Video Card in Samsung® Q1
Samsung introduces the new range of laptops the Samsung Q1. It is an ultra thin portable laptop. The small screen of about 7” makes it the smallest laptop with high definition graphics display and supersonic effect. It also supports multimedia technology. It is meant for all mobile, media and entertainment applications. The OS pre installed in Samsung Q1 is the Windows XP operating system. The hard drive capacity is 40 GB and RAM is 512 MB. It supports good quality video display and video card. The video card can be upgraded to meet the various user requirements. For more thrilling games and exciting movies one need to upgrade the video card provided it does not tamper with the system parameters. The latest version of drivers can be updated provided they are original and bought from a genuine vendor or downloaded from the official website of Samsung.
- Identifying the driver
- Installing appropriate drivers
- Back up data
Identifying the driver
The most important part of the upgrading the video card in Samsung Q1 is that the system must identify the card. This is
ensured by using an efficient driver. The driver is functioning properly will
be present in the Device Manager and recognized by the system. The driver has
to be upgraded to the latest available version to ensure that the system supports all the new graphics applications.
Installing appropriate drivers
As mentioned above, the user must install the appropriate driver for video graphics. The drivers will be available from the official website of Samsung. The user has to specify the model of the laptop as Samsung Q1. Then download the driver version online. This is the safest method as there is little chance of pirated driver being installed. These drivers must be system compatible also.
There are situations when the upgraded driver version is not system compatible or meet the user needs. In such a case the user will downgrade the driver version o an older driver. This might require the user to back up his old data, files and documents even though it is a video driver upgrade. Hence it is recommended that the users back up their files before upgrading the drivers and installing a new one.