Upgrading the processor of my HP DV5 1130ea (Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0Ghz) Tags: CPUs Mobile Core Intel Processors Last response: May 8, 2012 1:56 PM in CPUs Share neorocco May 8, 2012 12:32:22 PM Dear Gurus, Please help, I am thinking of forking out ~£100 for a quad core (Intel Core 2 Quad Mobile Processor) of ebay or the likes to upgrade my stock processor that came with the laptop... Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile - Sockets Supported - BGA479, PGA478 http://ark.intel.com/products/36750/Intel-Core2-Duo-Pro... Intel Core 2 Quad Mobile - Sockets Supported - PGA478 http://ark.intel.com/products/40480/Intel-Core2-Quad-Pr... I am going to be checking the socket on my laptop motherboard to make sure it is PGA478 as only then it is possible that it will work. If any one knows or thinks I should be aware of any other compatibility issues that might coz upgrade problems i.e. motherboard support, heatsync and fan issues... please let me know. many thanks rudy More about : upgrading processor dv5 1130ea intel core duo 0ghz alvine a b à CPUs May 8, 2012 1:56:47 PM look up your motherboard and chipset for compability. the socket might be the same physically but the motherboard might not support the new chip Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedATI 5670 and Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz with ASUS P5KPL-CM mobo Forum Intel core duo e4500 2 20ghz which graphic card is suitable Forum GTA IV intel core 2 duo T6600 2 20GHz Forum Which processor is better for playing games AMD Opteron 6128 2.0GHz 8-Core processor or Intel Core i7 2600 Forum How do i get a intel core duo 2.0ghz to run faster? Forum Intel Core i5 Processor 650 (3 20GHz 4MB) vs Intel Core i5 Processor 750 (2 66GH Forum SolvedWanna upgrade Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E4500 plz help Forum Upgrading Dell inspiron 1545 laptop processor from intel core 2 duo to intel i5 Forum SolvedBottleneck Cpu Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6550@2.33GHz Forum Intel core 2 duo upgrade to i3 processor Forum SolvedDifference between intel core i3 processor & core 2 duo Forum Solvedplz tell me wether the radeon r7 260x can dilever its full performance with the intel core 2duo processor Forum Solvedhi, I've DELL INSPIRON 530S desktop with intel core 2 duo E4500 processor and 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM, I want to play games like FIFA Forum Solvedbest motherboard for intel core 2 duo E7500 2.93Ghz processor. what is the best motherboard in low cost Forum SolvedWhich is a faster processor? Intel Pentium 4 661 3.6 GHz or Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz? Forum Solvedi want to buy a graphics card in range below 6000... my pc processor is intel R core 2duo cpu E7500 @2.93 ghz....2.94ghz..... Forum Solvedthe most suitable graphics card for intel (R) pentium (R) dual core (2.0ghz) E2180 asrock motherboard Forum Can i upgrade intel celeron 585 laptop to a core 2 duo or i series processor? Forum Upgrade processor intel core 2 Duo su9400 Forum Solvedi have an intel core 2 duo E7500 2.93GHz processor what is the best graphic card for that Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !