Building a Whitebox/Barebones Laptop

By munch2477
Jul 16, 2007
  1. Hey I'm looking to sell my old laptop and probably get around $400. I want to make my own laptop but i have no idea of what to get. I saw similar threads on building a pc and i was looking for some help on laptops. I guess i am looking to spend no more than $1200. Can anyone help me out here? Thanks
  2. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    I think you would be much better off buying a off the shelf laptop. Not to many regular people build their own laptops.
  3. munch2477

    munch2477 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 104

    yeah alright. I have heard that before but wasnt really sure. You recommend any brand? I was thinking alienware or dell
  4. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    Out of the 2 you ask about, Dell. Personally I would go with an IBM Thinkpad. But I don't know what you plans for the laptop may be.
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