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could someone help me with upgrading my graphics card?

hi,
i was thinking about upgrading my graphics card in my laptop, but i don't really know how to go about this. i have a link with the details of my laptop (it's a toshiba) http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/jsp/SUPPORTSECTION/discontinuedProductPage.do?service=UK&toshibaShop=false&BV_UseBVCookie=yes&PRODUCT_ID=1101913&BV_Script=/jsp/fixup/productPage
what type of graphic card could i get for my laptop, i want to use it for gaming, i'm an all around gamer but i would like to able to run the more advanced graphical games too; battlefield, elder scrolls, things like that =D

thanks for your help!

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The link is dead.

In reply to: could someone help me with upgrading my graphics card?

Next time, be sure to add the make and model number but something like 99.9% of laptops have no video card you can replace.

Here's the test for ones that do. The maker offers such cards.
Bob

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i was hoping you wouldn't say that Silly
i guess i have an integrated video card, it's an intel gma HD
i know it's not a good one, but i have 4gb RAM and an Intel® Core™ i3-380M Processor


clock speed : 2.53 GHz
now that you know something about the laptop, is there anyway i can improve graphics somehow without upgrading the graphics card?
thanks!

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You reduce the visual effects and pixel counts to boost the game speed. Some find a newer driver can help but I find it to be marginal even when it does improve it. For example, 10 FPS goes to 11.
Bob

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