06-19-2018 07:34 AM
What is the processor compatible to the laptop?
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
socket 988b rpga
can i upgrade cpu and what the cpu compatible with my laptop
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06-19-2018 07:47 AM
Here is your Service Manual:
Yes on your model the processor is socketed hence the CPU can be removed and replaced. Top compatible upgrade is a
Intel Core i7-3632QM (2.2 GHz, SC turbo up to 3.1 GHz, 1600 MHz/6 MB L3 cache, quad core, 35 W) 701658-001
The clock speed on this CPU is lower than yours but 4 cores rather than 2 so in some apps it will perform better. Not sure it would be worth the expense and hassle to do it but you just asked hypothetically can it be done and yes it can. Details in the manual I linked. You use the same heatsink and fan.
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06-19-2018 08:06 AM
I linked you to the Service Manual which is the source of the CPU compatibility list. You can read it for yourself and see that I am not just making it up. If you find it is the Solution please mark as such.