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Does anyone know where you can get replacement LCDs? I'm sick of a max res of 1280x800
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Does anyone know where you can get replacement LCDs? I'm sick of a max res of 1280x800
i to want to replace my lcd with a wuxga screen, i want to 1920x1200, even though the 1440x900 is ok, if i could get one cheap i think i might do the swap
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Yeah, I'm looking to upgrade to something better as well, I know the 2600 can handle it just fine.
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Yeah, I'm looking to upgrade to something better as well, I know the 2600 can handle it just fine.
well i know my 9800mgts can handle a 1920x1200 in gaming because the 7811fx has a 1920x1200 if im not mistaking. i want the best screen i can get because this laptop already plays everything at max i have not tried crysis yet. so i need to know where i can get a screen like the 7811fx or the 7801fx has
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well i know my 9800mgts can handle a 1920x1200 in gaming because the 7811fx has a 1920x1200 if im not mistaking. i want the best screen i can get because this laptop already plays everything at max i have not tried crysis yet. so i need to know where i can get a screen like the 7811fx or the 7801fx has
Yes, the P-7811FX does 1920x1200.
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well i just replaced my t5550 with a used t9300 i just got off ebay (the buyer even included some free usb drives ^_^). and i know you guys just love pictures so here they are.

old cpu. that thermal pad on the northbridge? had to go


new cpu. thermal pad on the nb is gone, i added extra paste on it, because i didn't know how tight the sink came down on top of it.
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Does anyone know where you can get replacement LCDs? I'm sick of a max res of 1280x800
Ebay would be your best bet. I've seen 15" laptops with 1680x1050 and even 1920x1200, but a 1680x1050 would be perfect for you

Thanks for the Pics burrbit... Seems like your laptop is already a dust magnet looking at the fans
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well i just replaced my t5550 with a used t9300 i just got off ebay (the buyer even included some free usb drives ^_^). and i know you guys just love pictures so here they are.

old cpu. that thermal pad on the northbridge? had to go


new cpu. thermal pad on the nb is gone, i added extra paste on it, because i didn't know how tight the sink came down on top of it.
Yeah you should have just kept the pad dude. That much AS5 is going to heat up, spread about, and probably short something. I know when I replaced the thermal paste on the processor the northbridge was a bit lower than the processor and I just left the pad on.
Edited by TwIsTeDbOi - 3/2/09 at 5:13pm
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So I found some LCD screens on ebay for about 130ish, can I assume that as long as they are also 15.4 inch that they will fit my laptop fine? They all use the same wiring and mount points right?
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