Ben Heck Makes a Xbox 360 S Slim 17'' Laptop

The Xbox 360 Slim is slimmer than its predecessor. Like most consoles, it's portable in that it's easy to throw it in the trunk of your car, but like most consoles, it's pretty unsuitable for mobile gaming. Thankfully there are people like Ben Heck to solve these kinds of problems for us.

This past weekend, Heck posted pictures and specs of his newest mod, an Xbox 360 Slim Portable, to his blog. Thanks to Ben's alterations, the console now boasts a 17-inch (1280 x 720) Gateway widescreen LCD display. For cooling, he adopted a fan grate design inspired by his PS3 laptop mod.

Mr. Heck says the Xbox 360 Slim Portable is different to his older models in that it's more compact (about 1.5-inches narrower from left to right and one inch narrower from front to back), features an internal power supply, and is much quieter than previous models. He's also managed to preserve the touch sensitive power and eject buttons of the console.

Check out Ben's blog for more pictures and details on how you can win the laptop pictured. He's also making two more that he'll be selling. Information about that is also available on benheck.com.

Source: Ben Heck via Engadget

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  • Or you could just buy/make a laptop...
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  • KawiNinjaZXYea, except PC gaming sucks. Oh snap

    you must be one of those people whom cant afford a gaming pc...
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  • *Just vote down*
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  • Or you could just buy/make a laptop...
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  • *Just vote down*
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  • jrharbortWhere is the fun or adventure in that? Ben is a pioneer and roll model for modders everywhere.It's like asking "why climb a mountain?". Simply because it is there.



    But you could fly over it =p Thats what cool people do :)
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