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Acer 4520G successfully upgrading from 8400M G to 8600M GS

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Acer 4520G has a not good quality GPU--8400M G.

Yesterday I received a Nvidia 8600M GS MXM card form ebay. Ha...ebay sells everything :)

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I successfuly upgraded my latop GPU Card to 8600M GS. The progress is very easy.

Now I can play "Need for Speed 11" and new game "Grid", felt life is good. :)

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Verry Nice, Can you tell me what laptop model you have? i'm planning to upgrade mine (not sure if it has MXM :[) and i have 8400M G (256MB) too

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EDIT: ######, Nvm, didn't read your post propperly.

Another Question: Will my Acer Aspire 7520 be compatible with the 8600?

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EDIT: ######, Nvm, didn't read your post propperly.

Another Question: Will my Acer Aspire 7520 be compatible with the 8600?

What type of GPU dose 7520 originally compate with?

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Verry Nice, Can you tell me what laptop model you have? i'm planning to upgrade mine (not sure if it has MXM :[) and i have 8400M G (256MB) too

As i told before: An 8400M G (256MB & "Up to 1024MB TurboCache)

Yes, it sucks arse. Assassins' Creed barely runs playable on 640x400 (or something like that) EVERYTHING on LOW!

So thats why i want to upgrade this little piece of s***, so i can play good games at decent quality, not having to play with AV on my TV so i can't realy see the low res..

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Another Edit:

Here's a pic of an (same as mine) aspire 7520 with the hood popped open:

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Can anyone on this forum tell, by the look of that immage, if that lappy has MXM?

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Another Edit:

Here's a pic of an (same as mine) aspire 7520 with the hood popped open:

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Can anyone on this forum tell, by the look of that immage, if that lappy has MXM?

No problem, go get one.

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Serious? :O

Maybe you can draw a circle around the card, 'cause I'm not into Hardware at all.

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Serious? :O

Maybe you can draw a circle around the card, 'cause I'm not into Hardware at all.

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Thank you so mutch Jora! Dang I'm happy now.

Will it be hard to fit the 8600m gs into this, any modifications needed?

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Thank you so mutch Jora! Dang I'm happy now.

Will it be hard to fit the 8600m gs into this, any modifications needed?

The 8600M GS I got is with Acer Nvidia Bios, I think you don't need to mod anything. Just plug in.

Could you tell me your 8400M G BIOS version? You can check it by runnning "EVEREST".

http://www.lavalys.com/

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And what about that 30sec beep i head about here on the forums, can I fix this?

Anyway, BIOS Version 60.86.51.0.21

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You need to buy one with Acer Bios.

Like this seller from ebay. Link

30sec beep is because of the Asus Bios 8600M GS(T)

Acer notebook with Acer bios GPU card........... :)

And what about that 30sec beep i head about here on the forums, can I fix this?

Anyway, BIOS Version 60.86.51.0.21

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Thanks for all the help jora! You a like the most helpfull person i've ever met on a forum. I'll post the results of the upgrade in here (If my parents let me buy the card >_>)

Thx

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added pictures for those who needed

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I also recently upgraded my 4520G from 8400m g to 8600m GT, not GS. Performance is superb. I bought it from China for $110.

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I also recently upgraded my 4520G from 8400m g to 8600m GT, not GS. Performance is superb. I bought it from China for $110.

There are so many kind of prices for made-in-China products. I even heard 8600 charged for US$3~50. Obviously, I don't wanna risk buying it. The technical people in southern China is good at reparing out-of-order products. As for myself, I still like made in Taiwan brand new products.

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There are so many kind of prices for made-in-China products. I even heard 8600 charged for US$3~50. Obviously, I don't wanna risk buying it. The technical people in southern China is good at reparing out-of-order products. As for myself, I still like made in Taiwan brand new products.

Mine was brand new, sealed in a box. It is made in Taiwan, but I bought it while I was in China. :) I guess the price would be even lower if one ordered a larger quantity.

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Help me people!! i changed my video card from 8400m G to 8600m GS but now my 7-pin video out won't detect the HDTV anymore. i use composite cable, the Pb/Br/Cy cables :)

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I also recently upgraded my 4520G from 8400m g to 8600m GT, not GS. Performance is superb. I bought it from China for $110.

Can you tell me where did you buy it for 110 $?

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cyclone93
Can you tell me where did you buy it for 110 $?

im chinese ill make you one :)

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im chinese ill make you one :)

Thanks how much 8600m gt in china with Acer bios? I have an acer 5520g.

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roflman it was a joke. i have no idea how to make graphics cards

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