Any1 know if the 7800 upgrade will be available for the 9300 too?
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9/19/05 at 9:32am
Originally Posted by tentonine
As I said above, if you use the hacked BIOS that has been made available on this forum, then the 9300 is an XPS2 - you only need the northbridge heatsink and XPS2 power adapter, neither of which are very expensive. As other people have 9300s working with 6800 Ultra cards, that shows that the upgrade will be possible if you are prepared to use this hacked BIOS (and can get someone on the forum to send it to you).
Originally Posted by Groove75
I'm getting off on a tangent, but I think the important thing is for 9300 owners to realize that we don't have an "extreme gaming notebook" and there's no major reason for Dell to spend a large amount of money on R&D just so they can "make" a new Nvidia card fit in a 9300 when the typical demographic of 9300 owners are not "extreme gamers" who would necessarily want or need an upgrade. It makes sense with the XPS2, but not the 9300. Just my 2 cents.