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Can i change the video card on a vaio VGN-NS240E? I have integrated video but would like to upgrade to something that can handle games. Anyone know how?

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I'm sorry. It is not possible to upgrade the Inbuilt Video card. However, the Computer is shipped with the Express Card/54 slot. You can contact your nearest favorite dealer to get the Express Card slot supported Video card and install in the Computer. This improves the Graphic performance.

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Can I change or upgrade the Video Card on my Sony Vaio VGN-FZ140E?


No Bull, no internal upgrading.

One may be led to think so, due to computer manufacturers just abusing the heck out of their 'Advertising license'.

http://www.cnet.com/laptops/sony-vaio-vgn-fz140e/4507-3121_7-32504961.html

The motherboard chipset is an Intel GM965,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_chipsets#Core_2_mobile_chipsets

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_GMA#GMA_X3100

Integrated graphics, not a replaceable, therefore upgradable; graphics card.

Something that may interest you though,

http://www.techradar.com/news/computing-components/graphics-cards/how-to-make-an-external-laptop-graphics-adaptor-915616

http://www.hwtools.net/Adapter/PE4H.html

Regards,
joecoolvette

Feb 06, 2013 | Sony VAIO VGN-NS240E/W Notebook

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VAIO VGN-NS240E/W PC Notebook: I upgraded from Vista 32 bit to Windows 7 32 bit (...


It is required to install the following Drivers/Utilities in the following order to fix the issue with the functions Keys.

You can click on the link to download the Drivers/Utilities.

Video Driver.

Video Driver Update

Audio Driver.

Sony Shared Library

Sony Firmware Extension Parser Driver.

Sony Firmware Extension Parser Driver Update 1

Sony Firmware Extension Parser Driver Update 2

VAIO Event Service.


Please download each file in the Computer to a folder. After that open the folder where the file was downloaded and double click to begin the installation. Then, please follow the onscreen instructions to complete the intallation process. Make sure that you restart the Computer after each installation. Installing all the above Driver/Utility in the correct order should fix the issue with the Volume/Brightness Function Keys.

Good luck...!!

May 17, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGN-NS240E/W Notebook

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Can i update vista home premium to windows 7 without any charges on vaio ns 240e


The free upgrade to windows 7 only applies to computers purchased within the last 6 months or so

Nov 19, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NS240E/W Notebook

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Blank screen


Doesn't sound like a video card problem do u hear any beeping when turning on the computer sounds more like a ram or hard drive problem

Nov 03, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NS240E/W Notebook

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I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NS240E and it keeps locking up and will not let me do anything, even in safe mode. I want to do a complete wipe and restore but have lost the factory disc. Do you know how I can get...


just call costumer service or click at www.sony.com and may be you can download
the disc from there. hope they can send you
the original disc, if you cant download the software

Aug 25, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NS240E/W Notebook

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I have sony vaio VGN-CS12GH so can i use graphic card in my laptop.


The graphics circuitry is integrated into the motherboard in a laptop and you can't install a different card. If you are looking for a way to improve graphic performance, your only option is to download the latest video drivers from either the computer manufacturer or video chipset makers' websites, and see if any new capabilities have been added.

Dec 18, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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WANT TO UPGRADE MY SOLDERED DOWN/INTEGRATED GRAPHIC CARD ON LAPTOP,WITH A PLUG-IN CARD?


hi ,
u can upgrade ur graphic card without any prob
cause u have extra pci express slot
u can opt for any gforce or nvidiva graphic card
acc to ur pocket but franly i will not suggest u to do tht
cause u have a very good config of ur laptop
4gb of memory is more than enough
even if u want to play high end games
its just perfect

May 22, 2008 | Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook

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Sony Vaio VGN CR-220E


Haha!

I had such dreams too with one of my old Vaio. I really wanted to upgrade the processor and graphic chipset. Turns out that the latter is impossible (it was soldered to the motherboard - it wasn't a graphics card, just an all-in-one chip), as for the processor I was able to take it out but I ran into several problems:
1) vaio added electronic components to the motherboard that made higher CPU speeds unachievable even if the motherboard's cipset (VIA) was able to do that.
2) the cpu maker (AMD in my case) kept telling me that their mobile cpu were custom designed for that specific laptop, so new cpu would be incompatible. Also mobile CPUs are, apparently, only sold to laptop makers, unlike OEMs... (eBay but at ur own risk!).
3) When buying a new CPU, u need to check factors such as the number of pins (mobile cpu are much smaller), voltage, current, wattage and heat dissipation (very important, ur current heat sink was designed for ur current cpu).

But maybe things have changed now. In my case, I could only upgrade the RAM and the hard-drive to larger and faster versions, and the difference was quite significant difference. Faster booting and better internet experience.

May 03, 2008 | Sony VAIO VGN-220E/B Notebook

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