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 SolvedCPU Swap : Can I swap a cpu from a mobo without replacing the thermal paste? Forum SolvedAnother CPU swap question. Mobile to Desktop Forum SolvedCan I swap CPU on this mobo? Forum Solvedshall i swap motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedComputer not starting after cpu swap Forum Solvedlaptop cpu swap Forum Solvedmotherboard/ cpu swap Forum SolvedCouple questions regarding a CPU/Mobo swap. Forum SolvedWill i have to re-install Windows 8 after a motherboard and cpu swap? Forum SolvedNew motherboard swap and cpu swap from intel to amd and having issues with benchmarks and games on each set up. Forum Solvedcheapest cpu and mobo with PCI-e 2.0 and hot swap SATA III Forum Solvedtroubleshooting cpu/moatherboard swap Forum SolvedCPU swap - Pentium D with a Core2 Duo E7500 Forum Can i swap out my CPU for an APU? Forum SolvedCPU Swap Forum SolvedSwap CPU heatsinks w/o removing existing thermal paste? Forum Will I have to re-install Windows 7 if I swap CPU? Forum SolvedCPU/Mobo swap and unsuccessful boot, why? Forum SolvedSwap/upgrade cpu Forum SolvedLooking to swap my CPU but have a few questions. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !