Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-30-2008, 03:22 PM   #1
Solid State Member
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 6
Default Laptop CPU Upgrade

Is it possible to upgrade processors in laptops? The CPU for my laptop is an intel pentium 4 HT 3Ghz in a toshiba satellite pro P10 laptop.

I know that for a desktop, you have to consider the motherboard to see if the board supports the CPU upgrade

Is it the same thing for laptops?

BuytoKeep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 03:55 PM   #2
Golden Master
freestyler105's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 7,883
Default Re: Laptop CPU Upgrade

The problem with upgrading the CPU in a laptop is that you have to take every single other component out in order to remove the processor. This is a huge pain, and it's very easy to screw up your laptop in the process. It's also a pain to get it back together.

I wouldn't recommend it, but it is possible. Refer to your manufacturer's site for instructions on taking apart your laptop.

You're right, just as with desktops, laptops use different motherboard sockets. You'll need to find out what socket your CPU is, and get a matching one for the upgrade.

C2D E6600 | 4GB DDR2-800 | 9800GTX+ | Asus P5B-E | 150GB Raptor | 320GB 7200.10 | 750W Xigmatek PSU
freestyler105 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2008, 04:09 PM   #3
Neodude112320's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 8,474
Send a message via MSN to Neodude112320
Default Re: Laptop CPU Upgrade

What Kind of laptop do you have? I Know with Most Laptop Manufacturers you can get a service manual for your laptop,very handy when it comes to these type of things.
Neodude112320 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:23 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0