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Replace Intel Atom N450 with N550 on my HP Mini 5102

I am planning on upgrading my HP Mini 5102 with an Intel Atom N450 to an N550. Since the N550 uses the same chipset I believe it will work. Can any confirm that this is possible?
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  1. Yea its compatible both

    Good Luck!
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    The intel atom is soldered onto the board (uses BGA), its not meant to be user replaceable unless you know how to desolder a CPU.

    Don't bother, opening a laptop can lead to more problems and if you have a guarantee or warranty then you will void them or it.

    You could upgrade RAM, that could improve performance a little.
  3. ^^ Right the processor is solded. My sister has the D410 and nothing... :/
  4. Best answer selected by zowki.
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