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Blue Screen Again
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X60 CPU upgrade

Hi. I'm looking to upgrade the CPU which core duo T2400 with a core 2 duo T5600 on the intel mobile 945GM chipset

I can't seem to find out from the Internet whether the CPU is easy to change. I think I read somewhere that it is soldered on to the board. It says it's a socket on the intel website.

Has anybody done this or know any info about it please share :smileyhappy:
I haven't taken it all apart to check because it's not worth it if it is soldered as that sounds hard

Many thanks

Peter
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Re: X60 CPU upgrade

Waste of money, waste of time. You wouldn't even notice a difference.

Blue Screen Again
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Re: X60 CPU upgrade

Really? Not even with a T7600?
Is the CPU soldered or socketed also?
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Re: X60 CPU upgrade

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/X60-upgrading-CPU-and-GPU/td-p/54200

 

It's soldered on there.

 

Dave

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