Video card in Sony® VAIO X Series
Do you want to upgrade video card in Sony VAIO X Series ?
The user of Sony VAIO X Series may wish to upgrade the video card and therefore has to keep certain things in mind while doing so.
A video card is a card which expands and accelerates the function of the display images and is also known by several other names like the graphics accelerator card, graphics card, video adapter or display adapter. There are certain kinds of video cards which offer some additional functions like video capture, FireWire, TV output, 2D/3D acceleration, light pen etc. apart from being able to attach multiple monitors. There are video cards which provide a very high performance. These types of video cards are used for PC games.
The Sony VAIO X Series is a new and amazing addition in the world of Sony’s computer which caught everyone’s attention during its introduction at the IFA in the year 2009. It is a super slim type of notebook which Sony has rightly termed as being the lightest notebook the world has ever seen;l weighing only a little over 655 grams. VAIO’s touchpad is another notable feature, because it allows multi-touch input. The device runs on a chip of Intel Atom TM and there are also other features of this X Series which have accorded it a unique place in the world of computers.
There are certain things which need to be kept in mind while opting for an upgrade of the video card in Sony VAIO X Series and these are discussed as follows:
- Configuration of the video card
- Driver compatibility issue
- Selection of the video card
- Effects of rigorous testing
Configuration of the video card
While installing video card in Sony VAIO X Series, one of the few things which must be kept in mind by the user is that the Sony VAIO X Series has a typical configuration which needs to be adhered to while upgrading. Upgrading does improve the performance of the device but only when the configuration is proper.
Driver compatibility issue
While upgrading the video card, the user must ensure that the driver of the machine is compatible with the new video card for the latter to be able to function to its full potential.
The user must be careful while selecting a video card for the computer as not all cards would be able to give an optimum performance with all computers. The video card should be selected keeping in mind the model of the computer and the facilities offered by it.
Upgrading the video card is usually followed by its testing by the user. This should not be very rigorous because repeated testing is likely to damage the upgraded version.