03-21-2012 05:06 AM
I'm wondering if my laptop, which is an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC can possibly get an upgraded video card installed. I've been wondering this for a while because I've been gaming a lot more and though that a better video card is necessary to play the games I have such as Magicka, and would be capable of running future games like Guild Wars 2.
Please let me know the name of the video card that my laptop is compatible with. Cost is irrelevant.
The specs are listed below and please let me know if any more information is needed.
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3894MB RAM
Page File: 2683MB used, 5102MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode
Thank you so much for any help!!
03-21-2012 05:25 AM
03-21-2012 08:21 AM
So what can I do then? Any other way to solve this situation?
Your options are either a desktop for gaming so you can upgrade as you need to,or a new laptop.
03-21-2012 02:22 PM
Ah I see. Any good laptops that can be used for gaming with suitable graphics to run games such as Magicka and soon Guild Wars 2?
How much are you willing to spend?
03-22-2012 10:22 PM
The price point reccomendation is spot on, but usually most people who play games will want speed versus graphics so something mid range would work if you turned down everything in the game so it ran smooth.