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I got my Frame.work DIY laptop today with:

Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
32GB (1 x 32GB) DDR4-3200
Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX210 No vPro®
2TB - WD_BLACK™ SN750 NVMe™

Plus these expansion cards

1 HDMI
2 USB-C
1 USB-A

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 frame.work 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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