120Hz 3D Screen upgrade for Alienware 17 R1

Discussion in 'Alienware 17 and M17x' started by MogRules, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Striker1234

    Striker1234 Notebook Consultant

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    woodzstack Alezka Computers , Official Clevo reseller.

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    Thank You!!!
     
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    woodzstack Alezka Computers , Official Clevo reseller.

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    thing is, if you buy from someone they should support the sale, so if you have issues just contact them.
    They might ask you if you need a cable, and they might check what videocard etc.. I know I would
     
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    JustaPhotoGuy Newbie

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    I wish I had seen this thread a month earlier. I ordered the FHD screen from Dell 2 years ago and then lost the nerve to install it until last December. Dell assured me when I bought the display that I only needed to swap the displays and all would be good. No mention of the different cable. Needless to say, I bricked my baby when I put in the new display and the old cable. I called Dell Support and paid $259.00 to fix a 4 year old laptop. I shipped it off and didn't get it back for 50 days! Dell made 6 major frak ups and 5 minor errors on my repair but that's a story for another day. Dell got the motherboard running but didn't notice the old cable connecting to the FHD display and thus, didn't get the display going. They refunded the fee, shipped it back and I put the original display back in and was back in business an hour later.

    My question is: Did I brick the FHD display when I bricked the motherboard? Could I cause harm to the computer if I get the ON392W cable and try this again? Any other way to test the FHD display?
     
  6. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKS = That sucks!! STAHP! Dont buy FILTH...

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    @t456 can probably give you an answer on this.
     
  7. t456

    t456 1977-09-05, 12:56:00 UTC Moderator

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    Do you have the part nrs. of both screens? That is, not the Dell inventory numbers, but those on the stickers on the back of the display.
     
  8. JustaPhotoGuy

    JustaPhotoGuy Newbie

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    The original screen is the one that is installed and working now. I really don't want to go through the hassle unless you really need it. It is the screen that came with my Alienware 17 (there's no rev #) and is a 1600x900 matte display. The high gloss 17.3" FHD screen that I bought from Dell has the following numbers on the larger label attached to the plastic wrap:
    1240 17.3" FHD
    LTN173HT02 Samsung
    5WCI00605I
    DP/N OGN36T
    CN-OGN36T-21323-2A6-0040-A00

    And on the smaller label stuck to the metal:
    LJ96-05562A
    LTN173HT01-301
    Y12A053TTMP9RA852

    If you really need the numbers on the 1600x900, I'll take it apart tomorrow night.
     
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    t456 1977-09-05, 12:56:00 UTC Moderator

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    Nah, that's not necessary; run MonInfo and copy/paste the 'Raw data' section of the current screen.

    [​IMG]

    Using that we can trace back what is likely the correct screen series, which should be sufficient. Normally a review on Notebookcheck would've been fine, but none reviewed a 900p model.
     
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    woodzstack Alezka Computers , Official Clevo reseller.

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    both work. Avoid "-C01" ending versions.

    but the two listed D02 and P01 or even T01 should all work in M17X-R4 and AW17 AFAIK. I've personally gone through a few of each and had no issues, except the usual things like eDP cables broken or not perfect etc..
     
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