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Upgrading the graphics card on a Sony VGN-FS730/W laptop

by david.evans / July 24, 2006 1:37 AM PDT

Is it possible to upgrade the graphics card in this laptop? I want to have a gaming-capable laptop.

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Same here
by Papagreg1234 / March 2, 2009 1:19 AM PST

I want to also replace the graphics card in my laptop. My laptop is a Sony NR498E, my chipset (Intel GM965 express) says that it offers a PCI express x16 port, which they make graphics cards for. Meaning couldn't I install one? I called Best Buy and they told me no, but it doesn't make sense, I think I should be able to. Anything to help would be awesome.

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Just so you know.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 3, 2009 7:38 AM PST
In reply to: Same here

Any laptop with GMA video has yet to show up with a slot to upgrade the video.

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