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I'm looking for any help in building a laptop. Suggestions? Answers? Volunteers? Answered

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

11 years ago

. I concur with the rest - possible, but not at all practical. . If you still want to try, GF's briefcase PC would be a good project to get your feet wet on and see what some of the difficulties in DIY miniaturization are.

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Sandisk1duo
Sandisk1duo

11 years ago

just buy a laptop with a crap CPU, low RAM, and Small hardrive upgrade the laptop by changing the CPU, adding maximum RAM, and switching the HDD

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

11 years ago

Not saying it can't be done, but unless you have the resources of an engineering dept and fabrication process at hand, it would be difficult to build a laptop. There are no kits available for the average user because laptops are highly integrated designs unique to each company that makes one. The miniaturization of a full size computer into one circuit board crammed into a tiny case makes it difficult to even reuse just a good display panel from a broken laptop to make something else. If you are thinking about making a tiny-sized PC that is portable, you might want to look into mini-ITX motherboards to base your design off of. You would have to pair that up with a regular LCD panel display. Good luck.

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thefunktopus
thefunktopus

11 years ago

Thats gonna be hard. I'm not sure if there are any non model specific cases out there, and you would have to get a custom motherboard so it would fit. If you do try to do this it will cost a LOT of money so my advice would be to build a traditional desktop or buy a laptop.