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Upgrading a laptop screen

by Korix_ / August 27, 2017 5:42 AM PDT


I wondered if anyone could advise if it's possible to upgrade a standard HD laptop monitor and the difficulty in doing so? Details of my system are below to
if needed. I feel my system isn't being fully utilised with the monitor I currently have. Many thanks.

System Manufacturer: CYBERPOWER Corporation
System Model: FANG
BIOS: E179BICP.103
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
Memory: 16384MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 16260MB RAM
Page File: 9167MB used, 9525MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 12
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
Miracast: Available, with HDCP
Microsoft Graphics Hybrid: Supported

Display Devices
Card name: Intel(R) HD Graphics 530
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family
DAC type: Internal
Device Type: Full Device
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_191B&SUBSYS_11D71462&REV_06
Device Problem Code: No Problem
Driver Problem Code: Unknown
Display Memory: 8258 MB
Dedicated Memory: 128 MB
Shared Memory: 8130 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: LGD046E
Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.020Hz)
Output Type: Internal

Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GTX 1060
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Type: Full Device
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1C20&SUBSYS_11D71462&REV_A1
Device Problem Code: No Problem
Driver Problem Code: Unknown
Display Memory: 14176 MB
Dedicated Memory: 6046 MB
Shared Memory: 8130 MB

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Laptops being highly integrated.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 27, 2017 7:02 AM PDT

You have to ask the maker if they have a list of parts they would use on such a build. My answer is no, you won't be doing this.

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Laptops are designed and built piece by
by orlbuckeye / August 28, 2017 5:19 AM PDT

piece and typically they designed by the components use to build. Plus almost every laptop case is specific to the laptop build. The best solution is to get an external monitor if you want a higher resolution if it's possible.

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