Since we didn't have one yet, this is it. I'll update this post with the newest driver releases,and news for the R3. Please keep all M17x-R3 posts confined to this thread if possible.
System Files Download Links System Bios Bios A03 Chipset Intel HM67 Cougar Point chipset, Intel Management Engine Interface Audio IDT 92HD73,A00. If the Dell IDT driver gives you problems, try this one. Card Reader Realtek RTS5209 Card Reader USB 3.0 NEC USB 3.0 Touchpad Synaptics TouchPad - 15.1.19, A00 Bluetooth Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Module - 22.214.171.12400, A00 Dell Wireless 1501 Half Mini-Card Dell Wireless WLAN 1501 Half MiniCard - 126.96.36.199, A00 Intel Wireless 6300 Intel WiFi Link 6300 - 13.3, A00 Intel WiMAX Link 6250 Intel WiMAX Link 6250 - tic TRFXW0115MUP, A06-1 Intel Wifi Link 6250 Intel Wifi Link 6250 - TRWFW1318D,A04 Atheros AR8151 Atheros AR8151 - 188.8.131.52,A00 Intel Rapid Storage (HDD) Intel Rapid Storage Technology - 10.0.0.1046,A00 Free Fall Sensor ST Microelectronics DE351DL Free Fall Sensor - 2.00.11.14, A00 AMD 6870M Display AMD Mobility Radeon HD6870 - 8.80.6-101202a-109902C-Dell.4, A00 Intel HD Graphics 3000 Intel HD Graphics 3000 - 2246, A00 nVidia Internal 3D Stereo Controller nVidia Internal 3D Stereo Controller - 266.08, A00 nVidia GeForce GTX 460M nVidia GeForce GTX 460M -266.08, A00 Alienware OSD Alienware OSD Application - 0.31.0.8C, A00 Alienware Command Center Alienware Command Center - 184.108.40.206, A00 Alienware Wallpapers Alienware Wallpapers - A01 Alienware GUISE custom theme Custom Desktop Themes - A-02 Alienguise Theme Combo-Win7 Intel Management Engine Interface
Hello everyone, I am new here, I have been reffered to this site from Nvidia Geforce Forums.
I own an Alienware m18x (R1) I use ( ) because it has been modded a lot and not from me so it hasnt any similarity to a true R1.
The sad part is that after one year of mid-use my computer started black screens and stuff.
We (me and my tech) believe that its a burned GPU / Problematic One. (I have currently Nvidia Geforce GTX 675m installed).
I want everyone who knows and can help me to tell me which card can my machine support, for an upgrade.
I am currently aware of that video
so no I am not looking for that upgrade.I am currently looking forward to change my card to Nvidia Geforce 880m and I want to know if my system can support that upgrade.
My Mobile PCI Express Module is MXM 3
I have a 330 watt power supply for my Laptop.
My Processor is ARK | Intel® Core
I also have 2x 4GB DDR3 Memory Sticks and 2x2 2GB DDR3 currently 12 GM RAM installed.
Here are some photos of my card.
I am expecting for answers that can have a huge posibility of success 95%, I dont want to burn my machine,niether buy a card that cant be used.
I am willing to give more info about everything that is needed, BIOS version details about each part watt-volt usage etc.
Suggestions are also welcome.
Thanks for your time.
I try to install a GTX770M on my M17XR4, origin is a GTX660M.
Problem, I have read several forums looking for specific information, but it is difficult to make sense of things.
I seek a tutorial that shows all the stages of change.
Can you help me "how to".
I was just curios to see if its worth while upgrading to 7970 instead of 675?
also from what i've read it sud be a straight plug in and play job after removing drivers.
Oh am also aware amd cards use different brackets.
p.s is ebay the only good place to look?
Ok I have mentioned that I ran into issues after I uninstalled the Dell AMD 6970M driver and replaced it with the Catalyst 11.4. Specifically, the FN+F7 functionality was lost and I had to resort to manual switching (via control panel) to the IGP. However, even when doing so, I noticed the battery life would not register higher than 2 hours.
I brought this up over at NBR and Inap mentioned he got FN+F7 working fine with the 11.4 Catalyst. Batboy then made a post specifying the following:
I tried the above except I did not do a reformat but rather uninstalled the Dell AMD driver and went straight to the 11.4 Catalysts.
So this brings me to the point of this thread: Please share any tips/tricks you have for successfully reformatting the R3.