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C50-30 Processor upgrade

2020-07-30, 11:57 AM

I have the Lenovo C50-30 with the i3-5005U CPU and am wondering if I can upgrade this easily and to which Intel processor? The 8GB RAM is fine, but I am having some issues streaming video and running other processes. 

Also with this upgrade can I upgrade to the NVIDIA 802A graphics card?

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Re:C50-30 Processor upgrade

2020-07-31, 8:18 AM

Hi,

 

Welcome to the Lenovo forum community!

 

So the issue here is that, often, the cpu is surface mounted, and therefor cannot be changed, some laptops, they do sit in a socket, but then its a question, if the systemboard BIOS supports the BIOS.

 

The graphics card, is inside the CPU.

 

So, short answer is no.

 

Longer answer, well if you can find a systemboard, made for the  C50-30 with a better CPU then this might be a possible swap, but there is no 100% garantie since the models might have internal differences, old mold differences compared to the laptop casing.



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