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I been looking at some dirt cheap laptops on eBay and most of them have 15.4 inch LCD's that have cracks and i have a fully functional vostro 1510 with a 15.4 inch LCD. Is it possible to use that LCD on Precision M4400 that came out in the same year?
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I been looking at some dirt cheap laptops on eBay and most of them have 15.4 inch LCD's that have cracks and i have a fully functional vostro 1510 with a 15.4 inch LCD. Is it possible to use that LCD on Precision M4400 that came out in the same year?

The chances are extremely low, it would have to be the exact same model screen and im not sure how you would go about checking that without buying it. from my experience almost all laptops use a different screen even when you are nearly certain it should be the same. companies love changing it on every laptop they make.
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The chances are extremely low, it would have to be the exact same model screen and im not sure how you would go about checking that without buying it. from my experience almost all laptops use a different screen even when you are nearly certain it should be the same. companies love changing it on every laptop they make.

it should be similar, contrary to popular belief

you can check the exact panel model by reviews, most non-n00b websites like notebookcheck does state the name of panel the laptop uses

the only difference is in the cable positioning and how you're going to transplant the LCDs around
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