Upgrade old laptop CPU? Tags: CPUs Laptops Celeron Hewlett Packard Intel Last response: May 4, 2009 8:37 PM in CPUs Share Bluescreendeath a b à CPUs May 4, 2009 4:48:51 AM Hi there, I have an old laptop HP DV1000, with an intel celeron M @ 1.5 GHz Is it possible (or easy) to upgrade my lappy CPU? http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/hp-pavilion-dv1000/4505... More about : upgrade laptop cpu yomamafor1 May 4, 2009 6:46:27 AM The chipset is an Intel 855GM, so I think your options are pretty limited. I think that chipset is only compatible with Pentium Ms. Bluescreendeath a b à CPUs May 4, 2009 4:44:12 PM How much would RAM help? I currently have 2x256mb (2 slots total) for 512mb. If I replaced one 256mb with a 512mb, (for a total of 768mb), would that improve performance? I'll check the chipset as well Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Bluescreendeath a b à CPUs May 4, 2009 8:37:32 PM It can handle 2GB max, so 1GBx2 the max...but 1GB DDR1 modules go for like $40 on ebay....Fing ridiculous! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCPU - Can I upgrade this old laptop's CPU? Forum SolvedUpgrading old laptop, will this CPU hold up well? Forum Solvedthermal paste on old laptop cpu Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade an old CPU... Forum SolvedUpgrade to SSD - old laptop with Sata1 - will it increase performance? Forum SolvedWhat should the computer technician add or change to upgrade my old Sony Vaio laptop? Forum SolvedOld laptop memory upgrade incompatiblity between memory modules? Forum SolvedNew motherboard, cpu, and ram can it run on old 32 bit computer? / xp 32 bit upgrade to win. 8 64 bit. Is it possible? Forum SolvedCompatible CPU for my old laptop Forum SolvedBF4 is unplayable, looking to upgrade an old computer. Need to know which cpu and mob. Forum SolvedMy 3-yr-old HP G72 laptop is giving me the bad CPU code. How do I get my stuff off of the hard drive? Forum SolvedUpgrade GPU vs CPU on my old system for gaming Forum SolvedI'm looking to upgrade an old laptop. Forum SolvedCan I use a laptop to replace an old CPU? Forum SolvedOld HDD and upgrading CPU/Motherboard. Forum Solvedlaptop cpu upgrade. is this true? Forum SolvedOld system upgrade; CPU cooler in limited space Forum Old Laptop - Windows 8.1 and SSD Upgrade Forum SolvedBuild my own PC or upgrade a really old laptop? Forum Solvedupgrade for this old pc (cpu-gpu) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !