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Acer Ferrari One + Fujitsu Amilo Graphicbooster = Working! Who needs the Dynavivid Dock?! (Update)

A couple of days ago I received an email from Acer which said that there is no confirmed release date for the Acer Dynavivid docking station.
So I decided to order the Fujitsu Amilo Graphicbooster instead with the XGP-interface and a ATI Radeon 3870.
Yesterday it arrived and I tried it for the first time: After some driver issues it finally worked, even on the internal LCD-Screen.

Mass Effect looks beautiful with all effects turned on and I scored 5432 in 3DMark2006 without tweaks. Crysis is also playable with high settings and 2xAA.

More soon…

Update: I have added a video:

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  1. simone
    February 11, 2010 at 09:06

    hi I’m interested to buy the Amilo graphicbooster for the same reason… I’m in Italy and I can buy it also in germany without problem, but I don’t know where!! Could you please tell me where did you buy it? (and the at what price)

    Is it difficult to make it work with the ferrari one?

  2. Nicolas293
    April 21, 2010 at 16:45

    Hello I have the same configuration: acer ferrari one + graphicbooster amilo hd3780 and I do not find the driver to play on the internal ecran.
    You can give me the driver that to use you please?

    • April 24, 2010 at 19:45

      You can use the driver from fujitsu or acer but only Version 8.631.1.0 …

      • Scuz
        August 11, 2010 at 16:46

        Yep same problem, I found that driver on the acer website but no XGP Technology tab in catalyst to configure it.

  3. luca
    May 12, 2010 at 23:43

    Hallo, i tried with the driver you mention, I got it from Acer, but no XGP control appears,can you please tell me how you did?
    i have windows 7 HP 64Bit
    Thanks

  4. June 4, 2010 at 17:59

    nice info, thanks for sharing

  5. doc
    July 19, 2010 at 21:26

    hi!
    can somebody tell me where to buy amilo graphicbooster??

  6. Cha
    October 6, 2010 at 17:03

    Hi, Im really interested in buying this Graphicsbooster for my Acer Ferrari one netbook.

    WHERE ARE THESE THINGS LOL DO THEY EXIST, ive seriously looked everywhere for one and i cant find them anywhere it’s so weird lol

    If anyone knows where i can get one delivered to UK please email me on Cha666@live.co.uk Thanks very much

  7. Ginjarou
    November 9, 2010 at 06:38

    I have the Acer Ferrari One AND the official Acer Dynavivid Graphics dock.
    I’m using the 8.631.1. drivers from Acer’s website.
    I can plug it in and it’ll recognise it perfectly but after 10 minutes of using it my system will lock up and I’ll get a blue screen.

    For the 10 minutes that it’s working, it’s running great!
    Can anyone suggest how I can fix this?

  8. Vince
    November 15, 2010 at 08:49

    Hi Mr7Words,

    I am Acer FerarriOne owner and I am interested in buying this Fujitsu Siemens Amilo, but I’m from Malaysia, may I know is there any way that I can get this? and what is the current price?

    Many thanks,
    Vince

  9. Cha
    November 20, 2010 at 18:47

    lol i still havnt been able to find it lol

    anyone help please?

  10. Nelson
    January 5, 2011 at 23:34

    Hi I only got 4592 with my Ferrari one and XGP HD 3870, is your one all stock or overclocked?

  11. Kunddizzle
    March 28, 2011 at 09:33

    Hi all. I’ve got a Amile Graphicbooster for sale. Its in Denmark but i can ship it for the rigth price.

  12. apinanj
    April 15, 2011 at 15:12

    Could you please tell me how to overclocked it?
    What program you were using it?

  13. Peter Kronenberg
    July 3, 2011 at 22:51

    I finally did it!

    Finally Ferrari + amilo Graphic booster = INTERNAL Monitor acceleration on Windows 7 64-bit!

    I managed to get hold on one amilo graphic booster and try it out on the Ferrari. Several blogs said that it wasn’t possible, that the amilo booster could not accelerate the internal monitor of acer’s Ferrari. Others said it could but only in windows 7 32 bits and so on…
    Well I have a Acer Ferrari F200 with 3 gb of RAM running the 64-bit version of windows 7.

    Thinking that the latest Acer dynavivid drivers would be best I installed them, which was a big mistake and whatever I did afterwards with different drivers from the Internet was useless and gave up.
    Two months later and for a total different reason I had the operating system reinstalled through the disk image recovery. Later I gave the amilo booster another try.
    This time I never installed the acer dynavivid drivers whose pop-up reminding window poped-up once in a while.

    This is how I did it (always in off-line mode and with anti-virus down):

    1 – I just connected the amilo graphic booster to the Ferrari. The Ferrari tried to find some local drivers for it, didn’t find some and said that it wasn’t correctly installed (only the left blue light of the booster remained on).

    2 – I rebooted (remained off-line and with no anti-virus) and still nothing happened and the left blue light remained on.

    3 – I then installed these Fujitsu drivers (not acer’s) whose knowledge of existence I don’t quite remember whom or which site I owe to. Anyway I got hold of the link from Fujitsu where I got them from, but simply don’t remember how I got there. Here is the link:

    http://support.ts.fujitsu.com/Download/ShowDescription.asp?SoftwareGUID=DD1621DB-CEDD-4EE2-9BDF-B7E4ADC73E5C&OSID=5347BF10-9275-45AE-B9E4-7BCFD719C92B&Status=True&Component=RS780M

    Unpacked the folder and executed the setup in it.

    The screen went blank several times, got small and big but in the end seemed like normal and it requested a reboot which I didn’t do immediately.

    4 – However a window poped-up ( automatically or after right-clicking on the desktop and selecting the catalyst control center, I don’t remember anymore) asking me if I wanted to accelerate existing video monitors (my Ferrari LCD monitor) or additional video monitors. I selected the existing monitor. Screen went blank and came again normally. But the amilo booster was now discretely humming and there were suddenly two blue lights on!

    Without rebooting ( I know, I should have) I tried to play Gothic 3 which was unplayable before and to my surprise it run smoothly 🙂

    I went back to the catalyst control center and on advanced mode or features when I looked up the Graphic hardware regarding the main adapter chipset instead of the radeon HD3200 there was 3870 written. Hurray!!!

    I rebooted and everything runs fine, I connected and disconnected the amilo connection cable several times and whenever I connected it it asks me which kind of acceleration I want existing monitors (internal LCD) or additional monitors (monitors connected to the amilo booster).

    I hope this solution and link is of use for anyone out there facing the same problems as I did.
    Please let me know if this solution was useful to anyone. Happy gaming!

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