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Hi,

First of all is it possible? My laptop is a Samsung P580 and has a Nvidia 330m GPU atm.

Ideally I want a card that will run BF3 with playable fps.

Can you suggest any cards that are relatively cheap and that are compatible with said laptop.
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Judging by the system specs you have, any reason you want to play on your laptop?
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Me think he wants to just because he can. But no. You can ask Samsung if it is possible. But trust me when I say it is hard, you might end up taking out the screen, etc.

Rough walkthrough:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/14890...hics_card.html
    
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cheaper to sell said laptop and get other laptop, than upgrading (if even remotely possible)
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Apologies, i should have updated my sig rig a long time ago, I no longer have said rig.

Looks like I'm stuck with this laptop for now then. I could maybe sell it and find a nice 2nd hand one somewhere, just wanted to see if it was possible to upgrade the GPU but it looks like it's gonna be almost impossible to achieve.

Thanks for the replies.
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