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So I'm upgrading the DAUGHTERboard of my laptop

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3 years ago#1
Dell Inspiron 7520

Core i7-3632QM
Radeon 7730M
8GB DDR3
Intel Wireless 2230
15.6" Matte FHD

The replacement daughterboard ($10 from Dell) adds an mSATA slot and controller.

By swapping it out, I also technically upgrade the two of the four USB 3.0 slots and the ethernet jack.

Simultaneously, I will be replacing the 2230, which is also located on the daughterboard, with a 6230 which adds 5GHz and 802.11a.

By the time this laptop is replaced, I expect it to carry 3 SSD drives in software RAID (or double SSD cache if that's not practical). Main bay. Optical bay. mSATA bay. I'll also upgrade the battery from 48Whr to 60Whr.

Does your laptop have a daughterboard?
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3 years ago#2
Daughterboards are still around?

Last time I used one was ~15 years ago, had a Roland Sound Canvas for my Sound Blaster... made those Sierra point-n-click adventures sound goooooooood.
3 years ago#3
Starks posted...
Dell Inspiron 7520

Core i7-3632QM
Radeon 7730M
8GB DDR3
Intel Wireless 2230
15.6" Matte FHD

The replacement daughterboard ($10 from Dell) adds an mSATA slot and controller.

By swapping it out, I also technically upgrade the two of the four USB 3.0 slots and the ethernet jack.

Simultaneously, I will be replacing the 2230, which is also located on the daughterboard, with a 6230 which adds 5GHz and 802.11a.

By the time this laptop is replaced, I expect it to carry 3 SSD drives in software RAID (or double SSD cache if that's not practical). Main bay. Optical bay. mSATA bay. I'll also upgrade the battery from 48Whr to 60Whr.

Does your laptop have a daughterboard?


No.

Does your laptop have ~120 of high quality tentacle yaoi hentai?

No?

I think we know who the winner is here.
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3 years ago#4
UberLurker posted...
Daughterboards are still around?


I still see a lot of riser cards in small form factor PCs

But I haven't seen a legit daughterboard since the Chaintech Media Riser from 10 or so years ago

Proprietary slot that existed only for this one card and enabling surround sound on one of the crappiest nForce 3 mobos I ever owned.

Asrock also made a feeble attempt at a CPU daughterboard to upgrade an AM2 mobo to AM3

Ironically, I also owned this mobo
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3 years ago#5
Starks posted...
UberLurker posted...
Daughterboards are still around?


I still see a lot of riser cards in small form factor PCs

But I haven't seen a legit daughterboard since the Chaintech Media Riser from 10 or so years ago

Proprietary slot that existed only for this one card and enabling surround sound on one of the crappiest nForce 3 mobos I ever owned.

Asrock also made a feeble attempt at a CPU daughterboard to upgrade an AM2 mobo to AM3

Ironically, I also owned this mobo


I'm pretty sure armatoasty (now toastyone) has a daughterboard.
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3 years ago#6
Don't the CIA daughterboard people?
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3 years ago#7
shaun239 posted...
Don't the CIA daughterboard people?


You're probably thinking of the DEA's bait.
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3 years ago#8
Sounds like pedophile sting
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3 years ago#9
Saw wud you did there TC.
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3 years ago#10
Asrock also made a feeble attempt at a CPU daughterboard to upgrade an AM2 mobo to AM3

Wrong. The daughterboard upgrade was from 939 to AM2. And it wasn't a feeble attempt at all, it produced a viable and stable platform. I should know, that I used that ASRock daughterboard for 5 years until I upgraded. Still works fine today.

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