How do I purchase an upgrade (and have it installed) for my XPS M1530.
I have the nVidia 8400 (128MB) and I would like to get the 8600 (256MB) (or is there something even faster?).
Does Dell have a special upgrade center that I can bring it in and have it upgraded? I don't want to mail it in to get it upgraded.
if i am correct, the video card is not replaceable. just the RAM and processor. but then again, i did say "If I am correct..."
You are either stuck with it, or you might have to sale your current computer and purchase a new one with the video card you want.
By the way, get the right processor too. upgrading from a 2.0 GHz to a 2.6 GHz is $1200.00
Yes the GPU is soldered to the MOBO on this model.
E1705 T7400 2.16Ghz / Vista Home Premium SP2 / 17" LG WUXGA 1920 X 1200 / 4GB 667Mhz Geil Ram w/Heatspreaders / Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB 7200RPM / 500GB 7200RPM My Book / Nvidia Geforce Go 7900GS 256MB / Toshiba DVD/CD+/-RW DL / Intel 4965 A/B/G/N / 355 Bluetooth 2.0+EDR / Pinnacle Pro HDTV USB Tuner / Pinnacle Ultimate HDTV USB Tuner / Sound Blaster Audigy Advanced MB / Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio Notebook / Logitech G51 Surround Sound Speakers / 2-NB-MA01 Notebook Coolers / 3D Mark06 5446 / Driver v.174.31 /
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I'm also curious about this. My laptop has the 8600 and I'd like to upgrade it to 512MB or even 1GB.
I'm hoping to email Dell this evening but may contact a technician I know.
Would be nice to have an answer to this question, though. Searching online yields several results but none definitive.