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i have a toshiba L640 i5 3gb with 320gb and radeon 4500

by shujaathahmed1 / July 25, 2013 6:34 AM PDT

i have a toshiba L640 i5 3gb with 320gb and radeon 4500series graphic ...and its over 3 years old all these years it worked just pretty good all game worked and it was nice and now past few months when i play like hot pursuit or mortal kombat new edition my laptop goes off on its own..wat could the problem be should i uprgade and is it posssible to upgrade? if i upgrade my ram and graphic card what could be suggestion to go for

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Have you done the usual maintenance?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 25, 2013 6:42 AM PDT

Always share the last time you used the canned air and at this age you would either change the heat sink compound or have it done if you don't do your own work.

About upgrades. The 3GB is a tip off this is a 32 bit OS so you would not change the RAM. The video after a quick look shows a laptop and just like most laptops, no slot to put in anything else.

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by shujaathahmed1 / July 25, 2013 9:44 AM PDT

thank u sir for ur support..

i have never ever did the cleanin of my laptop or the fan...ill get it a heat sink fan cleaned up from a service centre..
wat does a 32bit OS mean..? when i purchased my laptop they said its upgradeble to some 6 or 8 gb ram ..and wat abt my 4500 radeon card is it a good one for games like nfs hot pursuit and mortal kombat typer games?
is it possible tat i can upgrade or fix a new better gaming graphic card in my laptop ...will my laptop be suitable for it?

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Here's what it means. Links on the search about that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 25, 2013 10:10 AM PDT
In reply to: doubt

As to you re-do on the graphic card issue, I can't tell what settings you use as well as I didn't figure out the exact model of Tosh you have. The L640 is a series and I can't go look at the more than dozen models to guess what you have. Please supply exact models for best answers.

As to the last question, the series so far has no upgrade method or slot for the video card.
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model details
by shujaathahmed1 / July 25, 2013 3:43 PM PDT

thank u sir for ur help....

as far as i checked my system type is showing as 64 bit operating system.i had recently changed my OS from home premium to ultimate..
laptop details. Toshiba L640 model number- PSKOLG 01D002
OS- windows7 ultimate Sp 1
ram-3 gb hdd-320
graphic- ATI radeon 4500 series
size- 14 inches

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In that case
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 26, 2013 1:18 AM PDT
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Head to and install the maximum amount of ram for it's last upgrade.

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