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post #11 of 31
You can also use SetFSB for CPU OCing, but you have to make sure it supports the laptop's motherboard's clock generator, and pay 800 yen (author is Japanese I believe) to use it.

You also have to careful to not bump the BCLK too high, otherwise the PCI-E, RAM, or many other components may fry.
post #12 of 31
http://rjtech.com/shop/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=29810

Pretty much the best wireless adapter you can get. It supports 3 antennas, but i'd be willing to bet your laptop only has 2.

Specs: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/centrino-ultimate-n-6300.html

Its just as easy to install as Ram in a laptop you slide it in. Screw it down and just press on the antennas.

Edit: One last thing be sure to download the 6300 drivers before you install it so you don't have to use a flash drive to transport them over smile.gif
Edited by Shiftstealth - 1/17/13 at 4:44pm
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The problem though is that the bios does not support other cards other than the card you get from lenovo
which i do not understand why
Oh and yes i only have two antennas haha
which means i would have to get another antenna and some how get it to flow with the rest of the computer
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Har Har
ok first things first ordering the laptop right now with the ram upgrade and mSata
then enxt week when i get paid im going to get another antenna pigtail and also a N-6300 and download the Bios unlocked no whitelist file and run it on the computer so i can at least have so much more fun with this computer and understand more about comps and such

thank you
i did see both of the links you posted just was not able to find the bios files to see the descriptions

i downloaded it and am reading the Read Me now files biggrin.gif

thank you so much for the help i am also reading seans ssd optimize win7 guides and everything once again because the last time i read it i had a desktop computer and was pretty large blah but now there is more information and it looks very useful and will prob be bookmarked and placed on the KEEP folder for amazing things (have one from ocn members about security and cleaning computers along with software lists for security and cleaning computers and such biggrin.gif its amazing the amount of research done to find what is needed to create not just a powerful computer but a damn useful one biggrin.gif
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Har Har
ok first things first ordering the laptop right now with the ram upgrade and mSata
then enxt week when i get paid im going to get another antenna pigtail and also a N-6300 and download the Bios unlocked no whitelist file and run it on the computer so i can at least have so much more fun with this computer and understand more about comps and such

thank you
i did see both of the links you posted just was not able to find the bios files to see the descriptions

i downloaded it and am reading the Read Me now files biggrin.gif

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One thing i'd do when you get that SSD is i would take the page file down to 1024MB you are never going to max out 16GB of ram on that machine so using 15GB of SSD Storage for a page file is wasteful. Or you could just place it on the Storage drive.
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post #17 of 31
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What is the part called for just an antenna the pigtail one so i can just buy one somewhere and wait till it gets in cuz i just placed the n-6300 in the cart and yup going to do some work

thank you so much again

EDIT:

I placed the order should be here saturday biggrin.gif
all from newegg and yup ready to go wish i was able to do this earlier today before 12 like i usually do when i order stuff but this will work because its before twelve tomorrow and i have time now to research and be ready to install and such like that when the comp comes in and find issues out when it happens and product is in hand
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post #18 of 31
http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com/showthread.php?t=4743

I found that, but i can't for the life of me find an antenna. Your best shot might be contacting a sager reseller over live chat and seeing if they sell single antennas.
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Order the Sager NP9170 with a 675MX and a SSD/HDD combo with an upgraded screen and be done with it. The 680M isn't worth the price premium and the 7970M isn't worth the low cost because of the problems with Enduro. tongue.gif

Order from XoticPC.com and purchase in good spirits. biggrin.gif Should easily manage whatever you want. ^_^
     
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Get the 7970m. AMD is on a customer satisfaction mission lately; Enduro will be fixed and you'll have a card that performs like a 680m for half the price.
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