Bad GPU or Bad Screen?

Discussion in 'Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)' started by thegreatsquare, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. thegreatsquare

    thegreatsquare Notebook Deity

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    Screen is now totally dead, but external works fine with no issues.

    So it seems I need a new screen.

    ...or to put it another way: "My gaming laptop is broken, but it's not as bad as I feared. Yay!" :D
     
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    Care to elaborate?

    ...what mod?
     
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    Adding the missing power FETs to the top of the card.

    [​IMG]
     
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    So I've been waiting ~2 weeks for payday so I could afford a new screen and have been using external monitors in the meantime. Up until today the screen has come on again, but with the same random horizontal lines.

    ...of course now, just today ...because I can afford to go show the problem to someone...

    ...the laptop's screen had ~6hrs of no issues whatsoever.

    So.... loose connection?

    -Is there more than one connection?

    -What's the probability that the connector on the mobo could itself be faulty somehow?

    -Is there anything else I should look at.

    While I have the money to fix the problem, I probably don't have the money to waste fixing everything it might be trying to find the real problem ...so I'm trying to narrow it down.
     
  5. Kevin

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    Have you popped off the frame around the screen and checked the LCD cable?
     
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