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Hello everyone.


I'm have been reading and i'm still confused about what to do. I have an Alienware m17 x r4 (from 2012) with one geforce gtx 675m who just stop working. 

And after looking for some replacement i find one m680 4gb. so i bought and i install it and it was working the first time without problem. But After restarting 

to the problems start and now i always have 8 beeps and a black screen. I can't make work the internal graphics card because i have a 120hz screen.


i tried so far clear the cmos.

Make new repaste.

I open everything and take of the cable from screen and put it back. 

I try my old gtx 675m who now only work with external screen connect and it works without beeps. but the screen its always flickering.


I have a official bios on A13, and i don't know if its a good idea to downgrade for an unlocked version.


and i don't know what else to do. Can someone help? 


Thank you.


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Hello everyone, I need your expertise, I have a m17 r4, (2012) unlocked A15 bios thanks to Klem, it has a Gtx 675m in it now, 

I would like to know the best GPU to upgrade to without losing a lot of the factory functions of the alienware laptop, like being able to use both VGA functions such as intel 4000, and the factory bios for the cooling of the GPU, I don't want to solely rely on the nvidia

As a full dedicated GPU, let me know what VGA card to get and what vbios to use, I will gladly donate beer to you you for your help,

Thanks, Shelby,  Aka captcavy

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