I see that some people have gotten their 8600GT's to in their Alienwares based on the uniwill platform. My question is, any pics of what you used? What version BIOS did you use? Did you have to flash any specific VBIOS to the card and if so do you have a link? Did you DVI port still work?
8600GT in a Uniwill Alienware m5550 m5750
and this forum, too. The worst problem is that with a 512 MB card 4 GB system memory doesn't work - just 2 GB AFAIR.
I am pretty active on Notebookreview and here is a link to my progress thread detailing what I did and providing benchmarks.
I would be happy to elaborate on anything. I am currently running the 4850 at full clocks with an overclocked T7600G & 4GB of ram