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A guide to buying laptop graphics cards

Buying a graphics card is an excellent choice for a laptop because most of the laptops nowadays do not come with a graphics card. There are some challenges to adding a laptop graphics card, so find out how you can still get high quality graphics card for your laptop.

The problem

The biggest problem with a laptop is that it is too compact. Therefore, you are not going to be able to install a dedicated GPU. Most of the laptops do not offer a GPU slot, and the ones that do have a slot are difficult to upgrade. In other words, it is not like a PC where there is one port for everything, so you cannot just buy a graphics card and have it fit. However, do not worry as there are still ways to buy graphics card for your laptop.

How to get laptop graphics

The first and easiest option is to sell your current laptop and buy a gamer's laptop. This is an easy method, but you have to keep in mind that a gaming laptop with a dedicated graphics card is going to be significantly more expensive than a regular laptop. This also depends on the quality of the laptop that you purchase, but it is generally a lot more than a standard one. If you already have a laptop, this may not be the best solution If you already have a nice laptop, there is one way in which you can add graphics to your laptop. You can use an external GPU slot, but the one problem with using external GPU nowadays is that it is very expensive. An external GPU slot is just like an external hard drive, but it connects to a different port and can hold a graphics unit. You are able to plug in any of the latest GPU for the desktop, and you will have no problem getting it to work on your laptop. While this is an easy solution to add graphics card to your laptop, you are going to have to pay a few hundred dollars in order to make this work. For this reason, buying laptops or computers with graphics card might be a better way in some cases.

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