Laptop CPU Upgrade (I NEED HELP)

  mountain ash 04 Jun 11
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Hello, i have been wanting to upgrade my laptop's CPU for a while now, at the moment it runs the Source engine games fairly well but not up to standard. i have a Sony Vaio VPCEE2M1E laptop and i was wondering could i install any CPU into it? i dont want to waste too much money on a new CPU if it wont work on my laptop

here are the specs: processor: AMD ATHLON II P320 DUAL-CORE. 2.10 GHZ RAM: 4.00 GB OS: WINDOWS 7 64 BIT Graphics card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series can someone get back to me asap with a recommendation of a CPU that will fit thanks, steve

  gengiscant 05 Jun 11

It is not always wise to upgrade a CPU on a laptop computer. Laptop computers are generally designed with the CPU speed in mind, which aids in cooling; changing the processor can change the heatsink, which changes airflow, causing you to overheat your machine and do it damage.

  mountain ash 05 Jun 11

thanks for the reply, you saved my laptop :)

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