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  1. duffman_777

    Problems installing GTX980m into CLEVO P157SM

    On mine, I was running Prema v2 BIOS (mobo) and (as far as I remember) a prema v2 vBIOS (card). I remember reading the same thing in terms of it being for OC instead of for compatibility but can't quite remember where I read it. By the way - what power adaptor are you using? The freezing may be related to a power issue if you're using anything less than a 180W brick.
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    Problems installing GTX980m into CLEVO P157SM

    I was running a 980m on my P150EM up until recently without issues (just upgraded to a 1070), but I've got Prema's V2 BIOS. Maybe this is the cause of the problem? I have a feeling that the prema BIOS are what allow you to run 9xxm cards whereas the stock BIOS don't (not 100% sure on this). The only issue is it's hard to find these BIOS since the site shut down a few years ago.
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    Problems installing GTX980m into CLEVO P157SM

    Yep, I get the notebook ones (i.e., the ones listed when you search for a 980m)
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    Problems installing GTX980m into CLEVO P157SM

    1. I normally download the notebook drivers direct from nvidia myself (https://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?lang=en-us) and paste in J95s inf's after extracting 2. I think that may be old information (for previous drivers) - I've installed 417.71 without deleting any folders and only copying across the .inf and setup.cfg
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    Problems installing GTX980m into CLEVO P157SM

    Have you tried using J95's inf mods? https://premamod.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/j95-nvidia-inf/ There is a nvcvi.inf which is listed specifically for P170EM, P150EM & P157SM *OPTIMUS* 980M – 970M.
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    P150EM GTX1070 (MSI) Upgrade Success

    "Bugger it. She'll be right." Decided to just go ahead with it and the bending isn't as bad as it seemed like it was going to be. Have changed the thermal pads since these photos - I only need 1mm pads on memory and chokes. The 'border' which was designed to contact the 980M mosfets doesn't quite line up with this card and is only half covered by it. I put in a 2mm thermal pad next to the border section to make up the height difference, and a 1.5mm thermal pad over the mosfets themselves so they would have their entire surface covered. I didn't need to do any modification to the heatsink outside of adding a 1mm copper shim to contact the die properly. No issues installing drivers, just followed J95's guide here https://premamod.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/j95-nvidia-inf/ and bam: The only thing I have to deal with now is the heat this bad boy puts out.
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    P150EM GTX1070 (MSI) Upgrade Success

    Managed to find a relatively cheap MSI 1070 on ebay, and after reading a few success stories that 1070's are compatible I decided to pull the trigger. Modified the bottom case as per the photo on this FAQ page http://www.eurocom.com/ec/faqs(272)ClevoP150EM_SagerNP9150_XMG_P502_PRO. Things were going well until I went to screw the card down and felt some resistance. Oops. Looks like that capacitor(?) with the blue on it *just* clashes with the card. Now what's weird is not all P150em motherboards seem to have this component on it - looking at replacements this component is not there. Also looking at the photos from this 1080m P150em mod (https://premamod.wordpress.com/2017/10/10/clevo-pascal-mxm-standard/), this component isn't there either. Does anyone know what this is, and if it can be removed? Or, if this could be taken off and shifted out of the way somehow, or replaced with a smaller equivalent...? In my disbelief/annoyance/problem solving when trying to push it down, I did notice that the card has a surprising amount of flex in it and it *can* be screwed down almost completely to a level where I feel somewhat comfortable in doing... Though I'd rather not put this strain on the card if there is a way to avoid it.
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    Need to know size of case screws for Sager NP9876/Clevo P870KM1-G

    All screw sizes are listed in the service manual starting from page 51 of the pdf: https://rjtech.com/shop/index.php?dispatch=attachments.getfile&attachment_id=38 EDIT: Looks like you're looking for M2.5x8 screws for the bottom cover. I had to get some for mine a few weeks ago and they're the same as the ones you'd find on ebay... $40 is crazy!
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    Clevo P150EM + GTX 970M

    I did, using this method https://premamod.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/j95-nvidia-inf/. Just used the standard driver (non DCH).
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    Brand new P650HP, monitor has yellow tint

    Have you checked this isn't just the night light mode in Windows 10?
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    Clevo P150EM + GTX 970M

    No, I had no issues updating to windows v. 1809. Do your drivers still work after the update?
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    Do anyone know how to modify driver inf(Section) correctly?

    As far as I know, the 7xx and 8xx series of GPUs didn't work with P150EM's - at least they weren't when I looked into getting a 980m in mine a few years back.
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    Clevo P150EM + GTX 970M

    I like to keep them updated myself, but I'm not sure how much of a real world difference there is between 388 and 397.
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    Clevo P150EM + GTX 970M

    As in the nvidia website automatic detection doesn't find your card? If that's the case just select your card and operating system from the dropdown menus here: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?lang=en-us If when you try to install the drivers, the nvidia installer fails to detect your card, then make sure you have selected 'disable driver signature' at startup (do a google, or look at my previous post listing directions to install drivers with a modded .inf). Alternatively, you can follow this guide https://premamod.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/j95-nvidia-inf/
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    Clevo P150EM + GTX 970M

    If you ask them they might. Have you tried updating to the latest drivers from the nvidia website?
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