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migarasta
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Lenovo y500 Custom graphics card

Hello, Lenovo y500 , 8gb RAM, 2x650M SLI, Can I replace main graphics card with some more powerful? I can remove additional card , but not sure with the main, what could you suggest? thanks

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Re: Lenovo y500 Custom graphics card

Hi there, Migarasta                 -

 

Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.

 

It is not upgradable because the GPU is soldered on the motherboard. This system is not 'that much' customizable. Even if you get the external GPU (the bay) with GT750M, it may work, but unfortunately at the GT650M's speed, because that is what you have on board. Though you may have a chance that it may not work at all.

 

Update us how it goes.

 

 

 

 

Regards,

 

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Andrei9000
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Re: Lenovo y500 Custom graphics card

You can put any GPU , trough an e-GPU set-up.
theres a custom ultrabay pci-e connector, basicly put a new GPU in that and add power trough a PC power supply if it needs it.
AmericanFighter
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Re: Lenovo y500 Custom graphics card

thats what the other dude said before you ...

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