Graphics Card in Fujitsu® LifeBook SH560
What is the need to upgrade a graphics card in Fujitsu LifeBook SH560 notebook?
Fujitsu LifeBook SH560 is a notebook with Intel Core i3 processor. The notebook is built in Intel Core Mobile Technology. The hard disk capacity of the computer is 320GB. The graphics card used in the computer is Intel HD Graphics. The screens size of the notebook is 13.3 inch. The technology used in the screen is WXGA. The graphics card is integrated in the motherboard of the notebook. The graphics card needs to be upgraded in certain scenarios. If you want to improve the graphical performance of the notebook, you need to upgrade the graphics card. The graphics card needs to be upgraded if you want to run high end games in the notebook.
The following are some of the issues and their resolutions that might come while upgrading graphics card of Fujitsu LifeBook SH560.
- RAM requirements
- Driver conflicts
The graphics card you are trying to install needs to be compatible with the Operating system. You need to go through the installation manual of the graphics card and check the specifications and requirements. The upgrade needs to be compatible with the Operating system and the other devices in the notebook. The other devices in the notebook are mainly concerned about the processor and the chips.
The graphics card makes use of a portion of RAM. You need to check the specifications of the graphics card. The latest graphics card has in built RAM that is used when the application is run in the graphics card. Upgrade the RAM if necessary. You need to make sure that the appropriate drivers are installed for the graphics card.
Driver conflicts occur when number of drivers are run simultaneously in the notebook. The driver conflicts might affect the reliability of the notebook. You need to install the drivers corresponding to the devices installed. You need to obtain updated graphics drivers for the upgraded graphics card. Once the drivers are installed you need to update the driver. You could easily check driver conflicts from the ‘Device manager’ of Windows.