I have an m15x and pretty much did the same things:
CPU -> 940XM, GPU -> HD5870M, RAM -> 16G, HDD -> 1TB SSD
i can play most games OK, the CPU is...
i downloaded files from the other forum you have to pay to access... not sure of versions, dont have that laptop on.
No probs - I have tried the slv7 bios and found it unstable.
I get the same scores as a Ranger 17 with an 880M GTX. *shrugs*
I have what I believe is the Ranger 17. It came with 880M GTX 8G.
I have had nothing but problems since going to windows 10 (or more...
I have the m15x, acquired second hand for probably more than I should have paid.
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