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    Question Laptop screen

    I have acquired the screen off a laptop, is it possibly to somehow plug it into a spare dvi port on my 8800GT?

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    Re: Laptop screen

    it will need the coverters etc to actually show the picture. Its not an easy job.
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    Re: Laptop screen

    Quote Originally Posted by format View Post
    I have acquired the screen off a laptop, is it possibly to somehow plug it into a spare dvi port on my 8800GT?
    in short no, not without buying a special card which is £150+ iirc

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    Re: Laptop screen

    Consider selling it on ebay, not sure how much it will fetch but buying new replacement laptop screens is very expensive.
    If I remember correctly HP charge £350 for a replacement screen for an nx6150 which only cost £460 to buy in the first place.

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    Re: Laptop screen

    Quote Originally Posted by format View Post
    I have acquired the screen off a laptop, is it possibly to somehow plug it into a spare dvi port on my 8800GT?
    how did you manage that?

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    Re: Laptop screen

    I friend got beer spilled over his laptop, so they decided to smash it up ( eejits )
    I asked if i could have the screen, which pretty much fine, and they said yes.

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    Re: Laptop screen

    Quote Originally Posted by format View Post
    I friend got beer spilled over his laptop, so they decided to smash it up ( eejits )
    as you do... lol

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    Re: Laptop screen

    Quote Originally Posted by format View Post
    I friend got beer spilled over his laptop, so they decided to smash it up ( eejits )
    I asked if i could have the screen, which pretty much fine, and they said yes.
    Is it just me or should people with that much money and that little sense not be alowed to own a laptop in the first place

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    Re: Laptop screen

    Like I said .... EEJITS

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    Re: Laptop screen

    You should have robbed the RAM, HD and CPU while you were at it
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    Re: Laptop screen

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    You should have robbed the RAM, HD and CPU while you were at it
    why not just save the laptop before it got smashed
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    Re: Laptop screen

    yeh its amazing what a can of IPA to get a laptop working again !

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    Re: Laptop screen

    THe HDD was smashed along with everything else.

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