Satellite Pro M30 - can I change the video card?
Is it possible to upgrade the video card for M30?
Also noticed lately that the cooler starts roaring Java =. =' can it be connected to my (now defunct) video card or I just better clean the cooler?
The video card can't be updated because it s soldered onto the motherboard.
Here is a document Toshiba upgrade the CPU and the GPU:
But why you want to upgrade the video card?
However, you clean your laptop if you use the jet of compressed air. This could blow out the dust from the cooling fans.
Is there a chance to change the video card in my laptop Toshiba L300-110? I have 2 GB of RAM and 160 HARD drive.
No, you can t change the video card because it s soldered onto the motherboard.
For more details, see this link from Toshiba:
Can I change the video card in my notebook?
No, it is not possible to s.
This question has been answered many times in this forum and I can only repeat and confirm this.
Technology of the laptop is not the same as the desktop PC and the replacement of the graphics card is not possible. Several times the GPU is a part of the motherboard and the removal is not easy or isn t possible
Can I change the graphics card in my notebook? For example on 512 or more?
No, the GPU upgrade is not possible because it is part of the motherboard.
In most cases, the GPU is fixed and cannot be deleted.
There is much discussion about the question about the GPU/Exchange upgrade and you will always find the same answer; NO, IT S NOT POSSIBLE.
I recently received a Portege M700 as a gift and I didn't really like the Intel supplied with the laptop video card. If I want to change the video card to a more adapted to more modern games. Something like an nVidia or ATi video card. I don't think it's possible, but if this is the case, could someone answer?
Thanks in advance.
> On the other hand, it is possible to change the whole motherboard, and if it is possible, it would cost a lot?
The replacement of the motherboard is possible, but it can be replaced with the same card published by Toshiba for this series of laptop.
In addition, the replacement of the motherboard is a costly business because the mobo is one of the expensive laptop parts
Hello. I have a Toshiba Satellite L40-14B.
Can I change the LAN card?
The LAN card can be exchanged. It s soldered onto the motherboard.
If you have to exchange the complete motherboard.
Alternative, you can use a USB key to the local network adapter.
HEY! I need help
I'm a graphic designer and use Satellite L500-1GK. I found that the VGA is not good enough. The resolution is not really good enough for a designer
Manufacturer of the graphics card: Intel®
type: Mobile Intel® GMA 4500 M
memory: available total graphics memory can be up to 1 340 MB with 3 GB of memory and 32-bit operating system system or 1 759 MB with a 64 - bit OS system memory and 4 GB
memory type: shared
Is that what I can do to get the best resolution? Whatever he rib that I am able to change the VGA? is there a solution with that can you help me?
Unfortunately it is not possible to change the graphics card. It s fixed/soldered on the motherboard and can't be exchanged. Sorry, but it is not possible to s.
But if you only need a better resolution of the screen, you can connect an external monitor. Here, you can work with a higher resolution if your monitor supports it.
I want to change internal video card on my toshiba.
I have another laptop manufacturing and card video is a nividia GeForce GO 7900 GS.
On my toshiba today I have a GeForce GO 7600.
Is - this posibel to change the graphics card with that on my XPs? Is it posibel even to change a video card in a G30?
(Sorry my English is not the best!: D)
Thx for any help
Usually it of not possible to change the GPU on laptop computers.
The laptop is configured with this graphics card and after replacement, it possible s that the BIOS will not accept this card and laptop does not start.
But why you want to replace it?
It seems that there s a new notebook with HD-DVD player and a great graphics card.
The replacement does not really increase the graphics performance!
You know, replacement is very risky, and if you open the notebook, you will lose the warranty!
It is not worth!
is it possible to change the graphic card with a new generation? My only, a 32 MB GeForce4 420 Go makes problems on some games because the requirement is 64 MB minimum.
If, in case of purchase (Germany) and which is compatible?
Jasmine is quite right. The graphics card is fest mounted on the motherboard and cannot be changed.
do I have to wait for safe trouble by changing the hard disk between the following laptops:
old or damaged laptop:
SPA40 model PSA45E - 0013T - number GR
Series No. 34127882 H
SPA40 PSA45E-001VM-GR model number
Thanks in advance for your advice
You can do it. No problem at all. Hard drives are not specific model of laptop parts and with hard drives is important compatibility.
On the new laptop, which you can use different hard drives. Important is that use you compatible HARD drive.
Just do it. After Exchange of HARD drive install Os again and everything will be OK.
I have an A60 Satellite with the Mobility Radeon 7000 Graphics Pro. I play world of Warcraft, but it won't work on the laptop, because this graphical configuration is not supported. Is is possible to upgrade to a better?
I was told that it is not possible because the chip is attached to the motherboard.
Unfortunately, the graphics card laptop cannot be upgraded. It is simply not possible due to the architecture of the laptop. Laptops are just different and you should know that only a few parts such as the memory or HARD drive are extensible.
You can try to use a card external chart like this for example:
But I m not sure if it s really an option.
I have the X 200 23 G
I wonder I can update my videocard (NVIDIA GeForce 8600 M GT) or change it?
Hi, unfortunately you are unable to spend not generic parts in a laptop as they are designed.
The only parts you can upgrade are the processor, memory, ODD, and HARD drive. But even in this case, not all components are compatible. For example, if the BIOS cannot recognize the new processor, the system may not start, or it will overheat, or operate at a slower speed.
I found an article on the Toshiba site there explaining more in detail:
I bought my laptop about half a year ago.
Because I am a linux user, I reinstall Windows Vista Linux Fedora 10.
But our 'friends' ATI just create normal, 100% usable drivers for linux.
NVIDIA create drivers normal, and it works perfectly.
Support question: replace my video card ATI HD3470 for NVIDIA series, such as the NVIDIA 8400 or NVIDIA 8600 video card?
No, the replacement of a graphics card or the upgrade is not possible.
Motherboards laptops and technology is simply different as PC Office technology
Can I change the video card which is on my laptop? And if so, how?
Unfortunately, this is not possible because the GPU chip is fixed and soldered on the motherboard.
I have Toshiba Satellite A300d-156. An ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 video card is dead.
I want to change the video card, but I don't know her size.
I found this on ebay:
Is it compatible with my laptop? Help, please!
Sorry, but man I must say: forget it.
You can't go to the graphics chip. It will not work and the BIOS would not accept.
In your case, you will need to replace the motherboard. :(, cela peut être une affaire très coûteuse...) You know
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