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Laptop cpu upgrade from i5 to i7 can it be done and be stable

Last response: in Windows 7
March 2, 2012 10:43:00 PM

i have a gateway nv5929u laptop with an i5 cpu and was wondering if i can upgrade to an i7 its the same socket right the motherboard should be able to handle it right ? i also want to upgrade the ram to 8ghz and install a ssd hard drive
i just need to get some advise from some pros to see if it is possible
March 2, 2012 10:57:25 PM

Is the CPU in that model able to be removed? I have done a quick search and I cannot find any teardowns of that model. Most laptops have the CPU soldered directly to the motherboard and therefore cannot be upgraded.