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Are there any stores that sells video cards for laptops? I am really wanting to get at least a decent cheap card that is better than my onboard.
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I heard something about ASUS making a external video card, not sure if it's still planned though.

Other then that, none that i know of
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you can get mobile video cards, but are very overpriced and you need to make sure your laptop can support it.

edit: i alos came across something quite interesting a while ago, it was a thing that ran off your laptops express card\\34 and was like a box that holds a desktop descreet video card to use for your laptop.
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You can find them but your laptop has to support them only certain laptops can change their video cards.
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So, there is hope!

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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
So, there is hope!

Thank you all.
Sorry, not really.

There are the very high end notebooks that use the MXM interface. But that's a select few.

Your average notebook will have the GPU soldered on to the motherboard.

This is the biggest issue with upgpradibility on laptops.
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tai, your screwed, i know for a fact your lappy has no vid card slot
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only the laptops with mxm cards can be upgraded

I haven't seen any for sale though and not all laptops have MXM
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