so MXM is truly dead now?

Discussion in 'Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades' started by cdoublejj, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. yrekabakery

    yrekabakery Notebook Virtuoso

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    And not accounting for the fact that a 1080 after overclocking and undervolting can outperform stock settings while only using 125-150W.
     
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    cdoublejj Notebook Deity

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    well the last guy to put a 1080 in an m17x r4 could barley keep it cooled. even the 1070N with upgraded GPU heatsink is JUST in check in the m17x r4, granted this is not the alienware section. seems like i'm hedging my bets by getting an MSI 1070N if i can even find one now since i waited too long. at not from woodztack. maybe i'm better of actually trying to use my 980m.
     
  3. TheReciever

    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

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    The cooling can be modified, the compatibility is what is key.

    The MSI 1070s can be found easily on ebay, many are going for 500 USD lately.
     
  4. kingofswag187

    kingofswag187 Notebook Deity

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    Most 1070's run decently cool in the M17X R4/ 17 R1, and you can buy the "turbo fan" (or M6700 13CFM fan) and 5 pipe heatsink
     
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    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

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    No need for that fan, M17x 11.4 cfm should cool the 1070 just fine.
     
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