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May 22, 2011, 04:06:27 AM

I have two laptops that are super old, aka circa 2005.  One is a Dell Inspiron 6000 and the other is an HP Pavilion DV4000.  Both have integrated video cards.  Is their an external video card that I could plug in and let these guys just sit int he corner running all day?
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May 22, 2011, 04:13:39 AM

There is probably not much you can do.

I, personally, pulled an old Dell out of the closet... it had a couple of PCI-e slots, and I am using that. Surely a similar machine to what I am using (A dimension E580 or something like that) could be had on eBay for next to nothing compared to some of the external PCI-e setups I've seen.

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May 22, 2011, 07:22:47 AM

vennardk, check out the following thread I started on some possible laptop options. I'm currently in the process of working out how to do it for cheap.
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