M17X-R4 with GTX 1080 GDDR5X 8GB

Discussion in 'Alienware 17 and M17x' started by Rengsey R. H. Jr., Sep 6, 2018.

  1. kingofswag187

    kingofswag187 Notebook Deity

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    What parts? May be interested
    Edit: I'll bring this up again, but it likely isn't outputting to internal display because its a Zotac MXM built for external display, so you'll likely have to find a way to enable eDP output
     
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  2. Rengsey R. H. Jr.

    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    I am thinking that the bios would have to come from laptop that has a gtx 1080 , similar to the Zotac.
     
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    Likely a Max-Q version as well
     
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    jacvy Notebook Enthusiast

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    have u tried clevo's vb?? maybe can light up internal display
     
  5. Rengsey R. H. Jr.

    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    I don't have an external bios flasher as that is the only way to flash these Pascal MXM card
     
  6. Danishblunt

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    The GTX 1070 from Gecube (new and quality one, not the bad one) would likely curvestomp the nerfed GTX 1080 in any way shape or form.
     
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    I had a feeling the OG M17xR4 should run this card. :D
     
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    Possible to get this GTX 1080 running without winbugs 10 and optimus?
     
  10. TheReciever

    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

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    Likely not, even the 1070 needs a fully uefi environment. It seems to work in PEG mode but only via hdmi, likely need the msi vbios for internal display.
     
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