Updating video cards in laptop computers
No longer is it limited to the young folks: the industry now delivers blockbuster titles that bring in more revenue than some movies.
If you’re one of those gamers, we’ve got a couple of treats for you over the next couple of weeks and months: we're kicking off a new series around optimizing your PC for the latest games and also how to tweak the blockbuster releases of 2014, such as GTA V, Dark Souls 2 or Watch Dogs, with great tips, downloads and our own AVG PC Tune Up product, which help boost performance!
Drivers are files that show your computer how to talk to the video card for optimal results.
Replacing your old, outdated driver with a new version will usually solve the issue.
There are two real benefits of being able to run multiple graphics cards.
The primary reason is for increased performance primarily in games.
A video card is the part of your laptop dedicated to displaying and calculating information related to your onscreen display, whether in two or three dimensions.
Just look at n Vidias latest graphics drivers, for example: : In these cases, you’ll see an Alienware X51 gaming rig with two graphic chips (the n Vidia is usually always the faster one) and a laptop with a Ge Force GT 650M.Typically, there are three things you can upgrade on a laptop: the RAM memory, the hard drive, and the video/sound cards.This articles describes the general steps you'll need to take to upgrade a laptop, but if you get stuck, you'll want to check with your computer manufacturer's documentation.However, optimizing your PC is just part of the equation: games themselves have ton of hidden potential that can drastically improve the way they look and feel.For that reason, over the next few months we’ll look at the biggest games and discuss how to maximize their potential. so far, this is on the list: Anyway, before we dive into each game, let’s have a look at the top things you need to do in order to get your PC or laptop in shape for the latest blockbuster releases: Your graphics card is the center piece of your gaming experience (more on that below), but it can’t unfold its true performance without the proper software installed on your PC or laptop.