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marsh.miguel 5th December, 2005 10:48 PM

I want to build a custom gaming laptop!
 
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Like stated in the title, i want to build a custom laptop. The problem is I can not find anywhere that just sells bare bone laptop systems. I want to use an AMD FX-53 processor that I have in my desktop. I wanna either slap 2gb of RAM in there, or if thats not possible then I Will have to go with 1gb. I also want to use the 256MB NVidia® GeForce™ Go 6800 Ultra for graphics. For my screen I want either a 17inch or 15 inch widescreen LCD. Ill prolly go with what is cheaper. I want a clear screen thats good for playing games on it.

Basically I want to build a good gaming laptop (kinda a knock off of an alien ware cuz I dont have that much money to spend!)

Also I want to use one 100gb or 120gb hard drive, and sometype of external soundcard so i can dock it on my desk and hook it up to my speakers, monitor, keyboard, mouse etc.

What else do yall suggest?? You think i could maybe get an alienware laptop chasis of the internet somewhere? If not i need a good cheap barebones with just the board. No processor, GPU, RAM. I wanna put everything in myself. Im looking for a barebone thats under $500.

Comments are appreciated! Cheers!

-Mike

madcatmk3 5th December, 2005 10:50 PM

look at clevo nthey make alienwares laptops. building a laptop is hard to find the parts I abandoned the idea myself.

marsh.miguel 5th December, 2005 11:22 PM

you got a link?

-Mike

marsh.miguel 5th December, 2005 11:29 PM

i found it on your other thread. Anyone else got some input?

Thanks!

-Mike

cadaveca 5th December, 2005 11:32 PM

Good luck finding a 939 barebone. Turion(754) only, for most.

Exile69 5th December, 2005 11:42 PM

Anyone know where they carry a nice selection of Turion 754 barebones? I'm selling out and building one soon.

Phat Pat 5th December, 2005 11:50 PM

were you looking for something like this? http://www.abspc.com/diy/notebookdiy.asp

Exile69 5th December, 2005 11:53 PM

Yeah. I saw the DIY laptop video and review over at Tom's. I tried www.coboc.com, the site given in the review, and it redirected me there because apperently they merged with ABS. But yeah, that's basically what I'm after. Anything else? Thanks.

marsh.miguel 10th December, 2005 10:17 PM

well, i have decied against building a laptop. it was too hard to find the parts i wanted. i think img just gonna upgrade my desktop. Thanks guys!!!

-Mike


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