Video Card Upgrade in Samsung® R620 System
Tips and guidelines for upgrading graphics card in Samsung R620 system
The Samsung R620 system comes with an in-built video card to provide good video applications in your system. But, sometimes you might wish to upgrade the video card due to many reasons. The most possible reason might be the poor performance of video card, which result in bad graphics. The system might be working slowly with operations like gaming and movie watching. There are a number of methods to upgrade video card in your Samsung R620 system. You can upgrade the video card from the Internet by accessing appropriate websites. You would be able to install the card from installation CDs also. But, you need to pay attention to some points while upgrading the video card in your Samsung R620 system.
The following are some of the things to be kept in mind while upgrading the video card in your Samsung R620 system:
- Verify the type of video card
- Have a copy setup files in a disk
- Perform a system scan
Verify the type of video card
A number of video cards are available for your Samsung R620 system. These include both AGP as well as PCI cards. Among these cards, you need to select the card which will be most compatible with your system. If you are using the system in a college or school you should install an AGP card. You are advised to install a PCI card if you are using your system for multimedia-related tasks like gaming.
Have a copy of set-up files in a disk
You need to create a boot disk for the video card before upgrading video card in your Samsung R620 system. It is required as all video card BIOS flash will be carried out in a more reliable manner in DOS. You need to first make a DOS boot disk and then copy downloaded BIOS files as well as the exe files into the disk. You can copy the exe files according to type of BIOS flash used in the system.
As the Samsung R620 system is used widely among networks, the system can get infected. So, before you install a new video card in your system, it is important to check for possible malware in your system. You need to also check compatibility of the system with the new video card. Additionally, it is required to configure your system with minimum requirements of the new video card.