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HP Envy x360 with 1440p screen?

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So I bought a refurb HP Envy x360 with the AMD FX 9800P and recently discovered I could set the screen resolution to 2560x1440 despite HP advertising this machine as only being capable of 1920x1080. Has anyone else bought one of these and found they could change the resolution to 1440P? I was thinking maybe since mine is a refurb that it was originally returned for some kind of screen issue and they replaced the screen with whatever they had lying around that day, which could well have been a screen meant for a Spectre, and not an Envy, since the Spectre does come with a 1440p screen. Would a mistake like this even be possible? It came in an Envy box and it says Envy everywhere on the laptop where it should say it. There is no external evidence that this might actually be a Spectre and not an Envy. So is this a fluke or all of these capable of displaying 1440p instead of being limited to 1080p as advertised?


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Its a 1080p panel and the amd driver is letting you basically fake 1440p if I had to guess. It is called virtual super resolution
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Its a 1080p panel and the amd driver is letting you basically fake 1440p if I had to guess. It is called virtual super resolution
Yeah I second that. My gtx 1080 does that with my monitor but I generally don't use it.