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Alienware m5550 nVidia Go 7600 w/ 256mb burned out


greatbacon

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Well, a couple of weeks ago my graphics card burned out on my laptop. Looking around online i found a 8600M GS MXM card, but when i installed it, my computer would only display in 800x600 resolution w/ 16-bit color. I installed new drivers, but it still didn't work, so i sent it back. I've done enough research to know that my computer is in fact a MXM compatible laptop, and that in theory most 8x class nVidia cards should work in it, but I'm not sure if that card was just a dud or what. If anyone could help clear this up and provide some advice on getting a new card, that would be great.

Much Thanks, Greatbacon.

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You must install laptop motherboard bios version 2.06 then works the card fine i have a 8600mgt installed.

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