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Alienware 18 CPU & GPU Upgrade...

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Hi guys, I have an Alienware 18 which currently has the 4700MQ and 2 x GTX 770M’s. Decided to upgrade the CPU & GPU. So I’ve ordered the 4940MX & 2 x GTX 980M’s. Read through the forums as there is a few posts where people have upgraded to the 980M’s but am still confused as some say you need to switch to pure UEFI and some say you don’t, also something about the second fan not working after the upgrade. So my question is what do I need to do. Can anyone give some input of what I need to be doing. I’m currently on bios A12. Do I just uninstall current GPU drivers and then do install, download new drivers and good to go or do I need to change boot option to pure uefi which is going to be a pain but have seen a post about some software which will let me make a partition in GPT on my current ssd and I won’t need to backup everything and do a fresh install. All input will be appreciated. Last upgrade I did was on a m15x where I swapped the 240m for a 7970m

 


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