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post #231 of 671
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Shouldn't be hard to fine a good cooler for the M11x since it's so small, I'm having a hard time finding one large enough for my M15X but not so oversize that it looks bad. The problem with the M15X is that the chassis is so large that it almost requires a cooler designed for 17" laptops.

You think you are having a hard time.. try finding one for an m17x lol..
Due to it's unique design I think I will have to build my own!
If only I could find some aluminum in the same red color....
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post #232 of 671
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Well, if I had an M17X it wouldn't be sitting on my lap or anywhere else that would need a cooler! It would be stationary on a desk somewhere lol.
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post #233 of 671
Anyone have any theories on getting an updated drive to take on my video card?

NVIDIA GO 6800 256MB MXM3

Something about how Alienware tweaked their hardware makes it to where it will only take their driver. Their driver happens to be NVIDIA Graphics Driver 78.10. Which I think is somewhat out of date. Anything else I have thrown at it from NVidia says I don't have a video card. Win7 only found it has a VGA card till I ran the Alienware driver and then it told me it wasn't a good choice but at least it worked.
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post #234 of 671
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You need mobile specific drivers, and Nvidia doesn't offer any for the 6000 series so you're stuck with the Dell/Alienware ones.
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post #235 of 671
Bummer... Thank you.
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post #236 of 671
FYI to m15x and m17x owners.. Dell has posted updated (beta) drivers on their downloads list, as of 09-03-10. I am running them now and all seems fine so far tho I have not run tests to see if they are any better than the .6 drivers.. I just did a fresh OS install on mine so we'll see soon

I don't know about m11x guys sorry.
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post #237 of 671
I'm running that latest WHQL drivers from NVIDIA on my m11x. You need a modified inf to run them though.
post #238 of 671
Hey guys!

I'm also a proud Alienware owner, M17x FTW!
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post #239 of 671
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Hey guys!

I'm also a proud Alienware owner, M17x FTW!
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Nice setup man, added you to the list!


Note to anyone running an M15x, are you sick of the bad polling rate on the touchpad? Install the A08 BIOS and it fixes the polling issue and also decreases throttling on non-extreme i7 CPU's and the GTX 260M!
Edited by Freelancer852 - 9/4/10 at 5:25pm
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post #240 of 671
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Originally Posted by Freelancer852 View Post
Nice setup man, added you to the list!


Note to anyone running an M15x, are you sick of the bad polling rate on the touchpad? Install the A08 BIOS and it fixes the polling issue and also decreases throttling on non-extreme i7 CPU's and the GTX 260M!

Same issue with the m17x too. Thanks for the input on it. I thought about this, but I'll go ahead and update now

Update: updated the bios, reboot, and on the screen - "Missing Operating System_"

Not liking Dell right now...
Edited by Vargess - 9/4/10 at 8:51pm
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