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Old 18th October 2011, 20:53   #106
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How can I determine which slot I have? Sorry for the noob Q, I really don't know these comp stuff. My last card was slotted in PCI slots. Also, my comp is around 6 years old, that should give you a fair idea of what slots are there on the board.

The price you mention, is it MRP? I am buying it from SP road.

EDIT: Would be grateful if you could suggest a 2.1 speaker within 1-1.3k too
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Old 18th October 2011, 21:15   #107
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Old 18th October 2011, 21:29   #108
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Yup the cards I recommended will work on that board.

Also in 1.3k, just get the basic altec lansing 2.1.
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Dear Friends,

I purchased my laptop exactly a year ago and am getting excellent results from the same.
I'm not a very gaming person but recently I got my hands on this Huge strategy game. (A 17GB heavy game). Got it installed after a lot of hard-work and when the magic started my laptop just shut down in just 4 mins of starting the game. It got superheated and shut itself automatically.

I guess its because I don't have a dedicated Graphics card.

These are my Specifications:
1) Make: Dell INSPIRON N5010
2) OS : Windows 7 Professional
3) Processor: Intel CORE i5 M460 @ 2.53Ghz
4) Memory: 4 GB RAM
5) Onboard Intel HD Graphics

My question is can I "now" install a graphics card on my Laptop?

If yes, then I can do with a simple graphics card and I don't need a GOD-level card as my life usually revolves around Microsoft Excel

Also, which ones would you recommend and approx cost of the same.
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At least need to consider thermal envelop of the body before you install
the card. Its possible that the laptop may not be designed for such a thermal performance. Do check that aspect, before investing in the graphics card.
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5) Onboard Intel HD Graphics
My question is can I "now" install a graphics card on my Laptop?
Most laptops that come with inbuilt graphics do not have provisions for adding a graphics cards since space for the same is at a premium. If you have gotten bitten by the gaming bug then you are better off with a dedicated gaming laptop or preferably a desktop which you can incrementally build over the years starting with a humongous modular power supply unit and a case with two huge fans one at the bottom front and the other at top backside..
If you are into casual gaming a change of laptop would suffice one with a dedicated Radeon Graphics card.

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