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I'm getting a Macbook pro dual 2.33GHz. I've never owned a laptop so I was wondering if i can switch the Radeon video card out with an Nvidia card? If so witch should I switch it with?
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I don't believe that the video card is easily switched in a MBP. Since you don't have it yet, perhaps you should give the one that comes with it a try anyway. I hear that they are pretty good actually.

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Actually it is impossible to switch out the gfx card on the mbp's becuase they are soldered or soddered or whatnot to the motherboard. But the x1600 256mb is a good card, i have the mbp 2.16 w/ x1600 128mb and i can play all games fine. so you should be alright wit that card.



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I'm getting a Macbook pro dual 2.33GHz. I've never owned a laptop so I was wondering if i can switch the Radeon video card out with an Nvidia card? If so witch should I switch it with?
I can play Oblivion on almost all high settings with the 128MB version. You shuld be fine with just about anything you throw at it. It is not really comparable to a desktop system, but for a laptop...
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another vote for the 128mb version.

its been more than worth the money.

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