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arulabrahamk
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I have G500 with i5, can I upgrade the Processor?

I have G500 wth i5 3230/8Gb Ram, can i upgrade it to an i7 processor without changing the motherboard.

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Re: I have G500 with i5, can I upgrade the Processor?

Hi Arulabrahamk,

 

Welcome to Lenovo Community!

 

As per the query we understood that you are looking to upgrade the processor from i5 processor to i7 processor in your Lenovo G500 laptop.

 

As per the specification, this model supports upto Intel I7-3632QM 2.2G E1 6M 4cPGA processor, changing of the motherboard is not required. Please  refer the manual for further details.

 

Click here for the manual and refer page number:82

 

Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!

 

Best regards,       

 

Ashwin.S



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Re: I have G500 with i5, can I upgrade the Processor?

Where can I buy one of these processors? Does lenovo supply this component?

 

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Re: I have G500 with i5, can I upgrade the Processor?

Hi Arulabrahamk,

 

As per your query you can purchase the part in the authorized service center for the genuine part.

 

Click here for the authorized service center and select your region. Also you can contact the support team for further details

 

Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I’m sure they will be a great help.

 

Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!

 

Best regards,       

 

Ashwin.S



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