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  1. #1
    ROG Junior Member Array
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    Sep 2012

    Possible to upgrade GPU?

    Wondering if it's possible to upgrade my 560M GPU in my G74SX?

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    New ROGer Array Zygomorphic's Avatar
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    Mar 2012

    Not likely, since the GPU is a custom form factor. Still, look around on eBay, give it a try.
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    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array fostert's Avatar
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    Oct 2011

    The GPU is soldered to the mainboard, so unless you are 1) brave, 2) very steady with a soldering iron *and* 3) check that new NVIDIA GPUs have the same pin-out assignments, it pretty hopeless. Just overclock the 560 and you'll have the equivalent of a 670 (a rebranded version): use MSI Afterburner or NVIDIA Inspector.
    Last edited by fostert; 09-04-2012 at 05:45 AM.
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