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Eurocom Offers New High Performance MXM 3.0b VGA Options

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Upgrading notebooks can be easy when dealing with the right hardware, which are designed from the beginning to be VGA upgradeable. The upgrade process is rather straight forward and consists of removing the existing heat sink and thermal solution, removing the graphics card and then installing the new card while adjusting the thermal pads and re-applying thermal paste to the GPU die. After the hardware is installed users then need to download the requisite driver software and they are ready to go. Occasionally the heatsink needs to be modified or a new heatsink is needed.

The simple fact is, many notebooks are just as easy to upgrade as their desktop counterparts. Eurocom notebooks, most notably are extremely easy to upgrade nearly any component and its flaunted in online instructional videos and any corporate communications.

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interesting

So what other notebook manufacturers are known for such easy upgradability? or is mainly just eurocom that's reputable and does it? i sure in the hell know my HP laptop isn't an easy upgrade.
 
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MXM 3.0b is not exactly a wide spread standard. The laptops using this can be counted using 2 hands fingers...
 

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MXM 3.0b is not exactly a wide spread standard. The laptops using this can be counted using 2 hands fingers...
I'd say MXM overall isn't wide spread.
 
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This seems like a step in the right direction, but the market is too small and the price too large for this to become widespread.
 

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I really like this

Its seems like, currently in the market, computer manufacturers simply want their customers to buy a new system whenever their is a component that breaks.

The computer market should function more like the car market. When a component of your car breaks, most people simply get it repaired, while on the other hand when your notebook breaks people just buy a new one. Big time waste.

Its probably cheaper to spend a little more buying a new system and get one that can be upgraded then to save a little money and have to replace it when something breaks.