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Old 01-21-2011, 09:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm trying to replace my old laptop's motherboard, but so far only this site has it. It seems kind of expensive?
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Newegg doesn't seem to carry any laptop parts. So, does anyone know a good site to buy them?

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eBay? Not many places sell the motherboard. It is also a lot of work to replace that. You are better off getting a new laptop.

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You best place is either an online company that specializes in extra parts, ebay or craigslist. On ebay and craiglist you can sometimes get a good deal on a laptop and use it for parts, but even then you end up spending almost as much on that laptop for the MB as you would if you just purchased the MB from the manufacturer.

As for motherboards on laptops, its almost more cost effective to purchase a new laptop or a working used one then purchase a new MB because of the costs involved and the time it takes to install one.
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alright, thanks for the info.
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