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UPGRADE INTEL965 CHIPSET?

PLEASE SEE MY KIND REPLY POSTED.YOU MUST HAVE MISREAD MY QUESTION.YOU ACT AS IF MY GRAPHICS ARE TOP-KNOTCH? IT CAN’T HANDLE NONE OF THE TOP GAMES OUT OR SUPPORT HIGH – DEF DVD?
SO I’M LOOKING TO IMPROVE/UPGRADE WITH A MINIMUM OF HASSLE.THANKS FOR TRYING MAYBE A 2ND ATTEMPT BY YOU WILL BE MORE SUCCESSFUL?

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    I am trying to connect my SOny VGN-FJ270 to a 1080p HDTV using a VGA cable. TV is not recognizing this laptop.



    what shld I do to connect to a HDTV? Is a new driver s/w required or any hardware?

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Sir,
specs u have givin in ur post i did chk it ..in the website it was writen tht u already hav 4gb of memory so frankly i gave my suggestion and i also saod tht u can still upgrade
over after reading ur notes now i will only suggest to try upgrade only the memory and tehn see teh diffrence over here the type of memory will be ddr2 1gb which will cost round about 90$
wt i belive tht will be more than enough for ur computer now wd due respect sir i would really love to help u in best way
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Pci flash memory driver comes under


A) Chipset drivers

Unless there is a specific driver listed.

To explain;

You have a motherboard chipset on your motherboard.
The technology used on the Lenovo 3000 C100 Notebook PC, for it's motherboard chipset; is a Northbridge chip; and a Southbridge chip.

[The motherboard chipset is an Intel 915G Express, that is the Mobile version,

http://ark.intel.com/products/27733/Intel-915G-Graphics-and-Memory-Controller

This motherboard chipset has a Northbridge chip, and a Southbridge chip ]

CPU = Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or simply Processor for short.
Does not mean PC. Personal Computer.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

The Northbridge chip handles the Faster capabilities of a computer.
Processor (CPU), Ram Memory, and HIGH-speed graphics.

HIGH-speed graphics is the AGP technology, and the PCI Express technology.
It is NOT a graphics card inserted into a PCI slot, nor is it Integrated Graphics.

The Southbridge chip handles the Slower capabilities of a computer.
Anything connected to the;

PCI bus
Integrated graphics.
IDE bus
SATA bus
USB bus
Ethernet
Audio (Sound)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Or click on Reply at end of solution.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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How to download free 9.0 graphics for dell laptops


Hello, your question is a bit confusing. By 9.0, exactly what you mean? Do you mean DirectX 9.0? If so, yes, you can visit microsoft.com, downloads page for a list of DirectX 9.0 or even later drivers which will run on your system and will update your current DirectX.
But if you are looking for graphics, go to this page:
http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/04/Product/latitude-d620

and hit ANALYZE SYSTEM FOR UPDATES.
Hope this helps, if not please contact me why not :) Thanks

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Dell laptop inspiron m5010 screen shows 3 images across - external shows the same


This = Not good

Graphics chipset problem.

A) Graphics chipset is overheating.

1) Suggest clean inside of laptop out,

2) Apply new Thermal Paste to CPU, (Processor), and also carefully peel off the Thermal Pad on graphics chipset, and throw away.

Suggest this time instead of using a Thermal Pad again, (Shudder), use a piece of copper sheet that is the correct thickness, and surface area.

Then use Thermal Paste on top if the graphics chipset, and top of copper sheet; before reinstalling Cooling Tube/Heatsink combo.


B) Graphics chipset has overheated, or actually has been overheating; and has now caused a poor contact of graphics chipset; TO motherboard.

Allow me to expand on A and B above.........

First of all.........do I think the graphics chipset is bad?
No sir, I do not.
Proof is that you ARE getting graphics on the LCD screen.
Three images, or not.
(Internal monitor of laptop, OR external monitor)

Referring back to A)

The CPU (Processor) and the graphics chipset, are the two hardware components that give off the MOST heat.

If the laptop is dirty inside, the cooling capacity of the cooling system; has dropped tremendously.

This allows the CPU, and the graphics chipset (GPU), to overheat.
Overheating graphics chipset will do all kinds of strange things.
(Graphically)

What also transpires, is the Thermal Paste dries up.
Looses it's thermal conductivity properties.
A Thermal Pad is a material that is impregnated with Thermal Paste, so you can see how this equates.
It's impregnated Thermal Paste also dries up.

To regress;
The top of a Processor (CPU), and the bottom of the metal plate of the Cooling Tube, that sits on it; are not perfectly smooth.

A magnified view would detail, 'Ridges, Valleys, and Pitholes'.
When the two parts are mated together, Air Pockets are formed.
Air in this case is an Insulator. Not a Conductor.

Thermal Paste fills the above imperfections, and is an Excellent conductor of heat.

Moving on.........

A Thermal Pad is J-U-N-K!
Carefully peel off, and fly it at the cat. (NO, don't! lol!)

Using a small piece of copper sheet, that is the correct thickness; (And width/length), will allow more surface area for cooling. Becomes more passive surface area for cooling.

(The Fan Assembly does not blo-w air on the graphics chipset. More on that in a moment. Therefore it would not be Dynamic cooling. It is Passive cooling )

Let's take a look at the cooling system for the Dell Inspiron M5010, and I feel it will help explain better........

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-OEM-Inspiron-M5010-CPU-Heatsink-K28PW-Fan-DFB451005M20T-AMD-Warranty-/370766328394?pt=US_CPU_Fans_Heatsinks&hash=item565365324a

Scroll down to the three large photos.
The top, or first photo; shows a Top view.
The next photo down shows a Bottom view.
The photo below it shows a detailed view of the finned Heatsink.

Looking at the first photo, or can be said - Top View.....
The black Fan Assembly is at the top.

Note the rectangular area to the Right, of the black Fan Assembly.
This is the Heatsink.

Coming down from it is the curved copper Cooling Tube.
Note the small rectangular copper metal plate, then at the bottom of the Cooling Tube; note the V-shaped Aluminum metal plate.
(V-shape that goes to an odd shape)

Cooling Tube:
Sightly flattened copper tube, sealed on both ends; and filled with Nitrogen.

Has a small rectangular copper metal plate, that sits on the graphics chipset.
Also has an Aluminum metal plate (V-shaped), that sits on the CPU.
(Processor)

Heatsink:
Small piece of aluminum strip, that has Tall, Thin, fins protruding from it, and is rectangular in shape.

Fan Assembly:
Small multi-bladed fan, in a D-shaped shroud.

Working principle:
Heat is absorbed from the Processor, and graphics chipset, by their two respective metal plates.
Then the Cooling Tube absorbs heat from the plates.

The Cooling Tube then transfers the heat to the finned Heatsink.
The Heatsink absorbs the heat, then radiates it away with it's tall, thin, fins.
Air flow from the Fan Assembly, helps carry heat away from the Heatsink's fins.

That small rectangular piece of copper plate, that sits on the graphics chipset; it TOO SMALL in surface area.
The surface area needs to be increased.

This would be accomplished by ADDING a small piece of copper sheet, that is larger in surface area; and is of the correct thickness.
(Approximately 1/16th of an Inch thick, or 2mm)

Using this video to help explain adding more surface area,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEpnqhRYGLw

Posted for added surface area, NOT re-flowing graphics chipset, BGA surface mount.
Specifically go to -> 08:38

You can get a small piece of copper sheet, from a hobby store.
Thermal Paste is used on TOP of the graphics chipset, AND on top of the small copper piece of metal. Then the Cooling Tube is installed in place.

For additional questions on this procedure, or to have me clarify anything I have stated, please post in a Comment.

Moving on in an added Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Apr 04, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Change graphics card vostro 1710


Some laptops do have a graphics card that is mounted to the motherboard, with it's gold plated contact pins.
The pins slide into an expansion slot on a circuit board, that mounts to the motherboard.

Removable, therefore deemed may be upgradable.

Most however are like Chris stated, and are mounted to the motherboard with a BGA surface mount.

http://www.ersa.com/art-ir-pl-650-346-1472.html

Scroll down, click on the Red ->
Take a few minutes to view the IR 650 demo video. (5 minutes)

Shows you the IR 650 BGA Rework Station at work, but more importantly shows you the BGA surface mount; Solder Balls, and Copper Pads.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_Grid_Array


IF, your Dell uses Integrated Graphics, the motherboard chipset is an Intel GM965 chipset,

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

Intel GMA X3100 integrated graphics.

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

Means the G.P.U. is integrated in the Intel GM965 motherboard chipset.

Nope. No upgrading of that baby.

IF, your motherboard chipset is an Intel PM965 chipset, it uses Discreet Graphics through a PCI Express bus,

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

Means the laptop comes with an Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT graphics chipset,

http://www.dell.com/us/en/bpi/notebooks/vostronb_1710/pd.aspx?refid=vostronb_1710&s=bpi

Here we can see the Dell Vostro 1700 series of Notebook PC's, uses a separate graphics (Video) card, (IF your laptop came with this option)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-DY445-VOSTRO-1700-INSPIRON-1720-nVidia-GeForce-8600M-GT-Video-Card-256Mb-/120955693339?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item1c2985691b

The green circuit board of the Nvidia GeForce 8600M, you can barely see.
The aluminum metal plate on top of it, is attached to the copper Cooling Tube, then to the finned rectangular Heatsink.

[Heat is drawn from the graphics chipset {GPU} on the graphics card, to the large aluminum metal plate. The plate absorbs the heat, then transfers the heat to the copper Cooling Tube.

The Cooling Tube is a slightly flattened copper pipe, sealed on both ends, and filled with Nitrogen gas.
The Cooling Tube absorbs the heat from the plate, then transfers the heat up to the finned rectangular Heatsink.

The finned Heatsink absorbs the heat, then radiates it away with it's thin fins. Air flow from the Fan Assembly, helps carry away heat from the fins of the finned Heatsink ]

This is what the Nvidia GeForce 8600M looks like, not attached to the cooling assembly,

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ASUS-NVIDIA-GeForce-8600M-GT-8600mgt-512-MB-512M-DDR2-MXM-II-Graphic-Card-f-F8SV-/330701665242?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item4cff5af3da

You can see plainly that this is a graphics/video card.
Four mounting holes, and gold plated contact pins on the bottom.

The actual term is graphics ADAPTER card. The Brownish/Red square you see in the middle/bottom, is the graphics chipset.

[ The actual G.P.U. or Graphics Processing Unit, is the black chipset in the middle of that brownish/red square, has Nvidia in white on it, and white characters on the bottom -
***-***-XX.
X's used because I can't read it.
The brownish/red square around the GPU is a small circuit board.

ALL GPU's have to have a small circuit board, in order to mount to the motherboard, or a graphics adapter card. Also for electrically connecting the GPU to a motherboard, or graphics adapter card.

GPU,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU ]

In conclusion;
1) Depends on what Intel motherboard chipset you have, right off the bat.
Intel GM965 = No
Intel PM965 = Maybe

2) Intel PM965? Then your laptop should have the above Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT, with graphics adapter card, and cooling assembly.

2A) Does that mean you can change the GeForce 8600M GT?
Maybe. You need a BGA Rework machine, and better Nvidia GeForce graphics chipset. You're talking Ka-Ching here. $$$$$$$$$$

Probably have to stay within the same Fabrication Technology in nm.
(nm = NanoMeter. 1 Billionth of a Meter)
The 8600M GT is 80nm fab technology.
So is the 8700M GT.
When you get to the 8800M GTS, it changes to 65nm.

That's the architectural size. Doesn't state all the technological features that changed with it. (80nm to 65nm)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units#GeForce_8M_.288xxxM.29_series

Means your BIOS program probably won't handle it, and doubt there is a BIOS upgrade for it.

3) Better graphics adapter card, and graphics chipset?
Again, that IMHO would only be an Nvidia GeForce 8700M GT, and NOT worth the trouble, believe me.

So that's it? No chance of upgrading your graphics? No, not so.
More information in an added Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Aug 15, 2012 | Dell Vostro 1710 Laptop

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Show video card Aspire 1691


I concur with Chris about this laptop model, (NOT that Chris needs me to concur)

If I may;

For the Aspire 1690 series of Notebook PC's, the graphics chipset is soldered directly to the motherboard.

There are models of laptops that DO indeed have a separate graphics, or video card. They use the MXM technology.

The Acer Aspire 1691wlmi Notebook PC, may have either the ATI Mobility Radeon X600 GPU, or the ATI Mobility Radeon X700 GPU.
(Graphics Processing Unit, or also known as the graphics chipset)

This is one example of the ATI Mobility Radeon X600 graphics chipset,

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1x-ATI-Mobility-Radeon-X600-216PDAGA23F-BGA-Chipset-/280796092668?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4160c058fc

You are looking at a Top View, as it is mounted on the motherboard.
What you do not see is the method of mounting.
This graphics chipset is mounted to the motherboard, via a BGA surface mount.

Ball Grid Array.
To explain the BGA surface mount;
Compare to an older Intel Pentium 4 desktop processor, that uses a Socket 478 processor socket,

The processor has contact pins on the bottom of it's circuit board. 478 of 'em.
The processor socket has matching socket holes. (478),

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_478

With a BGA surface mount there are no contact pins, on the bottom of the graphics chipset, as used on an older Intel Pentium 4 processor. (That uses a Socket 478 processor socket)

There are no socket holes in a processor socket.
No socket on the motherboard.

In place of the contact pins, there are Solder Balls on the bottom of the graphics chipset.
In place of the socket holes in a socket on the motherboard, there are instead Copper Pads.
(The copper pads are also gold plated)

The graphics chipset is set down on the motherboard, with the Solder Balls lining up on the Copper Pads.
Heat is then applied at a specific temperature, and length of time.
This action melts the solder balls, and solders the graphics chipset to the copper pads.
(Thereby also soldering the graphics chipset TO the motherboard)

This example of one maker, of a SMT/BGA Rework Station at work, will help demonstrate the above method,

http://www.ersa.com/art-ir-pl-650-346-1472.html

Scroll the page down, click on the red -
Take a few minutes to view the IR 650 demo video

That's just the mechanical aspects of replacing/upgrading a GPU, using a BGA surface mount.
Now you need to look into what will work.

The motherboard chipset determines what hardware components, can be used on a motherboard.
The motherboard chipset, as used on the Acer Aspire 1690 series of Notebook PC's, uses a Northbridge chip, and a Southbridge chip.

(Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_circuit

The Integrated Circuit, or chipset, that is used for graphics, is the graphics chipset, or G.P.U.,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU )

The Northbridge chip handles the faster capabilities of a computer.
Handles the Processor, Ram Memory, and High-speed graphics.

A graphics chipset using the PCI bus is NOT high-speed graphics.
(Such as a PCI graphics card inserted into a PCI slot, on a desktop computer motherboard)
Integrated graphics is also Not high-speed graphics.

High-speed graphics uses an AGP bus, or a PCI-Express bus.
The ATI Mobility Radeon X600, and X700 graphics chipset, on the Acer Aspire 1690 series of Notebook PC's, uses a PCI Express x16 bus,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units#Mobility_Radeon_X300.2C_X600.2C_X700.2C_X800_Series

IF, your Aspire 1690 series Notebook PC, uses an ATI Mobility Radeon X600 graphics chipset, and you wanted to upgrade to an ATI Mobility Radeon X700 graphics chipset, it would not be worth your trouble.

By the time you buy the X700 chipset, have the X600 removed, and X700 installed, it would be cheaper, and wiser to just buy a better laptop.

[ One I bought for work to use on Electronic Technical Manual's, is an Acer Aspire 5552-3691
1) AMD Athlon II X2 P340 (Dual Core) processor
2) 4GB of DDR3 Sdram (SO-DIMM) ram memory at 1066MHz
3) ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 graphics chipset.
Price? $398.00USD.

Not the best by FAR. But MUCH better than what you have presently.
Just food for thought ]

Just thought you would like to know why, it isn't feasible to try to upgrade the graphics chipset.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Jun 06, 2012 | Acer Aspire 1691WLMi PC Notebook

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Where is my graphics card


Laptops usually don't have a separate graphics card (unless they are very new or very high end). They have a graphics chip that is part of the motherboard.
..In other words: you can't replace them or fix them if something is broken.

Apr 06, 2012 | Acer Computers & Internet

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My computer fan wont turn off


That is because;

1) The inside of the computer is dirty. As such the cooling capacity has dropped. The Fan Assembly is trying to keep up with the call for cooling, and has to stay constantly on.

OR,

2) The laptop is suffering from an 'ailment', that is common for the Pavilion dv2000 series, dv6000 series, and dv9000 series of aNotebook PC's.

Specifically the cooling for the graphics chipset. It is INADEQUATE.

This leads to the graphics chipset overheating, and loosening the connection of the graphics chipset, to the motherboard.

To explain;

1) Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_Circuit

2) The Chipset responsible for handling graphics, is the graphics chipset, or also known as the GPU,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU

[ The Graphics Processing Unit for the Pavilion dv6500Z Notebook PC, is an Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Nvidia_graphics_processing_units#GeForce_8M_.288xxxM.29_series

It is Integrated Graphics. The GPU is soldered to the motherboard ]

3) The Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS graphics chipset, is mounted to the motherboard with a BGA surface mount.

To explain the BGA surface mount;
Compare to the older Intel Pentium 4 processors, that use a Socket 478 processor socket.

The bottom of the processor has 478 contact pins.
These line up with 478 socket holes in the Socket 478 processor socket,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_478

With a BGA surface mount, there are No contact pins on the bottom of the chipset, nor socket holes on the motherboard. (No socket)

In place of the contact pins there are Solder Balls.
In place of the socket holes there are Copper Pads.

The chipset is set into place over the motherboard, with it's Solder Balls lining up with the matching Copper Pads, on the motherboard.

Heat is then applied at a specific temperature, and length of time.
The solder balls melt, which in turn solders the chipset TO the copper pads.
(Solders the chipset to the motherboard)

With the inadequate cooling for the graphics chipset, the graphics chipset constantly overheats.
In due time the solder connections start to melt.

This creates a poor contact, of the graphics chipset to the motherboard.

Explanation of the cooling system, for a Pavilion dv6000 series of Notebook PC:

The cooling system consists of a Fan Assembly, Cooling Tube, and Heatsink.

A) The Cooling Tube is a slightly flattened copper tube, sealed on both ends, and filled with Nitrogen.

At one end it has a small metal plate.
One part of the metal plate sits on top of the Processor, and the other part sits on top of the graphics chipset.

The small metal plate AREA for the graphics chipset is TOO small.

Heat is absorbed by the small metal plate. The heat is then absorbed by the Cooling Tube.

At the opposite end of the Cooling Tube, is the Heatsink.
The Heatsink is a small piece of metal, with Tall, Thin fins, protruding from it.

The Heatsink absorbs heat from the Cooling Tube, and radiates the heat away with the Tall, Thin fins.

Air flow from the Fan Assembly, helps to carry heat away from the fins.

http://www.insidemylaptop.com/disassemble-hp-pavilion-dv6-laptop/

Drop down to Step 28. Here you are looking at a top view of the motherboard, and a top view of the Fan Assembly, to the upper left of the motherboard.

Go to Step 29.
This photo shows the bottom of the motherboard, and the cooling system.

Fan Assembly (Black),

Heatsink, (To the immediate right of the Fan Assembly. Black in color.
You can barely make out fins running horizontally),

and Cooling Tube. (Long curved copper tube looking object)

This explains in more detail, and is a video.
It is posted for reference ONLY, and not advertising for the video poster,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEpnqhRYGLw

(The BEST method is to use a BGA Rework Machine. This way you KNOW the job will only be done ONCE)

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Jan 29, 2012 | HP Pavilion DV6500Z Notebook

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Computer dell latitude D610 built in 2006 replacing the viedo card how too's and also what can I do to mabe upgrade this veido card? and dose anything else need to be updated at the same time as the...


Sorry Jimmy, the Dell Latitude D610 Notebook PC uses Integrated Graphics.
There is no graphics card to upgrade.

Your Dell either came with a form of the Intel GMA graphics chipset , or the ATI Radeon Mobility X300 graphics chipset.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd610/en/ug_en/specs.htm

Either/Or

The way Dell states it, (And also this is for a LOT of laptop manufacturers), is that you have either the option when purchasing, of having an Intel GMA chipset for graphics, or discrete graphics of the ATI Radeon Mobility X300, for graphics.

Discrete being the word that fools people. Makes them think it has a dedicated, removable graphics card, when in reality it is a graphics chipset soldered directly to the motherboard, and is not upgradeable.

Primer:
GPU
Graphics Processing Unit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU

Essentially the 'graphics engine'.

A GPU can be installed directly on the motherboard, (Integrated Graphics), OR installed on a removable graphics adapter card. (Graphics Card is shortened for graphics adapter card)

Integrated Graphics borrows from the system resources. The Processor and Ram Memory.
This is why programs, for example games, that use a lot of graphics 'power', do not perform well on a computer with Integrated Graphics.

{Read - programs that use a lot of graphics power. Such as some of the newer games. Integrated graphics, depending on what graphics chipset it is, CAN run some games. Ones that are not very graphics intensive}

A dedicated graphics card has it's own processor, and graphics ram memory. Does not need to borrow from the system resources.

Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_circuit

The graphics chipset in your Dell Latitude, is mounted to the motherboard with a BGA surface mount.
Ball Grid Array

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_grid_array

To explain the BGA surface mount;
Let's use the older Intel Pentium 4 processor that uses a Socket 478 processor socket.
The bottom of the processor has contact pins. (478 of 'em)
The processor socket has matching socket holes for the contact pins. (478 of 'em)

With the BGA surface mount there are no contact pins. In place of them are Solder Balls.
There is no socket, or socket holes on the motherboard.
There are Copper Pads.

The graphics chipset is set into place with the Solder Balls lining up on the motherboard's Copper Pads.
Then heat is applied at a specified temperature, and length of time.

The solder balls melt which solders the graphics chipset to the motherboard. (To the Copper Pads)

Removal and replacement is properly performed with a BGA Rework Machine.
Costly, and not something you'll find a local shop performing.
{The machine is costly, and the operator needs to be S-K-I-L-L-E-D. Cost of having a chipset replaced is Ouch!}

There are two ways you can upgrade your graphics.

1) If you have the motherboard model with a form of Intel GMA chipset attached, you can purchase the motherboard that has the ATI Radeon Mobility X300, and install it.

2) Purchase a laptop with better graphics.

{Not trying to be snide}

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Oct 25, 2011 | Dell Latitude D610 Notebook

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It is impossible to upgrade a CPU for a laptop.
That is the bad side of laptops, you are stuck with the same processor which can not be upgraded

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