The seller says it’s a known chipset problem?
The seller sent this photo:
Fully charging didn’t make a difference. I borrowed a known working battery to test and the same thing happened!
What’s wrong with my machine?
My Alienware battery died years ago. I bought a new one that’s apparently non-genuine. I put it in and powered up. The battery was at 41%.
Awesome post. Thanks for taking the time to explain. Don’t want to lose my 3D.
Just stumbled across this:
Using 780M & 880M in an R3?
I was going to try replacing the cable but while searching for one I stumbled across this cheap monitor. Replaced it and it’s good...
I’d also like to know what the best 3D GPU is for the M17x R3. Is it the 580M?
Was just looking to buy one of these & stumbled across this:...
Thanks for the advice. I plugged it into my TV via HDMI and duplicated the screen. The picture on my TV was fine. I guess that means it’s a screen...
Thanks, that's good to know. I might take the plunge on Christmas break.
Anyone running Windows 10 on their M17xR3? Is it easy to setup? Is it a better experience than Windows 7?
Good to know I'm not missing out on anything.
I turned off my laptop and a few seconds later turned it back on and the display is now messed up.
It's affecting the bottom...
I went to download the driver for the Synaptics TouchPad from Dell's website but Driver Detect didn't find it. I found one I had backed...
If I use the Windows restart option my m17x r3 is very sluggish when Windows restarts.
If I use the Windows shut down option and then...
About a month ago I opened my laptop which was already running but the screen didn't turn on. I tapped the Caps Lock key but the...
Thanx for the help guys.
I bought my Alienware M17xR3 refurbished.
It didn't come with a disc. To have the laptop Alienware themed do I need a special...
Had the same problem & this fixed it for me.
Thanx for sharing that.
I have a 120Hz 3D screen.
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