Successful MXM GPU Upgraded Laptops

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  1. sicily428

    sicily428 Donuts!! :)

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    do you have enough space? do you have a phot of a msi gtx980?

    these are clevo cards
    __________gtx980m _______________________________________gtx980________
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    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    sicily428 Donuts!! :)

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    Rengsey R. H. Jr. I Never Slept

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    Yup. Looks the same size. So hav anyone tried the GTX 980 on AW m18x R2 yet?
     
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    ChanceJackson Notebook Evangelist

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    this appeared in my P370EM 1070SLI thread:

     
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    It might require some modifications to the chassis because of the tab on one side , also on the other side it's a bit wider than standard mxm 3.0b.

    I'm sure both 980 and 1070 (those MSI ones) should work as the 1060 works, they don't require extra power.

    Just need to find a way to get them to fit and get the heatsink to cool them.
     
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    dzpliu Notebook Consultant

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    the MSI GTX 980 might not work on different models due to BIOS or VBIOS problem,
    Clevo GTX 980 didnt work on 157,177sma, as well as the ZM series.

    Clevo GTX 980 did work without power supply in DM series (P750DM, P770DM) . you just needed to flash P775DM BIOS.
    Vaguely remember seeing someone successfully put GTX 980 on P570WM as well.

    Here's some chinese links: about GTX 980
    http://tieba.baidu.com/p/4310537035 (more like a conclusion thread)
    http://tieba.baidu.com/p/4491333942 (P7XXZM fail)
    http://tieba.baidu.com/p/4467897885 (success of P7XXDM with P775DM BIOS)
     
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  9. sicily428

    sicily428 Donuts!! :)

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    there are new eurocom gtx1070/1080 mxm 3.0b cards:D

     
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    ChanceJackson Notebook Evangelist

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    "but 1070 and 1080 are going to be Eurocom specific"
     
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