I went to the official repair center of Sony in my city and they told me that the mobo cost euros. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades. He also suggested that it be handed to a Sony Servicing center and not the geek squad or something But I won’t give up!! Answer this question I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers. The third type of graphics card is a Workstation grade GPU.

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Hello Bob, Thanks for workaround. I have passed long hours vaio video card this laptop until last year, when the video card stopped working. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades.

Links about it at http: Vaio video card is no way to add a graphics card to a cad, due to a lack of free space inside. Otherwise either a new motherboard, or a reflow will be necessary.

Here you will find vaio video card or two different display adapters graphics cards listed. Most desktops have spare slots on cqrd Motherboard for installing extra components like this. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Back to Laptops forum 10 total posts.


If you want to swap the GPU, you have to swap the whole motherboard see the previous vaio video card about proprietary cards. Advertisements or commercial links. Did you try Nvidia’s laptop driver tool? This is an example of a program that needs a dedicated Graphics Card to work properly. vai

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If you’re lucky, you can find someone local vaio video card works with this kind of stuff, and is willing to make an extra buck off hours. What card are you asking about? Thanks hari Krishna A.

Why the hell have they gotta solder it onto the motherboard? Bob, I checked the Nvidia geforce portal, I do see latest version of driver for Nvidia Geforce M GT, when I vail it, the installation tool says tht it’s not able to detect the graphics card. Log in or Sign vaio video card. Also subscribe to this post.

Try the latest Intel driver for the chipset and a rather new discovery is that I get to install Intel’s raid manager even if I don’t use raid. Forum Sitemap Search Store.

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Sony’s latest combines a brilliant display, Blu-ray drive, and plenty of performance all wrapped up in fideo sleek package. After the repair, the laptop was working fine vaio video card 6 months and then the nvidia chip broke down again. Please reply and let me know. Is a vaio video card procedure. Another problem is that the component you change to have to work on notebook you place them in.


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I called Sony and the guy asked the geeks at Sony. Your name or email address: Can you replace a Vaio graphics card?

I guess I’ll say this on here for everyone. Lee May 31, at This is a laptop and I didn’t find a card for this model. Try vaio video card Intel tool again. My Device Manager on my Sony Vaio laptop has both display adapters: