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Help needed modding my Compaq R3000 Laptop

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Found 13th May 2009
I want to mod my Intel 3.0Ghz R3000. I researched this a while ago and found info that there are a few unused ports on the mobo. Now im back to the idea i cant find the info! Any info i can find will help e.g. plans, over clocking, mobo drawings and any ideas for the mod would be appreciated.

Chucking it in the bin and getting a new one isnt modding before anyone suggests it!

5 Comments

dcx_badass;5194716

Just don't overclock a laptop.



agreed, a few mm of space and added heat just doesnt work...

dcx_badass;5194716

Just don't overclock a laptop.



awoodhall2003;5194726

agreed, a few mm of space and added heat just doesnt work...



Agreed. Don't do it unless you want to fry your breakfast on it.
http://i39.tinypic.com/28mh4sw.jpg

Predikuesi;5194790

Agreed. Don't do it unless you want to fry your breakfast on it.



looks yummy though...

Unless you can change the heatsink to something better, and get a better fan then I wouldn't bother,.

Original Poster

Ok got ya, will forget about the overclocking. Still want to jazz it up with a few mods! I was thinking internal irda for a multi media remote. Internal bluetooth dongle. Painting the case and replacing the compaq badge maybe with something opaque so i can stick led's behind it. Leds around the keyboard.
This is an old laptop now and is notorious for overheating anyway! What about water cooling in a laptop. Sounds stupid right but not impossible!

Lets have some ideas no matter how silly they may be..

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