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CPU swap in notebooks

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September 27, 2007 9:39:13 AM

I have a question: I've never owned a laptop so just curious if after getting one it's possible to upgrade a laptop, can I just swap CPU for a more powerful one, example change T7100 with T7900 ?


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September 27, 2007 10:50:21 AM

Yes, 99% of the time you can, all it would require is a bios/firmware update.
However the thermal design of the heatsink in your particular lappy may not be able to handle the higher output of the better processor.