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post #1701 of 2331
Checked there the drivers there make my windows 7 freeze upon start up on login screen. I need an actual link to THE drivers previous owner said 169's were good for this GPU
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i picked up the 6860fx from craigslist last month for $450. I need to pick up a T8300/9300 to make a bit faster. its nice notebook... being able to play css and l4d2 when I visit my parents is nice.
post #1703 of 2331
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Checked there the drivers there make my windows 7 freeze upon start up on login screen. I need an actual link to THE drivers previous owner said 169's were good for this GPU
http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/

Or, you know....Nvidia's site.
    
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^^^ Good site.

Also see here:

http://www.xfastest.com/viewthread.p...extra=page%3D1

and the best for synthetic benchmarking:

http://www.xfastest.com/viewthread.php?tid=12852
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post #1705 of 2331
Right tbh im no n00b with computing but can someone detail a proper installation to these drivers from the current to make sure it's not just me missing something.
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post #1706 of 2331
Guys, there was another guy in this thread that had problems with aero on the P6860, I think he got a solution too. Its that sometimes Aero is on at boot up and sometimes its off, its like the GPU has been taklen out as it goes back to Standard VGA adpater and no nvidia controls are available.
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Video driver install/update process:

http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=258626

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Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
i picked up the 6860fx from craigslist last month for $450. I need to pick up a T8300/9300 to make a bit faster. its nice notebook... being able to play css and l4d2 when I visit my parents is nice.
It's crazy how powerful these things are for being 2 years old. Just FYI, I was able to get my t8300 on ebay for just a bit over $100 and I sold my stock cpu on ebay for about $70.
Edited by WarlordOne - 1/23/10 at 2:30pm
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There are no drivers installed currently and my system is reporting my 8800M GTS to be "standard vga graphics adapter" obvs a generic windows driver.
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There are no drivers installed currently and my system is reporting my 8800M GTS to be "standard vga graphics adapter" obvs a generic windows driver.
That's fine, then you just follow the guide for the install portion.

You could always just go to nvidia to get the latest release, too. You're going to probably want to stop by their site anyway to get nVidia's sytem tools 6.05 so you can overclock.
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Have done mate in the list of supported devices mine isnt listed has all but 8800M GTS and i know they should still work anyway just still would like it to be official.

Infact you've OC'd yours what are stable settings plus not a too high temp?
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