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X230 white spots on screen

#1 Post by ThorOfAsgard » Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:41 pm

I have an X230 (non-tablet) with a few white spots on the IPS display. They're generally only visible on light/bright backgrounds, but they're still moderately annoying. I was thinking of replacing the screen, but if I'm going to spend the money, I figure I might as well up the resolution to 1080p or 1440p. Which is the easier mod to do? I'm hoping for something somewhat painless and quick.

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Re: X230 white spots on screen

#3 Post by jdhurst » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:51 am

How bad / how annoying? I see some pale blue spots (size of a thumbprint) on a blue background. I just ignore them. The machine is not new and is my Windows Insider machine. I use an X1 now as a daily machine. So if you can live with the imperfections, your money would be better invested in something new

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Re: X230 white spots on screen

#4 Post by ThorOfAsgard » Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:34 am

After watching Louis Rossmann go through the solder job of installing a 1080p screen, I said f-that. So I just ordered a new 1366x768 IPS screen. The OEM screen was actually more expensive than the 1080p...go figure. But at least problem solved now.

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