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    Would changing the CPU in my Satellite C655 from an i3 to say an i7 require changing the MB or just the chip and flashing BiOS?

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    im not sure but you need a lga-2011 socket capabilty, what i7 are you using?

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by Carnyakam View Post
    Would changing the CPU in my Satellite C655 from an i3 to say an i7 require changing the MB or just the chip and flashing BiOS?
    Im not 100% positive but i think most lappy CPU's are soldered in, so i dont think they can be changed out.
    Quote Originally Posted by Carl View Post
    im not sure but you need a lga-2011 socket capabilty, what i7 are you using?
    2011 Socket has nothing to do with this!

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    What CPU are you running now ? you mentioned core i7, but your specs show that your running a AMD A10-5800K

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    on my Laptop it is an i3, i was wondering if i could put an i7 into it, i will put a SS up in a sec.

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    No can't do with lappy.

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    o ok, was just wondering. her is the SS anyway


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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    Do you have the skill of solder?

    Even if you have the skill, you need to find out if the mobo support i7 chips.

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    nope don't have the skill~

    i was just wondering if it were possible. thanks everyone for the info.

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by JamesLT3 View Post
    Im not 100% positive but i think most lappy CPU's are soldered in, so i dont think they can be changed out.

    2011 Socket has nothing to do with this!
    Most laptop cpu's are soldered in these days. I highly recommend not trying to swap one out unless you have a computer controlled soldier machine. It's a crap shoot. Have you ever gone into a laptop bios? Everything is locked! Sucks No overclocking for me

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    Default Re: Changing CPU

    Like everyone else said most laptop CPUs are soldered to the motherboard but sometimes they're not, you could always check.

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