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Video Card Upgrade HP Pavillion?

by nramjieawan / January 31, 2011 8:35 AM PST

Hi guy/gals Happy I really want to upgrade the video card on my laptop so that I can play some games. I have a HP Pavillion dv6915nr. I called HP and they said that I can upgrade the video card if I want. However after searching on the web for suitable video cards, I can't seem to find any. I keep comming across video cards that seem to be meant for desktop pc's. Can any video card work? Or do I have to find Laptop specific video cards? If anyone knows where I can find a video card for this model laptop (hp dv6915nr) can you please tell me? Any help would be much appreciated. Thank from B4.

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The dv6915nr has no "video card."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 31, 2011 8:56 AM PST

The video section is on the motherboard and there is no card slot to plug such into.

This is typical for almost all laptops so to upgrade, you replace the machine.

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HP Said Yes
by nramjieawan / January 31, 2011 9:18 AM PST

I don't understand....then why would HP tell me that I can upgrade the video card on this particular laptop? I gave them the model and serial number and the tech said yes it is possible.

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That's good news.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 31, 2011 10:19 AM PST
In reply to: HP Said Yes

My advice is to get that tech to supply you with models and ordering information.

I looked again at the model and came away with no card and no card slot. Let's let HP fix this one?

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What happenned at the end?
by Die_n_go / March 10, 2013 9:51 PM PDT

Hi Nramijeawan,

I was wondering if you go to solve your issue.

I am considering doing the same with an old laptop that I use as a media center, a better graph card could help a lot.


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