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
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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.
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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.
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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.