Thread: building an IBook from parts
12-04-2003, 08:44 PM #1NiceneGuestbuilding an IBook from parts
I can't afford a complete system, so I have decided to build a clamshell IBook from parts. What is the complete liost of parts I need? Also wehre can I buy them? I have a budget limit of $130 I want Tangerine, Lime, or Blueberry. Can anyone help me?
12-04-2003, 09:05 PM #2
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I don't think what you are looking to do is possible
12-04-2003, 09:29 PM #3
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Check out eBay and buy one for 130$..
yeah what your trying to do is very very hard.. maybe in tower form its possible.
12-05-2003, 11:18 AM #4NiceneGuest
I tried to look on ebay, but they all get pushed up to prices much higher than $130. I see parts availible all the time like mobo's and memory, screens and cases, so it should be possible to build one from the seperate parts.
12-05-2003, 12:03 PM #5
while its possible to build it from parts, you probably wont save any money. the screens themself are at least $100, and looking on eBay, i couldnt find one less than $130. and then youd need a case, keyboard, video card, laptop HD, sound card, motherboard, etc..
I think youd be best holding on to the $130 and saving up a few hundred more and getting a complete one.
08-22-2004, 05:19 PM #6ancorderGuestI can help!Originally Posted by Nicene
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