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  • Forum Thread: {MOVED}Alienware M17x R3 AMD HD 6970M Black Screen...HELP!

    Hi, this is my first post here, so I apologize first for any inapropriate actions here. So I have an Alienware M17x R3 bought a year ago with a windows 7 x64. Few days ago, my screen was just flashing and went black in middle of my skype call... Not black black but the screen is still lit, but...
  • Forum Thread: System not detecting GPU - Alienware m17x 3R - ATI Radeon 6990m

    My system (Alienware m17x 3R) is not detecting my GPU card (ATI Radeon 6990m). Already tried to uninstall and install the GPU drive over and over, and even tried to reflash the bios. Got in the bios system and the discreet card appears as "not detected". What should I do now?
  • Forum Thread: M17X R3 AMD 6970M Running at PCI 1.1 after switching back to dedicated GPU

    Hi, I sometimes use my integrated Intel GPU while working, but I have noticed that when I switch back to the dedicated 6970M GPU it only operates in PCI 1.1 mode (GPU-Z reports 'PCI-E 2.0 x16 @ 1.1'). The only way to get the GPU running at 2,0 again is to reboot. Does anyone know ahow to...
  • Forum Thread: Alienware M17xR3 Windows 8 Drivers

    I need drivers for my Alienware 17xR3. The battery life is only 1 hour by default, no graphic card switch, even when I switch it the graphic card the battery life remains the same cos of which the laptop gets really hot I have AMD RADEON hd 6870 1GB DDR3 When I try to download the Alienware BIOS...
  • Forum Thread: Intel and AMD video driver issue with m17x R3

    Hello! I have blank monitor issue like here Dell Vostro 3350 laptop monitor not being detected with latest Intel driver on Windows 7. I have m17x R3 Intel + AMD 6970M Switchable Graphics. I need latest Intel driver because: it supports QuickSync (I very often convert videos for iPAD...
  • Forum Thread: M17x R3 Hd6990M Drivers

    Hd 6990m drivers on the dell website are still 8.00, How do I download the latest ones from AMD? I really don't care about the switchable graphics, I think that's the only thing it won't work with the new drivers.
  • Forum Thread: DESKTOP | ALIEN AREA 51 FREEZE / CRASH

    Hello DELL Community . I have big problems with my ATI RADEON HD 5970. Ok the Graka works fine so far . System boots and i can work on Dektop ( checking mails , facebook , youtube etc. ) . But as far as wanted to start a game the system crashes after a short period of time . ( somtimes after 1 minute...
  • Forum Thread: HDMI Input showing offset/Broken Image

    HI, Im having a problem where when I hook an Xbox 360,Ps3,TV box/anything into the HDMI input of my M17x. I get a broken image with the bottom 3/4 of the image on the top, a grey line about 2 inches below center screen all the way from left to right edge of screen and then top 1/4 of image below it....
  • Forum Thread: Alienware m17x IGP switching problem

    I have the following problem with my new Alienware m17x-R4. When i am trying to switch between the integrated GPU and AMD 7970m using Fn+F7 keys my screen goes radiant green immediatly on the boot. I can log into OS and see the graphic cards changed from Intel HD to AMD but cannot do anything to get...