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XPS 9500 Display upgrade from FHD+ to QHD+ or UHD+ or even Oled ?


TheQuentincc

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Hi, I recently got my hand on an XPS 9500 with a broken windows installation for cheap. I'm looking into a screen upgrade because I can't stand FHD anymore (and there is keyboard marks on the display...), the original display is a Sharp 15.6" 1920x1200, it seems like the XPS 9500 was also shipped with an LG with similar specs.
By looking at the LG specs it does use a 40pins eDP connector but only on 2 lanes when higher resolution needs 4 lanes. So that's why I wonder if the original cable in the XPS 9500 can be 2 lanes only (for cost reduction purposes) or if all XPS are fitted with a 4 lanes cables ? 

 

Also does someone ever tried an OLED display in the XPS 9500 ? I know the 9510 got it but I heard that OLED display needs to be specially supported by the laptop for the brightness to works properly.

Finally I wanna know what do OLED users thinks about their laptop display ? I heard windows cleartext or whatever isn't supported... but also that OLED display have a very short lifespan so I'm still hesitant about which display technology I'm gonna buy 😕

 

Thanks all 🙂

Desktop / I7 12700K @5/4GHz 1.24v / MSI Z690 Edge Wifi DDR4 / 32GB DDR4 B-die @4100c15 / RTX 3080 EVGA XC3 Ultra / Triple 27" 4k144 + 2*4k60
Precision 7550 / I7 10875H @4.3GHz all-core / 32GB DDR4 2933MHz / Quadro RTX3000 6GB @80W / 15.6" UHD 60Hz 10bits DCI-P3 HDR400 600nits / NVME / 95Wh

XPS 9500 / I7 10750H @3.2GHz all-core / 32GB DDR4 2933MHz / GTX 1650 Ti 4GB @50W / 15.6" FHD+ 60Hz 10bits, DCI-P3 / NVME / 86Wh

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I was the one that run an overclocked I7 3920XM @4.2GHz all-core in a M6700 with 32GB 2133MHz DDR3L, a Quadro P4000 and a 4k eDP display (also did dual LVDS/eDP internal display)

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