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Cnet Latop Upgrades-DIY Feature

by ponce_1988 / August 13, 2005 2:06 PM PDT

I recently read the DIY article for laptop upgrades @ Cnet. It surprised me that Dell and Alienware notebooks can have their video cards changed, but which models can have the video card changed? I'm specifically interested in the Precision M70.

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Not so fast.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 13, 2005 11:22 PM PDT

Most Dell models do not have such a feature. Do more research please. As to Alienware, be sure to research the horror stories. You won't find me party to upgrading that model.


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its a scam
by AntiAW / August 15, 2005 10:12 AM PDT

dont fall for this updating graphics bs, sad truth is that AW will gladly void your warranty if something happens while you install that new card and well just getting the card would be challenge in itself

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