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Trident1
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G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Hello, currently I own a Lenovo G50-45 Laptop with Windows 8.1 and I am looking to see if I can upgrade the upgrade the Processor and RAM. Currently in the system is the AMD A8 6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics and 6 GB of RAM and I'd like to upgrade the RAM to 8 GB and the Processor to something with much higher performance. Thank you!

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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Hi Trident1,

 

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!

 

The Processor this unit is Embedded to the motherboard and can't be replaced or upgraded.

 

Your Processor AMD A8 6410 APU is part of the Beema Architecture which supports 16GB RAM

    YES you can upgrade up to 8GB DDR3L 1600

                     This system can take up to 16GB MAX by using  2x 8GB Module 

 

Regards

Solid Cruver

 



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Trident1
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Thank you for your response.

lewdigital
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Hello , sorry for opening this thread again but i have the same question for different processor..

 

i have a G50-45 with AMD E1-6010 APU WITH AMD RADEON R2 GRAPHICS 1350 MHZ 2 CORES 2 LOGICAL PROCESSORS

 

can i upgrade the cpu ?

 

.....more slow you dies....

 

or is there any similar motherboard with different proccessor only i can use ?

oysteinjw
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

I have the same question as you "lewdigital" - need to upgrade my daughters machine which is G50-45 with AMD E1-6010 APU WITH AMD RADEON R2 - Is this processor upgradable, or do I have to change the entire motherboard?

Tripp_Wolf
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Seeing that you have answered his question I must ask a question concerning the same modle and specs laptop

What is the max amount of ram that I can add to my laptop without adding the virtual ram to the limit

I am currently looking to add ram to make my laptop better for gaming. If possible can you tell me what i can do to make it any better/faster for gaming esspecially for online gaming.

Please keep in mind that i have updated to windows 10

mck6534
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Don't you mean 'Soldered' rather than 'Embedded'? 'Embedded' has to do with the architecture of the processor from what I've read. And I read somewhere that Lenovo is one of the manufacturers that solders their processors to the board.

 

Since the processor is soldered to the board, can it be upgraded? And, does it have to be in the same family(A6 to A6 or A8 to A8) or can it be up upgraded to another family(A6 to A8 or A8 to A10)?

 

Perhaps someone with Lenovo can answer this?

 

lenoabd
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Hello

what about processor of lenovo b50-45 is it embedded to the motherboard.

Thanks

lennew
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Hi,

 If you have a CPU with "U" at the end you have a soldered processor, they are all supported by ball grid array sockets.

lenoabd
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Re: G50-45 Processor and RAM upgrade?

Thank you for your response. because i am thinking to upgrade my cpu if it's possible.
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