Hardware

Cracking Open the Compaq Presario V2000 Laptop

ATI Radeom Xpress Chip

Compaq powered the Presario V2000's video graphics using an ATI Radeon Xpress 200M graphics chip, which is located adjacent to the Presario's CPU. The Presario's heatsink/cooling fan assemblies served to help cool both the unit's CPU and this graphics chip.

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