EliteBook 8540W: updating graphics card on HP Elitebook 8540w
I have an elitebook HP 8540w , with graphics Nvidia Quadro FX 880 M, Win 7 x 64 Pro, Core i7 620 M.
My question is: is it possible to Update the graphic card Nvidia Quadro K1100M or K2100M?
At the level of the connector standards of advice and architecture seems everything is compatible. Standards of PCI-E 2.0 and 3.0 write compatible in both directions. But I have heard that HP because it blocks the BIOS setup other devices if they are not provided by the factory. is this true? If yes then it turns out that the maximum that you can put FX1800M it uses one of the set of options... Or maybe take K1100M / K2100M of new generations of HP 85XX, or may be other manufacturers of laptops? Another alarmingly K2100M consumes 55W, while the installed card HP in particular FX1800M consumption 45W. With the cooling system is quite clear that to do, but is there enough electrical power?
1. the memory just downclocked and turns at speed 1333.
2. There is no whitelist video card but be very careful with the MXM graphics cards. Make sure that the heater is in the same place as the original and you have the same kind of MXM card; IE the edge of integration is the same. If all this is true, you can exchange video cards, but it's a big job.
I was thinking about upgrading my graphics on the computer laptop satellite P300-16 t. I have not opened yet so my question is, has anyone here opened this machine? If so, is there a way to install a dedicated graphics card? i.e. the pcie? Could someone please advise if there are institutions in the machine to upgrade my graphics?
My gratitude in advance for any help.
In General, update graphics card is not supported and cannot be done.
Toshiba has written about it in http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB9401AX0001R01.htm
A common problem with portable mobile is the heat and to built the effective cooling system. Each laptop has optimized cooling system. More powerful graphics card will produce more heat, and this balanced hardware platform will not properly work. Can result in permanent damage from overheating or material.
Maybe stupid comment now, but if you need more powerful your laptop sell on eBay and buy a new one.
I am considering buying the HPE-150 t with an improved graphics card standard:
1 GB ATI Radeon HD 5770 [2 DVI, HDMI, DP, VGA adapter]
I went on http://support.asus.com/PowerSupplyCalculator/PSCalculator.aspx?SLanguage=en-us to the appropriate power needed for this gauge system, and it recommends a minimum 450 Watt power supply.
If I ended up buying the HPE-150 t with updated graphics card, I get a power supply improved to compensate for the increase of energy consumption?
Here are the specs of your motherboard. It indicates a 350 Watt PSU. However, if you scroll down to hardware options, you will see a 460 watt power supply associated with the 5770 video card.
I know it works has already answered in October 2009, but I have a few not 100% course info on the upgrade of the graphics cards. Now I have a qosmio g40-10 with nvidia geforce 8600 with 512 video memory. Because this card is purely not enough for the high-end gaming today, I want to update at least 1 GB of video memory. Like many people here, I tried to find some information online but its just waste of time. I asked in each PC store in my town this topic and 60% of them responded that it is possible, but it will cost you so.
They could not tell exactly witch card should take but logically it will be nvidia series that were used by Toshiba manufacter, what I'll do I will find some young model of Toshiba nvidia cards and will just try to adapt it. Logically that laptops Toshiba chassy is almost the same, of course mounting screws can be different, but ultimately, it's a project. The only problem is the motherboard, I heard that this motherboard is unable to accept certain graphics cards.
If you have some info on this please let me know.
Also different (highest card) coz, there will be cooling problem so if you have ideas to solve heating, please share it with me.
Thanks much adrian
I guess that you know very well that the possibilities of upgrade on mobile units are very limited; especially GPU or CPU upgrade and laptop manufacturers offer don t any kind of support. Because of the design specific common problem for mobile units is cooling system. More performance means more heat and more heat, compromised of portable computer hardware switch or damage.
Manufacturers of portable don t support cela and don offers t any helpful info about it. GPU upgrade in my opinion is not a good idea. OK, you can do with your laptop that you want and play a little bit, but I'm afraid that your project is too risky and will not end with success of m.
If you need a more powerful computer I think it's time for the new portable computer with more powerful hardware. What you think so.
I have a Satellite Pro P300 and I was wondering if the CPU or the graphics card can be improved?
I really like my laptop, but an upgrade is imminent and before I take the plunge I just want to see if it is all options other than a new laptop.
Processor and graphics card update is not supported and there is no list with compatible processors. If everything is on your own risk. In the worst case a new processor will not be recognized from the motherboard or BIOS, probably you need a new module of cooling too so I wouldn t this
In addition, the graphics card is attached to the motherboard and cannot be exchanged.
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Hey, I have a laptop Qosmio F50 - 10 k... can I upgrade my graphics card so I can play newer games?
In General, update graphics on laptops is not possible.
More info on what you can read in follow Toshiba document > http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB9401AX0001R01.htm
I was wondering if it was possible to update the graphics card in the Equium A210 for a better graphics card or how to make the most frankly graphics when you play online are shocking and the man in the shop lie seems to me :(
Sorry mate, but there is no possibility to upgrade the graphics card built into your machine, as the graphics card is "wired", which means that the integrated graphics chip is soldered on the motherboard.
So, you could upgrade RAM HDD & to increase performance, but who are the only options to get more performance out of your machine.
I have a Satellite Pro 6100 and I'm VERY happy with it, I for two years now and it's always one of the fastest on the market and he got all the necessary devices as well.
The only problem is that I just 16 MB on my GeForce 420 Go graphics card. I can't play the latest version of a racing game that I'm a bit addicted to it.
So, I'm looking for an update to my graphics card. I know that there are 440 GB maps as well with 32 MB on board.
Can anyone advise me on what to do? Is there a GFX card which adapts instead of 420 go I have atm? I'll be able to add for example 16 MB to 420 go? (probably n00b question)
Any help would be really appreciated!
Thanks in advance,
Due to the high level of integration of the different components of a laptop and their interactions tested with another toshiba doesn't offer any update for CPU card and motherboard and vga.
Hey guys I have a HP Pavilion a6332.uk Desktop PC (kc975aa) I was wondering if I can improve my graphics card from nvidia graphics card at least 8400 a 7800? (minimum required for Diablo 3) and 2.2 GHz at least a 2.8 GHz processor? (once again Diablo 3 minimum required) I intend to get vista 64 with 8 GB of ram too if that helps
Check here processor upgrade information:
You can update your graphics card to any card with a maximum requirement of 300 W power supply.
See also this thread useful:
I almost had my PC for a year now. I am looking for a good gfx card update that will allow me to run some high senior graphic games smoothly on graphics settings. Battlefield, ArmA, GTA are examples of games... Games like this. I know that I will also need to upgrade the power supply with the new card. If you could show me a few good cards and supplys power which would best adapt to what I'm looking for. Thank you.
P.S. Try to stay as close as possible to $400. I'm not trying to spend too much more than that.
Feeding Corair CX500, or CX600 will best fit inside your PC and will have enough power for most video cards.
I run BF3 using a NVIDIA EVGA GTX 660 upstairs to the Ultra no problems at 1920 by 1080 resolution. In addition, if you want your PC to run in UEFI mode you can get an EVGA patch to enable this feature.
Read this document posted on: a discrete graphics card selection Guide
I have a Compaq Presario SR2025IL, which was used a computer to type. Now, he was bequeathed to me and I want to update its graphics to make a gaming computer. Any suggestions for a graphics card?
Thank you for the additional information and the link with your computer's specifications, @NeelCool.
Before making any recommendations, I want you to know that your computer is not simply cabable of being a machine good game. The most important thing against the fact that the maximum memory is only 2 GB, DDR. It is simply not enough to work with recent intensive video games. In addition, the only expansion slots are PCI and AGP. They are very slow. I'd rather see you save money and buy a newer computer when you can afford it.
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Can someone suggest a good upgrade for the video graphics card on my son's computer? It's a HP Pavilion HPE h8-1214 desktop PC. It is an age of high school gamer so I'm looking for something in the sub series $400 (or even less if possible). I don't know if he really needs an upgrade, but when he bought the computer, the former owner told him that he should update the graphics card in about a year. I think he still has the card that came with the computer. a graphics card Radeon HD 7450 with 1 GB of DDR3 memory dedicated. I guess I also need to check and see if she still only a 300W power supply or if the previous owner has replaced that. Site HP says that there must be a PCI Express x 16.
A video card the fastest for the games will require at least a 500 Watt power supply. The Corsair CX500, or CX600 would fit well in the H8-1214. As for a video card, NVIDIA GTX 660 (double wide card) should be enough for most modern video games.
Read this post: selection of a discrete graphics card Guide.
Is it possible to change the graphics card on the Satellite A200 and if its possible how he and witch card to use?
I agree with the statement made by the above user.
The point is that the laptops card mother layout is completely different and the slots are not the same as on the PC desktop motherboards.
The GPU chip is mainly fixed and soldered on the motherboard and cannot be removed on simply average.
There are also a few other reasons for which the graphics card can not be updated but I n t want to write a full A4 page now.
You know. The point is; It s is not possible.
I have a Gforce GO 7300 series. I want to improve due do not have power over most of the games, is this possible? If so, how?
and where do I can get this done, I was told it was a 340 MB card I have so been happy in this topic... I have n knows, its 64 MB, with the rest as shared RAM, very disappointed!
any help is great. Thank you all
Update map sorry, but the graph is not possible. The graphics card is set to the mainborad and cannot be exchanged separately.
BTW: what model of laptop do you have?
I recently bought a laptop from my uni (Toshiba Satellite pro A200). I tried to install a game, but an eroor had just told me, "something something excellorater graphics card"
I would like to know isit possible to install a gforce on this laptop graphics card to make the games work.
If Yes, what is the best way to do it?
Upgrading the graphics card is not possible.
You can not insert another graphics card.
What you need to do is; try updating the graphics card driver. Maybe it helps to run the game on this laptop
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