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  1. Below are steps written by our very own @J95 on how to mod the nvidia driver inf for your notebook. - Extract drivers 7-Zip - 3xx.xx-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql\Display.Driver - Display.Driver folder, OEM INF list. nvaci.inf Acer, Gateway nvami.inf Asus nvaoi.inf Apple nvbli.inf HP nvcti.inf Compal nvcvi.inf Clevo nvdmi.inf Dell nvfmi.inf Fujitsu nvfui.inf Siemens nvhmi.inf HP nvloi.inf LG nvlti.inf lenovo NVMIi.inf MSI nvqni.inf NEC nvszci.inf Sony nvtdi.inf Toshiba Qosmio nvtsi.inf Toshiba - INF file structure. ; NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Display INF file ; Copyright © NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. [Version] Signature = "$Windows NT$" Provider = %NVIDIA% ClassGUID = {4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Class = Display DriverVer = 10/23/2013, 9.18.13.3165 CatalogFile = NV_DISP.CAT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [Manufacturer]%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_SetA_Devices,NTamd64.6.0,NTamd64.6.1,NTamd64.6.2,NTamd64.6.3 (Windows versions 64-bit) NTamd64.6.0 Vista NTamd64.6.1 Win7 NTamd64.6.2 Win8 NTamd64.6.3 Win8.1 1 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.0] Vista %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.0228.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_02281028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1] Win7 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.2] Win8 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.3] Win8.1 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 [strings] DiskID1 = "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" NVIDIA = "NVIDIA" NVIDIA_A = "NVIDIA" NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT " NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT" NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT " ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- nvdmi.inf (Dell) e.g. Alienware M17xR2 GTX 680M - Win7 - Device manager -> Display Adapters -> Details -> Device Description -> Hardware Ids. 10DE&DEV = Nvidia, 11A0 = GTX 680M, 043A = M17XR2, 1028 = Dell (PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_043A1028) PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_05511028 = M17xR4/60Hz GTX 680M (Reference) - Edit only the "NTamd64 Section" that corresponds to your OS version + 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" Under [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1] 2 (Win7) search for "%NVIDIA_DEV.11A00551.1028% = Section210, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_05511028" replace 0551 with 043A. - 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" [strings] NVIDIA_DEV.11A0.0551.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M " replace 0551 with 043A Notepad CTRL+H Method - Display.Driver folder -> open nvdmi.inf (notepad) CTRL+H -> Find What: 0551 Replace With: 043A -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save. - C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe. M17xR1 GTX 260M/280M/285M. - GTX 260M = 0618 %NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A2.1028% = Section033, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0618&SUBSYS_02A21028, replace 02A2 with 02A1 - GTX 280M = 060A %NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A2.1028% = Section033, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0618&SUBSYS_02A21028, replace both 0618 / 02A2 with 060A / 02A1 respectively. - 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" [strings] NVIDIA_DEV.060A.02A1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M " NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M " Notepad CTRL+H Method GTX 260M - Display.Driver folder -> open nvdmi.inf (notepad) CTRL+H -> Find What: 02A2 Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save. - C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe. GTX 280M 1- Display.Driver -> open nvdmi.inf CTRL+H -> Find What: 02A2 Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' 2- Find What: 0618 Replace With: 060A -> ''Replace All' 3- Find What: 260M Replace With: 280M -> 'Replace All' -> Save. 4- C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe GTX 285M 1- Display.Driver -> open nvdmi.inf CTRL+H -> Find What: 043A Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save 2- C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe - Windows 8 - disable driver signing. Command Prompt (Admin) Win key + X Type: bcdedit /set {current} testsigning yes -> "The operation completed successfully" -> reboot -> Install drivers. Exit test mode. bcdedit /set {current} testsigning no -> reboot.
  2. Due to a stupid accident by me, I acquired a 980m with a chunk knocked out of the core. Not wanted to scrap a perfectly good top end PCB for parts, I wanted to replace the core. You can see the gouge in the core to the left of the TFC918.01W writing near the left edge of the die. First I had to get the dead core off: With no sellers on ebay selling GM204 cores, my only option was to buy a full card off ebay. With no mobile cards under $500,I had to get a desktop card. And with this much effort involved to do the repair, of course I got a 980 instead of a 970. Below is the dead 980 I got off ebay: You can see for some reason someone removed a bunch of components between the core and PCI-E slot. I have no idea why anyone would do this. I tried the card and it was error 43. PCB bend seemed to be too little to kill the card, so those missing components had to be it. GPUs can be dead because someone removed or installed a heatsink wrong and broke a corner of the core off, so buying cards for cores on ebay is a gamble. This core is not even scratched: Preheating the card prior to high heat to pull the core: And core pulled. It survived the pull: Next is the 980 core on the left cleaned of solder. On the right is the original 980m core: Next I need to reball the 980 core, and lastly put it on the card. I am waiting for the BGA stencil to arrive from China. It still has not cleared US customs: https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction?tLabels=LS022957368CN When that shows up expect the core to be on the card in 1-2 days. So some potential issues with this mod besides me physically messing up: I believe that starting with Maxwell Nvidia started flashing core configuration onto the cores, like intel does with CPUID. I believe this because I found laser cuts on a GK104 for a 680m, but could not find any on two GM204 cores. In addition, Clyde figured out device IDs on the 680m and K5000m. They are set by resistor values on the PCB. The 980m has the same resistor configuration as the 680m for the lowest nibble of the Device ID (0x13D7), but all of the resistors are absent. Filling in these resistors does nothing. Resistors do exist for the 3 and D in the device ID. Flashing a 970m vBIOS on my 980m did not change the device ID or core configuration. If this data is not stored on the PCB through straps or the vBIOS, then it must be stored on the GPU core. So I expect the card with the 980 core to report its device ID as 0x13D0. The first 12 bits pulled from the PCB, and last 4 from the core. 0x13D0 does not exist. I may possibly be able to add it to the .inf, or I may have to change the ID on the board. With the ID's 0 hardset by the core, I can only change the device ID to 0x13C0, matching that of a desktop 980. An additional issue may be that the core may not fully enable. Clyde put a 680 core on a K5000m and never got it to unlock to 1536 CUDA cores. We never figured out why. Lastly, there was very tough glue holding the 980m core on. When removing this glue I scraped some of the memory PCB traces. I checked with a multimeter and these traces are still intact, but if they are significantly damaged this can be problematic for memory stability. I think they are OK though, just exposed. Due to Clyde's lack of success in getting his 680 core to fully unlock I am concerned I might not get 2048. If I don't at least I should still have a very good chip. Desktop chips are better binned than mobile chips (most 980s are over 80% ASIC quality, while most 980ms are below 70%). In addition this 980 is a Galax 980 Hall of Fame, which are supposedly binned out of the 980 chips. Having a 90%+ ASIC would be great to have. The mid 60s chips we get in the 980m suck tons of power. I want to give a special thanks to Mr. Fox. This card was originally his. He sent me one card to mod and one to repair. I repaired the broken one and broke the working one. The broken one is the one I've been modding. Article update: SUCCESS! Core finally reballed. If the mount is poor I will be very very angry... Card cooling. New brain installed. So it actually works with the 980m vBIOS. I tried modding too soon. I just needed to reinstall the driver. I only ran a very lightweight render test because right now the card is only running on 2 phases. I'm pulling the phase driver from my 980m now to get the 3rd phase back up. Follow the rest of the discussion here:
  3. So according to PC Gamer, they have a "source" who tells them NVIDIA will be readying it's newest Pascal chips for the mobile form factor and they will be released sometime in August/September of this year. In addition, the rumor is these new GPUs will not be cut down M variants but be full-fledged desktop GPUs crammed into high performance notebooks (e.g. MSI and Clevo) but just clocked lower to fit the TDP and power envelope. That shouldn't really come as a surprise to anyone since NVIDIA crammed a 165W desktop 980 in notebooks last year and with GTX 1070 only sipping 150W and GTX 1080 at 180W, it makes sense to release these as soon as possible. Despite what PC Gamer says, we may yet still see M variants with different names down the line as there are a lot of gamers out there that still want high performance chips but with thinner profiles and longer battery lives but that will probably come sometime after the 1080/1070 are released for notebooks. In addition, we've still got AMD's newest Polaris coming and with the 480 only consuming 150W, AMD could easily shoehorn that into a notebook just as NVIDIA is doing so we expect both companies to announce availability of their newest notebook graphics chips soon. View full article
  4. So according to PC Gamer, they have a "source" who tells them NVIDIA will be readying it's newest Pascal chips for the mobile form factor and they will be released sometime in August/September of this year. In addition, the rumor is these new GPUs will not be cut down M variants but be full-fledged desktop GPUs crammed into high performance notebooks (e.g. MSI and Clevo) but just clocked lower to fit the TDP and power envelope. That shouldn't really come as a surprise to anyone since NVIDIA crammed a 165W desktop 980 in notebooks last year and with GTX 1070 only sipping 150W and GTX 1080 at 180W, it makes sense to release these as soon as possible. Despite what PC Gamer says, we may yet still see M variants with different names down the line as there are a lot of gamers out there that still want high performance chips but with thinner profiles and longer battery lives but that will probably come sometime after the 1080/1070 are released for notebooks. In addition, we've still got AMD's newest Polaris coming and with the 480 only consuming 150W, AMD could easily shoehorn that into a notebook just as NVIDIA is doing so we expect both companies to announce availability of their newest notebook graphics chips soon.
  5. Hi, I am trying to run a GTX 970 as eGPU in my Dell XPS L502 and I ampassing through an specific problem. I'll sum up here what I did until now. For those who don't want to know this and go direct to the issue, my problem is with the PCI Compatcion, and yes, I'd already did the DSDT override. Well, back to what I already done (any difficulty to understand my text, it's because of my lack of practice in these kind of topics in english). I bought an EXP GDC Laptop External Independent Video Card Dock w/ PCI-E at DX.com; I am running the DYI eGPU 1.30, everything is installed correctly, etc. Specs/setup: Gigabyte GTX970 Gaming 1 x EXP GDC PCI-E adapter 1 x Mini PCI-E cable (80cm Length) 1 x ATX PSU power cable (11cm Length) Dell XPS L502x i7-2670 QM 16 Gb Ram 1333MHz SSD 480Gb + 750Gb Sata NVidia 540M 2Gb Considerations: If I restart/start my laptop with the eGPU On, I'll get black screen. But it works if I turn on the eGPU when it gives the option to select between the DYU and OS to start. At the DYI eGPU setup screen, I did these steps: call iport dGPU off call iport g1 1 call vidwait 60 10de:11c6 call vidinit -d 10de:11c6 call chainload mbr But when I am going to do the PCI compaction, it is not working, and I have tried a lot of different configurations. I searched what could I do, and I found the comment from andhie133128 in the page techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/5874-guide-dsdt-override-to-fix-error-12/&page=3 talking about the DSDT override and then loading the DSDT.aml updated file at the DOS in the DYI's setup screen with the command "PT MEM writefromfile 1 0xBAFF2000 DSDT.aml". Why 0xBAFF2000? Its what I have found with the RW-Everything software as my DSDT memory. As told in that post, I'd compacted the .aml with a smaller size than the original (from 36kb to 35kb - it's something =p) and then loaded it at the DOS. Everything worked fine, the " large memory showed up, no error at DOS, everything went well. The eGPU is recognized, I am able to stop my dGPU at the DYI setup screen, initialize the eGPU, the large memory is showing in my device manager, I am able to do the DSDT override (note: its easier to compact the file with an older version of the iasl), I'd imported and loaded it at DOS, but the PCI Compaction insists in not work. What I didn't and that may be the problem. I had not installed yet the gtx 970 driver before the PCI Compation and don't know if this have something related to the PCI compaction problem. Why didn't I tried it yet? I am with a huge amount of work now and I am using my laptop everyday and need some GPU to work, then I am keeping my 540M driver and was thinking in uninstall it when the PCI Compation works; or when I get done with my extra work and don't need so much the laptop everyday. One day, in the past (it's not my first time trying to do it), I went able to do the PCI compaction (only one time), and I think I did it when I used a different memory at the "PT MEM writefromfile" command. I think I confused something and used this memory instead: "ACPI -> RSDP -> 0x000F00E0; But few days later I had to format windows OS and lost the configuration. I had done the same steps that I told to be able to do that. But even with the PCI compaction done that time, I had formated the laptop before setting the eGPU to work 100%... Why didn't I have tried it again? Same problem, I am using the laptop everyday and in doubt about what can happen if I use this other memory. I don't even know for what this RSDP is used for. I found this topic from rossysaurus (https://www.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/6413-17-dell-xps-l702x-gtx9704gbpsc-mpcie2-pe4c-21-win7-rossysaurus/) and I will try the same steps. But in case someone already had the same issues that I'm having, please help me solve this.
  6. Hi there! As Afterburner 4.3 beta 14 gives access to the voltage curves, I plaed around some and found out that one can undervolt the GPU with some success. After locking my GPU clock on 1709 mhz @ 800mV and the RAM clock on 4498 mhz I was able to run the Witcher 3 with the same framerate (73.5 FPS 1080p ultra without Hairworks) as under standard voltage - anyhow my notebook was consuming about 15-17 watt less (152 instead of 168). With G-Sync enabled (one might as well say with FPS locked to 60) the result is even mor drastic, as the GPU won`t clock up as the load decreases in light weigth scenes. I could reduce the power consumption about 20-30 watt (128 instead of 156), depending on the GPU load. Perhaps some of you guys care to post their results, and perhaps are able to answer one question: I thought with GPU clock locked to 1709 an RAM to 4498 I thought I`d surpass the standard settings in regard to the FPS - still this is not the case. I know this has to do with th undervolting, but still... Best regards phila
  7. Laptop Model: HP Envy 4900MQ Laptop Specs: Intel Core i7-4900MQ @ 2.8GHz, 16GB RAM, Nvidia 740M + Intel Integrated Graphics 4600 3.8.0 Like everyone else here, I am solely wondering if my laptop can support an eGPU. I have purchased a PNY GTX 770 as part of a new desktop build, but why go through all the trouble (and not to mention, price) of building a brand new desktop if I can get the same quality graphics using my desktop GPU with my Laptop? There is no ExpressCard slot on my laptop, so I am wondering if there are any bypasses (i.e if I can use an mPCI-e slot and how to get to it). I couldn't find any reports on my laptop model so I take it I'm the first one to attempt to use this idea. Thanks in advance.
  8. I've seen a few people asking about heat and I thought I would chime in and say a few ways to keep down the heat! There are a few ways you go about this without opening the computer, for those who aren't to sure about taking a screwdriver to their laptop it may help you. In saying that, if your fans are dirty then this will not help you at all. I TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY TO ANY DAMAGE HARDWARE! ANY CHANGES YOU MAKE ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK! INCREASING THE FAN SPEED to control your fans use this http://www.hwinfo.com/download64.html this is a free program that alot of people use on various computers. it work on alienwares well but im yet to test ROG and MSI with it. its pretty simple to use install it and get to this page and click on the sensors button then on the next screen click the small fan icon at the bottom unless you want to manually adjust your fan between each time you play click customer auto and you can edit it from there UNDERCLOCKING download and install NV tools it can manage fan speeds too but its not always 100% in laptops http://www.nvidia.com/object/nvidia-system-tools-6.08-driver.html on the left hand side, under the performance tab, select device settings now just slide it back in small steps until you are comfortable with the temps. remember that if your computer blue screens it DOES NOT mean your computer has been damaged. it is simply a way for the computer to avoid damage. adjust the slider in intervals of about 15mhz to be safe and click apply each time. start on the core clock and finish on the memory. Every now and again it is good to check on your progress to see how far you need to go. (more on this later) MSI after burner is a good one too http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/msi-afterburner-beta-download.html again the fan control is a bit hit and miss with it but it can control your clock speed. ass per the program above keep going untill you hit a STABLE setting you want. TESTING here we will look at the new GPU temps after the tune. MSI Kombustor is a great way to test your heat. http://www.geeks3d.com/20150710/msi-kombustor-v3-5-2-64-bit-v2-6-0-32-bit-download-gpu-stress-test-benchmark/ click on stability and watch the temps. if you see any artefacts stop the test and increase the mhz by 15mhz each fur mark is the one that i use to test the heat of my alienware http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/ aim for about 70-75*C. hope this helps you a bit. PS avoid EVGA's tuning tool on alienware i have heard it can brick your LCD! CLEANING THE FANS Just for the sake of it ill give you a few tips on cleaning your laptops fans out. assuming you already know the basics of using a screwdriver to open a laptop ill cover a few things to help you. REMEMBER, IF YOU REMOVE THE HEATSINK YOU WILL NEED NEW THERMAL PASTE! compressed air is a great way to remove dust and id recommend having a can of it over a compressor. The reason being is that some compressors can fill with a bit of water and can spray it directly into the computer. you can spray the air into the vents and while it wont really "clean" it it may open enough room for air to pass out. i DO NOT recomend this however. after opening up the computer and removing the fan take a paint brush and clean the entire fan, get as much of the dust out as you physically can. you can use toothbrushes too if you dont have anything else. make sure you clean the grill behind the fan too as that is where the dust usually builds up. removing this dust and hair is the most important part of this clean up. now on to thermal paste. remove all the old thermal paste from the heat sink and the CPU with a dry cloth then, use isopropyl alcohol to clean the rest. some people seem to think that more is better but this is completely not true! if you put a large amount of thermal paste on the heatsink you will actuall have hotter temps. this is due to either: A ) the heatsink is not geting enough connectivity to the GPU as the layer of thermal paste is too thick B ) too much of it creates small pockets of air, these air pockets become super hot and that causes more heat on the GPU the correct amount is roughly the size of a pea even that is boarderline too much. Dont spread it around instead place your heat sink over it as even as possible and screw it down in a X pattern for an even spread. really hope this helps you and good luck! Continue discussion in original thread here.
  9. Mr. Fox is holding a brainstorm session in the forums asking: What's missing in current notebooks that you would like have added? Not your typical 4k display but something that takes hold of the imagination and breaks the status quo. Read the rest of his post below for details and the original post link. ORIGINAL POST BY @Mr. Fox: https://forum.techinferno.com/index.php?/forums/topic/8869-2016-and-beyond-what-are-we-missing-in-laptopsnotebooks/ now merged with @Prema thread into one. After visiting with our friends at Eurocom about their quest to drive the future of computing technology, I decided to pose the question to the community to brainstorm as many ideas as possible. I could not identify a perfect sub-forum for it, so I chose this one. It is not for one company, but all of them. Hopefully, they will be paying attention. I know that the Eurocom Team will be, and hopefully at least a couple of others that care enough to be disruptive. As the thread title suggests, this thread is not a place to list out the features that you want in a notebook/laptop if those are available already. Rather, it's a twist on your typical wish list and poses the question about what we want to see that is not available. In other words, no need to mention 4K. That's already here and starting to become popular. No need to mention an eGPU contraption. We already have a couple of those available. No need to mention thin and light... we already have a plethora of options like that. What do you want that IS NOT available? Yes, WILD and CRAZY ideas and concepts more than features are what we want here. Let imagination be your guide and assume all things are possible in the future. Dare to hate the status quo. Innovation and the future go together. Innovation is capability to create the future. The only stupid ideas are those you keep to yourself. After posting your ideas here, see if the company you do business with has a suggestion box email, and use it. Point them here as well. If they not, or even if they do, feel free to use the email suggestion box that Eurocom has made available: future@eurocom.com if you would like to. The more ideas we share, the brighter the future can be. To set an example, I will go first... - - - Updated - - - First, I want: X99 laptop with 5960X CPU Delid from the OEM/Reseller Three-way SLI 1KW AC adapter Internal liquid cooling for CPU and GPU (please, no desk-bound colostomy bag for the GPU a la ASUS) No more plastic laptop bodies... metal, metal and more metal in the chassis Second, I want AMD to make a comeback and kill the monopoly that NVIDIA and Intel have on the industry. Third, I want a real, full-fledged, fully functional OS replacement for Micro$oft Windows. Since they have lost their way and are trying to do a one-size fits all OS loaded with spyware, the Redmond Mafia is no longer adding value to being a PC owner. I want a new OS that can run anything made for Windows; not a half-baked Linux that only does some things well... and not something from Apple. Something fitting for the hardware mentioned under my first want.
  10. - Extract drivers 7-Zip - 3xx.xx-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql\Display.Driver - Display.Driver folder, OEM INF list. nvaci.inf Acer, Gateway nvami.inf Asus nvaoi.inf Apple nvbli.inf HP nvcti.inf Compal nvcvi.inf Clevo nvdmi.inf Dell nvfmi.inf Fujitsu nvfui.inf Siemens nvhmi.inf HP nvloi.inf LG nvlti.inf lenovo NVMIi.inf MSI nvqni.inf NEC nvszci.inf Sony nvtdi.inf Toshiba Qosmio nvtsi.inf Toshiba - INF file structure. ; NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Display INF file ; Copyright © NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. [Version] Signature = "$Windows NT$" Provider = %NVIDIA% ClassGUID = {4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Class = Display DriverVer = 10/23/2013, 9.18.13.3165 CatalogFile = NV_DISP.CAT ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [Manufacturer]%NVIDIA_A% = NVIDIA_SetA_Devices,NTamd64.6.0,NTamd64.6.1,NTamd64.6.2,NTamd64.6.3 (Windows versions 64-bit) NTamd64.6.0 Vista NTamd64.6.1 Win7 NTamd64.6.2 Win8 NTamd64.6.3 Win8.1 1 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.0] Vista %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.0228.1028% = Section004, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_02281028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1] Win7 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section001, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.2] Win8 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section002, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.3] Win8.1 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_019C1028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F11028 %NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028% = Section003, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_01F21028 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5 [strings] DiskID1 = "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" NVIDIA = "NVIDIA" NVIDIA_A = "NVIDIA" NVIDIA_DEV.0407.019C.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT " NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT" NVIDIA_DEV.0407.01F2.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT " ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- nvdmi.inf (Dell) e.g. Alienware M17xR2 GTX 680M - Win7 - Device manager -> Display Adapters -> Details -> Device Description -> Hardware Ids. 10DE&DEV = Nvidia, 11A0 = GTX 680M, 043A = M17XR2, 1028 = Dell (PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_043A1028) PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_05511028 = M17xR4/60Hz GTX 680M (Reference) - Edit only the "NTamd64 Section" that corresponds to your OS version + 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" Under [NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1] 2 (Win7) search for "%NVIDIA_DEV.11A00551.1028% = Section210, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_11A0&SUBSYS_05511028" replace 0551 with 043A. - 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" [strings] NVIDIA_DEV.11A0.0551.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M " replace 0551 with 043A Notepad CTRL+H Method - Display.Driver folder -> open nvdmi.inf (notepad) CTRL+H -> Find What: 0551 Replace With: 043A -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save. - C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe. M17xR1 GTX 260M/280M/285M. - GTX 260M = 0618 %NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A2.1028% = Section033, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0618&SUBSYS_02A21028, replace 02A2 with 02A1 - GTX 280M = 060A %NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A2.1028% = Section033, PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0618&SUBSYS_02A21028, replace both 0618 / 02A2 with 060A / 02A1 respectively. - 5 "NVIDIA Windows (64 bit) Driver Library Installation Disk 1" [strings] NVIDIA_DEV.060A.02A1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M " NVIDIA_DEV.0618.02A1.1028 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M " Notepad CTRL+H Method GTX 260M - Display.Driver folder -> open nvdmi.inf (notepad) CTRL+H -> Find What: 02A2 Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save. - C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe. GTX 280M 1- Display.Driver -> open nvdmi.inf CTRL+H -> Find What: 02A2 Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' 2- Find What: 0618 Replace With: 060A -> ''Replace All' 3- Find What: 260M Replace With: 280M -> 'Replace All' -> Save. 4- C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe GTX 285M 1- Display.Driver -> open nvdmi.inf CTRL+H -> Find What: 043A Replace With: 02A1 -> Hit 'Replace All' -> Save 2- C:\Nvidia...International\ -> run setup.exe - Windows 8 - disable driver signing. Command Prompt (Admin) Win key + X Type: bcdedit /set {current} testsigning yes -> "The operation completed successfully" -> reboot -> Install drivers. Exit test mode. bcdedit /set {current} testsigning no -> reboot. View full article
  11. Hi guys I soldered m.2 slot as my y510p didn't have one. I installed ssd drive but my bios and system does not see it. Is it only bios (I have stock rev. 3.07 locked) related issue, or could it by something else I need to do to get my ssd to work?
  12. Hi there guys, I'm looking the forums looking for any trace of information regarding the G73SW GPU upgrade. There´s some members who did some mods and upgraded their notebooks gpu as the models: g73jh, g73jw. But i dont see anyone saying that is possible to do it with the SW too. So im here asking for any information that can lead me to do it, even more what kind of cards works on sw, links for bioses and so on. I love my g73sw but here in Brazil, notebooks and even parts cost like 3 times the normal value (taxes and so on).... So please if anyone can help me out i'll be glad and i will spread the word that this works here. What i'm looking here is veridic information, not some gossip bout we can/can´t do it.... I have ready $600 to spend on it and if it goes wrong... (im screwed) I love my SW and dont want to let him get outdated and i dont have the money to buy an alienware or a sager. anyways thanks for your time guys!!!
  13. I am currently looking for a cheap gaming laptop. It would be mainly used to play LOL and Starcraft II. I don't necessary need something super compact, as long as it's easier to transport than a full desktop tower + screen, because I often go to LAN parties. From what I have seen, new gaming laptop aren't cheap. I recently found a used one on Ebay, so I am wondering if it's worth it or if you have any other suggestions. Here is the link so you can check out the specs : Dell XPS M1730 17" Gaming Notebook + 128GB SSD | eBay. It seems all I would need to do is to replace the video card. There is a 8800 GTX SLI on Ebay for less than $200, so I am thinking that for less than $500 I could get a decent gaming notebook, do you think it's a good idea ? I have never installed a video card in a notebook before but I know how to install one in a desktop so I'm guessing it should not be that difficult. Any advices ? Thank you !
  14. So what would be your ideal gaming notebook design? Mine would be an Alienware with the following design specs: 17" gaming notebook 17" form factor but thin as a macbook pro but better looking design. Made of aluminum or carbon fiber, no plastic anywhere. e-GPU proprietary connection capable of feeding dual mobile GPUs. This can be accomplished if the manufacturer cooperates with AMD/NVIDIA on the design. Display panel that is made of AMOLED so its super light + thin and power efficient. If not AMOLED, then at the very least IPS (although IPS is not as good as TN for gaming). Custom razer switchblade type of touchpad. 13" gaming notebook/tablet Same e-GPU support as above so it can basically mirror the performance of its bigger sibling in a smaller form factor. A detachable IPS/AMOLED display that is powered wirelessly by the base unit for maximum performance. Put an ATOM CPU in the display itself. Have the display support WACOM digitizer as well. Deal with Microsoft to support their Xbox 360 program using the tablet display. Custom razer switchblade type of touchpad. IMO the above two notebooks would be awesome and sell like crazy. So what's your take on the ideal AND realistic gaming notebook?
  15. Been really digging this laptop for awhile now. I'm all about the 13.3 and 14 inch laptops. This one isnt really known by any means and has really got zero attention. Here is a here. Specs below. In the video there showing the JC one with the 310 geforce graphics but the JA has a ati 5730 which has a lot more power.[video=youtube_share;3KHqjebkocc]http://youtu.be/3KHqjebkocc?hd=1[/video]Specifications Processor Intel® Core™ i5 430M/450M/520M/540M Processor Intel® Core™ i3 330M/350M/370M Processor Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core P6000 Processor Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 ProfessionalGenuine Windows® 7 Home Basic Chipset Intel® HM55 Express Chipset Memory DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion up to 8 G SDRAM Display 14.0" 16:9 HD (1366x768) LED Backlight Graphic ATI Mobility™ Radeon® HD5730 with 2GB DDR3 VRAM Storage 2.5" SATA 640GB 5400rpm500GB 5400rpm/7200rpm320GB 5400rpm/7200rpm Optical Drive Super-Multi DVD Blue-ray reader Card Reader 2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ MMC) Camera 0.3 Mega Pixel web camera Networking Integrated 802.11 b/g/n or 802.11 b/g/nBuilt-in Bluetooth™ V2.1+EDR (Optional) 10/100/1000 Base T Interface 1 x Headphone-out jack1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor 3 x USB 2.0 port(s) 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert1 x HDMI Audio Built-in Speakers And Microphone Altec Lansing® Speakers SRS Premium Sound Battery 6Cells : 4400 mAh 47 Whrs Power Adapter Output : 19 V DC, 4.74 A, 90 W Input : 100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal Dimensions 34.9 x 23.8 x 3.65 cm (WxDxH) Weight 2.20 kg (with 6 cell battery) Manufacturer Warranty 2-year limited global hardware warranty. *different by country 1-year battery pack warranty On-line problem resolution through web interface (BIOS, Driver update) OS (Windows 7 ) install/uninstall consultation Bundled software install/uninstall consultation ASUS software supporting