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I currently have a GeForce 8600M GT 128mb in my MacBook Pro and am looking to upgrade it to something a little more powerful, so I can get the best graphics with my games. Are there any suggestions out there for a high tier card and also how hard are they to install will I need to send them to a shop to do so?



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As far as I know they are soldered to the board and are not replaceable at all. Unless you were to replace the entire board, which wouldn't be cheap anyway.

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lifeafter2AM is correct. The graphics card in your MBP is not replaceable. Even though it is discreet with its own memory, it's integrated within the main board which is multi-layered. If you need a more powerful graphics chip, you'll need to upgrade the entire machine.

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