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Graphic card I have an acer apire 4720z laptop...i wonder if it is possible for me to upgrade or replace the graphic card in it because i cant play a lot of ganes in it...

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Sorry it is not recommend to change or replace the graphic card after the laptop has been built, when you try to upgrade or replace, this will coz you some power issues, wen you try to play games.. thank u,, plz rate me,,,

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