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Can I upgrade

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January 15, 2013 6:09:52 AM

I have owned my Asus N53SV-DH51 for about 10 months now and I am curious if this is upgrade-able. I know the memory and hard drive can be upgraded and or changed, I guess the real question is can i upgrade the processor and graphics. I was going to pull apart, but figured i would ask before i do anything. I have built a couple desktops in the past and I know this is a little different, has anyone had any experience with this specific model?

I have been googling for about 2 hours and have not found to many relevant threads and then I downloaded CPU-Z and got some info, wasn't sure if any of this would help, but I figured I would post it anyways for my processor and chipset.



Processors Information
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Processor 1 ID = 0
Number of cores 1 (max 8)
Number of threads 2 (max 16)
Name Intel Core i5 2430M
Codename Sandy Bridge
Specification Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Package (platform ID) Socket 988B rPGA (0x4)


Chipset
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Northbridge Intel Sandy Bridge rev. 09
Southbridge Intel HM65 rev. 05
Graphic Interface PCI-Express
PCI-E Link Width x16
PCI-E Max Link Width x16
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Size 6144 MBytes
Channels Dual
Memory Frequency 665.3 MHz (1:5)



Any help is appreciated thanks in advance

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January 15, 2013 6:23:26 AM

i would suggest against it be cheaper and easier to replace it your looking at some serious modding, like the variety involving removing solder etc
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