i7-3630QM and HM65 Express chipset compatibility. Acer 3830TG. Tags: Chipsets HM65 Express CPUs Intel i7 3830TG CPUs upgrade 3830TG upgrade Socket G2 Acer Compatibility Last response: February 26, 2014 12:49 AM in CPUs Share Greenben February 21, 2014 1:14:34 AM Hello, I have a Acer 3830TG having G2 socket and HM65 express chipset. I would like to upgrade the processor, currently I have a i5-2430M (Sandy Bridge/G2/HM54/o.32nm/35W/100.C max). The i7-3630QM uses G2 socket but is not said to be compatible with HM65 Express chipset but all the HM7xx ... What is the risk to try that CPU on my laptop? Is there any danger, or just the computer would not start with this CPU. Also, from forum I have seen that the laptop support i7-2860QM that is Ivy Bridge, 0.22nm, 45W, 100.C max, just like the i7-3630QM (but 105.C max). So would this i7-3630QM fit with HM65 express chipset fit in the end? Has anyone tried? If not what would be the best processor available for upgrade (G2/HM65)? Thank you for your help. More about : 3630qm hm65 express chipset compatibility acer 3830tg ewok93 a c 392 à CPUs February 26, 2014 12:49:35 AM It just wouldn't work. Don't do it. An i7 3615QE is probably your best choice. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel HM65 Express Chipset. CPU Upgrade from Sandy to Ivy Bridge Forum SolvedIs the VIA chipset PCI Express backwards compatible Forum No one c2d processor compatible with 945g express chipset family on specific motherbaord of Gateway E-6500 Machine? Forum Is Intel(R) Q35 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corpoation -WDDM1.0) compatible with E8500 Forum Compatible video card with intel g35 express chipset Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !