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Alienware 18 screen on m18x r2, let's answer this definitively.

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There are many places that talk about the idea of using the 2013 Alienware 18 screen panel or screen assembly on the previous m18x r1 & r2.

What I would like to find out, definitively, is could this panel be transplanted into the older generation which honestly isn't the best quality.

Alienware 18 has a PLS based screen made by Samsung, which will have all around a better picture as compared to most TN based panels (especially the one found in the m18x).

What needs to be discovered:

- Alienware 18 screen connector (after this has been answered we can continue to the next set of questions)

Is it LVDS 40 pin? Something else?

Next up:

- Alienware 18 screen assembly dimensions and construction

Is it possible to just use the entire 18 screen assembly?

**PICTURES!

**MEASUREMENTS!

This should just about cover what we would need to then allow me, or someone else, to proceed with actual testing.

Everyone's help would greatly be appreciated!

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