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Found 7800Go MXM on ebay.


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Does Gateway use proper MxM modules ?

What version MB do you have, Sager (Clevo based as AW) needed to have a newer MB revision to take the go6800 Ultra + GPU's and higher output AC adaptor (210w I think)

You have some homework to do, to see if your current MxM board is the same shape/size

Not a bad upgrade if it fits and you have a go6600 or less so a go6800, probably not worth it if you have a go6800 Ultra.

Tell us on how you got on with it

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Great find. AFAIK, Gateway does indeed use standard MXM.

Great price, too! :)

EDIT: Really great price, just bought a few.

I left one 7800 for you. If you don't want it, please tell me so I can buy that one, too.

Should you find the last one gone, I'm willing to sell you one of mine, free off charge except for the shipping costs.

I hope you don't mind, I didn't buy the last one because I didn't want to deprive you of your card :)

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There is also a go7600 by the same ebayer here

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Ice Tea, you want that? If not I'll take it. It's a ###### good price.

Mike Check

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Ice Tea, you want that? If not I'll take it. It's a ###### good price.

Mike Check

Hi Mike,

I took 'm all, except for one I left for the topic starter :)

But watc out, they are all Type III, afaik.

ice-tea

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I actually meant the 7600 one. No way would a 7800 fit in mine :) sad but true. So do you want the 7600 one?

Mike Check

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AFAIK, that's a Type III as well.

Gateway tends to put 'm all on the same FF. Cool for Gateway owners that want to upgrade. No so cool for people like you that don't have the room for a Type III.

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so that 7600 go is on a type III board?

AFAIK, yes.

I'll tell you when I get them :)

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dang it. fate has it against me to never have a 7600go.

let me know my ffriend, and we'll see where to go from there

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dang it. fate has it against me to never have a 7600go.

let me know my ffriend, and we'll see where to go from there

Don't woirry, your time will come. :)

I'll get them sooner or later :)

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oh snap there all gone, well let me know how much ur asking for ice-tea i dont get payed till later today.

My bad i forgot to log in.

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My bad i forgot to log in.

Hi emonster,

I got to run, but I made sure there's still one for you. I'll set you up with one for the original price :)

Need your email though.

Ice-Tea

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dangit, evil type III :) . Ah well like zoomy I'll wait for one for a type II. *proceeds to wait*

Mike Check

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(sits down next the Mike)

looks like we;ll be here a while

I have an amilo M3438g with 6800 go... and i have bought a gateway 7800 to put in...

I am waing for it..it's coming...

I don't kinow if i will have problem..

Does anyone know if there is some problem of compatibility?? :)

If it works....i'll sell my 6800go for another lucky MXMIII owner!

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I have an amilo M3438g with 6800 go... and i have bought a gateway 7800 to put in...

I am waing for it..it's coming...

I don't kinow if i will have problem..

Does anyone know if there is some problem of compatibility?? :)

If it works....i'll sell my 6800go for another lucky MXMIII owner!

It shouldn't be a problem. Let us know :)

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It shouldn't be a problem. Let us know :)

Do you think i will not have any problem??

undervolt... the AC adapter?

What about the termal problem that i sholud have?

ooooooo if it's' work i'll be very very happy owner of the amilo.....

I will report to you!!

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Do you think i will not have any problem??

undervolt... the AC adapter?

What about the termal problem that i sholud have?

ooooooo if it's' work i'll be very very happy owner of the amilo.....

I will report to you!!

The voltage wouldn't be a problem as the main power is drawn directly from the battery and localy converted.

The 6800 and 7800 are just about the same as far as power consumption goes, afaik, so there shouldn't be a difference thermally or AC adapter wise.

AFAIK, both gateway and FSC use modules with 46mm mounting holes.

The only possible problem I see would be with with the insertts in the thermal mounting holes. You may have to remove/adapt one or more.

If you want to help out me and the others: take pictures of every step of the way so I can make a 'how to' guide. And benchmark your system before and after :)

If I can help, let me know.

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It shouldn't be a problem. Let us know :)

definitely let us know... this is like the only place on the internet it seems interested in MXM. i really want to see if everything works so i can upgrade my 6800 go in a little while... also, i heard the GTX cards are thicker does anyone know this for sure??

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definitely let us know... this is like the only place on the internet it seems interested in MXM. i really want to see if everything works so i can upgrade my 6800 go in a little while... also, i heard the GTX cards are thicker does anyone know this for sure??

Not yet upgraded, but this fotos are good to explain the work to do...

http://www.hwupgrade.it/forum/showt...79&page=1&pp=20

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