Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Rare alienware mobo


  • Please log in to reply

#1
JARKNUT

JARKNUT

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
WHAT GPU TO CHOOSE FOR A ALIENWARE M17-R1 WITH THE RARE MOTHERBOARD REVISION D600 ?

I bought this barebone laptop and now i am stuck without knowing wich gpu to install
I have tried ati 3870 and then got beep codes saying "gpu issue"
i belive i nee MXM III cards but not sure
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Neil Jones

Neil Jones

    Member 5k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,476 posts
The Alienware M17-R1 is a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870, which is not the same as a "HD3870". The clue is in "Mobility". It's a different driver.

This may be of assistance, but failing that Dell's website could be of use:
http://support.alien..._downloads.aspx
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP