kingofswag187's Recent Activity

  1. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Alienware M17X R4 - MSI GTX 1080 MXM.

    A15 has CPU performance downgrades iirc due to Spectre patchs

    Aug 17, 2019 at 11:27 PM
  2. kingofswag187 replied to the thread VR on an upgraded Alienware 17 R1?.

    The mDP on the Ranger/R4 is 1.2(a?), and both have USB 3 ports

    Aug 17, 2019 at 11:26 PM
  3. kingofswag187 replied to the thread 500gb or 1tb m2. SSD Recommendation?.

    The 970 is the best out of all of the ones above, SX8200 is slower but still great, Sabrent seems to be a tad slower and no clue about...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 11:25 PM
  4. kingofswag187 replied to the thread 500gb or 1tb m2. SSD Recommendation?.

    Yes thats exactly what I mean, relatively slow compared to other NVME drive's. I still think its a good drive, and I run a 512GB model...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 4:31 PM
  5. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Dell Precision M6700, NVIDIA Quadro P5000 GPU upgrade.

    You'll need to figure out a way to give the card more power as well

    Aug 15, 2019 at 7:55 PM
  6. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Older Laptops with specific specs.

    Mobile Xeons started at SKL, which is also the 2nd generation to have soldered CPUs. All Clevos with a desktop CPU can have their CPUs...

    Aug 15, 2019 at 5:39 PM
  7. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Just bought a cheap (but broken) AW 17 online.

    The 17 R1 implemented a new way of resetting the CMOS through NVRAM, either way requires taking apart the laptop, and only the NVRAM...

    Aug 14, 2019 at 11:20 AM
  8. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Just bought a cheap (but broken) AW 17 online.

    Not the best, but still easy enough to manage once you've spent enough time on it

    Aug 14, 2019 at 12:34 AM
  9. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Just bought a cheap (but broken) AW 17 online.

    No, it doesn't even have CMOS pins that are reachable, just pad's under the RAM/Battery area that need the entire board to be removed.

    Aug 13, 2019 at 6:46 PM
  10. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Laptop or ITX.

    If you can live with ITX, then ITX. If you'd prefer a laptop, then get a laptop.

    Aug 13, 2019 at 2:30 PM
  11. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Just bought a cheap (but broken) AW 17 online.

    Look into a NVRAM Reset.

    Aug 13, 2019 at 11:25 AM
  12. kingofswag187 replied to the thread Just bought a cheap (but broken) AW 17 online.

    I'd say GPU likely, if not the board

    Aug 12, 2019 at 11:35 PM
  13. kingofswag187 replied to the thread WTB Alienware Crossfire (Europe).

    CFX cable won't give you a performance boost, the card's won't be able to saturate a x8 2.0 link, and its just wasting money on a old...

    Aug 11, 2019