GT72/GT72S and GT80/GT80S Owners GPU Upgrade Discussion

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  1. Kevin

    Kevin Egregious

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    The more I think about it, I might end up just asking for something like the new GE75 RAIDER-286. It's $1999 with an i7-9750H, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe, RTX 2070.

    With the trade in that would be far enough below a grand that I could take it. Then maybe wait a couple years for the RTx 4000 series.

    I'll wait and see what the email they send out says though.
     
  2. specialist7

    specialist7 Notebook Evangelist

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    MSI trade in goes down for next generation release. So if they quote you for 8K series 9K series will be much lower.
     
  3. Kevin

    Kevin Egregious

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    Eh they are almost the same CPU, I'd have no problem with taking the SKU the 8750H if it's cheaper.

    There shouldn't be so many damn caveats at every turn of this though. I remember back when the program was promised to only cost whatever it would've been to upgrade the MXM GPU itself. Then they threw in laptop valuations and cosmetic damage deductions and all of this other ****.
     
  4. specialist7

    specialist7 Notebook Evangelist

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    Oh yeah i know what you mean, the 8750H and 9750H will actually perform similarly at the same clocks just the 9750H is clocked higher but subject to throttle with heat.
    If battery life and heat is of concern the 8750H would be the better choice.

    8750H
    4.1GHz [1 Core]
    4.0GHz [4 Cores]
    3.9GHz [6 Cores]

    9750H
    4.5Ghz [1 Core]
    4.2GHz [4 Cores]
    4.0GHz [6 Cores]


    I might consider with a lower GPU this time around since I put most of my gaming to my desktop anyway. I'll probably use the laptop more for VT/VM and testing.
     
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  5. Kevin

    Kevin Egregious

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    Did anyone ever get an email from MSI?
     
  6. 1GreyGhost1

    1GreyGhost1 Notebook Guru

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    lmfao!!! SMH! they lied! point blank! if you read the whole thread MSI's solution is for all of us to buy new laptops. Just don't buy theirs lol
     
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  7. Zyxian

    Zyxian Notebook Enthusiast

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    I have been communicating with Michelle Yu. The GT76 Titan DT-40 was in stock as of 07/31.
    I let Michelle know I'm holding out for the GT76 Titan DT-039. She said they don't have inventory and was expecting inventory to be in by the end of September.
     
  8. hacktrix2006

    hacktrix2006 Hold My Vodka, I going to kill my GPU

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    Nope i didn't get an e-mail, even though i didn't take part in the last upgrade.
     
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    Zyxian Notebook Enthusiast

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    E-mail Michelle at MichelleYu@MSI.com Ask for the latest trade-in prices and what is available.

    Zyxian
     
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  10. hacktrix2006

    hacktrix2006 Hold My Vodka, I going to kill my GPU

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    I wouldn't be bothering to e-mail them for two reasons, the how bait switch and lies and second I am quite happy with my GTX 1060 mobile MXM upgrade that has the same TDP as it's desktop counter part. I was nearly trying to a question.

    At the end of the day MSI lied, then used a bait and switch tactic to resolve the issue when the GT72 series be it 4th/5th/6th gen just required an Update to System bios and EC to support the cards in g-sync mode and to add the Device ID's to the Nvidia driver submission. Yes the GT80 would have been difficult as from my understanding it was using LVDS rather then EDP like on the GT72.

    To top it all off MSI has a habit of making software exclusive to a set platform Nahimic 3 and Dragon Centre are prime examples, which is why I am modding the Nahimic drivers for everyone to be able to use regardless of model and Dragon center is only using the registry to see if a system is using 8th or 9th gen Intel CPU's.

    So unfortunately for MSI they ended on my black list and my next system will be a Clevo.

    Just check my signature for my valid 3dmark runs (that didn't envolved using a Egpu to get higher scores unlike others).

    There is even a link to the latest Nahimic 3 drivers too, I only supporting what MSI ditched.

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