upgrading laptop Video card

shadeyB

Member
hey guys an gals :)

i have the Sony Vaio VGN-NS laptop and would like to upgrade my graphics card as i play game's around the house etc and hauling a desktop around aint good at my age LMAO :huh:
i have Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family video card (out box STOCK STANDARD) and i can appreciate theres not much space inside this so was wondering if any u folks have any suggestions or ideas for me for an upgrade if possible .... or,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:zip:

tell me it's not worth the hasstle and stick to sitting infront eh the desktop or put it on wheels with a gennerator attatched lol

thanks in advance
Barry
 

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  • Manufacturer/Model
    Sony Vaio ns
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    Intel Pentium Dual T3200 @2.00GHz
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    Sony Vaio
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    3.0GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 332Mhz
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    Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Realtech High Def Audio
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whs

Vista Guru
Gold Member
Upgrading a laptop other than disk and RAM is not easy. I would probably buy another laptop suitable for the task.
 

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  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell
    CPU
    Q6600
    Memory
    4GB
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HP w2207h
    Hard Drives
    2x250GB HDDs
    1x60GB OCZ SSD
    6 external disks 60 to 640GBs
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    Also 1xHP desktop, 1xHP laptop, 1xGateway laptop

Katokato

Banned
yeah, buy a new laptop. laptop upgrading is hard as you have to get a small card that can fit and that can also play good games at good frame rates
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Hp pavillion a6110n
    CPU
    amd athlon 64 x2 live! 4400+
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    4 gigs 3.3 useable
    Graphics Card(s)
    Finally! SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 12
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    generic pnp monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    7.2k rpm
    1 linux ubuntu partition
    1 vista partition
    1recovery partition
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    1linux swap partition
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    500W, antc earthwatts EA500
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    normal black case
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    fans
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    logitech mouse (small to fit hand perfectly)
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    saitek cyborg gaming keyboard
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    dsl
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    2.3 ghz amd

kiddieboy12

sloowlag
Member
destop > laptops
buy/build your own destop, it cost 500$ and less for a decent one!
 

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  • CPU
    amd 64x2 4200+ 2.2ghz per core
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    ECS NETTLE
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    3 gb
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    nvdia 6150se nforce 430(old rig, upgrading)
    Sound Card
    reltrek hd audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    hp w1907
    Screen Resolution
    1440x968/1024x768
    Hard Drives
    320gb
    PSU
    upgrading, Coolmax CA-450 450watts
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    hp casing
    Cooling
    defult..
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    hp
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    hp
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    768kbps down and 128 up...very slow..
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    not great compared to other people..
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