07-05-2009 12:09 AM
I'm interested in replacing my CPU with a stronge one...
Currently I have a Core Duo T2300 1.66 GHz processor...
Is it possible to replace it with a Core 2 Duo processor??
They both have the same socket and the newer laptops
have the Core 2 Duo processor installed...
Intel Core Duo T2300 (1.66)
1.5 GB DDR2 RAM
Mobile Intel GMA 950
Solved! View Solution.
07-05-2009 03:13 AM
The answer is yes. You will need to update the BIOS to F.0E (27 Aug 2008) , which adds support for Core 2 Duo processors.
If your problem is solved please click the "Accept as Solution" button
06-15-2010 12:25 PM - edited 06-15-2010 12:26 PM
Read down the list of enhancements and fixes for the bios update. Look at the F.0B notes.
HP DV9700, t9300, Nvidia 8600, 4GB, Crucial C300 128GB SSD
HP ENVY 17t Touch,i7-5500u,16GB, 256 GB SSD (on loan)
HP Photosmart 6520
HP Touchpad, HP Chromebook 11
Custom i7-4790k, Z97, 16GB 2400 MHz DDR3, Intel 750 PCI-E SSD, (2)Samsung EVO 840 SSD, Corsair HX650, EVGA GTX 760TI, Corsair H75 water cooler
Windows 10 Pro in UEFI mode - production system
Windows 7 and 8 in UEFI mode - test systems
07-28-2010 06:16 AM
I tried to change the T2250 Core duo CPU to a T5780 Core 2 Duo but it not fit! They have different "leg" shape. According to your comments is it impossible, it must fit to housing. How is this differential possible?
I took some pictures from the CPU-s:
And this is the CPU bracket:
08-26-2010 01:18 AM
T5870 is Socket P
T2250 is Socket M
Try to find some Socket M proc.