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Screen upgrade lenovo ideapad y500

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by binarychicken, May 1, 2013.

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  1. binarychicken

    binarychicken Thread Starter

    May 1, 2013
    I have a lenovo ideapad y500 with a 1366x768 screen, and I am looking to pop open the screen, and replace the panel with a 1920x1080 screen. Assuming that I purchase another 15.6 inch screen (size of the original screen), is this possible? A model of the y500 is sold with a 1080p display, and the graphics card in my model is more than capable of outputting such a resolution. I was just wondering if there is a chance that the connections between my laptop and new screen would not match as I do not know if there is some sort of standard port with screens. Thanks!
  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    You would need to find out the exact model of the 1080p screen was that was sold with that model and order the same one or compatible replacement model. Laptop screens are not universally interchangeable and you can't just buy any screen and connect it.
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