Alienware 18 Viking - Booting with no eGPU

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  1. imest

    imest Notebook Enthusiast

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    Does anyone know if the Alienware 18 Viking will boot without discrete video cards installed? or do it need at least 1 mxm card installed?

    Title has typo should be dGPU not eGPU.
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2018
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  2. Rengsey R. H. Jr.

    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    Yes, It can boot without discrete graphic card.
     
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    Can it boot from a quadro card, more specifically a hp k610m? Also without an mxm card does the internal lcd actually display anything.
     
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    Without an MXM card, it falls back to the iGPU. It works as a regular laptop, without a dGPU.
     
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