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Can i replace notebook GPU with something newer? [duplicate]

i saw some videos on youtube, that you're able to replace soldered GPU (very risky though) i have a macbookpro5,5 and thinking to replace gpu with something new (probably another OEM mobile GPU that ...
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What kind of 3 pin fan connector is this, and where can I buy one?

I have a Cyberpower UPS with a very noisy 80mm fan, so I want to replace the fan with a quieter one. I bought a well-reviewed fan from Noctua, but the 3 pin connector doesn't quite fit. I didn't ...
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Theoretically(!) is it possible to write analog signal (sound) to HDD, like on magnet tape?

I mean, with hardware modifications of HDD, for example, by connecting directly to heads to record signal, and then play it back.
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Single liquid cooling provider for CPU and VGA

Given that there is a system with Intel Core i7 CPU and one Radeon HD 5870 VGA adapter, is there a water cooling solution with one cooler that both VGA and CPU heat sinks can be attached to?
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Best modding cooler for Phenom II X6 1090T

I would like to upgrade my Athlon X2 5000+ to a Phenom II X6 1090T with my Crosshair II Formula motherboard (CPU is supported, I verified it). I currently mount an ASUS Arctic Ice cooler which goes ...
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How do I get the current VRM temps on my HD5850?

Thinking about adding an aftermarket cooler to my ATI HD5850. I want an accurate picture of my current temps before and after so I don't break anything. I've seen on some forums that VRM temperatures ...
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What is the right procedure to safely remove stickers from a laptop?

My new Dell Studio 15 has those annoying "permanent" decal stickers for Windows Vista and Intel Centrino processor. I want them gone. I don't want to try to peel them only to discover that I've ruined ...