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Luism12lm
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G50-80 80L0 motherboard upgrade from i3 to i5 and/or i7

Hi. I have a Lenovo G50-80 80L0 / Intel(R) Core (TM) i3-4030U CPU @ 1.90GHz / 16 GB RAM / 1TB SSD for OS/ 1TB SSD for storage / Win 10.  I’ll like to upgrade the processor from the i3 to an i5 or i7, but since the possessor is soldered to the motherboard, I can’t just change the processor. Now, my questions are:

 

1-Can I change the motherboard from an i3 to an i5 or i7?

2-If the change is possible, which i5 and/or i7 motherboard will work (model number)?

3-What else do I need to change in order for the laptop to work properly?

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: G50-80 80L0 motherboard upgrade from i3 to i5 and/or i7

Hi Luism12lm! Welcome to our forums community. You can upgrade to i5 or i7 since the CPU is soldered on the motherboard. You can check the parts numbers of the motherboard on the list below. We suggest you to choose the parts without the 'NOK' on the model so it has a product key of the OS. Please refer to the link and photo below.

https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_g_z_50_series_hmm.pdf, page 76.

 

Regards



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Re: G50-80 80L0 motherboard upgrade from i3 to i5 and/or i7

part number - motherboard



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Re: G50-80 80L0 motherboard upgrade from i3 to i5 and/or i7

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Re: G50-80 80L0 motherboard upgrade from i3 to i5 and/or i7

part number - motherboard



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