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I am thinking of getting an rMBP soon because the screen looks really amazing! But, it has a 750M which is a POS with 384 cuder cores. And the screen is 2880x1800, meaning that all of my games will need to be downscaled. What BGA layout does a 750M have and what BGA layout does a 770M have? I am asking because it would be interesting to solder one on to a rMBP. I realize that it may need to have a little firmware update done to make it accept the new GPU, but once that's done it should work. Worst things worst, I will just be stuck on the iGPU. I'm not getting one of the MSI HD notebooks because they have a 16:9 screen, and if I wanted that I'd just tape a small 4k TV to the laptop.
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