While this thread is still rather junky, I've cleaned it up a little and made it easier for newer users to understand by listing cards that are not recommended in a different section.
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7/7/10 at 6:32am
I tried both of them, and they cannot even start (or at least no video at all neither on screen nor on external monitor, cannot remember).
X300 as itself is good (works in I-9300).
Can anybody advise something?
I have a shell with M90 mobo, M6300 mobo, video X300 and all the stuff such as CPU/memory/screen/housing etc.
If anyway I succeed using X300 on M90 or M6300 mobo I will get a laptop instead of a junk shell
|Alternative 9400/E1705/M1710/M90 cards**
Nvidia 6800 go vanilla
Nvidia 6800 go Ultra (heatsink mod)
Nvidia 7800 go GTX (heatsink mod)
**Please note that these cards also work with the 9400/E1705/M1710/M90 however they are not recommended. There are problems with both their function (see posts 17-23) and, in the case that the card has a dualpipe heatsink, its footprint/form factor. If the card on this list you intend to use for the 9400/E1705/M1710/M90 is dualpipe then you will most likely have to take the original heatsink off the card and replace it with a heatsink from a card recommended for your system (see recommended card list above).
There's nothing to lose. I baked my 7950GTX a good many times before it finally passed away. Dont forget to remove the heatsink and pipes before proceeding !