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Portege 7020 case

I have an old laptop and would like to use the chassis but fit a new motherboard so that I can upgrade the laptop to Windows XP. Is it possible to get motherboards to fit the Portege 7020CT chassis and, if so, where could I get one?

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Re: Portege 7020 case

Many laptops are specifically designed to be as compact as possible, and in this methodology the cases are often crafted to fit the motherboards exactly, with little waste of space, the cases are not designed to be "generic" so although you may be able to get a different laptop motherboard to fit. the Processor placement, cooling ducting, and cabling placements will most likely be different, also the pin outs for the monitor and for any ports may differ also...

This is not a mod I would usually reccommend, and I am just trying to let you know what you may be in for.

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