I have an "old" (what, at least 2 years now?) m5550 laptop. The powersupply is finally giving out. It gets very hot, and the connector plug at the end is frayed, and I have to hold pressure on it to make contact.
Originally Posted by Spartan-117
Vista is bad for gaming.
I'll post up my Vista 32 Bit score later.
4.4 on 3D Business and Gaming.
Wow. Why am I getting a 3.5 on 3D Business and Gaming and you...
Here's a brief history of my m5550's life.
I originally bought it in July of 2006.
I ordered it with 2 GB of RAM, a Core "1" Duo T2500 @ 2.0 ghz, GeForce 7600, and Windows XP Professional. (By the way, the core...
There is actually an article on Gamesport about Crysis and hardware. In short, the system that will run Crysis maxed out at high res's does not even exist yet: (Kind of liked Armed Assault. Its impossible to max out an any current...
Ive dealt with him, and hes great. I bought an x1900 for my m5550. It ended up not working well (generated far too much heat), and Ice-Tea was very helpful all the way to the point of giving me a refund.
I'm the guy that did that m5550 video card swap.
I ended up putting the GO7600 back in, and returning the ATI x1900
The ATI was significantly faster, and really made gaming (at decent settings) possible on the m5550.
Ive been running 4GB in my m5550 for almost 5 months now. Got it off new egg for UNDER 300 bucks. Works great with Vista 64. I bought the ram below:
2GB dimms for notebooks...
After further consideration, it may or may not be the fault of that BIOS file, in regards to what happend to me.
Anyone with a 5750 or 5790 who wants to try it, go ahead. But anyone with a m5550, DO NOT try it!
Do NOT download this BIOS
It has a password, that is not published anywhere. You will be mailing your notebook back to alienware for a re-flashing of the BIOS, at your own expense.
Another spam/pirate/hacker website hosting bad...