Upgrade Video Card in Toshiba® Tecra M11
What are the guidelines for upgrading Video Card in Toshiba Tecra M11?
Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop comes in stylish design and delivers high performance. It is powered by latest Intel Core processors. The 14-inch screen has high definition LED backlight and antiglare display. The fingerprint and optional Smartcard reader prevents unwanted users against accessing the system. The 3 GB RAM and 320 GB hard disk allows efficient storage of system files and personal data. It supports external storage devices such as USBs and eSATA. Video card can be best described as an expansion component that could generate output images to a different monitor. Without video cards you may not be able to get images and videos on the display screen. It comes built-in with the Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop. The powerful performance of the display can be achieved by upgrading the video card. It supports 3D scenes in games, video capture, addition of multiple output screens from the system etc. The upgrading of video card be done either by using a CD or by downloading it from the website.
Following are some of the things to be kept in mind while upgrading video card in Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop:
- Compatibility with the system
- Installing appropriate drivers
- Correct installation
Compatibility with the system
Before upgrading the video card in your Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop, make sure that the system is compatible with the card. The Operating System, memory, hardware etc. should support the video card for proper functioning. Hence check the specifications of the video card before being upgraded. There are many video cards in the market provided by different manufacturers. All the cards may differ from each other as each one has different specifications.
Installing appropriate drivers
Drivers are software essential for the proper working of the hardware connected to the system. Your Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop may also require appropriate drivers for the video card. Installing the incorrect or corrupted drivers can affect the system performance. This may lead to malfunctioning of other programs in the system. While upgrading the video card make sure that the device drivers are also upgraded. Upgrade the drivers by downloading it from the official website.
The upgrading of video card may require installing a new card in the system which supports additional features and gives you high quality display. Video cards of your Toshiba Tecra M11 laptop is inserted in the PCI slots provided in the motherboard. It should be done with a great care. If you don’t have sufficient knowledge in hardware, you can contact expert technicians to do the process.