[Research] Retrofitting an eDP display to M18x R2

Discussion in 'Alienware 18 and M18x' started by MagicMike, Apr 9, 2019.

  1. Rengsey R. H. Jr.

    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    Yes it has a 7920HQ.

    Where are you located ?
     
  2. mido.fayad

    mido.fayad Notebook Guru

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    For me I can run optimus with two AMD r9 m290x crossfire in my alienware 18...
    So I can see in device manager 2 AMD cards and internal Intel 4600 HD

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  3. DaMafiaGamer

    DaMafiaGamer Notebook Deity

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    That internal hd 4600 is only active because crossfire can work on an X4 bandwidth. You will never ever see this on an sli system which requires x8 bandwidth.
     
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    kingofswag187 Notebook Deity

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    Thats enduro not optimus. See what both cards are running PCIE wise and a pic of the device manager, I would like to know
     
  5. mido.fayad

    mido.fayad Notebook Guru

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    Here is pics [​IMG][​IMG]

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    Are both cards running at 8x or 4x?
     
  7. imest

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    @mido.fyad Use GPU-Z to get the bandwidth usage of your MXM cards.

    Link to GPU-Z site HERE.
     

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