Upgrade P870KM1- 60Hz to 120Hz QHD - What's required?

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  1. cope123abc

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    Hi guys, to go from a 60Hz to a 120HZ QHD, do i simply need a replacement screen ?

    Will the EDP cable be okay to use?

    Also to carry out the procedure, is it a case of simply removing the screen bezel and swapping them over
     
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    Yes @bennyg is correct. A 1440p 120hz screen will work ONLY on a 4 lane 40 pin edp connector as it takes up the same bandwidth as the 4k panel...
     
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    However there is a certain 1080p 144hz panel that can work on 30 pin with degraded colour reproduction. (Basically looks like trash compared to a normal 1080p panel)
     
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    Okay thanks guys - appreciate this !!
     
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    It's a pain to swap out the cable but possible.
     
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    Yeah it's the heap ton of screws that discourage me :D

    Otherwise its fairly simple to open.
     
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    Generally the easiest way is to sort them into the pattern they go in on each layer and take pictures as you go.
     
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    thanks guys apprciate the replies - wasn't for me, but for somebody externally asking :)
     
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