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Changing graphics card on an all-in-one PC

Q: Changing graphics card on an all-in-one PC

The Z5771 does have a pcie slot for an external graphics card - how you get he case open I have not investigated but I was planning on buying a decent card for it. The only proviso seems to be it neds to be a low profile card.

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A: Changing graphics card on an all-in-one PC

You will have to look the case over carefully to figure out how to open it. There are plenty of low-profile PCIe cards out there to choose from

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Hey guys I was wondering if it's a good idea to change my graphics card, in my all in one pc Acer Aspire Z5771, the specs is exactly the same as this http://www.acer.com.au/ac/en/AU/content/model/PW.SHM02.008

Would you guys recommend which graphics card are suitable for my pc, one suitable for gaming.
 

A:Changing graphics card on an all-in-one PC

It's pretty much impossible to change graphics cards on AIO PC's, you can't just plug in a normal PCI-E desktop GPU. Unfortunately that's one of the downsides of buying them.
 

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I have just got a new computer and have taken the graphicsw card out of the old to put in the new.
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I have downloaded a driver for the new card, but it won't let me install it unless the graphics card is in. So, I put in the card, but then my screen just shows a blank.

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A:Changing my graphics card...bit stuck

There are a couple of options.
When you add the new card, keep the cable hooked up to the old card. Boot into windows and install the new drivers. Move the cable to see that the new card works..
Then reboot, go into the bios (usually <del> at the post screen) and disable the onboard graphics.

The easier way (if it works) is to go into the BIOS first and disable the onboard graphics, and then add the new card, boot with it into windows and install the drivers. Of course, if it doesn't work, you'll have to clear your CMOS and re-apply any custom settings you were using.

Either way should work just fine.
 

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ok now i only have 70 dollars to spend and am looking to get a new graphics card heres what i had in mind
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3642161&CatId=3670

i have no idea if its compatible and if its not can you find me one that is?

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thanks for the help


usu
 

A:Dimension 5100 changing graphics card.

I found your Specs here: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5100/en/sm/specs1.htm#wp1052310

And some info and specs for the card (link you posted) here: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3642161&CatId=3670

To be very safe about all this, if I were you I'd contact Dell and ask them
 

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A:Frequent BSODs after changing Graphics Card

If the problems only occurred with the Radeon HD 6770, then it is likely the card that is the issue. 500 W should be enough to handle it since it gives a minimum of 450 W. 550 or 600 W would have been a better choice, but 500 should still be fine.

I am not sure I understand the current situation. Are you still getting crashes with the nVIDIA GeForce 520GT card installed instead of the Radeon HD 6770?
Problem Devices:
Code:
AODDriver4.1 ROOT\LEGACY_AODDRIVER4.1\0000 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.
The above is likely part of the software installed with the AMD graphics. It could also be part of ASUS or Gigabyte utilities if you have one of these motherboards. If it is part of AMD graphics, something is amiss with the driver uninstall to make way for the nVIDIA GeForce 520GT card...
Problematic Software:
Code:
Start Menu\Programs\DriverMax Public:Start Menu\Programs\DriverMax Public
We do not recommend automated driver update software. It often finds drivers for devices similar to but not exactly the same as the hardware actually on the system. This can lead to conflicts and blue screen crashes. If you need help finding driver updates for a certain device, please start a thread in Drivers - Windows 7 Forums instead of using software. Driver updates are not always necessary and some updates can actually decrease system stability rather than increase it, so it is usually better not to update unless a device or its driver is causing problems with the system. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
More problematic software:
Code:
Start Menu\Programs\TuneUp Utilities 2012 Public:Start Menu\Programs\TuneUp Utilities 2012 Public
Many of us on the forums actually do not recommend automated optimization tools for Windows 7. Windows 7 does a much better job of handling its own optimization than its predecessors did. We especially do not recommend registry cleaning as an "optimization" step because automated registry cleaning causes more harm to the registry than it actually repairs.

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Other problematic software:
Code:
Start Menu\Programs\Alcohol 52% Public:Start Menu\Programs\Alcohol 52% Public
Please remove any CD/DVD virtualization software, such as Daemon Tools/Alcohol 120%, as they use a driver called sptd.sys that is known to cause BSODs. Use add/remove programs to remove the software. After removing the software, use the sptd.sys uninstaller to remove sptd.sys from the system.

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Did you find a decent card that suited the 9020. I need one as well
Thanks
Alan

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A:Changing Onboard Graphics Card in Laptop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by smartman


Hi guys, I'm a noob here, and was just wondering if there was any way to change my onboard graphics card in my laptop? My laptop is a Acer Aspire 5520, with the default Nvidia Geforce 7000m.

I'm usually alright with it, but I'm trying to start playing serious games (Arkham Asylum ), and I get this error "1x32 fb render target issue".

I really hope this is more of a software issue than anything.

Thanks,
Smartman


Have you looked to see if your current graphics chipset is capable of running your games. That error IS usually a software issue and you may not have to change at all
IF you have to change, it isnt the kind of change that most laptop owners (unless pretty handy and unless you dont mind voiding your warranty) can or should do.

Ken

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A:Changing my graphics card and power supply

Hey, so I took a quick look at your list. Your Motherboard does support one PCIe card, so you should be able to install the 6950 just fine.
my chief concern however, is that the 6950 is a very long card, and I'm worried it may not fit in your small dell case. So I'd take some measurements to see if it fits, before buying anything.
the installation of the PSU and GPU should be fine, I myself have done the exact same thing in my brother's dell (installed new PSU and GPU), and it has been working fine ever since.
Also If you have a few extra dollars, Id look into getting at least a 600W power supply, just to be safe, because the 6950 OC edition will suck quite a bit of power, and I'd rather have a bit more breathing room whereas 520W is cutting it a bit close. thats' up to you though, it should still run fine with your chosen PSU.
 

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Are you mirroring the main desktop on the TV monitor? Or, are you using it as a second desktop? Not sure if it matters, but the only stupid questions are the unasked....
Also, HDMI? Just assuming...

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sorry no specifics, but surely a h/w confilict, with something. if its been rec'd by the MOBO mfgr, then i'd try stripping the system to bare essentials piece by piece until the card works, indicating it's likely the previously removed card/adapter,drive,etc.

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A:Changing card graphics(HD3000 intel) in Dell Laptop. Is it possible?

I looked at the specs for the N5110 and that laptop is designed for dual graphics.
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Now this card has DDR3 memoryClick to expand...

Which card?? "A card with DDR3 memory", or "A thingy with a red switch on it" tell us just as much.
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You could always stick the new one in and boot up in safe mode. Then proceed to uninstall all the remnant drivers. That *shouldn't* cause any problems, but it may be choppy when you boot up.(I've had this happen before, swapping a Riva TNT2 for a GF6600).
 

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Can i install a tv tuner card (psi) and a graphics card (agp) at the same time?
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A:Random restarts with AMD graphics card but not Nvidia graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cannotdisplay64


so i think ive narrowed it down to a driver error with amd and another driver with my new board, a damaged AMD card, a second dodgy power supply or something else that i haven't thought about or discovered yet.

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Joe

P.S. sorry about any spelling or punctuation mistakes made but Im very tired at the time of writing this and will be going to bed


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People saying it could barely power a SSD, or even an extra fan.

My thoughts. Try using another PSU, try using a similar GPU. Use your old PSU and see if it still happens for starters.

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Most modern PCs will detect the new installation of the PCI graphics card and automatically disable the onboard graphics, so yes it should just work.

If for some reason you have problems, you may have to make a change in the bios, I cannot be more specific because each bios is different depending on manufacturer, and model of the motherboard.

Install the card, connect your monitor to it and boot up, when you get into Windows install the driver and reboot.
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A:Graphics card doesn't post any graphics to my monitor, computer boots up fine

Its usually just the graphics cards, they do fail especially if they overheat - then video card fan not speeding up might have been the problem - most are dynamic and should actually speed up under load. Depending on the manufacturer of your 8800GTX you might be able to get it replaced under warranty if they have a 3 year or greater warranty.
 

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http://www.novatech.co.uk:80/novatech/specpage.html?MBB-N43051

Recomended the entry level 6600GT lineup for Gaming

I'll list too, in case break in link:

Processor: Athlon 64 3000
Heatsink and Fan: Original Manufacturer
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AGP Slots N/A
16x PCI-Express Slots 1
1x PCI-Express Slots 2
PCI Slots: 4
CNR Slots: N/A
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LAN: Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) MAC + PHY (Vitesse)
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Parallel Ports: 1
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I've done a lot of research on this because I built a new system back in August. While I am not much of a gamer, I needed a very good NLE machine. However, the card I chose is quite the gamer card but had all the extras I needed to run Adobe Video Collection.

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That is just how you should do that, it's unremarkable.

Should not be a problem at all, it's routine, you could add another card later and be just fine after disabling on-board again.

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A:New Graphics Card new Event Viewer entries (NOT graphics related??)

The driver detected a controller error on \Device\CdRom0.

+ System
- EventData
\Device\CdRom0
0E00800001000000000000000B0004C001010000000000000000000008480700000000000000000005B9060000000000FFFF FFFF02000000580000840204000001200612080100000000000004010000000000000000000040538B0A80FAFFFF00000000 0000000010B0830A80FAFFFF000000000000000000000000000000001B000000020000000000000000000000700004000000 000A00000000530000000000000000000000
Binary data:

In Words

0000: 0080000E 00000001 00000000 C004000B
0008: 00000101 00000000 00000000 00074808
0010: 00000000 00000000 0006B905 00000000
0018: FFFFFFFF 00000002 84000058 00000402
0020: 12062001 00000108 00000000 00000104
0028: 00000000 00000000 0A8B5340 FFFFFA80
0030: 00000000 00000000 0A83B010 FFFFFA80
0038: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
0040: 0000001B 00000002 00000000 00000000
0048: 00040070 0A000000 00000000 00000053
0050: 00000000 00000000

In Bytes

0000: 0E 00 80 00 01 00 00 00 ..?.....
0008: 00 00 00 00 0B 00 04 C0 .......?
0010: 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0018: 00 00 00 00 08 48 07 00 .....H..
0020: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0028: 05 B9 06 00 00 00 00 00 .?......
0030: FF FF FF FF 02 00 00 00 ????....
0038: 58 00 00 84 02 04 00 00 X..?....
0040: 01 20 06 12 08 01 00 00 . ......
0048: 00 00 00 00 04 01 00 00 ........
0050: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0058: 40 53 8B 0A 80 FA FF FF @S?.????
0060: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0068: 10 B0 83 0A 80 FA FF FF .??.????
0070: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0078: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0080: 1B 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 ........
0088: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0090: 70 00 04 00 00 00 00 0A p.......
0098: 00 00 00 00 53 00 00 00 ....S...
00a0: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........

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A:Overheating, missing graphics card, and VGA graphics adapter not working.

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A:Problem installing new graphics card on Emachine/onboard-graphics

An extreme option

As you do have the option of a working computer prior to installing the new card I would back up any files that are important to you..
Then, before I would pay someone else BIG bucks, I would put in the new card and try a fresh install of windows. Force it to recognise your new card. The drivers that Windows will pick should suffice until the install is done and you can then install the card specific drivers from your disk.
This is given ONLY as a choice. I am not sure this will solve your problem but IT IS something this cheap bas____ would try before paying someone else.

Good Luck and check back, maybe someone else will contribute a better idea.
Greg
 

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It's likely to be an improvement, but check it and see.
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You probably don't need to do this, but it's nice to know how.
 

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Have a look in your bios to see if it has an option to boot from pci-e or intergrated.
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Hi , The option is the one where the nvidia card and intel on-board are shown, and the BIOS should select the nvidia card as priority if it can, and has a choice.
It's sometimes known as 'Primary Video' & the option is called PEG.
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A:no video card graphics nor online graphics

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

What is the ram & psu make and model?
Try clearing the cmos, per MoBo book.
First check to see that you used MoBo's stand off's correctly and
that the MoBo is not shorting out on the case.
Do a bare setup, only the essentials. Can be done with or without case.

1.cpu heatsink/fan
2.MoBo
3.1 stick of known good ram
4.video card
5. keyboard
6.monitor

Un-hook all power & data cables (except the power to MoBo)
remove all addin cards.
This is just to get you to the bios screen.
Failing this, try booting without any ram just to see if you get any error
beep codes, same with video card.

This should help getting some trouble shooting in order.
G'Luck and let us know.
 

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A:Do I need a new processor to improve my graphics or do I just need a new graphics card?

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A:Need help with changing audio/graphics cards

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A:changing graphics cards = black screen

OK, you are missing a few steps when attempting to install your card.

1 With the old card still installed, uninstall the driver for the card.
2 Shutdown and pull out your old card
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Bumping.

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A:lost cd-romdrive while installing graphics card card doesn,t work right either

Welcome to the forum Ray and Julia,

Recheck all the cables and make sure they are plugged in properly.

When you install a new video card you have to remove ALL drivers for the old card.
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A:Installed new Graphics card, now neither new nor old card sends signal to display

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A:T420s Nvidia Graphics Card & Express Card Question...

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A:No signal from PCI-e card OR onboard graphics after installing new card

Maybe a loose connection in computer or cable/monitor.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-signal-from-pci-e-card-or-onboard-graphics-after-installing-new-card.976593/
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A:help with any graphics card cooling (that doesnt attatch to the card)

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A:Installing Video Card Over Integrated Graphics Card

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PSS. If im unclear, ask in the reply section.

Thanks Again!

A:How to use both graphics card and motherboard graphics at once?

Depending on what Graphics Card you have ... You should be able to run two Monitors of the one Card ...

As for using the Internal and another Graphics Card at the same time ...

That is not possible ... Though it is true that your Motherboard supports Switchable Graphics ...

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/348360-how-use-both-graphics-card-motherboard-graphics-once.html
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A:Graphics card vs graphics accelerator.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-vs-graphics-accelerator.56324/
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http://www.pchelpforum.com/windows-10-a/127932-graphics-card-onboard-graphics.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/343573-can-i-use-onboard-graphics-graphics-card.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/191739-new-graphics-card-low-graphics-memory.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/282507-4-gb-ddr3-graphics-card-better-than-1-gb-ddr5-card.html
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A:nic card and graphics card driver conflict

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

The graphics card drivers, and/or the nic drivers are the problem.

Try using a different version of the graphics drivers/nic drivers.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/nic-card-and-graphics-card-driver-conflict.42435/
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A:graphics card and tv tuner card conflict

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/graphics-card-and-tv-tuner-card-conflict.721602/
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A:BSOD with install of Intel Graphics driver or install of graphics card

I recommend for future reference never to use driver discovery software like Driver Whiz. They have a propensity to install erroneous, buggy and/or outdated drivers. Finding drivers for your hardware should always be done manually.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/241395-bsod-install-intel-graphics-driver-install-graphics-card.html
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A:Changing Video Card

spunaugle said:

Hey everyone I'm considering changing my video card but it is intergraded graphics. I've never done anything involving intergraded graphics or really know much about them. I have a Compaq Presario 2100 laptop and the video card is a Radeon IGP 320M. As a note I'm perfectly comfortable "field-stripping" my machiene and have completely disassembled it several times. So what would you guys recomend doing about replacing this card?Click to expand...

By "integrated" graphics, do you mean "on board" video--i.e, you're video is integrated with the MOBO? If that's the case, you can't upgrade it--you'd have to get a new motherboard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-video-card.536507/
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A:changing my video card

Well it has a pci-e x 16 slot so you can pretty much put whatever modern card you want to on it.

Bear in mind you will need a good quality power supply depending on what card you chose.

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A:Changing the WiFi card in my Z50-75

Hi all, IT WORKS with my Win8.1 machine! No issues with BIOS, just old card out, new card in. This card has drivers here: http://support.lenovo.com/services/ie/en/productdownload/getdownloadslister/dd7b5b9c-b84d-4ca7-b487-... For now it uses both 2.4GHz and 5GHz, but since my router is N-only (for now)  it does not use the AC-speeds yet.I ordered an ASUS AC-router. The card is now for sale here:  http://es.aliexpress.com/item/Broadcom-BCM43162-1x1ac-BT4-0-M-2-Combo-card-for-lenovo-E455-FRU-04X60... Check for the Lenovo PN 20-200573 and the FRU number 04x6019.It is shown as a BCM802.11ac Network Adapter, the BT is shown as BCM2035. Succes!! Un saludo from Spain, Satbeginner

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Changing-the-WiFi-card-in-my-Z50-75/td-p/2033574
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A:Changing video card in XPS 27 all in one?

Possible, but I cannot find the Dell part numbers for the discrete graphic card. You will need to search the web for resellers.
The XPS One 2720 ships with both integrated and discrete graphic options. Integrated Intel HD 4600 Graphics sharing the system memory Discrete Nvidia GeForce GT 750M 2GB GDDR5 memory
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19625177
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A:Changing CPU and video card

The video card update is probably the only one that you really need for gaming purposes. The rest of the system specs look just fine.

The CPU socket type (LGA775) limits your processor upgrade options and in my view, the current CPU is just fine.

The motherboard may, or may not support more than 4 GBs of memory; you should check, if you can actually add more.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/293357-changing-cpu-video-card.html
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A:Changing video card

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/changing-video-card.168975/
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