Upgrade Video Card in Toshiba® Satellite M500
Toshiba Satellite M500 is a laptop with various wired and wireless configurations. It is embedded with Intel Core 2 Duo processor, optical drive, video display card and finger print reader. Video card in your laptop may improve loading speed and graphics. At the same time, it alters the supply load while playing high end games. For upgrading video card in Toshiba Satellite M500, you need to examine the type of video card currently present in your laptop. You may refer the Toshiba Satellite M500 laptop manual or check the manufacturer’s site. When you remove the card, make sure that laptop is unplugged and powered down. On the card, there may be a label which provides you the model and type of card. By referring it user need to select the new card for upgrading.
- Save the useful files
- Test authenticity
Save the useful files
When any crash occurs, while upgrading video card in Toshiba Satellite M500, the entire purpose of the system can be affected. It may lead to the destruction of all useful files present in the system. A back up storage location can be made to avoid this problem. Users are recommended to move all the important files to an external storage area before upgrading a video card.
Features of the video card should be referred before upgrading it. Ensure that drivers and Operating System are compatible with it. Otherwise, problems may arise at the time of upgrading process. Users are recommended to check the system specification before upgrading video card on to Toshiba Satellite M500 laptop. Please examine the graphics capability and memory size of the video card before you select it.
You have to install video card drivers from trusted sites. This can save the system from serious hazards to a great extend. Otherwise it may be caught by virus software. This malicious software alters the useful programs and destructs the system. Confirm that the admirable drivers are opted for video cards. It you prefer a CD for installing drivers for video card, make sure that it is from a genuine seller.