Video Card Upgrade in Fujitsu® LifeBook P1630
Guidelines on Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 Video Card Upgrade.
Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 is a tablet PC from Fujitsu. Even though it is slim and compact, the hardware in this computer is high end. It has the Intel Dual Core processor for computation. Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 has a 80 GB hard disk. This tablet PC has got a 8.9 inch monitor. This makes this tablet PC secure. Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 has an integrated 1.3 Megapixel camera. This proves very helpful during video conferencing. Since Fujitsu LifeBook P1630 is a tablet PC, upgrading of the video card alone might not be possible. In order to upgrade the video card you might opt for an external video card. The external video card could be easily connected to the tablet PC.
The following things need to be kept in mind while upgrading video card in Fujitsu LifeBook P1630:
- Install an external card
- RAM requirements
Install an external card
For upgrading the graphics card make use of an external graphics card. The specialty of external graphics card is that it need not be installed inside the computer. In order to install external graphics card make sure that graphics card is compatible. Go through the requirements that need to be met while installing graphics card. It will be specified in the installation manual.
The RAM requirements should be met. The graphics card will make use of certain extend of RAM. Make sure that these requirements are met. The RAM requirements for each type of graphics card will be different. If you have downgraded the RAM of Fujitsu LifeBook P1630, then you might end up with compatibility issues. So upgrade the RAM if such an issue happens.
The video card you are trying to install in the laptop should be compatible with other hardware in the computer also. Some of the common requirements will be processor specification, hard disk space etc. Make sure that all these requirements are met. Check if the Operating System is supported. Some older version of Windows might not be fully compatible with latest video cards.