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Laptop CPU upgrade

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May 19, 2009 6:10:03 PM

I have a Asus Eee PC 701, its current processer is a Mobile Intel® Celeron® Processor 353 (link)http://processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sSpec=SL7...(link) would i be correct in thinking that the 390 series will work in this laptop or will it run hot? it has the same architecture, but im still not shure. thanks. :) 

(link to architecture) http://www.intel.com/products/processor_number/chart/ce... (link to architecture)

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May 19, 2009 7:00:00 PM

The 353 has a TDP of 5W whereas the 390 has a TDP of 27W so even if it was physically possible to change it and it was electrically/BIOS compatible (which it probably isn't) it would run too hot.
May 19, 2009 10:10:33 PM

Thanks for the info :D 
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May 20, 2009 4:13:54 PM

Find the service manual online. It should list what CPUs are compatible with the motherboard.
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