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Old January 6, 2013, 12:44 PM
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I am looking at two laptops right now.
Both interest me. But i debating on what can be upgraded and which one would be a smarter pick.

Here is the first laptop.
An ok graphics chip. But the cpu may bottle neck any othet graphic card upgrade?
Ram has been upgraded too 6gb.
I can get this one for $600
MSI Notebook Official Website - Product Preview Page

Here is the second laptop. New cpu. Ram and more.
But a graphics card i am no to positive on.
Can it ve upgraded in this laptop?
I can get the laptop for $500
Pavilioun dv6 laptop - Strathcona County Computers For Sale - Kijiji Strathcona County Canada.

I am having a tough decision here.
I know more about desktops then laptops.
Both graphics can be upgraded?
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Old January 6, 2013, 01:30 PM
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Laptop Graphics are usually integrated. But if you can. It isn't that easy Take a read:

Upgrade / Replace a Notebook Video Card - Notebookcheck.net Tech

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Old January 6, 2013, 01:32 PM
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Im pretty sure the msi can be upgraded. As some laptops have a dedicated mobile graphics card.
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I wouldn't count on being able to upgrade graphics. Ram, memory, hard drive and sometimes cpu can be upgraded generally speaking about laptops.
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Old January 6, 2013, 01:50 PM
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Some laptops are designed to be avle to upgrade graphics i believe.
The gaming laptops that have special boards.
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^+1 I agree. Some laptops are made to be able to be upgradeable!!!
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Maybe Eurocom laptops can be upgraded. Otherwise you have to DIY and buy parts on ebay. Probably not work the hassle or expense. Tough to sell your old card too.
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Old January 7, 2013, 01:33 AM
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Ok I found out about it.
MSI GX660 HD6970 upgrade
not to difficult to install a 6970m oh the MSI laptop.
I bought the MSI latop
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Old January 7, 2013, 01:17 PM
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Found a site where i can easily install a 6970m
But mods wont let me post a link or talk about it.
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Old January 7, 2013, 01:54 PM
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It's not us that does that, it's automatic. Any user with less than 5 posts that posts a link is sent to moderation. We catch most spammers that way. Your post with a link is now live, and you now have enough posts that it won't happen again.
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