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Graphics upgrade Is it possible to install a graphics board into an Acer L100 PC?......while I am happy with the overall performance it refuses to run many of the new games on the market due to the high demand in graphics.

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  • JayTeeDee Feb 08, 2008

    Dear Coleslaw424



    Thanx for you response to query.I have upgraded to 2 Gig memory already.It was when I was installing the memory that I noticed this mini PCI slot and was wondering if it was possible to install a graphics board into it but I couldn`t see how you would connect your monitor as the board would be competely encased inside the PC.The PC (Acer L100) is very small about the size of a large book and has Nvidia graphics intergrated into the motherboard I believe.,,,,,,JayTeeDee.

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As long as you have a open vga, vga e, or pci slot in your computer you should be able to install a new video card. the Acer website says your motherboard supports up two gigs of ram, I am not sure how much ram you are running but if it is under 1 gig I would consider upgrading that also. as far as a graphics card goes get one that has at least 512 mb of its own ram so it dosent pull from your system ram as I am sure your current on-board card is doing. Another couple of hints are: if you are running Windows Vista you they call for 1 gig ram for optimal performance, also it is very important that you un-install any graphics drivers before you install new ones, and when you install the new card read the instructions completely before you do anything.
hope this helps
Carl

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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