Question about Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

1 Answer

Suitable graphics card which would enable me to play games

Hi, i recently bought an Acer Aspire base unit, it has a 1.8ghz dual core cpu, 1gb of RAM, on board sis mirage 3 graphics etc, a link to its exact spec can be found at http://www.ebuyer.com/product/138612/show_product_specifications?spectype=extended I am aware that this is a very basic PC but i was wondering if you could tell me what would be a suitable graphics card for a system such as this as i would like to play games, and also if i am able to upgrade the CPU and to what type spec etc, from my very limited knowledge on this subject i know this is dependant on the motherboard, many thanks, Michael

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 3,940 Answers

The problem is that you can't just Upgrade the video card in a portable like you can a desktop system.

Upgrading the video would require a new motherboard with discrete graphics. VERY few portable system have upgradeable video without major cost (Usually cheaper to sell system and buy one configured as you need it) which is my recommendation if that system will not perform as you desire.

Generally, upgrades on portrable systems are limited to MEMORY, HARD DRIVES and plug in components like wireless cards, modems etc.

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Want faster processor for acer x1300 it base unit


Here are the spec on your pc if the information you gave me is correct. You can only upgrade the cpu to the socket you have. I think you would be better off adding more RAM and a better video card that isn't onboard. Processor / Chipset
  • Type AMD Athlon X2 7450 / 2.4 GHz
  • Number of Cores Dual-Core
  • 64-bit Computing Yes
  • CPU Qty 1.0
  • Max CPU Qty 1.0
  • Chipset Type NVIDIA GeForce 8200

Aug 18, 2013 | Acer Aspire X1300 Dual Core 2.4ghz, 3gb...

1 Answer

Which is the best graphic card for intel DG41RQ mother board


I have a motherboard intel dg41rq and intel core 2 duo E7200 and nvidia geforce 9500 GT and 4gb ram (DDR3).It will work with call of duty black ops 2 and FIFA 13.So your done.

Oct 02, 2012 | Intel DG41RQ Motherboard CPU Bundle - ...

1 Answer

Acer Aspire M1640 has no signal to monitor ? I try to star up with out the ram card , I can hear the beep .. Any idea what is the problem ? Thanks.


I have the same problem, i have tried everything and some people say its because the graphics chip on the motherboard has burnt out due to improper cpu pasting

Jan 15, 2011 | Acer Aspire M1640 Refurbished Intel...

1 Answer

I cont play 3d games graphic card is there in acer aspire 4720z


* The system configuration of Acer Aspire 4720Z PC Notebook is :

160 GB or larger hard disk drive / 5-in-1 card reader / 512 MB or 1GB DDR2 533 MHz DIMM module / Intel Pentium dual-core mobile processor technology T2310 (1 MB L2 cache, 1.46, 533 MHz FSB), Mobile Intel GL960 Express Graphics Chipset.

* Your system have "Mobile Intel GL960 Express Graphics Chipset" graphics accelerator card embedded in the motherboard. Like most of the laptops/notebooks, there is no room for upgrading the graphics card in the motherboard!

* But you can upgrade the RAM upto 2 GB using two DDR2 DIMM memory modules.

* If you want to play 3D games with better performance, switch to Windows XP SP2 and upgrade the RAM!

* If you want to upgrade the memory (RAM), you can check this site : http://www.laptoppartsexpert.com/c-60093-acer-aspire-4720-series-as4720z.html

please rate this advice if it helps

Nov 17, 2010 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

2 Answers

How do I find my graphics card on acer laptop 4720z and change settings to best play games


* The system configuration of Acer Aspire 4720Z PC Notebook is :

160 GB or larger hard disk drive / 5-in-1 card reader / 512 MB or 1GB DDR2 533 MHz DIMM module / Intel Pentium dual-core mobile processor technology T2310 (1 MB L2 cache, 1.46, 533 MHz FSB), Mobile Intel GL960 Express Graphics Chipset.

* Your system have "Mobile Intel GL960 Express Graphics Chipset" graphics accelerator card embedded in the motherboard. Like most of the laptops/notebooks, there is no room for upgrading the graphics card in the motherboard!

* But you can upgrade the RAM upto 2 GB using two DDR2 DIMM memory modules.

* If you want to play 3D games with better performance, switch to Windows XP SP2 and upgrade the RAM!

* If you want to upgrade the memory (RAM), you can check this site : http://www.laptoppartsexpert.com/c-60093-acer-aspire-4720-series-as4720z.html

please rate this advice if it helps...tc! :)

Jan 13, 2010 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

2 Answers

Game problem


Sorry to say, your computer does not meet the minimum system requirements for this game. Here are the requirements


Operating System Windows XP (Service Pack 3) or Windows Vista (Service Pack 1) / Windows 7 CPU Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 GHz or faster Memory 1.0 GB (Windows XP) 1.5 GB (Windows Vista/Windows 7)
Hard Drive Space 6 GB of free space Graphics Hardware 256 MB Video Card, with support for Pixel Shader 3.0. Recomended: ATI Radeon X1800 XT 512MB or greater, NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT 256MB or greater. Sound Hardware DirectX 9.0c compatible Network 512 Kbps or faster Input Device(s) DualShock 3, Xbox 360 controller
keyboard, mouse, Wheel

Nov 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire Predator GT7700 Core 2 Quad...

1 Answer

Video Card Problem


hi. The amd semprom has similar to an intel celeron. These cpu's are not gaming cpu's. The graphics card you are using is now quite old- very few agp graphics cards are made now. I would say that the cpu and gpu may be the problem but it depends what game you are playing. New video cards use pci express slot and new cpu's are dual core and quad core. If you are serious abot games then you could do with a new motherboard- maybe one supporting an intel core 2 duo cpu, to that add at least a Nvidia 9600gt 512mb gddr3 video card and have 3-3 gb's of ram.


May 27, 2009 | ATI RADEON X1650 Graphic Card

1 Answer

Which Graphics card is suitable????


The is no solid answer because there are several factors to take into consideration.
First: Vista does not play games well yet.
It was released too soon and the Game Mfg's have not addressed the issue.
Many, many people are going back to XP OS. Do you know the MB mfg?
I am a Beta tester for a few game companies and for the most part, we use the BFG nVidia Video card. It is a GeForce based chipset. These cards are already Overclocked to their maximum and tested as stable. Lifetime Guarentee as well.
Is you MB a PCI-Express?
No matter what card you get, you still may not get to play the games until MS Vista gets in gear.

Feb 23, 2009 | Acer Aspire 2100 (91.AB675.D02) PC Desktop

1 Answer

Graphics Card ?


You can use any PCI exspress x16 card. Maybe try an nVidia Gforce 8600GT or 8800GT.

Jun 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Problem wid Nvdia G force 7000m


hi!good pm...hope this will help...

go to the control panel>display>settings>check the screen resolution (pixels) & color quality...

goodluck!

Feb 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop Logo

198 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18385 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

568 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...