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HELP UPGRADING x1400 128mb to go 7600 256mb


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hi i have an alienware m5500i with an ati x1400 128mb i just bought the nvidia 7600 256mb i changed them it fits perfect but when i power up my laptop the screen is black it keeps restarting it turns on but after about 6 seconds it cuts off. is the card bad? do i have to upgrade my bios? do i have to install drivers before i swap cards? please help.

whoever helps i will send you my ati X1400 for free THANKS


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Did you ge that card from me?


no i did not urs is to expenstive for me i got it from a friend that works at clevo its brand new it comes with the heatsink. but i took it off in order for it to fit but everything fits fine but i turn on my laptop and it just cuts off every 6 seconds black screen not even illuminated black just dark black any suggestions?

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