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Laptop Screen Resolution / Graphics Card

Hi. I have a 17'' HP 8710p which has a good graphics cardbut the resolution is 1440 x 900 Max. It is VGA but had I have had the other SVGA or WXGA (something like that) then I would get a better resoltuion with tiny crisp fonts and more screen viewing.
I do have an old broken HP laptop - an HP Presario 1500 which also has a good graphics card but that screen was 15.4'' and it had a way higher resolution (somewhere like 1680 x 1400..cant remember)..
Would it help if I used that old graphics card in my new pc to get a higher resolution???

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Your graphics card is on board meaning that it is attached to the motherboard in a way that you cannot detach it.....the wsxga version of the hp 8710p is able to get a higher resolution but yours unfortunately will not go beyond 1440 times 900

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Without researching thru alot of tech sheets I would doubt that the old card would work in the new laptop.

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