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Alienware M17xR3 6990 to 880. Is this possible?

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i am an unhappy owner of an Alienware m17x r3 with ati 6990m. My question is..is possible to upgrade my laptop with a gtx 880m? upgrademonkey staff say yes, but i am not sure. They told me that for more info should go here...so what do u think guys?

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Hello i,ve been reading your threads and the most important thing i understood is that i am a noob and my knolewdge is poor and low. So could you help me a little bit with that?? I have some questions about that. 


I've not bought the card yet becouse i need more information but probably i will buy to upgrademonkey but i am not sure if i need a heatsink, fan, new thermal and x bracket aswell. If i had to buy those i would do that in eurocom. They have gtx 780 heatsink that i think should work in gtx880. 


Plz i am so confuse any help would be really appreciate.

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