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Can you just buy laptop cases or do you have to buy the laptop you want and change the parts?

Like desktops you have to worry about what kind of motherboard it is like atx or matx btx etc. Is there only one kind of size for motherboards in laptops?
post #2 of 8
Each laptop is proprietary. You cant really "build" a laptop.
    
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You don't build laptops, unless you're that guy with the ghetto notebook that look like explosives.
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post #4 of 8
You can't build one like you do with desktops. But if you are in the market for performance laptops, Sager is the way to go.
post #5 of 8
You can "build" laptops if you get the barebones, but no there is no ATX form factor for laptops where you can swap stuff.

You can change the RAM, CPU, Hard drive, optical drive, and (possibly) the video card on some models, but most cases you are limited to the RAM, CPU, HDD and ODD.
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Standard laptops like an HP or Dell, you can basically only upgrade HDD, RAM, and sometimes CPU.
post #7 of 8
There is no way you can buy cases, or really build laptops. Thats why we have desktops man.. But you can upgrade small factors like RAM and HDD's.
post #8 of 8
they best you can do is to buy barebones
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