Can I make my own M11x?

I want one, but I can't afford to buy one outright, and saving never really seems to happen for me, so the plan is to buy a bargain Dell XPS M1530 and a spanking new 9-cell battery, throw in a refurbished M11x motherboard (all off of ebay), use the existing hard drive, buy some cheap RAM, a core i5 CPU and a graphics card over the next couple of months, but I've heard changing components out of Dells is tricky, and to be honest I've got no idea, I've never really got involved in the bleeding guts of a laptop before.

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Just one question.

Do you expect it to work? I don't.

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Okay, but why not?

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Why would it work?

I'm guessing that you built a few desktops and are think laptops are the same. Getting the parts off ebay finds too many dead parts.

The outlook for such a project is dim.

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