[SUCCESSFUL] Alienware 18 + MSI GTX 1070 MXM

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  1. DaMafiaGamer

    DaMafiaGamer Switching laptops forever!

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    Oh BTW the fan will not move unless there is a card there and there is no setting in the advance bios to change is as it doesn't control it! The ec does, you can wire another fan into the cpu fan slot. The motherboard can handle that with no problem.
     
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    1300Mbps Azurewave AW-CB160H BCM94360HMB 802.11ac Hackintosh WiFi Card + BT 4.0.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1300Mbps...h=item5b3bd54291:g:jPsAAOSwx3NZZY6C:rk:1:pf:0

    There is an Asus desktop motherboard that uses this as and add-on card. You need to identify that, and download & install that driver. Didn't bother getting the bluetooth working yet though, but the bluetooth works natively under Linux, so I know it works.

    The included pig tails are not worth their weight in postage, you'll need to get either new tails made up (as I did), or buy new antennas with the correct ends on (better idea), as you'll lose signal in the connection. So instead of being 4 to 5dB BETTER than other laptops, I'm ~3dB below a 7260 2x2 now.... If I change the screen, I'll update the antennas.

    bcm wireless no ssid.jpg

    Enjoy.
     
  3. Raidriar

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    When you get the chance, please run a 3dmark11 performance/standard run. Curious to see how 1070 + SG stacks up against 980M SLI
     
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    ErikO Notebook Consultant

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    It sure sounds like I've got some more wiring to do! Thanks!
     
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    3dmark11 is my favourite also, as was the first thing I ran, but upon completion, the default browser did not launch, and thus I got no result. I have corrected that in default programs.... Will try again.
     
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    Ask, and thee shall receive: https://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/13014846

    Please post your 980M Sli's score back...
     
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    Your core clock is stated at 540mhz, seems a little low
     
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