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Pavilion 11.6' laptop
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Hi there,

 

I would like to get some ideas as to what your thoughts are to this laptop please -

 

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B016LZV1IC/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&psc=1

 

Specs for what I want, are good - 4gb of Ram, 500gb hard drive and I love the 11.6' screen - but the only thing is the Intel processor could be better.

 

How easy would it be to upgrade the processor, where do I get a Intel replacement and is this something you would recommend?

 

Could I upgrade to a Intel3 or 5 processor?

 

Thanks so much.

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I just answered another question on the same laptop or very close:

 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrading-my-HP-Pavilion-x360-1...

 

Bottom line, the processor is not an upgradeable or removeable component.  

 

If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hi,

 

Yes, I agree the processor in that unit is not very good and understood you cannot upgrade, since it is tied to the motherboard.

 

I have found this one here in Canada - and with a Intel i3 process, other specs look very good. Also only $50 more than the other one, discounted - so this looks really good; especially for my needs.

 

Thoughts?

 

http://www.staples.ca/en/HP-Pavilion-13-s120ca-x360-Convertible-Notebook-6th-Gen-Intel-Core-i3/produ...

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Yeah the i3 6th generation processor is the way to go. Perhaps 20% more powerful than the N3700

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