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Can i upgrade my Samsung NP-R580-JSB1US i5 processor to i7?

does any one have or know if can upgrade this model?
how can i check?

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core i5 i5-430M / 2.26 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache L2 cache - 3.0 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Front Side Bus 1066.0 MHz
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this is an acer but i was wondering if u can do it on Samsung
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=386USr4wY…
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    Yes you can upgrade it, your chipset is the HM55 and the processor socket is PGA-988, I have found two i7 processors that may be suitable:

    i7-840QM $780 USD
    i7-3820QM $603 USD

    Hope that helps.
  2. noreaster said:
    Yes you can upgrade it, your chipset is the HM55 and the processor socket is PGA-988, I have found two i7 processors that may be suitable:

    i7-840QM $780 USD
    i7-3820QM $603 USD

    Hope that helps.



    Hi :)

    You realise that its a Laptop ?

    So Bios compatability and Heat ?

    All the best Brett :)
  3. Heat might be an issue, the vast majority of laptops run warm to begin with. Bios...I don't really know any way of knowing, without it being explicitly stated on the manufacturers website, other than correct socket and chipset. If it was me, I would take the $600 from the price of upgrading the CPU and spend it on building a desktop.
  4. well thank you very much for the information.
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