Alienware 17 R1 (2013) Upgrades

Discussion in 'Alienware 17 and M17x' started by Jnobles, Jul 10, 2018.

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  1. Brenden Weaver

    Brenden Weaver Notebook Enthusiast

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    "should" be super easy. Just swap the card, and thermal paste.
     
  2. Jnobles

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    I believe you may need to change the heatsink out with a 5 tubed copper one
     
  3. TheReciever

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    For the 965m? Nah no need.
     
  4. tysfamily

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    Anyone know which memory is compatanle with the 17 R1 Ranger? I got some K-Skull and it doesn't work. Works in my M17 R2 but not my 17 R1
     
  5. tysfamily

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    So the new bios 16 fixed the probulms. Last time i tryed the GTX965 it wouldn't work. Was told I needed to buy the modified 14A bios.
     
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    Modified a14 isn't being sold, it's freely distributed on the forum.
     
  7. tysfamily

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    Yes but to configure it to match my components and use my service tag then I'd need to pay someone (make a contribution) to configure a working BIOS for me. Is what i was saying.
     
  8. TheReciever

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    There is no "working bios" you would need to pay for or donate to allow function.

    The later versions also allow you to change service tag as well without hex editor if I recall correctly.

    I've been working tirelessly lately so I could be wrong but I recall reading it through these forums not long ago.
     
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    Ok thanks, the last time i was on here they only had the 14bios and the unlocked 14 so im behind.
     
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