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W701 fx2800m - HP parts :(

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Jefferson
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W701 fx2800m - HP parts :(

#1 Post by Jefferson » Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:51 pm

I purchased fx2800m on ebay for my W701 because the temp was running too high and throttle with my old one.

Upon receiving it, I noticed that it has HP parts number on the sticker, which leads me to believe that it's originally for the HP laptop.

is it compatible with W701?

I googled a bit but the only reference I found was that HP-labeled fx2800m runs on W701 "imperfectly"

don't know what that menas...

anything helps! thanks
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With the original box and documentation : 600, 380XD, 385XD, X24, X30(10th Anniv), T42p, T43, R52, W700ds
Without : 385XD, 600X, 770X, W701, T420, T430, T520, X230
Not working & for parts : At least a dozen
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Re: W701 fx2800m - HP parts :(

#2 Post by wujstefan » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:08 am

Some of them work well, some won't work at all.
The best way is to check it!

I have seen reports claiming those GPUs that are built on light green plates worked fine. Still, never tested it this way.
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Re: W701 fx2800m - HP parts :(

#3 Post by TheForgottenKing » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:59 am

I doubt that the throttling issue was with the GPU, it was probably your cooling system. If you want, I have a spare 2800M I could sell.
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