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Celeron M and Intel Mobile Duo Core Heat

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July 10, 2008 8:18:58 AM

I have found out that my laptop with a new bios up date can support a dual core CPU but my concern is about heat. It currently has a Celeron M 410 1.46 GHz with 533 FSB 65nm and I am looking into the Intel T2350 Mobile Duo Core 1.86GHz 533MHz 65nm. But I don't know how hot the duo core runs.

Also the the motherboard only has 1mb of cache on it but the Mobile Duo CPU has 2mb, I know it would be a kind of bottle neck, but would that cause it to not work. I am just trying to up my laptop some more, just dont have the funds to buy a better one. I have already maxed it out on ram.

Any Ideas or Suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
July 10, 2008 8:31:27 AM

Both chips are designed to operate in the same spaces so even if the dual core is warmer (which I doubt it'll be much warmer if it even is) its designed for higher temps.

PS: The motherboard doesn't have L2 cache, the CPU does. :) 
July 10, 2008 12:09:03 PM

If it's supported then chuck it in. Worst case scenario? You singe your knee while using the laptop and upgrade the cooling in it.

Don't forget the thermal paste!
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