01-18-2012, 03:24 PM
| | Re: Motherboard repair
Binaryx said this on 1/18/2012 7:33 AM:
> My laptop motherboard fault, laptop is out of warranty, but very light
> used. There is a lot repair services that offer motherboard repair. It will
> probably require to replace North Bridge chip. Is it ever possible to
> provide M/B quality repair in third-party repair services, chip soldering
> without overheating, without damaging other M/B components?
> I'm not interested it laptop will work only 3-6 month, then fault again.
> I have option to replace M/B in Dell authorized service, but its very
> expensive, plus I am not sure that NEW(not refurbished) motherboard still
> available for my laptop model. Other option is to buy new notebook. But my
> Dell laptop still have better configuration vs some new economic laptop
If you think you can do the work, you might find parts or another
identical laptop on Ebay. You could swap parts (whole parts) to make
one good one. If price was right, and you don't mind the labor hours.