CPU swap in notebooks Tags: CPUs Laptops Notebooks Last response: September 27, 2007 10:50 AM in CPUs Share tghik 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 ? Thanks More about : cpu swap notebooks mainyard 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. Tim Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can i swap out the 3g card for a gfx card? Forum Killer Notebooks Executioner: My Review Forum AMDTurion x64 - Identical Mobo Swap Forum Upgrades Teach Old Notebooks New Tricks Forum Help Repairing HP DV7 Series Entertainment Notebook Forum CPU swap and not good change Forum (e)SATA Hot- Swap ? Forum Windows Vista on Notebooks : Why and What Hardware? Forum Can I swap the cpu in my toshiba satellite A65-S126 with an Intel core2 duo cpu Forum CPU Swap ? Worth it? Forum System dead after CPU swap ? Forum CPU Swap Forum Mobo swap resulting in CPU /Memory Slowdown :( Help! Forum Mobo swap resulting in CPU /Memory Slowdown :( Please help. Forum Old dusty CPU swap ? Maybe? Forum PSU Help Forum CPU & MOBO recommendation Forum CPU and MOBO temps in Prime 95 Forum Two maybe three quick AMD CPU Questions Forum How's my CPU's health now? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !