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Originally Posted by mnkeyprince View Post
well, if there was as big a market for cutom laptops as there are for custom desktops, id certainly welcome it
I've thought about this before also.
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The problem is that you cant find motherboards to match any laptop shells.. Every laptop has a different arrangement of USB, E-SATA, HDMI, etc.. ports. If there was a standard size of motherboard and a standard case you could..
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post #13 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by mnkeyprince View Post
well, if there was as big a market for cutom laptops as there are for custom desktops, id certainly welcome it
I'd do it too. I've already decided that my next rig will be mini ITX. Why not go one step further and do a laptop? I enjoy a challenge.

Sort of OT, but I saw a a guy on a different forum who took the internals of a used macbook air with a broken screen and fit them inside a keyboard. That was pretty cool. Just a keyboard and a monitor. Looked even cleaner than an iMac.
    
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post #14 of 16
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You can.

http://www.rjtech.com/

It's cheap, too.
That's not really "building".
It's buying a barebones.
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Sure you can. You've just got to have the money.
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You can, it's just extremely pointless to do so. It'd actually be more expensive to do it yourself rather than buy it from something like Sager or whatnot. XD
     
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