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Samsung Series 7 Graphics Upgrade.


Digirunner

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Hi,

I have a samsung series 7 i5, and I want to upgrade the RAM and upgrade the Grapics. When I bought it I didn't have the funds for the i7 version but so far I'm happy the i5.

The only problem is, I do a lot of CAD work in university, and need more graphics rather then intel graphics (and the RAM needs to be a little bigger, but thats pretty simple) and I was wondering how hard it would be? I'd like to hear of anyone else doing the same thing!

Cheers.

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KRONOS the First

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Is this a desktop or laptop your on about? Can you post a link to your PC as we really need a bit more details.

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Digirunner

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KRONOS the First

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It is unlikely that you can do anything with the graphics on a the laptop and to be honest I am not sure your laptop and CAD really work.Something like an XPS 17 (L702x) is perfect for CAD. Quad-core (2.2Ghz) with turbo boost to over 3Ghz and 3Gb graphics card. Your graphics are really not up to the job.

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Digirunner

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At the moment its working pretty well using Solidworks, better than I thought, apart from some complicated assemblies..

I'm not the biggest Dell fan, I was on the brink of buying an XPS or alienware but they're to big, heavy, ugly and noisy. My series 7 looks good and doesn't make a sound so I guess I can cope with the lack of performance for now.

Sometime in the future I'll have to upgrade to a desktop for my more complicated CAD needs, thanks for the advice though

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