Building Your Own Laptop

  mark3986 17:10 10 Jun 2009
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does anybody have any helpful and useful tips on building your own laptop??e.g where get the memory from and HD,motherboard etc and any other useful tips and advice??

  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:23 10 Jun 2009

click here It is not a task that I would ever contemplate.

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  jack 17:35 10 Jun 2009

I would not have thought it possible.
Perhaps Mark may be better served to acquire a scrap example and have a bit of practice to see how it goes before shelling out loads of money.

  citadel 20:14 10 Jun 2009

ocz have barebones laptops but there are only 3 or 4 components to add.

  interzone55 20:41 10 Jun 2009

All computer suppliers tend to purchase a laptop carcass, be they Apple, Lenovo, Dell, HP etc.

The carcass will include the case, motherboard, screen & keyboard. All the supplier will add is CPU, RAM, optical drive and hard drive.

There are so many things that can go expensively wrong when building a laptop I wouldn't even start but if you do try one thing I would advise is that you make absolutely, positively 100% sure that the display you buy fits the case and is compatible with the graphics chipset on the motherboard.

When I did PC repair we would have 4 or 5 makes of each size & resolution screen, because some screens just wouldn't work with some chipsets...

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