M17x R2 8970M Crossfire Upgrade

Discussion in 'Alienware 17 and M17x' started by Raidriar, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Raidriar

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    No, that bracket is too small and will short out capacitors. I have an extra I can sell you
     
  2. Kestranor

    Kestranor Newbie

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    Sounds good. I'll send to a PM to discuss the details.

    EDIT: Except, I can't start a new PM conversation. Maybe it's rep related, since I'm new in this forum.
     
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    Arrrrbol Notebook Evangelist

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    The 5870 heatsink is fine, but you need to remove the screws from it and put the new ones in as they are smaller.
     
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    Awesome. Thank you both for your help. I really appreciate it.
     
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  8. Rengsey R. H. Jr.

    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    What is the latest unlocked bios and where to get it? I am interested in maybe picking one up. TIA ....
     
  9. alexnvidia

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    can you point me to a reliable seller with the working clevo 8970M you mentioned? or if you have one for sale. please PM me. thanks
     
  10. Raidriar

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    None for sale from me at this time, but I do have a GTX 680M Dell version
     
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