Not necessarily, if the Elitebook 8740W mobo is viable, as it drives a laptop with touch controls. Moreover, even though that laptop is from 2010, it can take GPUs up to the K5000M. In fact, that mobo is extremely upgradeable. Even though the Dragon will never win the the Jenny Craig award, it is still a stylish, unique, elegant and unusually ergonomic machine, which is why you like using it. For all of these reasons, this machine is worthy of resuscitation.