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Old May 20, 2011, 04:41 PM
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Question I would like to upgrade CPU in LapTop

I can't seems to find any info what are comptable CPU for MB and Bios I have my LapTop
It is HP G62-220CA and It has a P320 CPU
I am thinking about upgrading to a N660
Is that do able option ?
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Old May 20, 2011, 06:10 PM
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Speaking from experience I don't recommend doing this. I found the coolers in the laptop are intended for certain cpus and by putting in something different you run the chance of things running hotter!
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Old May 20, 2011, 06:28 PM
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Speaking from experience I don't recommend doing this. I found the coolers in the laptop are intended for certain cpus and by putting in something different you run the chance of things running hotter!
True specailly when you go up in MHZ and it is AMD
But it is only 10 TDP difference.
I just wondering if the have used same parts Cooling and MB for other CPU s ???
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Old May 20, 2011, 06:36 PM
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u can try researching the cpu options for your specific laptop model. Chances are they will have options.Start from the hp website and search for the manual specific to your laptop.
I'm not very familliar with AMDsockets, if the N660 share the same socket revision, you could potentially swap out the processor.Wanted to do so on my hot athlon 2 in hp dv3z but that socket was a dead end,so was a no go.
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Old July 4, 2011, 11:12 PM
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Upgrading your laptop with the CPU will be good, but you should check the compatibility with your laptop model. The best way i can suggest is, do a search for the specifications of your laptop, and then find the compatible CPU for it.

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All of the people above are correct man; you gotta do your research.

I'm on the same boat as you; I'm gonna be (hopefully) doing some upgrades on my old laptop (CPU, RAM, HDD)

First thing you gotta do is look up the specifications for your motherboard in your laptop if possible. There you should see supported cpu's, socket type, and FSB speeds

Now look up CPU's that are supported that use the same socket type. once you find one, look at the FSB speed; it should match the speed of the previous one. If it does not match, then you can see if the laptop motherboard will still support it.

For example: My laptop uses Socket P (Intel) and supports Intel Penryn Mobile CPU's, and my FSB speed is 667 mhz. Looking around, I found a good upgrade in the form of the C2D T9500. The only problem is that it has a 800 mhz FSB, however, my laptop motherboard supports FSB speeds up to 800 mhz, so I can complete the upgrade.

Hopefully this helps ya man!

EDIT: This will really help you :P

while I couldn't find anything on your laptop mobo (hp support sucks major ass), I did find info on your cpu and other possible cpu's

List of AMD mobile microprocessors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I also should of added the variable of heat; you should try to stay within the same TDP as your current CPU, or darn near close to it, as Laptop cooling is only designed to handle a certain TDP.

hopefully this helps even more :P
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Old July 5, 2011, 07:56 AM
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I have looked following thing
Socket (Match)
I dunno what MB support and BIOS.
I think TDP 10 Watts more, I am not sure HSF is same or what ?
See I have HP G62-224CA
Only way I know to confirm is See Which HP Model have a N660
and cross check see if they share same MB and TDP ?
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