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can you put a dedicated graphics card in a equium a210-17i

Posted by: ray m.      3 Nov 2008 @ 13:51
can you put a dedicated graphics card in a equium a210-17i

can you put a dedicated graphics card in a equium a210-17i

Reply by: James B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Kenilworth, CV8      3 Nov 2008 @ 14:08
RE: can you put a dedicated graphics card in a equium a210-17i

I wouldn't have thought so,
Found this forum post which may help for the reasons why

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-6689.php

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Reply by: ray m.      3 Nov 2008 @ 14:43
RE: can you put a dedicated graphics card in a equium a210-17i

thanks for the info

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      3 Nov 2008 @ 20:51
RE: can you put a dedicated graphics card in a equium a210-17i

hold on, you could be in luck
According to the Toshiba site that laptop has an ExpressCard slot, which means you may be able to plug in an ASUS XG Station
http://uk.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=2&l2=162&l3=0&l4=0&model=1557&modelmenu=1
only trouble is I can't find anyone offering them in the UK

There are also USB-VGA adaptors to provide a second display, but they are low-spec and useless for gaming

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