My mi-R3 has burned up two video cards and a heatsink so far, but we only play one game game on it The Sims 3. My sons still works great but will only play WO. Sims 3 is at the top of what my computer is capable of, I know, but I’m tired of paying to fix this thing. Do you know if there are known good drivers happy to switch OS to XP or Vista if needed or is the card likely to be toast? Ultra Male Dec 11, Update Found that 3D was not running but taking your lead found another modded driver set:
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Stumbled at first as I was running Win 7 x32, ended up borrowing a cpu to get x64 installed, fatally flawed nvidia prog still wouldn’t do what it’s built to do, but used your mods to install manually through device manager and Your name or email address: T 2,0ghz intel i pm chipset this is same as i-r3 Edited November 6, by Polofons.
Hi i have a i-r3 and have upgradet to mgt mb this works fine you must install alienware bios2. Heatsink Mod and new heatpads neccessary. Posted July 26, Installed W7 fine, and the card runs with standard VGA drivers but shows minimal memory 14mb I can’t get nvidia drivers to load downloaded from nvidia site, just get “device not found” type message. Also can you post link to Alienware bios 2.
Sign In Sign Up. Here comes the problem: Posted July 1, Tweak Dec 1, Getting random game crashes though, probably due to overheating.
The downside is this bios will limit your ram to a max of 2GB. SteveP02Nov 25, Yes, my password is: Then put the bottom plate back on and tighten in the screws. Does anyone solve the overheating problem during games?
You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Sims 3 is at the top of what my computer is capable of, I know, but I’m tired of paying to fix this thing. The m5500l-r3 applied through the bottom plate and the foam rubber onto the heatsink is good enough to permanently run the laptop with this setup.
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How did you guys get it done? Posted January 20, My mi-R3 has burned up two video cards and a heatsink so viveo, but we only play one game game on it The Sims 3. For this card to work though, I read you need the v2. Cannon change fan speed though.
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My sons still works great but will only play WO. Notebooks and Desktops for Sale. As far a I can tell there is no other GPU in there and it’s the M that is being used to display at full res currently, so it’s not all bad! I got my from mxmupgrade though they have now replaced that with a faster