GTX 580m Sli & AMD 6990m Crossfire available in the UK now to order!

Discussion in 'Alienware 18 and M18x' started by steviejones133, Jul 4, 2011.

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  1. NYC Drifter

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    Yes, ves, please run benches. Those of us with 6990s need to know if were are penny pinching underlings for not having got the 580s;)
     
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    awesome, will be much appreciated
     
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    Hmmm...those Clevo computers are looking much more promising now...thinking of selling this one to get one with 460M's in SLI unlocked.
     
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    Yeah man, do it for God's sake:D don't forget to mention what drivers did you use)
     
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    Man, I would be gutted if I had dropped over £1000 on two 580m's only to find out that I was gonna be stuck with Dell Drivers.......
     
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    I just called the rep that helped me out with getting a replacement laptop and told him about the driver issues, he said he would look into it and then call me tomorrow morning.
     
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    Just a FYI here but my rep has again given me some insider news. Basically, GTX 560m is now available to configure for m18x in either single or Sli mode. Its also available as single for the M17x too.

    Again, this is for the UK so I am not sure about other regions as of now. Its not on the website but he can configure an order with them manually if thats your preference.
     
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    Well, i spoke with the Head of Tech Support in Dell UK and he said that he have to take what Dell provides for us, the Dell drivers have been tested and they run fine, and that they will not give any Tech Support if we install Nvidia drivers. I explained to him that, if the graphics cards were from Nvidia, that we could and should install Nvidia drivers or, at the very least, Dell should provide updated drivers with almost the same frequency as Nvidia does. He said that he didn't care what i thought, that Dell had these policies in place and that was it.

    Right, to whoever lives in the UK, i would like to swap my Alienware M18X for a Clevo laptop or Asus laptop, any takers?
     
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