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Great guide, ive enjoyed the read. Unfortunately for me my 460m in my JW just burned out. Do you think this GPU (NVIDIA GTX 660M MXM | eBay) would get the job done. Obviously it would need to be flashed with the mooded Vbios but is this the 1GB model? I know it says so in the item description but this seller also gives little to no information on the card. Let me know what you think when you get the chance. Thanks.

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Hello,

heat pipes with G75 will fit the G73? someone was checking it (radiator and bend 90 ° and Length)

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So I need to get the 660M 1 gb to make this work? Would the 2 gb memory 660M card work?

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So I need to get the 660M 1 gb to make this work? Would the 2 gb memory 660M card work?

As far as I know, no one has ever tried to upgrade the G73JW with a 2Gb GDDR5 GTX 660m, so there is no definitive answer. But I doubt that the 2Gb card will work because of a slightly different vBios. My GTX 660m 1Gb was working fine until it died a few months ago, we haven't found the reason, why it happended :chargrined:

hi great upgrade, does anyone know whether this card on ebay will be ok for my laptop I have a asus g73jw and I wanted to upgrade cheers dave

Yes, I think this is a model as I had one. The upgrade should be possible with this card, don't forget that you also need a G73JH GPU heatsink.:friendly_wink:

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thanks for reply im probably gonna sell the asus ,and buy a new one with the gtx 780m graphics card seems quite cheap at the moment

it just isnt viable for me anymore

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Just got a 660m card, but laptop won't turn on (the blue power light comes on for 1 sec then shuts off). When I put the 460m back in, the laptop starts fine.

Is the AC power supply 150W enough to power this thing? Or did I get a faulty GPU?

There is a 180W AC power adapter, but that's another $90 bucks...

Thanks

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i have G73SW version with already 5870m in. Do GTX660M should work here?

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Just got a 660m card, but laptop won't turn on (the blue power light comes on for 1 sec then shuts off). When I put the 460m back in, the laptop starts fine.

Is the AC power supply 150W enough to power this thing? Or did I get a faulty GPU?

There is a 180W AC power adapter, but that's another $90 bucks...

Hi nolabeast. In amazon and ebay you can find generic chargers for ASUS at $36 usd.

Search for 180W 9.5A Replacement AC Power Adapter

Hope it helps

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Oh my lord I want to do this.

I have a G73JH. I feel modding this is too difficult.

I wonder if I could make it a JW by replacing the bios chip or whether I'd need to get a whole JW motherboard?

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Hello.

I have G73SW laptop, i want upgrade gpu for gtx680m, but im looking vbios for get this setup working, anybody have vbios compatibile with g73sw?

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Hello.

I know this post is quite old , but I'm trying to install a GTX660M 2GB GDRR5 in my ASUS ROG G73JW , hope to be able to make it work.

The reference chart is this:

80.07.39.00.0F

I got to ride with the heatsink and modified G73JH laptop starts but gives an error of VBIOS , must understand that flash the VBIOS new graphics card .

Not if the modified bios attached to this post serve .

Has anyone tried to put a GTX660M 2GB in this notebook ?

Can this be done ?

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I dont know where to find the correct vbios or something I need to run this card.

you?

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I've got a problem should change the Asus G73JW, ASUS G75VW 920XM Graphics Video Card VGA card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2GB DDR5 N13E-GE-A2 chip

you have modifty bios Attached Files Attached Files

File Type: zip 660m_G73JW.zip (88.6 KB, 57 views)

File Type: zip modified inf 660m G73JW.zip (25.7 KB, 39 views)

But how do I get this in the BIOS you downloaded ?????. Pekux

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I have read the post. Lots of info. Has anyone else did the upgrade succesfully?

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я прочёл все это. у меня asus g53sw и я хочу заменить свою 460m на gtx680m 

что мне нужно для этого сделать?

 

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