CPU is the AMD Turion X2 Ultra mobile technology ZM-80 / 2.1 GHz
(Guess I could go look it up Just wondered if anybody might have done it already or another HP dv notebook, though there's multiple flavors.
That CPU sound like it's pinned or soldered?
[Edit]: Googled... apparently, a person can buy this processor... even perhaps as an HP upgrade kit, if I read write. [heheh... I meant 'read right'... weird homonymical dyslexia ;] Guess I should ask HP for their comments, and recommendations.
Yeah... well, thanks.
Maybe 'down the road' with similar cpu's as they get cheaper.
as it is, this 'new' notebook too oft seems hurry up and wait... not what you expect from a new machine. Switching MS OS version seems better option... still waiting on Win7 beta.
Now, on to replacing a dead mobo... cheesy emachine desktop