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Eurocom Offering MXM 3.0b, Onboard GeForce GTX 800M Graphics Options in Laptops

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Eurocom offers a variety of fully upgradeable and customizable, high performance laptops that support the best available graphics, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series included. Having the ability to customize your system allows users to have the perfect configuration for their needs and pay for only what they need. A variety of performance levels are offered with the line of graphics to allow customers to choose the precise performance level.

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GPU is still not upgradable
 
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I like how they are keeping and maintaining the MXM module standard for Laptop Graphics. This really does make it easier to upgrade the laptops that support it. Though I highly doubt these new cards will work with my Sager NP8690 it does give me something to look forward too should I get a new laptop. It is very nice to be able to swap just about everything out of it.
 

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GPU is still not upgradable
True, cause Clevo still messes up the MXM implementation in the BIOS, it's horrible. The system shown above is a P570WM, and you need the latest mobo revision to get the 880m working. Yet in my Alienware M15x from Sept. 2009 the 880m works perfectly fine. Quality firmware matters.

While eurocom (as Clevo reseller) always promotes the "MXM capability" of their systems, it's far from the truth to say that a Clevo shell is future-proof due to upgradability, the firmware always messes this up even though the hardware interface is there. I'm under the impression Clevo does this intentionally, so they can sell more new systems.