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Paper Tape
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G580 - Upgrade My CPU

Hello I have this product :

G580 Laptop (Lenovo) - Machine Type 2689
Serial Number  *
Machine Type Model   59373343
with CPU B2960 @ 2.2 GHZ intel pentium , 
I need to upgrade my cpu to Core I3 or Cor I5 What is the models I can replace my cpu to it ?
and How I can Buy it from lenovo and How Much .
Thank you .
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Re: Upgrade My CPU

Hi ragabm76 , 


Welcome to the Community Forums.


For your  LenovoG580GRBRTXB9604G320R8ESA Machine Type - Model 59373343  Machine Type 2689 :


Intel B960 2.20G 2M 35W SNB PGA CPU
Socket : FCPGA988, PGA988
Core chipset: Intel HM76


Based on the psref Machine Type 2689 :  

recommended upgrade : 

Intel® Core™ i3-2370M processor (2 cores / 4 threads, 2.40GHz, 3MB cache),


Lenovo part number : 

102500228  Intel I3-2370M 2.4G J1 3M 2cPGA Processor  checking on Lenovo encompass costing 562.31 



Not sure if generic CPU would be accepted by the BIOS since OEM systemboards have specific OEM FRU considered for compatibility even if the chipset would enlist compatible CPU .


Related discussion here . 


Hope this help answer your query. 



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