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I'm planning on turning my old laptop into a HTPC. The mobo is roughly 27cm by 10cm so can I put it to a custom case? Answered

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orksecurity (author)2011-05-21

Why bother? If you care about looks, you could put the whole laptop behind a false front... but mine just lives on the shelf with the other components.

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cyberraxx (author)orksecurity2011-05-21

I had thought of that but the screaming fan kicks in after 20-30 mins every time the lid is closed and gets very hot. tried replacing fan but the housing is shot.

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lemonie (author)cyberraxx2011-05-21


"Screaming fan" - it's the middle-frequency-noise in that clip.

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