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Default Graphics Card Upgrade For Dell Mini 1012? - 05-25-2012, 12:34 AM

I was wondering if there was any way of installing a graphics card into the Dell Mini 1012. I have recently been playing some 3-D games (Minecraft) and I was hoping there would be a way to do this so it would run it/them better. If there is absolutely no way of installing a graphics card, would anyone know what things I could do to improve 3-D Gaming?

P.S. I have done all the little tweaks and such like Directory Cleaners, setting the priority via Windows Task Manager, and changing the settings within the actual game. I have also tried GMABooster, but it isn't compatible with the GMA version/type inside the Dell Mini 1012.
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Default 05-26-2012, 03:09 AM

if you didnt purchase the 1366x768 (HD screen) there is nothing you can do outside of replacing your display, people try to save money and buy a cheap machine then spend more $ trying to get what they should have bought ion the first place, I bought my machine TOTALLY maxed out, yes I spent more but I aint looking for upgrades now either Good Luck to Ya

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Default 06-01-2012, 12:55 PM

There is no "card" - graphics are integrated on the motherboard and cannot be upgraded.

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