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Upgrading the g74 gtx 560m

famoustito
Level 7
Just wanted to know if it is possible to upgrade my g74 gtx 50m graphics card to the new gtx 670m graphics crad found on the new g75?
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Tear_a_Bee
Level 7
No, you can't the 560m is on the motherboard.
Asus G74SX-AH71 [201]

Windows 7 Professional
16 GB RAM
nVidia GeForce GTX 560M 3GB [285.79]
Intel Core i7-2670QM 2.20GHz Turbo Boost to 2.90GHz
7200 RPM 750 GB HDD
17.3" 1920x1080 HD Glossy Dislpay

Does anybody knows if there are some options? I would like to run some new games that are complaining about the 560M....

stone061182 wrote:
Does anybody knows if there are some options? I would like to run some new games that are complaining about the 560M....


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stone061182 wrote:
Does anybody knows if there are some options? I would like to run some new games that are complaining about the 560M....
Make sure that the games are not complaining about the graphics driver. I know of a couple of new games that complained about the graphics driver I was using not being the most recent, so I updated and the messages went away.

As far as upgrading the actual chip...

From everything that I've read it's not practical. However, I have read (don't know how truthful it was) that people have had new graphics chip soldered into their motherboard on some laptops. Don't know if it can be done with the ASUS laptop or not.

Of course that means you have to find a shop that will do that kind of upgrade if it's even possible with an ASUS laptop. From what I've read, you'd be better off just buying another laptop when this one is really outdated. Which currently it's really not.

Boosted_R
Level 8
I think there is about 20 treads already saying the G74 GPU isn't upgradeable.......lol, guys please try using, search. Will get you faster answer, and reduce repeat treads.... at this stage most questions have been answered about the G74 😄
GL702VSK / GTX 1070 / M.2 960 EVO

HTPC MINI-ITX / FRACTAL CORE 500 / GIGABYTE GA-AB350N / GTX 1050 Ti Windforce OC 4G / RYZEN 5 1600 3.9GHz / M.2 960 EVO / G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 3200MHz
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Boosted_R wrote:
I think there is about 20 treads already saying the G74 GPU isn't upgradeable.......lol, guys please try using, search. Will get you faster answer, and reduce repeat treads.... at this stage most questions have been answered about the G74 😄


+1 rep for making the point that needed making! Search is a great resource. If you think you've found a new problem/possiblity with the G74/G53, someone else probably found it before you.
I am disturbed because I cannot break my system...found out there were others trying to cope! We have a support group on here, if your system will not break, please join!
http://rog.asus.com/forum/group.php?groupid=16
We now have 178 people whose systems will not break! Yippee! 🙂
LINUX Users, we have a group!
http://rog.asus.com/forum/group.php?groupid=23