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    Default M17 General Information Thread

    This thread is a collection of links and information on the Alienware M17 (OCZ Whitebook).


    M17 Helpful threads:

    How to guids by Alineware
    Put another HDD in, a second 3870, and even more ... here you can find guids how to do it.

    Tips/Drivers/Apps
    A nice list of tools and drivers to look inside your M17 and get the best out of it.

    Windows XP Drivers
    Here you find the Windows XP drivers for the M17.

    Windows Vista Drivers
    Here you find the Vista drivers for your M17.

    Alienware M17 Drivers Page
    Here you find every download from the bios to the hotkey driver for your M17.

    How to run 9.3
    You want to use the newest ATI driver? Here you will lern how!

    E-wrecked's Modded ATI Driver Collection - Performance enhanced, fullscreen resolution scaling enabled
    Here you can find a modded and tweaked Catalyst 8.12 video drivers for enhanced performance.

    How to disable raid 0
    Here you find some info about Raid 0 on the M17 and how you can disable it.

    How to change LCD panel
    Rob41 made a pictured guid how to relpalce the LCD of the M17.

    How to Windows 7
    A little guid with links to drivers you'll need to use the full power of the M17.

    Quad Problems
    There are some problems related to the quadcore CPUs, here you find infos and help.



    M17 Tweeks:

    HOW TO: custom made M17 bottom cover
    This will lower your temps quite well

    Overclocking Guide - CPU & GPU
    When you want to overclock your M17, here is where you will find out how.

    Projekt Freeze
    A projekt to make your M17 be cooler and becasue of that faster.

    How to reapply thermal paste to CPU and GPU's
    Just an other great guid



    M17 Reviews:

    Review - Detailed
    by ScottY_06

    Low End Benchmark/Review
    by fusionsenses



    M17 Comparisons:

    ***Official Area-51 Owner's Benchmark Thread***
    This is the official Thread where you can find scores or add your's

    M17 OC Benchmarking - The Next Generation!
    Compare your OC skills and see how much power is hidden inside of your M17

    How do the dual 4860's compare with the dual 3870's?
    The 4850ers are out for the M17 and here you will find out how they performe!

    CPU comparison with 3DMark06
    A comparison between the different CPUs offered by Alienware.

    ATI Driver comparison
    A comparison between different Catalyst drivers.



    M17 Newes:

    4850's Finally out
    Can this be true? It is

    4870's CANCELLED
    First the 4870's are cancelled



    Usefull Information:

    What Will Not VOID Your Warranty
    What will and what won't void your warrenty



    Thanks to Chaz for your help!

    Greetings
    Julian
    Last edited by julian-nold; 25th March 2010 at 08:09 PM.
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    Default Re: m17 General Information Thread *READ BEFORE POSTING*

    vote for sticky, +rep, and "helpful" only has one "l"
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    Dang it Julian I just pm'ed chaz to ask to do this you beat me .... You win +rep lol wish I wasn't sick and stuck on my iPhone

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    Default Re: m17 General Information Thread *READ BEFORE POSTING*

    Thx you both!

    If you find more mistakes or have more ideas to add just post it

    And MR.Moo ... normaly you are faster than me

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    Ok I'm sick and have been asleep for the past 14 hours. A bad case of the flu. Imma get on my lap top n help with ur spelling

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    Default Re: m17 General Information Thread *READ BEFORE POSTING*

    Quote Originally Posted by whizzo
    it won't mess up your nice thread
    THX whizzo

    Greetings
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    Team NBR-NarcissisticBenchRunners M17 General Information & ATI DRIVER & CPU COMPARISON
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    Default Re: m17 General Information Thread *READ BEFORE POSTING*

    Quote Originally Posted by MR.Moo View Post
    OCZ/Rebrands/M17 Overclocking Guide - CPU & GPU
    When you want to overclock you M17, here is where you will find out how.****
    I guess I should write "your M17" as well?
    THX!

    Quote Originally Posted by MR.Moo View Post
    edit every one is faster today man.....
    Yes but you are sick^^ So don't worry :P

    THX!

    Greetings
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    Apple MacBook Pro (early 2011) 4.750 (1280x800)
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    its pretty now . glad to help and i hope you get the sticky award

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    Default Re: m17 General Information Thread *READ BEFORE POSTING*

    Quote Originally Posted by MR.Moo View Post
    its pretty now . glad to help and i hope you get the sticky award
    Hope so as well!

    Now I have to wait for new threads to add

    Greetings
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    Apple MacBook Pro (early 2011) 4.750 (1280x800)
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    Default Re: m17 General Information Thread *READ BEFORE POSTING*

    ill go digging

 

 
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