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i need help building a laptop

by bigboy7foru1 / March 13, 2008 1:09 PM PDT

I need it to have a 2 gig hard drive, 1 gig of ram, a very good Graphics/ Video card.. i need to be able to have dual monitors and an s-video out to send to projectors, if you have heard of Media Shout it needs to be able to run that program.

if you can help me put one together that would be awesome... and also i wanna stay kinda on the cheap side but i want a good computer.. its for a church


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Just so you know, that's dead on arrival.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 13, 2008 11:47 PM PDT

Laptop cases, motherboards and "parts" are not like desktops. You don't build a laptop like you can with a desktop.

As such you should be very frustrated in your efforts.

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"A 2 gig hard drive".
by Kees Bakker / March 14, 2008 12:13 AM PDT

That's rather small, especially in combination with 1 gig of Ram. But you might be able to find a second hand from around 1999. However, it won't be the usual 2.5" size that fits in a laptop.

By the way, can you tell why a church would need a high-end game-quality video card?


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what do you recomend
by bigboy7foru1 / March 14, 2008 2:00 AM PDT
In reply to: "A 2 gig hard drive".

any ideas for me???

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(NT) Go shopping. Or build a desktop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 14, 2008 2:01 AM PDT
In reply to: what do you recomend
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whats cheaper
by bigboy7foru1 / March 14, 2008 2:23 AM PDT

my friend used to build computers but its just to expensive to build them now

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It's never been cheaper!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 14, 2008 2:26 AM PDT
In reply to: whats cheaper

Let's see, 500GB drive for under 99 bucks. Complete desktops well under 400 and more.

I've never found the PCs so cheap. Unless you are in some part of the world that has been import duties.


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Building them
by bigboy7foru1 / March 14, 2008 2:53 PM PDT

im talking about building them your self

it cost more to buy all the parts to build it doesnt it

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Not here...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 14, 2008 11:18 PM PDT
In reply to: Building them

Between friends, family and the dumpsters there are many parts we recycle. For instance there is now an abundance of CDRW drives that still work.


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by bigboy7foru1 / March 15, 2008 11:54 PM PDT
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ok kool

ill be looking for computers that aren't need for parts

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