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Is My Laptop Graphics Card Upgradeable?

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Graphics card are a very important part of a laptop in the 21st century, but it wasn’t as important or even important at all during the 19th century because there wasn’t a lot of PC Gaming then but now things have changed. PC Games are now coming with a force so powerful its equal to the Gaming Consoles. Games are made now that are on or are of better quality than some console games. We now have PC games of 65GB (GTA V) and among the top titles(NBA, FIFA, PES, Batman, , any quality blockbuster PC game being developed right now would be well above 15GB, that’s significant seeing that we came from DOOM, Super Mario, Half-Life and the likes.

Upgrage-able GPUs
Upgrade-able GPUs

Let me guess you bought a new laptop, when you bought it the laptop was awesome, it ran all your softwares and games very well or at optimal performance then several months later, you tried to run a new software of game on your very good laptop and it didn’t run as you hoped. The software or game slowed down your system, run at a slow pace and overall made your system overheat. It’s around this time you need to start looking for another laptop which is more powerful than your previous one because your needs have changed they are now more advanced than before, so you need a powerful system to enable you stay updated with new trends and technology.

Sadly, not every laptop out there can upgrade their graphics card, only a few laptops are manufactured with that option, most laptops can’t upgrade their graphics, at least that i know of. So, you might be stuck with a laptop that has little graphics or no graphics card at all, it isn’t the end of the world, you need to buy another laptop, Simple as that.

Need help on knowing what kind of gaming laptop to buy next? Read this article Guide to Buying a Gaming Laptop.

Nvidia Upgrade-able Graphics Card
Nvidia Upgrade-able Graphics Card

Before you even think about upgrading your laptop graphics card, you need to have a laptop that allow graphics card upgrade, only a handful of laptop now have this feature like MSi, SAGER/CLEVO, Alienware etc. If you don’t have any of these systems, you can’t upgrade your laptop graphics with this method.

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