Originally Posted by ewolff
There IS a way to find out for sure. Find two people who live close together; one that has a new laptop with a 9700, and one with an older laptop with a 5600/9600. Do a videocard swap and see if it works on the older laptop with new drivers.
I've already had my Area51 stripped to the MB. With that being said, I'll get togeher with someone local to N.Ca.95407 and try a card swap.
Just PM me.