Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card replacement issues and how to overcome it.
It is not unusual to have people opting for certain upgrades with the hope that it will enhance their computer’s performance and give them better service in return. Contrary to popular opinion, the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card comes built on board and may not be very easy to replace without physically involving the use of soldering technology to pull it out of the main board. There are however instances where the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card may develop some problems forcing it to be taken out.
Below are some reasons that could lead to such a situation:
- Hardware failure of the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card
- Incompatible hardware and software
- The existing applications on the laptop
Hardware failure of the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card
Just like any other specific hardware in the laptop, the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card can also develop problems and end up failing. In such cases, the laptop user will have no option but to seek for a replacement. There are a number of other factors that must be looked into. The card is not fitted into a slot that can be pulled out and slid back by the use of hands. The Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card is soldered on board and some expertise must be employed before it can be safely pulled out. Such actions require the help of qualified personal such as could be found from reputable firms like iYogi among others.
Incompatible hardware and software
In some cases, the computer may have some hardware and software issues that could hamper the smooth running of the system. In cases such as that, the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card on the computer must be checked to verify its status after which the user may be compelled to have the drivers installed a fresh. It is at times possible for users to tamper with the settings and this could even lead to disabling of the drivers, it is therefore important to have a qualified technician look through your machine and to establish the reason behind is failure.
The existing applications running on the laptop
The type of programs that you run on the machine could also demand for different types of graphic hardware and in case the application requires higher resolutions than the Dell Studio XPS™ 16 graphics card can support, it might be necessary to seek other help such as the use of external graphic cards such as the types that can be added through the USB ports to sort out the problem. Seeking some professional opinion should be advisable and firms such as iYogi would only be too glad to help where necessary.
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