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Does anyone make 9600m gt work on acer 5920g?


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#21 Jasperbones

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Posted 19 December 2008 - 02:56 PM

Yeah, I'm counting on that too. I love to upgrade and tweak my desktop PC, so I want to do the same with my lappy. Considering all the difficulties and other stuff, it's better to get a new, more powerful, lap but as I said, I love to tweak my stuffs :)


yesssssssssssss ^^

it's the will do get things working :)

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 12:32 AM

~ 2 Weeks to go... can't wait... (just want to push this thread)

But watch this =) =>

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 11:09 AM

Expect to double that result with the new card :P ...if it run :) :) :P When you are expecting to arrive the new card, beginning of the January?

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Posted 29 December 2008 - 01:06 AM

VG.9PG06.006 ACER VGA BOARD 512MB GDDR3 NB9P-GS
1,00 STCK
164,66€
Liefertermin ca.KW 1 2009


In english:

1 pcs.
Deliverydate 1st week in 2009

i think it will be here between Wednesday and Saturday next week...


...


waiting sucks =)

BTW.. if this upgrade will work... i will upgrade the CPU ^^ ~ 2,4Ghz

Edited by Jasperbones, 29 December 2008 - 01:12 AM.


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Posted 29 December 2008 - 06:57 AM

Me too :) If you wasn't here, I would have T9500 and HD3650 installed already, but I'm waiting to see, if I can replace the 3650 with 9600 in my wish list :)

Edited by triturbo, 29 December 2008 - 06:59 AM.


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Posted 29 December 2008 - 08:28 AM

T9500 (2,6Ghz, 6MB L2 FSB200).. kind a expensive isn't it ?

i think the T9300 (2,5Ghz, 6MB L2 FSB200) is ~ 33% cheaper and has only 100Mhz (2,5Ghz, 6MB L2 FSB200) less... my favourite... :)

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Posted 29 December 2008 - 08:51 AM

Well, is not THAT expensive: T9300 vs T9500 :) Or you'll buy it from more reliable source :)

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Posted 01 January 2009 - 04:28 AM

Damnit...

i missed the UPS man 3x times -.- my card is back to the retailer -.- must phone tomorrow -.-

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 01:12 PM

Hi all,

I have an Aspire 5920G and i'm interested in the matter of this thread.

I've read on several forum that many people tried to upgrade their 5920G from the 8600m GT to the 9600m GT unsuccessfully, because, probably, also the latest bios of our motherboard doesn't support this video card.

Now, I ask you a question: since the Aspire 5930G is almost the same of the Aspire 5920G, might we use its bios on our laptop?
I noticed that the most important differences between the 2 laptops are limited to: the kind of processors (but i changed successfully my old T7300 with a quickier T9300 without any bad consequence, though i kept the same bios !!!) the Express Chipset Mobile Intel (but we have a dedicated video card so we should not mind it!!!!... i guess..), the Intel Wireless WiFi and the video card.

What's your opinion?

@ Jasperones
I've read that the code name of the 9600m video cards is NB9P, but are you sure that the video card you ordered is a GT and not a GS version?
Why is "GS" in the code name of your video card?

Edited by DanDam, 04 January 2009 - 02:31 PM.


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Posted 04 January 2009 - 02:32 PM

Hi all,

I have an Aspire 5920G and i'm interested in the matter of this thread.

I've read on several forum that many people tried to upgrade their 5920G from the 8600m GT to the 9600m GT unsuccessfully, because, probably, also the latest bios of our motherboard doesn't support this video card.

Now, I ask you a question: since the Aspire 5930G is almost the same of the Aspire 5920G, might we use its bios on our laptop?
I noticed that the most important differences between the 2 laptops are limited to: the kind of processors (but i changed successfully my old T7300 with a quickier T9300 without any bad consequence, though i kept the same bios !!!) the Express Chipset Mobile Intel (but we have a dedicated video card so we should not mind it!!!!... i guess..), the Intel Wireless WiFi and the video card.

What's your opinion?


Using the BIOS from one machine on another? Enjoy your paperweight, Dan.
The fact that they are on different chipsets ALONE should warn you that this is a bad idea. The fact that you have a dedicated card means nothing - the chipset also handles hard drives, USB ports, RAM, and the communication between all the laptop's parts. BIG difference.

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 02:36 PM

Using the BIOS from one machine on another? Enjoy your paperweight, Dan.
The fact that they are on different chipsets ALONE should warn you that this is a bad idea. The fact that you have a dedicated card means nothing - the chipset also handles hard drives, USB ports, RAM, and the communication between all the laptop's parts. BIG difference.


Oh ok, thanks

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Posted 06 January 2009 - 01:52 AM

I am also looking for any possibility on installing 9600M GT on my acer 5920g. After googling, found out there is non-success case so far.

question: If we able to get Acer Bios 9600m gt, the chances of success if higher than original nvidia bios :) ?

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 08:03 AM

So did anyone get anywhere with the 9600 GT?

I am waiting for my 9600 GT MXM to arrive through the post!!!

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 08:44 PM

You had ordered the card already? I'll be grateful for some response :)

Guys I have something in my mind - could it be restricted from the laptop's BIOS. If yes, can we mod the BIOS somehow. I'm thinking this way, because there are people with Acer BIOS 9600Ms that are saying that it don't work :)

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 09:37 PM

why buy a card that has been test not to work

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 07:43 AM

i ordered the card because i think that it just is a BIOS restriction because the heatsink doesn't fit right on the 9600 chip.
If we can remove that restriction and mod the heatsink a bit then i believe we can$ make it work. i intend to work on that

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 07:55 AM

And I think that it is a BIOS restriction. If that don't work, you could try to change to code in vBIOS of the 9600, to recognised like 8600. I think that that should do the trick :)

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 09:23 AM

how can u change the vbios if it will not even post

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 04:52 PM

So, we cant upgrade to 9600m at all?

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 10:22 AM

Apparently not, but I don't know if anyone has done it properly. If you buy a card from Ebay (like most of the people here) you have to be very carefully. I bought one last year from someone in Germany and he sent me one that was clearly the 8600M GT 512MB. I don't know if he did that by mistake or he was trying to get rid of the 8600M GT card that he had put the Acer 9600M GT bios on it. I tried to install it anyway but I had no luck. I was getting black screen even though the laptop was loading the windows and everything (as I was able to play CDs). I sent it back and now I am like you, waiting for someone to report something interesting. Just be sure whatever you buy is the right one. It is really unfair no being able to install a MXM II card on our Acer 5920G since that's the reason we bought it. Acer should provide help on that matter and not reply with just "Sorry, it's not possible" without explaining why. I hope the new Ati mobility 4000 series MXM 2 are compatible with 5920 so we can get one.