Sponsor Message:
Non Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Anyone With An IBM Aptiva E26?  
User currently offlineInbound From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1771 times:

I have this computer, bought it back in '97.
dinosaur now.
K6 chip, 233 MHz, 32 MB, 3.2 GB, etc.
real old stuff compared to now-a-days.

anyway, just wondering if there are any techies here,
I'd like to know if I can disconnect the onboard video card and install a more recent one into an available slot.

any help would be appreciated.

1 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineAirlinelover From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1769 times:

It would probably eat up your memory to put in a new one (so you add more), then you may want a better sound card (So you buy another one), and if you DO replace the vid card (buy that), need more HD space (buy another HD), want a CD-Burner (buy that) and a bigger monitor (buy that) and a better printer and maybe a scanner (buy them) and figure out how to disable the on-board systems, you'll have ended up spending more money on upgrading than if you buy a new one.. They are getting dirt cheap.

I used to work at CompUSA, and the techs HATED trying to disable the onboard stuff, it always took a lot longer than they thought.

Just tryin to save you a little $$!


Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Anyone With High BP Here? posted Mon Sep 25 2006 18:43:28 by DIJKKIJK
English - Help With An Idiom posted Thu Jun 29 2006 02:34:05 by AirxLiban
What To Do With An Anti-Collision Beacon? posted Tue Jun 6 2006 04:25:42 by AsstChiefMark
Dealing With An Obese Friend...... posted Fri May 5 2006 01:27:02 by Wobbles
Anyone Using An UMTS Notebook Card? posted Mon Mar 13 2006 20:19:36 by Sabena332
Anyone Got An (Intel) Apple Macbook Yet? posted Thu Feb 16 2006 04:30:19 by DfwRevolution
I Have A Date With An FA... posted Fri Dec 16 2005 19:03:18 by KLMA330
Ever Done Anything "naughty" With An Air Hostess? posted Sat Nov 5 2005 19:08:17 by Julesmusician
Anyone With NTL Broadband? posted Fri Oct 28 2005 00:11:26 by Alcregular
Anyone With GF/BF In The Army? posted Thu Oct 27 2005 01:26:41 by Miguelss