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post #1 of 10
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Hey guys,

I have a 15.4" Screen that does 1366x768 natively.

I would like to grab a 1080p screen that fits,

I kinda know the answer already, 1080p would probably kill my frames and make it unbearable to play on. But I figured I would ask at least.

Seems like I'm better off just buying a more powerful laptop -- more than likely it would be most cost effective to buy a better laptop than it would be to replace the screen.

Thanks guys.

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post #2 of 10
Yea, 1080p would decrease your frames quite a bit and I don't know for certain but I would think replacing a screen would be way too expensive/not worth it.
post #3 of 10
Price of a new panel, plus the time and effort of dismantling your laptop to install it would probably make it more worthwhile to just sell your current laptop and buy a new one.

1366x768 to 1920x1080 is a pretty dramatic increase in resolution and would slow down games at the native res quite a bit.
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post #4 of 10
Well, you can use 1080p for a huge improvement when using Windows and surfing the web but just game at 1366x768 if gaming performance is an issue.
post #5 of 10
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yeah, B that makes sense... I'll just sell or give away my current laptop and then just buy a better laptop.

Nothing is wrong with gaming at 1366x768 I just would like to play on a 1080p screen for some reason.

I just think an i7, 8GB, 260m or greater laptop with a 1080p screen would be badass.
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post #6 of 10
why are you throwing all your money into laptops? you had a pretty sweet 1155 build before and you got rid of it
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post #7 of 10
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I just like portability for one, and I just don't want a desktop anymore. Don't get me wrong I loved my 2600k build, but I just want a laptop
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post #8 of 10
1049K vs 2070K. Double the pixels. Also GTX260M will not handle modern games 2008 + in that resolution. 720p screen is no bad for 15.4' laptop. If you want 1080p then look for a laptop with at least GTX460M.
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post #9 of 10
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Thanks zealot. The one I want is i7 2.0GHz quad, 8gb ram, 460m and 1080p with bluray

It's the Asus G73
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post #10 of 10
you might not be able to upgrade screen resolution, you gotta check the connection as well as if the bios supports it. someone tried with the laptop I have to put at least a 1600x900 screen and no go.
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