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    Default Fitting a SSD drive in a laptop

    I've got an Acer 5739G..is there a way to change the HD to an SSD Drive..and also change the gfx which is currently a GT130M?

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    You can change the HDD easily but the gfx is usually intergrated so for that I'm gonna say no
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    What he said, HDD easy, graphics basically impossible.

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    If it is a card that fits on to your motherboard then more than likely you can change it?

    IDK if an Acer have them though.


    As above, a hard drive is plug and play. Just take out the old one and replace.

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    Video card in this notebook is not changeable

    Hdd easy enough to just swap over

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    Quote Originally Posted by KarlHungus View Post
    Video card in this notebook is not changeable

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    Should have got a Dell

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    That is one good thing about Dells.
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    Only thing to watch about a new HDD in a laptop is the thickness, some laptops don't support the larger capacity drives as they can be thicker. Same applies to SSDs, pays to check before purchasing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burn-IT View Post
    That is one good thing about Dells.
    They break often also

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    ok so say I get an ssd drive as a boot drive, is it possible to keep my old drive as a storage drive?

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    Usually laptops only have space for a single 2.5" drive. So if you wanted additional storage I'd suggest an external USB drive. Or I guess you could buy a caddy for your current drive.
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    Yea you would be best getting something along the lines of
    http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Compo...roductId=37806

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jackster View Post
    Should have got a Dell
    Did you just recommend a DELL?

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    TUTUTUT jackster!!!!!! lol xD i say we currupt his hard drive because of his actions xD

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    I swapped the HDD in my Acer laptop for a SSD - took the best part of 5 minutes!
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