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M17x R4 660M to 990M upgrade

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So here is my current setup:

Alienware M17X R4

Bios A12

GPU: Nvidia 660M

CPU: Intel i7 3630QM

HHD - Samsung 840 EVO SSD 250GB and stock Toshiba 500GB

Ram - cardboard 8gb

OS- Windows 7

I did get the upgraded power supply BTW

 

So I just ordered a 980m and wanted to get some tips on how to install this bad boy. I know I probally have to flash my bios and install some modified drivers but I have no Idea where to start. I am kind of a noob with this. The physical install seems easy I just dont know about the software side. If someone could please help me out on how to install the bios and drivers I would greatly appreciate it.

 

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On 07/10/2016 at 1:00 AM, EMZimm said:

So here is my current setup:

Alienware M17X R4

Bios A12

GPU: Nvidia 660M

CPU: Intel i7 3630QM

HHD - Samsung 840 EVO SSD 250GB and stock Toshiba 500GB

Ram - cardboard 8gb

OS- Windows 7

I did get the upgraded power supply BTW

 

So I just ordered a 980m and wanted to get some tips on how to install this bad boy. I know I probally have to flash my bios and install some modified drivers but I have no Idea where to start. I am kind of a noob with this. The physical install seems easy I just dont know about the software side. If someone could please help me out on how to install the bios and drivers I would greatly appreciate it.

 

 

Did you get this running..?  On Windows 7..?

 

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