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I know this has been done before, but I've yet to find good instructions on how to do so. The reason I want to do this is so that the GTX 260M runs at the clocks and voltage it was designed to run at (1.000V instead of 0.950V and 550/1375/1900 instead of 500/1250/1600).

So, does anyone know how to flash the GPU's BIOS on this laptop?

EDIT: I know how to flash the BIOS thanks to the tutorials. I just need to find a reference or modded GTX 260M BIOS.
Edited by LOL_Wut_Axel - 5/16/11 at 4:38pm
    
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Should be the same way as a desktop GPU. Use nvflash. There are plenty of tutorials out there.
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Originally Posted by iZZ;13511422 
Should be the same way as a desktop GPU. Use nvflash. There are plenty of tutorials out there.

I'd like to see if anyone here has any experience doing it on this laptop and the steps he took. I saw the tutorial here, but I need someone who has done it to point me to where I can find a BIOS for the GTX 260M and if it worked for him or not.
    
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I know you think I am retarded but use nvflash it worked a while back when I had to flash a bios on my m11x to get it working correctly.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar;13514638 
I know you think I am retarded but use nvflash it worked a while back when I had to flash a bios on my m11x to get it working correctly.

Well, the problem is: I can't find the BIOS for the GTX 260M. I'm not sure if all of them will work either, or if I need to find one specific for this motherboard. Can anyone shed some light on this?
    
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You can get the bios for your GPU by selecting this little option in GPUz. I'll show you on mine for reference. biggrin.gif
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13514712 
Well, the problem is: I can't find the BIOS for the GTX 260M. I'm not sure if all of them will work either, or if I need to find one specific for this motherboard. Can anyone shed some light on this?

Hmm, I actually had to call alienware, can't help you this time then
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Imglidinhere;13520859 
You can get the bios for your GPU by selecting this little option in GPUz. I'll show you on mine for reference. biggrin.gif

Thanks. But the problem is that I don't want the BIOS that ASUS gives you, LOL. They've clocked the card lower than the reference GTX 260M, not to mention they have also lowered the voltage from 1.000 to 0.950. I'd like a reference GTX 260M BIOS, or a modded one with higher stock clocks.

Also, I will be doing this with a Flash Drive. Does it need to be formatted in any particular file system (FAT32, NTFS)?

If someone could help me out on this I'd be very thankful.
    
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Wow. Anyone? frown.gif
    
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Guys, I really need someone to help me out on this. Where can I find a reference or modded GTX 260M BIOS?
    
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