Replacing the Graphics Card

3. Insert the Graphics Card into the Mainboard connector.

Acer Aspire 7220 Graphics Card

4. Insert the single screw to secure the Graphics Card to the Mainboard.

4. Insert the single screw to secure the Graphics Card to the Mainboard.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Graphics Card

M2.5*6.5

1

IMPORTANT: Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module.

The following thermal grease types are approved for use:

  • Silmore GP50
  • Honeywell PCM45F-SP
  • ShinEtsu 7762

The following thermal pads are approved for use:

• Eapus XR-PE

  1. Remove all traces of thermal grease from the CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent.
  2. Apply a small amount of thermal grease to the centre of the CPU—there is no need to spread the grease manually, the force used during the installation of the Thermal Module is sufficient.
  3. Place the heatsink onto from the Graphics Card as shown.
Cpu Heatsink Graphics Card

4. Replace the two (2) screws (in numerical order from 1 to 2) to secure the Graphics Card Heatsink to the Mainboard.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Graphics Card Heatsink

M2.5*6.5

2

IMPORTANT: Apply a suitable thermal grease and ensure all heat pads are in place before replacing the Thermal Module.

The following thermal grease types are approved for use:

  • Silmore GP50
  • Honeywell PCM45F-SP
  • ShinEtsu 7762

The following thermal pads are approved for use:

• Eapus XR-PE

  1. Remove all traces of thermal grease from the CPU using a lint-free cloth or cotton swab and Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone, or other approved cleaning agent.
  2. Apply a small amount of thermal grease to the centre of the CPU—there is no need to spread the grease manually, the force used during the installation of the Thermal Module is sufficient.
  3. Align the screw holes on the Thermal Module and Replace the single Fan screw and the four (4) Thermal

Mainboard then replace the module. Keep the module as level as possible to spread the thermal grease evenly.

Module screws (in numerical order from screw 1 to screw 6) to secure the Thermal Module in place.

Mainboard then replace the module. Keep the module as level as possible to spread the thermal grease evenly.

4. Connect the fan cable to the Mainboard.

1. Using both hands, insert the Speaker Module into the Lower Cover as shown.

2. Replace the six (6) screws to secure the Speaker Module in place.

NOTE: The screws securing the Speaker Module in place are cushioned by rubber washers. Ensure that the washers are replaced before replacing the screws.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Speaker Module

6

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  1. Insert the left and right Hinge Supports into the Lower Cover as shown.
  2. Insert the left and right Hinge Supports into the Lower Cover as shown.
How Clean The Fan Aspire 8942
2. Insert the six (6) screws (three each side) to secure the Hinge Supports to the Lower Cover.
Lubricate Hinges Acer 5542g

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Hinge Supports

M2.5*4

6

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Responses

  • slk
    In 8942 videocard IS NOT replaceable, it's placed on the motherboard. It's a msitake.
    6 years ago
  • fiyori
    How to replace a graphic card acer aspire?
    7 years ago
  • bobby
    What is a thermal module for graphics card?
    7 years ago
  • kalervo
    How to replace acer laptop graphic card?
    7 years ago
  • oliwia
    How to insert a graphics card on an acer aspire?
    7 years ago
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    How to replace 8942g fan?
    7 years ago
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    How to replace acer aspire 5735 how to use thermal paste?
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    How to replace acer aspire 5532 video card ?
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    How to insert graphic card in acer laptop?
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    How to replace graphics card in aspire 5542g?
    6 years ago
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    Where is the graphics card inserted acer?
    4 years ago
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    How to insert graphic card in acer aspire 5730?
    3 months ago

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