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HP Pavilion G7-1260us Wifi card upgrade question

Q: HP Pavilion G7-1260us Wifi card upgrade question

Hello, I have a customer that wants to upgrade his internal wifi card to a dual band AC card. I purchased the intel sual band wireless AC 3160 card and got the unsupported card bios error. Is there any dual band AC cards that work with this laptop? I checked the service guide and can't find anything but who knows how up to date that is. Thanks!

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A: HP Pavilion G7-1260us Wifi card upgrade question

Hello @jacob4999, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the issue with the WLAN Module, and wanted to assist you! Based on the following guide, here are all the supported WLAN Modules for the notebook:HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide (Chapter 1, Page 4). Support for the following WLAN formats: ? Intel Centrino® Wireless-N 2230 802.11 b/g/n 2×2 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 combination adapter? Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter (select models only)? Ralink RT3290LE 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter (select models only)? Ralink RT5390R 802.11 b/g/n 1×1 WiFi If the WLAN Module is not listed here, then it is should not be supported on the notebook. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for. Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Just wondering if possible to upgrade my memory and processor.......  hp pavilion dv7 1260us?????

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The network card I have on this machine is the Ralink RT3290. I want to replace it with a 5ghz card so I can fully utilize my wifi. Can someone help me with what to look for when shopping for a replacement? Or give me an example of a replacement card that I could install? Would be much appreciated.

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Hello, I want to upgrade my current wifi card, Ralink 3290. I can't seem to get it to work with Linux. Tried with a wifi card from another laptop and everything worked fine. I faced the same problem in Win 7. I can get the Intel 6200 IEEE 802.11n relatively cheaply but I have seen posts of compatibility issues of wifi cards with laptops. So wanted to confirm whether it will work on my system before buying. Thanks and Regards 

A:HP Pavilion 14-n201tx wifi card upgrade

Hello, Please find the list of wireless card which has been tested on your unit. 1) Intel Wireless-N 7260BN 802.11 bgn 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo adaptor for use with computer models with Intel  processors, not supported on Ubuntu Linux 717384-0012)Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi adapter 675794-0013) Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo 733476-0014) Ralink RT3290LE 802.11 bgn 1×1 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 combo adapter 690020-0015) Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi adapter 709848-001

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I have a hp pavilion dm4-2180us.  I want to upgrade the wifi card from 802.11b/g/n to 802.11ac.  Can I do this? I would like to know the compatible faster cards for my laptop. It would be a great help! My current adapter is Intel wifi link 100 bgn Thanks in advance.

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I have a Pavilion dv7 - 1260US that will not boot up. The screen is dark the cap lock & num lock blinks (1) steadilyabout every 3 seconds continously. The fan will come on for about 2 seconds then shuts off. Where can I get alist of the blink codes and what they mean.  Thanks, any help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Pavilion dv7 - 1260US

Hi,Please try a hard reset and see if it works.1. Power off your laptop2. Remove the a/c adapter, battery and everything that is attached to your laptop.3. Hold the 'POWER 'button down on your laptop for about 10 seconds.4. Plug in the a/c power supply (without battery) and power on.Regards.

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It hangs when I insert my external drive.  So have search for a solution and have not found anything that works.

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Is it possible to upgrade the origional wifi card to a combo wifi / bluetooth card? Computer is a HP G72-259WMProduct Number: WQ668UA#ABA Thank You Joseph~

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Model: HP Pavilion 15 ab268ca notebook (http://h20386.www2.hp.com/CanadaStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=T0E05UA&opt=ABL&sel=NTB) Wireless card installed: 802.11b/g/n (1x1) and Bluetooth® 4.0 combo Hey guys!  I recently bought this laptop new. The wifi is always quite low on it because it has a 2.4GHz adapter installed.  I want to upgrade the wifi adapter card inside to a 5GHz wifi card with the bluetooth combo. What adapter is compatible to safely install to get 5GHz wifi + Bluetooth combo for my model? Help! Any suggestions on what will work or where to go to find out would be tremendously appreciated!











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A:HP Pavilion 15 Laptop 5GHz Wifi upgrade?

 Speed, according to Intel, 2x2 AC 7265 could reach 867 Mbps theoretical limit, while AC 3165 1x1 433 Mbps In practice that is close to "real" 5GHz is AC 7265 http://www.intel.la/content/www/xl/es/wireless-products/wireless-product-selection-guide.html http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-7265.html

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Hello, The Pavilion 27-A009 has great specs, but shipped with a single band N wifi adatpers (Believe it is a 2230 Intel).  Looking to upgrade to something like an Intel 7260 which does dual band and AC. First of all, does the Pavilion 27-A009 do bios whitelisting against wifi boards? If not, what do people recommend?  Is the Intel 7260 a good choice?  Can get one from Ebay for $20 or so. Will this void my warranty?  I have a Care Pack as well, but really would like to upgrade the wifi.  Thank you!

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Hi I want to replace my wireless mini card for my HP Pavilion dv6-2106ea. Looking for a mordern faster card that supports 2.4ghz and 5ghz at the same time. 1) I am new at this so please just tell me which cards I can use, they have to be better than my current one and must support 2.4+5 ghz 2) I have looked into this a bit, pelase tell me if this card is compatible and better. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-WiFi-Wireless-512AN_MMW-802-11a/dp/B00K83BAWQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=... 3) If there are better compatible cards out there please link them to me or give me full name and where I can buy them from. to save anyone some time here is  manualhttp://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01860375 Thanks for the help    











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A:Need a new wifi card for Hp pavilion dv6-2106ea

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Hello I was wondering what is the wifi card of the hp pavilion 15 ab222nx. Thanks in advance.

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I have a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on my HP Pavilion dv6-7101tx running windows 10 64-bit.(http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03498484)The card is not working properly now, low range and it gets limited after some time and crashes and I have to restart the laptop to get it fixed. I want to upgrade the card but I came to know that there is some whitelist in BIOS which only allows certain devices on-board. Please refer me a list of support wifi cards for my laptop and also suggest the recommended option for upgrade.

A:Recommended WiFi Card for HP Pavilion Dv6-7101tx

Hi: See this discussion... http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Inter-Centrino-N2230-adapter/m-p/59887...

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Hi,I've got a HP Pavilion dv7  3133er,  part WA005EA#ACB,   and it's wi-fi card is Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000, and it work only b&g wi-fi, not -n.  According to the manual (http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842278) there are a lot of supported modules, as:For use with all computer models:Atheros 9485GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 3012 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 655795-001 Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 605560-005 Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 593836-001Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 2070 Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo adapter (BT3.0HS ready) 600370-001 Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and 20702 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 657325-001 Ralink RT3090BC4 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Combo adapter (BT3.0HS ready) 630705-001Ralink 5390GN 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 630703-001 Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n 1×1 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0LE Combo Adapter 656119-001For use only with computer models equipped with an Intel processor:Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 631956-001Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 802.11b/g/n 1×2 WLAN module 593530-001Intel Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 633817-001  I tried out an Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and 20702 Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter, but unfortunately this cardis incompatible. Do you know which of the listed cards (in the manual) will work with my notebook? Best regards

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Hi Guys. new laptop. loving it so far. Upgraded the memory from 8 to 16. So now i got myself an Intel AC 7260 card to replace the current Realtek 2.4 N card. the computer recongizes the card, but it cannot start it, even with the latest driver (bluetooth does work!) would love your advices. Thank you! Yoad.

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Ok so i have a shot in the dark question, I am not sure on what parts are avalable for this laptop. I just picked this up on a trade and so far has been a pretty decent little machine. It has stock 2.4ghz wifi, which i know is pretty standard. My question is, is there a different internal wifi card i can replace the stock on with that will give me access to both 2.4 ghz and 5.0 ghz. I have been considering going the usb adapter route for both wifi bands but would like to keep some usb ports avalable without needing to get a small hub. Any info would be Appreciated! Thanks

A:Is there a dual band wifi card for HP Pavilion g4-2235dx

Hi: Below is the link to the service manual for your notebook. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03593667 Unfortunately the 3 supported wireless cards listed in chapter 3 are all single band cards. Back when your notebook was produced, HP had a BIOS whitelist which prevents any other wlan card from working other than the ones listed in the service manual.

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Hello Community, My laptop -  HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab253cl (Touch) has a 433.3 Mpbs wifi card installed.  As per the documentation, the wifi cards that can be replaced are Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter (non vPRO) 784644-005Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter 792609-005Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT4.0 Combo Adapter 792610-005Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter 806723-005 Only the 1st one listed is a 867 Mbps card.  Would any of you know if there are more 867 Mbps cards that are compactable with this laptop ? And if there are any experts from India in this forum, how to get them in Bangalore, India. Since i don't see high bandwidth cards here, yet. Or, if i order one from China via Aliexpress, would that be compactable.  There seems to be a lot of lockdown in HP laptops unlike Dell tha i have seen. Thanks!  

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 Hi I have a new HP Pavilion 15-po78sa Notebook, Product number: J5B65EA#ABU, running Windows 8.1 64-bit The Wifi card is a Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn.  I'm getting only 1 bar signal strength but all other devices in the house (laptop, ipad, nexus) have a full strength signal.  I tried a Samsung USB wifi adaptor & I'm getting full signal strength with this.  I updated the drivers for the Broadcom card but there's no difference.   

A:HP Pavilion 15 - Weak wifi signal from Broadcom card but USB...

Hi, I am having exactly the same problem.I recently bought a laptop HP Pavilion 15, product number J1Z18EA#ABZ, running Windows 8.1 64 bit with a Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn WiFi adapter. My modem is barely 3 feet away and the signal strength is 1 bar. My mobile phone (Nexus 5), the iPad and my other laptop (an old HP running Windows 7) are showing full strength (or at least 4 out of 5 bars). All the drivers are up to date and nothing changed. How can we fix this? regardsfilippo

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Hi, I'm new to the forums so sorry if this post has been miscategorized! I've been doing some research on upgrading my HP Pavilion a6442p RAM memory. I've checked the specifications page and it says,"Memory upgrade informationDual channel memory architectureFour 240-pin DDR2 DIMM socketsSupported DIMM types:PC2-5300 (667 MHz)PC2-6400 (800 MHz)Non-ECC memory only, unbufferedSupports 2GB DDR2 DIMMsSupports up to 8 GB on 64 bit PCsSupports up to 4 GB* on 32 bit PCs*32-bit operating systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory." I want to see if I can go with the 8GB upgrade. I looked around on Google and only found one sale from Newegg that had desktop memory the was 4, 2GB sticks. Under the specs for the sticks, it said,"Please note that this item can not work in any intel cpu motherboard". Is this size RAM upgrade even compatible with my system? Thank you.  Link for HP page:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c01403218 Kink for sale in Newegg:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIABR04WE1822&ignorebbr=1&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleMKP-PC&cm...  













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A:HP Pavilion memory upgrade question?

@7YL3R, welcome to the forum. Since HP has their motherboards made to their specs, I don't believe that memory for an AMD motherboard would work for you. Here is the memory that is recommended by Crucial Memory.  If Crucial recommends its memory it is guaranteed to work or it will be replaced at no additional cost to you.  They make very good memory for OEM computers. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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My brother has this computer and i'm trying to help him upgrade.

CPU Upgrade - Intel Q8300 Quad core, or just get a dual core?

Memory - it says supports up to 4GB but that seems rather low, which begs the question: Should I get the quad core processor for my brother or just a dual core? he doesnt play much video games, maybe the occasional League of Legends with me.

Graphics- Dont know what the max is for this. Completly lost.
 

A:HP Pavilion a6238x upgrade question

Honestly I would not waste either time or money on that system. The cpu you referenced is not on the supported list for that mb so, no you cannot use it. Here is a link to the mb page;
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...en_us/c01080268/loc:1&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en#N138

Your best option would be to save the money and either build or purchase a modern system.
 

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Hello, I've wanted to upgrade my PC's GFX card for a very long time and just learned that it IS in fact possible to upgrade, but if the card is too powerful I will need to upgrade everything else as well. I have never attempted upgrading a PC before, but My dv6 has a GeForce GT 320M GPU card and I would like to upgrade because I want to play games without having a large amount of lag. Is it possible for me to upgrade to a higher GPU without having to replace everything else inside of my computer?And which of these Cards would I be able to upgrade to?(again I am very new to this): http://www.geforce.com/hardware Thank you for listening

A:HP Pavilion Dv6 Graphics Card Upgrade help

Hate to burst your bubble but no it is not possible to upgrade. Not sure where you got that information. The video chip in the laptop is soldered to the motherboard. There is no place to put a video "card". I also don't think there is a dv6 with a GT 320M or that such is a "thing". 

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I would like to be able to play battlefront.  I need a card that will both fit and not over heat.  Any suggestions?

A:upgrade video card for a Pavilion 550-126

Mathellyn, welcome to the forum. Here are the system requirements for Star Wars: Battlefront.  Your computer is only rated GD Adjusted Requirements.  So, you would have to upgrade several components to play at Recommended levels. The major problem is the power supply unit (PSU).  It is only 180W.  Most of the newer video cards require at least 400W.  Here is an examle of a card that would work, but it requires at least 400W to operate properly. Please click the "Thumbs up + button" if I have helped you and click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.

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Hi,I have an HP pavilion 510 p-030 and was wondering what kind of graphics card I can upgrade to. I want to be able to play many video games on this computer. Here are my specs.-Product name:                                                                      510-p030-Serial number:                                                                      CNV62103K5-Product number:                                                                  V8P12AA#ABA-Operating system:                                                               Windows 10 Home 64-bit -Microprocessor:                                                                    Intel... Read more

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Please suggest a graphics card for me. I have the integrated AMD Radion R7 that came with the motherboard when I purchased the desktop a couple of years ago. Max resolution appears to be 1600x1200.  I want to upgrade my monitors (two) and the graphics card to better support my Adobe Lightfoot work.  I do not and never will do any gaming.  The desktop's power supply is 300W. I'd like to keep the card price under $100. I have not picked out monitors so I don't know what my target resolution will be, but 1600x1200 is too low. Thanks.

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I have been researching how to upgrade the network card on this laptop.  The dx5 manual shows in its list of approved wireless cards that with an intel system I need a Broadcom 4322 802.11a/b/g/n card.  I looked up this card at several sites and they all say they are for compacs or elite books.  Will this card be ok for my dv5 or is there another option?

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can you please tell me if it is possible to upgrade my graphics card for gaming as my present one is very jerky at times. Thanks in advance.   os.Windows 10 Home 64-bit microprocessor  AMD A10-4655M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphicssystem memory  8GBmemory slot 1  8GB Hynix 1600MHzsystem board  808B 90.41system bios  F.43  graphics device 1  AMD Radeon HD 7620Gcurrent resolution  1360 x 768refresh rate  60version  15.201.1101.0 (06/08/2015)graphics memory  4,206 MBaero status  Enabled 











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A:Can I upgrade my graphics card on my hp pavilion 15

No. Unfortunately, it is not upgradeable. The graphics is provided as an on-chip solution in the AMD Quad-Core A10-4655M APU. 

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Is it possible to upgrade wifi single band card originally installed on my laptop to dual band for picking up 5G. If YES, what the model?Thanks.

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It says in the task manager that one slot's free, i was just wondering if I was able to upgrade the laptop to 16 gb. The laptops got 1x8gb already. Can my brand new laptop handle it? Many Thanks, & Kind Regards,  Mr Hayle.











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A:HP - Pavilion 15-ab150sa 15.6" Laptop RAM UPGRADE QUESTION

Unfortunately HP has not posted a Manual for your specific model. The Star Wars thing is the 15t-ab100 series and is the same physical case and layout, just Intel not AMD. There is an active discussion board on the Star Wars model and we know from user experience it can be upgraded to 16 gigs and it also comes with a single 8 gig module and an open slot.  I think this might be your Manual although it is found under 15z-ab000 designation, the processor A8-7410 and specs and configuration described in the manual appear to be the same as yours: Manual It specifically says: Supports up to 16 GB of system RAM in the following configurations. I do not work for HP. I am a fellow end user who has some knowledge based on doing this for quite a few years. I have never come across a computer that will take an 8 gig module and has an open slot for memory that will not accept a second 8 gig module for a total of 16 gigs. If you buy the 8 gig module and it does not work I will buy it from you for a reasonable current retail value. Just PM me.  Be aware that memory upgrade is not an authorized thing for self-help. The warranty may or may not remain intact. Also be aware that the upgrade from 8 gigs to 16 gigs does not change the performance of the machine much, if at all for most computer users and may well be a waste of money. But if you do heavy photo or video production work, lay down music tracks or compile large batches of Code you can use 1... Read more

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Hi All, I recently purchased a GTX1060 GPU card from nVidia on-line in an attempt to upgrade the capabilties of my 4 year old machine (from an MSI GeForce GT640) so that I'd be able to play Fallout 4 and Witcher 3 (both of which bring my poor old GT640 to its knees -- even on the lowest resolution settings).  It fits in the case and powers up (yes, I did plug in the 6-pin connector from the PSU), and the 600W PSU is adequate for the task, but I'm starting to think that I probably have a Motherboard compatibility issue. When I install the card and turn on the PC, it hangs at the setup splash screen (a common problem from what I've already read on these forums) and goes no further (keyboard and mouse are unresponsive at that point).  I've contacted nVidia support, and they've suggested a couple of BIOS changes (Disable Secure Boot, Enable Legacy/CSM Mode, and toggling BIOS Selection Mode between UEFI and Legacy modes), but when I access the HP Setup Utility (F10 upon boot-up with GT640 card installed), these options are not available to me. Is there any way for me to access the BIOS settings that nVidia has indicated I should be adjusting? Is this GPU card simply not at all compatible with my Motherboard? System Specs: HP Model Number: B4J28AV#ABA (Pavilion HPE h8-1380t)Motherboard: Pegatron 2ACE(Socket 0); 1.08; Intel Sandy Bridge-E Rev. 07; Intel Southbridge X79 Rev. 05BIOS: AMI 7.15CPU: Intel Core i7 3930K (3.2 GHz)OS: Windows 7 Profes... Read more

A:Video Card Upgrade for Pavilion HPE h8-1380t

Hi, The h8 1380t has a Pegatron, "Pittsburgh" motherboard. You could try to find a later revision of this system board. I also have an Envy 810-150se with a "Pittsburgh2" system board that has UEFI. I am running an Nvidia GTX 970 FTW EVGA card with great results. You would have to verify that the revision board would fit in your chassis. Other options are: 1. New Envy shipping with Win 7 Pro, or 2. Falcon Northwest. Swapping in a main stream system board from Asus, or Gigabyte, or Asrock is difficult at best. Your gonna have to change other components such as the processor, heat sink, fan and memory. You will probably have to purchase an OEM version of Win 7 Pro.  It gets pretty expensive when you do the math on all of the changes you will have to make. There is no guarantee you can find a main stream system board having the correct standoffs matching your h8-1380t chassis. Avoid a Skylake processor if you can unless you don't mind jumping through a few additional hoops to install Win 7. Please see this article and go here for the workaround to solve the win 7 installation problem. Jay  

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can i upgrade HP Pavilion 15-au003tx graphics card 2GB to 4GB

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can i upgrade the video card for my hp pavilion slimline s5000 model s5610f from ati radeon 3000?

A:can i upgrade the video card for my hp pavilion slimline s50...

Hi, Look here  or here at HP Partsurfer for video cards that are used in the newer Slimline models with a 220 watt power supply.  These cards were manufactured specially for HP Slimline PCs with 220 watt power supplies. The HD 7450 wombat looks pretty good.

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Hi guys,

Just got HP Pavilion a6827c-b desktop for my birthday and so far its great.The only thing that bothers me is the integrated graphic card,its really not so good for games.So i want to upgrade,i have a budget of 125$ to get a new graphic card.I would like to get some decent graphic card that will allow me to play most of the games that are currently out or will be out soon.I do not care what settings those games are gonna be on,as long as they work smooth i will be fine.I repeat once again,I do not care about resolution or things like that as long as i can play those games with a good fps rate i will be more than satisfied....

These are the specs of the pc....
HP Pavilion a6827c-b desktop:
Base processor Pentium E5200 (W) 2.5 GHz (65W)800 MHz front side bus
Socket 775
Chipset Intel G33 Express
Motherboard Manufacturer: Asus
Motherboard Name: IPIBL-LB
HP/Compaq motherboard name: Benicia-GL8E
Power supply 300W
Memory Installed 6 GB
*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supported PC2-6400 MB/sec
Type 240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM
Hard drive500 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)
7200 rpm

Sorry cause its a little mess,took them off from a website....
btw I would like if i could play games such as Fallout 3 and Lock On on it....
Any suggestions guys?
Thanks a bunch!
 

A:Best graphics card upgrade for HP Pavilion a6827c-b

my vote goes for this XFX HD-477A-YDFC Radeon HD 4770 512MB only $109 and has free shipping and will last for a while and should work with your current system
 

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I want to install a new graphics card in my old Pavilion. I will add  a new power unit- I prefer nvidia or EVGa etc. generally... does someone know or can someone refer me to a url with this info?  I tried my radeon 5820 and it didn't have any output so I  stuck in a 500w psu and an old gtx 9400 for now, which only works for low usage.

A:Pavilion p6674y Graphics card upgrade

@Maggietron?, welcome to the forum. Newer video cards require UEFI in the motherboard instead of a standard/Legacy BIOS.  HP didn't begin using UEFI until mid-October, 2012.  The motherboard can't be upgraded to UEFI.  The last video cards that didn't require UEFI were the GTX 660/670's. I suggest contacting EVGA's Tech Support (1-888-881-3842) for help with choosing the best card for your system.  They are the experts on their products.   Also, they can tell you the power requirements of the card that they recommend. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved. 

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Can i remove the video card of my Hp Pavillion 23 q106a or upgrade it?Because i can't play most of the latest games.This is my device http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c04822611 .

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I'm not sure exactly how old my computer is but it runs pretty decent and i can't afford anything else right now. i installed the sims3 and i got an error message saying i need to upgrade my video card to something that supports Pixel 2 Shading. I've been looking on tiger direct for awhile and can't figure out how to know which cards support that or which cards would be compatible with my computer?

Also, while i have the computer open i figure it'd be a good idea to put more ram in there, which i hear is pretty simple. I've never upgraded a computer. i've only been inside a computer to remove hard drives. im just wondering if its going to be too difficult for me to install the video card myself?

the sims 3 system requierments:
* 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
* 1 GB RAM
* A 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
* The latest version of DirectX 9.0c
* Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
* At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of
additional space for custom content and saved games

my computer specs: hp pavilion a420n
*2.16 ghz 3000+ AMD Anthlon xp processor
* 512 mb PC2700 DDR SDRAM memory
* VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP video card in PCI bus 1
* XP service pack 3
*160GB hard drive with 53GB free space

Thanks for reading! hope u can help
 

A:Trying to upgrade video card on a HP Pavilion a420n

if you have the version with the Asus motherboard A7V5X-LA, you are working with an AGP 4x/8x interface. They are getting scarce, but this is about as good as it gets unless you find one of the 3850's or the Geforce 9600 AGP. this one is SM3.0
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ..._re=agp_video_card_ati-_-14-102-851-_-Product
 

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Hi i was wondering if people could give me some suggestions on what video car to get. Also the slot type and speed this motherboard runs at. My OS is windows 7 Ultimate
 

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So this Notebook has NVIDIA GeForce 830M (2 GB DDR3 dedicated) and i was wondering if I can upgrade the Graphic card to something else which is higer than this.. Is it possible? If yes can someone suggest which Graphic card should i upgrade it to..

A:HP Pavilion 15-p210TX - Graphic Card Upgrade

Hi: There is no removable/replaceable graphics 'card' in your notebook like what can be done in a desktop PC. The only way to upgrade the graphics would be to replace the entire motherboard with one listed in the service manual for your specific model PC that may have better graphics. This would be a costly and labor intensive project. 

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My graphic Cards are extremely old and drivers are outdated for gaming. I want to upgrade my graphic drivers and stuff that helps gaming or what you guys recomend, send a link below to the xact website i can download.  Processor:   Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2350m CPU @ 2.30GHz 2.30GHz Installed Memory:   4.00GB Systemtype:   64-bit Operating System  HP Pavilion g6 notebook PC 

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I own a HP Pavilion dv7-WV705AV notebook and want to play Diablo 3 but my ATI Mobility Radeon 5650 is apparently too slow. I need to upgrade to an HD4870 or better. Can I do this?

A:Graphics Card Upgrade Available for HP Pavilion dv7 noteboo...

Hi, Unfortunately, your graphics adapter is integrated into the Motherboard and as such, is not an upgradeable component. Regards, DP-K

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Can this laptop be upgraded to have better performance for playing video games? Currently it is very slow and we just purchased at it last week. Slow to get onto our network and even slower when trying to play any video games. We are running of the laptops Lenovo and Mac and are having no issues. 

A:Can I upgrade video card for an HP pavilion X64 M1 Convertib...

Can we have the full model number to check the specifications? Regardless, there will be no way to upgrade any video hardware it is integral to the motherboard. Likely the processor is, also and perhaps even the memory. 

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Hello All,  I bought my laptop ( HP 15 AC026TX in india) last year July. It came with Broadcom BCM43142 1x1BGN wlan card with 1 antenna. I want to upgrade my card to an Intel card as I mostly use Linux OS and Broadcom drivers has issues in Linux. But I've been reading about Bios Whitelisting. So, please let me know if my model of laptop has Whitelisting or not ?   If not, Can I buy a generic intel wireless-n card and use in my laptop? or should it be hp ceritified intel card?   Thanks & Regards











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A:Can I upgrade my Wifi CARD?

rajendra_1903 wrote:Also, does my laptop model has Bios whitelisting ?? Can I use any Intel 3165 AC Wifi Card or should it be HP Specific Intel 3165 Card?I would go with is listed for wifi option in the Service Manual. IF your laptop is 2012 or older it probably is whitelisted.

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Hi!I would ask you information about the upgrade  my very old (very ) notebook: ram and  connection via wifi.The questions in details is: max ram that I can suitable and which kind card I have to buy to connect it by wifi. For example, I can put two memory bank 512mb until 1gb in total? or max 256 mb for memory bank each?I found several manual, but I haven't understood very good.Best regards.

A:Upgrade Ram and wifi Card

HI. The maximum memory for this computer is 512 MB, you can put 2X 256 MB per slot, the features are PC133 SDRAM SO-DIMM of 144 pins. As for the wifi card, the simplest and most practical is to use a USB type: ASUS 150MBPS USB-N10 Nano Regards.

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Hello,    I have a HP Pavilion 15 e001ax which has Ralink RT3290 wifi card and I want to upgrade my wifi card ot the latest supported wifi card, what are my options? Kindly Please Help.... Thanks in advance!!!!

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Hi I want to upgrade my Wifi card to a dual band so i can use 5ghz Wifi. I currently have a Broadcom BCM94313HMGB fitted which I would like to upgrade. Can annyone recommend which one would be suitable? Thanks

A:Wifi Card Upgrade

Hi, From the first manual of the following link:      http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC-series/5145704/model/5172313/manuals Your machine was built in year 2011. The chance to upgrade to 5GHz wireless card is very slim to none. There is a list of wifi cards supported on page 5, none of them is dual band. You can use:           http://www.netgear.com.au/home/products/networking/wifi-adapters/a6200.aspx?cid=gwmng or         http://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/c/technology/networking/wireless-usb-adapters Regards.

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i have hp nx6110 laptop is being updated to windows 10 and need to know if i can upgrade the wifi card to dual band , my router is docsis 3.0 dual band 2.4 and 5,0g will like to upgrade to wifi card ac  or if this laptop is comparable to new card acif there is a card can you supply the part number and the seller than you

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