I got my DIY laptop today with:

Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
32GB (1 x 32GB) DDR4-3200
Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 No vPro®

Plus these expansion cards


Assembled it in half an hour. Installed Manjaro Gnome 21.1.1 and everything works, including the fingerprint reader.

I'm using it now, and it's already my favorite laptop.

@leo there’s very few non-Mac laptops that have caught my eye in the past decade. And none of them have been as interesting as the Framework.

@leo What happens if they go under and you can no longer find their parts?

@leo Oh that's good. I was under the impression from the packaging that they had proprietary replaceable parts.

@leo Please post updates on how it handles day to day work.

@leo I want one so badly but I cant justify the purchase rn

@Chief TWiT Woo that's so awesome, would love to get one as my next laptop someday.

@leo That sounds awesome mate. May I ask what you paid for it ?

@leo it is awesome! I love the idea of expansion cards. Sadly I need something with stronger GPU 😩

@leo Seems great !!

Have you plug a usb-c dock (with power/keyboard/mouse/double display) on it ?
i think it will be the last thing that would stop me to order this laptop

@leo nice! How do you consider the build quality?

@thomas Build quality is very nice - comparable to a Dell XPS with a better keyboard.

@Ogedei I paid around $2000 but it depends on configuration. Check for the price.

@leo Going to come on the Untitled Linux Show to tell us all about it one of these days?

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