[GUIDE] Installing and Overclocking the AMD Mobility 7970 in the M17x R3,an illustrated guide

Discussion in 'Alienware 17 and M17x' started by SlickDude80, Apr 24, 2012.

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  1. maxheap

    maxheap caparison horus :)

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    right there a picture of my heatsink (black tape removed, the glue took some good time to clean away :)), a few pads are missing, I will get some pads hopefully this week and do the padding myself, turned off the lappy after thinking about what long said :eek:

    added the cleaned picture as well
     

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    pantresazer Notebook Consultant

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    Ok guys I am going from a 6790m to a 580m I uninstalled all ati stuff and just downloaded the latest nvidia drivers but they wont install because of this "You must install an Intel driver first" can anyone help a noob out?
     
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    oh man, He did it again...... :D

    Awesome Slick...... +1
     
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    Heihachi88 Notebook Deity

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    i only get at aprox 9th may my Clevo 7970M OEM :(
     
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    The Revelator Notebook Prophet

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    Here: Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States].
     
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    irly_cindy Newbie

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    That's awesome!!!!
    Thanks a lot for writing this in such detail!!!
    I will keep this thread for future reference.
     
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    First off, thnx for all the nice comments guys! It makes all the hard work worth it :D


    Red, i'll keep my ears open for you, but your best bet right now is ebay or eurocom (upgradeyourlaptop). The dell cards are hard to come by

    That a boy!!! Good work!
     
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    maxheap caparison horus :)

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    Happiest boy ever :D PERMA SMILE!!! :D
     
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    pantresazer Notebook Consultant

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    Awesome..... system now recognizes the card but I don't think its utlizing it I can't even run Crysis 2 smoothly on high settings.... HELP!
     
  10. maxheap

    maxheap caparison horus :)

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    right click, run with high performance graphics card (or something similar)
     
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