usage Available
Data lanes x2
Slot Designation J3606
Characteristics 3.3V, PME, Hot Plug
Slot Number 0
Slot PCI-E x1
Slot Type PCI-E x1
Slot Usage Available
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J3703
Characteristics 3.3V, PME, Hot Plug
Slot Number 1
Slot PCI-E x1
Slot Type PCI-E x1
Slot Usage Available
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J3700
Characteristics 3.3V, PME, Hot Plug
Slot Number 2
Slot PCI-E x1
Slot Type PCI-E x1
Slot Usage Available
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J3701
Characteristics 3.3V, PME, Hot Plug
Slot Number 3
Slot PCI-E x1
Slot Type PCI-E x1
Slot Usage Available
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J2500
Characteristics 3.3V, PME, Hot Plug
Slot Number 4
Slot PC-98/Card
Slot Type PC-98/Card
Slot Usage Available
Bus Width 32 bit
Slot Designation J615
Characteristics 5V, 3.3V, CardBus, Modem Ring Resume, PME, SMBus
Slot Number 5

many thanks for the advice
October 10, 2013 12:56:01 PM

I`d appretiate if someone could explain the pcie slot status this info is displaying...does this mean I am able to install a pcie gpu for laptops onto this motherboard? other than getting another laptop is there a way for me to add a better gpu to this system?
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