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Mousepad.
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Break it apart and use all the components as wall decorations for your office or room,
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post #23 of 35
My old laptop just sits in my kitchen and pretends to be a really bad cookbook/reference tool.

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http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9790...80-laptop.html

run an external gtx 580 for FAH lol
His laptop probably only has a USB-2.0 connection, so the word "bottleneck" doesn't even begin to describe how much of a performance hit that 580 is taking.
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Mod it into a tablet by getting a touch-screen for it. Might be bulky, but would be a fun project.
    
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post #25 of 35
Make a kitchen PC.
Also Checkout this link for ideas.
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i'm using an outdated laptop...

seriously! celeron m 430 @ 1.73 and 504mb ramz
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I still use my laptop (almost 6 years old). I don't know if I would consider it outdated. It has an intel core 2 duo 2.1GHZ cpu, discrete gpu (Geforce 7300...128MB), and 1 GB of DDR2 RAM. My only real problems with the laptop are the hard drive (only 80GB) and it's running Vista.
Edited by Zmanster - 10/21/11 at 5:48am
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Make a kitchen PC.
Also Checkout this link for ideas.
Awesome links. Thanks for sharing.

@OP - these are great ideas!
    
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I still use my laptop (almost 6 years old). I don't know if I would consider it outdated. It has an intel core 2 duo 2.1GHZ cpu, discrete gpu (Geforce 7300...128GB), and 1 GB of DDR2 RAM. My only real problems with the laptop are the hard drive (only 80GB) and it's running Vista.
lol... my sig rig I just replaced. It's also six years old. But it still does ok gaming, reports and crap. I'm just passing it along to my kids. It'll do fine for their use. Only issues are 100gig hd and the batteries are long since dead (both cmos and laptop one).
    
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lol... my sig rig I just replaced. It's also six years old. But it still does ok gaming, reports and crap. I'm just passing it along to my kids. It'll do fine for their use. Only issues are 100gig hd and the batteries are long since dead (both cmos and laptop one).
That laptop of yours was top of the line in its day, though!!
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