06-10-2016 07:31 AM
Hi ragabm76 ,
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For your LenovoG580GRBRTXB9604G320R8ESA Machine Type - Model 59373343 Machine Type 2689 :
Intel B960 2.20G 2M 35W SNB PGA CPU
Socket : FCPGA988, PGA988
SYSTEM BOARDS: LG58 MB W8 UMA HM76 W/BT/HDMI WO/3G
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.