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Can I replace the screen with a hi resolution one?

I have a 1280 x 800 screen that needs to be replaced. Can I replace it with a 1680 x 1050 one without any other changes? The unit has an nVidia 9300m GS video board.

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  • Manuel Murret
    Manuel Murret Jun 01, 2014

    The video board is capable of providing the higher resolution.

  • Ramano Parks
    Ramano Parks Jun 01, 2014

    If the video card or the onboard video is capable of prodcuing higher resolution but you can only get it up to 1280 X 800 then it will be a driver or software limitation that is holding you back and not the type of screen that was shipped with the laptop.

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Good day Manuel
No you cannot, the resolution of your laptop is not provided by the screen of the laptop it is generated by the video card, so if in your current settings the highest resolution you can turn your laptop to is 1280 X 800 then that is the most you are going to get.

The best you can hope for is to update to the latest video card drivers and software and maybe just maybe you may be able to increase the resolution but that is not a gurantee.

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