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Registered: ‎03-21-2012
Location: NY
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Upgrade Video Card for Y550P?

This is my laptop


It has a 240m GTX card in it, I really want a better video card, any idea if this laptop can have its vid card swapped out?

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Registered: ‎01-24-2012
Location: Australia
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Re: Upgrade Video Card for Y550P?

Can't be done, most laptop has their video cards soldered onto the motherboard. The only way most laptops can have a Video Card Upgrade is to exchange the motherboard, to a motherboard with a better Video Card (the motherboard has to be for that model), if that model is made with a better Video Card and I don't believe your model was made with a better Video Card.

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Registered: ‎03-03-2012
Location: Bulgaria
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Re: Upgrade Video Card for Y550P?

Also I know that you can change the video card if it is damaged but only with the exact same model as the original