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The T9600 will work. Also you can use the T9800 - 2.93GHz and T9900 - 3.06GHz.
Thanks! I just bought one on eBay.
    
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does anyone know whats going on with Gateways P series laptops? They took down the P-79s from their product page (if you google the P-7915u it comes up, but if you browse to the P series via gateways homepage, hey only list the old P-78s). BestBuy also took the P-79s off their website... kinda bummed :-(
    
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The whole Gateway site is kinda weirded out. I just searched for my P-7811FX and they have nothing!
    
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Yeah I'm wondering if they are coming out with a new model? BestBuy removed it from their site and they said they arent carryin the 7915u which was the bestbuy exsclusive model. I hoping they replace it with an i7 model and maybe a better LCD (1080p)? can only hope. I LOVE the case for that lappy.
    
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Could someone direct me to a guide (with pictures) on how to install a bluetooth card in my P-7811FX? I figure when I install my new CPU would be a good time to also install the bluetooth.
    
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Could someone direct me to a guide (with pictures) on how to install a bluetooth card in my P-7811FX? I figure when I install my new CPU would be a good time to also install the bluetooth.
Your Bluetooth doesn't come built-in w/ the wireless card?

I only ask this because my P-6831FX does.
    
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Could someone direct me to a guide (with pictures) on how to install a bluetooth card in my P-7811FX? I figure when I install my new CPU would be a good time to also install the bluetooth.
The easiest way to install the bluetooth module would be to use the mini PCIE card like this one http://cgi.ebay.com/Dell-Wireless-Ca...item4a9f2f8f80. Also, you will have to borrow one antenna from the WIFi card or get the extra one.

The other way is to get this one http://cgi.ebay.com/Bluetooth-2-0-Mo...item1c0b5b510b, then you won't need extra antenna, but have to open the whole case almost everything into pieces. The bluetooth socket and the place to fix it is near the WiFi switch, on the top of the mobo.

Will try to find the manual and post the link to download, when I get home.

Edit: Check this video:
Edited by martee - 3/9/10 at 3:09pm
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post #1768 of 2331
bluetooth module looks like this installed in a p6831fx and p6860fx

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It's a separate card. Bought one on eBay for $15.

Thanks for the replies. So does it plug in and just lay inside or does it get fastened to the motherboard? And isn't YouTube awesome?
    
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No, it's not fastened down. IIRC it uses a double sided tape and it adhered in place.
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