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Old 07-29-2007, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am trying to build my own custom job laptop and i don't want to spend a million dollar on an alienware lappy, so i'd like to know where i could get laptop parts... and for cheap... (right now my income is... zilch).

I tried Nvidia for the graphics card and they had some nice cheap ones but... i couldn't find LAPTOP graphics cards... see my delimma!? XP!!
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It's nearly impossible to build your own laptop, especially for cheap. There really is no way around just paying out your *** for a pre-built.
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*Sigh* okies.... thanx! I appreciate your help!
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OH!!! But would it be easy and cheap for a Desktop!!?? Hmm!? ^^!!
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Well look around Ebay you can get many many spareparts for laptops from there you would be shocked as to what you can find.
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Old 07-29-2007, 04:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Kool... how cheap do you think they'll go for? like percentage off I mean...

Oh... and how can I tell a laptop mother board from desktop, and hard drives???

I know about Graphics cards like, Nvidia geforce "GO" i an obvious... but what about other things such as sound cards and stuff. whats a good giveaway???
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Well size and shape have alot to do with it, also just search for laptop spare parts on Ebay. You can get a whole Laptop mother board for as little as £50 and the rest from £10 upwards. What I would do is find some laptop you like the specks of and look around on Ebay.

Also I saw somewhere that there are some some ware that some places do specialise on selling laptop type hardware you just have to look real hard for them, but give mini-itx.com - news a try they sell small form computer parts they might be able to help you.
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Awsome! Thank you so much! Personalized laptop here i come!!! WOOT!!
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Be sure to let us know how it works out, stay around and make your self known.
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Alrighty!
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