Acer Aspire 1524

Discussion in 'Acer' started by Alain Dekker, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Alain Dekker

    Alain Dekker Guest

    I don't know if this newsgroup is checked regularly or not, but I wanted to
    know if it was possible to get a updated graphics card for this laptop. The
    64Mb version I currently have is starting to look a bit old.

    Any recommendations? Can a tech-svvy, but not expert, person do the upgrade
    themselves?

    Thanks,
    Alain
     
    Alain Dekker, Jan 7, 2009
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  2. Alain Dekker

    Alain Dekker Guest

    Thanks, I got separate advice from Acer directly which exactly matched that
    advice. Bad news, but I guess that "progress"...

    Regards,
    Alain

    "HH" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Upgrading the graphics chip on a notebook is not possible on the vast
    > majority of notebooks since it is integrated on the mainboard. And on
    > those high end notebooks with a separate card, it seldom is possible to
    > swap out cards. I'd say forget it.
    >
    > HH
    >
    >
    > "Alain Dekker" <> wrote in message
    > news:4964ec31$...
    >>I don't know if this newsgroup is checked regularly or not, but I wanted
    >>to know if it was possible to get a updated graphics card for this laptop.
    >>The 64Mb version I currently have is starting to look a bit old.
    >>
    >> Any recommendations? Can a tech-svvy, but not expert, person do the
    >> upgrade themselves?
    >>
    >> Thanks,
    >> Alain
    >>

    >
     
    Alain Dekker, Feb 8, 2009
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    Sheldon Guest

    "Alain Dekker" <> wrote in message
    news:498f6aa0$...
    > Thanks, I got separate advice from Acer directly which exactly matched
    > that advice. Bad news, but I guess that "progress"...
    >
    > Regards,
    > Alain


    If Acer ever upgraded the video for that model you can probably replace the
    system board. Not a cheap part and not an easy job. Still, might be worth
    investigating.
     
    Sheldon, Feb 21, 2009
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