Hardware

Cracking Open the Compaq Presario V2000 Laptop

Presario Motherboard

Here's the Presario motherboard, removed from the laptop's plastic chassis, with the CPU cooling fan and heatsink removed. This Compaq systemboard boasts AMD chipset support, integrated ATI Radeon Xpress 200M PCI-Express graphics, audio input and output and two USB ports, as well as a PC Card slot.

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Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...