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WazThePro
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Lenovo G580 20157 Upgrades help.

Hi All,

I have A lenovo G580 20157... I am looking to upgrade the processor, ram and possibly GPU. Which parts can i use that would be all compatible with each other? I am ideally looking for an i5 processor, 8gb-16gb of RAM and a 1-2gb GPU.

Thanks all

Will provide more details if needed.

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Re: Lenovo G580 20157 Upgrades help.

Hi there. Here's a list of i series processors you can upgrade to... your motherboard supports the PPGA988 or FCPGA988 sockets, and the processors below are pulled directly from Lenovo's parts list. The i5-3210M seems to be the best option.

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For memory, you can upgrade to a max of 16GB of PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3 RAM. Your system board has two slots and supports dual-channel, so I would recommend getting 2 sticks of 4GB, like this one: https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-PC3-12800-SODIMM-204-Pin-Memory/dp/B008LTBJFW

 

The graphics card is either integrated (from the processor) or soldered on the system board, so you can't upgrade that.

 

Hope that helps!

 


Regards,
Eric Xu

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