11-26-2011 05:30 PM
I have thought about getting a new card to start playing games a little more "seriously" but my graphics card isent quite up to par with gaming standards. I have an AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics and the display adaptor is AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6520G 4 GB RAM 64 bit Quad Core Windows 7. HP Pavilion DV6-6110us
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11-26-2011 05:57 PM
Unfortunately, graphics adapters in most notebooks (including yours), are not upgradable or replaceable.
The GPUs in most notebook PC's are now a part of the mainboard. Even the discrete chips.
11-26-2011 06:06 PM
So is there any possible way to upgrade graphics or are they just flat out stuck where they are unless i do a major makeover which im not planing on doing
11-26-2011 06:08 PM
They are just flat out stuck where they are.
The only thing you can do is to make sure you have the latest graphics driver installed for best performance.
11-26-2011 06:12 PM
Check your BIOS menu and see if there are any video memory settings you can change.
There is a video setting in my dv6810us that can allow for the machine to use 32, 64 or 128MB of graphics memory.
Mine was defaulted to 64 MB. i changed it to 128 MB and that helped a little.
Maybe yours has a similar setting you can tweak.
11-27-2011 01:07 PM
Im actually finding a sale on Amazon for a budle with the motherboard. Is there a way to get a new motherboard so i could get a graphics card or no?