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Paper Tape
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Upgrading the CPU of a ThinkPad T500 to an i5, Can you do it?

Was looking into doing a project of upgrading the CPU of my ThinkPad T500 but don't know if the CPU is replaceable or what CPU to upgrade it to, any help would be much appreciated.


Current CPU of ThinkPad T500: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 Processor @ 2.26GHz


What i have in mind: i5 Processor with about 2x to 3x the power of the 2 Duo, any reccommendations?

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Re: Upgrading the CPU of a ThinkPad T500 to an i5, Can you do it?

You cannot use a later generation processor


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