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OCZ Technology DIY 15" Gaming Notebook

OCZ Technology DIY 15" Gaming Notebook
alaAverage 3.6

4 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of OCZ Technology DIY 15" Gaming Notebook. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 73/100 and experts rate this product 70/100.

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Expert review by : Edward Chester (

OCZ DIY 15.4in Notebook


Ever fancied putting together your own laptop? OCZ has answered your prayers.

All well and good but immediately some of you may have noticed a fundamental flaw in this idea. If you're into gaming and are choosing to buy one of these notebooks rather than one with a more modest graphics chip, then you're probably going to be most...

May, 2011

Consumer review (

never again


I got this computer and what they told me was it had everything in it which in turn it has NOTHING IN IT. We had to buy about 400 dollars in crap and the video card is not available. They wont return my calls nor do they give me answers when i get...


this computer is a piece of crap

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (



Went together easy OCZ site has great forums on this product. Used T9300, 4gb, 4965agn, WD Scorpio Black 320gb. No problems using this with Vista Ultimate 64 bit. Pelican 1490CC1 case fits it like a glove. At home I'm using the NZXT ACC-NT-CRYO-B...

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I'm a system builder and had to try this and it was well worth the money! Just make sure that you disable the SATA native mode in the bios before you install Windows and you may also have to install third party SATA drivers from an external floppy when...

Product Specifications

Building your own gaming desktop can be complicated and meticulous so who would think that building your own gaming notebook would be any easier or even possible? OCZ offers this exciting initiative to the enthusiast, gamer, and IT professional with the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Gaming Notebooks. Designed to make it easier than ever for consumers to take full advantage of the benefits of building their very own gaming notebook, OCZ's DIY program is one-of-a-kind, and allows consumers to build a truly high performance notebook with their own ideal configuration.


Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Number of battery cells:9
Technology:Lithium ion


Front Camera:N


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1440 x 900
Display Surface:Gloss

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5


Manufacturer:OCZ Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:OCZ DIY Gaming Notebook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:667


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 11.2 x 1.5
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
TV in port: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Chipset:Intel PM965 Express
Motherboard chipset:Intel PM965 Express
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.8
Type:No CPU


Installed Size:0MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM


Fingerprint reader: Yes

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Operating system installed:Windows XP Home Edition


Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:320

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

Weight & Dimensions