Alienware 17 R4 Screen upgrade.

Discussion in '2015+ Alienware 13 / 15 / 17' started by Noiseless06, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. Noiseless06

    Noiseless06 Newbie

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    Hello I have a alienware 17 r4 with a gtx 1070 everything is great but the screen which is a 60hz 1080p panel so Im wanting to know If i could install a newer panel specifically the 120hz 1440p panel from the 17 refresh recently since the chassis is unchanged. I just want to know if i buy that panel would i have compatibility issues ? Any advice is appreciated. Thanks !
     
  2. tvdang7

    tvdang7 Notebook Evangelist

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    I have the 4k panel and I kind of want the 1440p 120hz panel. Does anyone know where to buy one?
     
  3. InvoluntorySoul

    InvoluntorySoul Notebook Consultant

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  5. InvoluntorySoul

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    you need to call dell and order from them
     
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    aldaris565 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Will i lose the Tobii eye tracking??
     
  7. Cobra99

    Cobra99 Notebook Consultant

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    No it's a separate module below the screen
     
  8. MogRules

    MogRules Notebook Deity

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    Wasn't the Gsync a different motherboard? I don't think this is as easy as just replacing the screen and cable like it was in previous gens.
     
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    aldaris565 Notebook Enthusiast

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    you just don't get gsync...
     
  10. tvdang7

    tvdang7 Notebook Evangelist

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    o really? so if i downgrade from 4k to 1440p 120hz i dont get the gsync properties?
     
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