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Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#1 Post by jaspen-meyer » Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:57 pm

Is it possible to upgrade to replace my i3-370m with an i5-560M?

I'd like to have access to the turbo-boost feature.
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#2 Post by ThinkRob » Wed Dec 29, 2010 12:57 pm

jaspen-meyer wrote:Is it possible to upgrade to replace my i3-370m with an i5-560M?
No.
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#3 Post by emeraldgirl08 » Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:13 pm

So the CPU is soldered on in the T410i :?:
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#4 Post by ThinkRob » Thu Dec 30, 2010 2:01 pm

emeraldgirl08 wrote:So the CPU is soldered on in the T410i :?:
Unless I'm mistaken, it's a BGA package and thus not socketed.
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#5 Post by lead_org » Thu Dec 30, 2010 5:39 pm

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site. ... MIGR-74747

according to this you can remove the CPU, where did you see that the T series use a BGA CPU?
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#6 Post by ThinkRob » Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:42 pm

Oh dear.

You're right. I was far too casual in my reading of Intel's specs.! lead_org is correct -- the T410 does appear to use a socketed CPU. The i5-560M is available with both BGA1288 and PGA988 sockets.

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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#7 Post by jaspen-meyer » Sun Jan 02, 2011 3:45 am

the cpu will fit in the socket (it seems) but will the turbo boost feature be available?
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#8 Post by lead_org » Sun Jan 02, 2011 7:39 am

yes it will have turboboost feature.
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Re: Possible to upgrade T410i to i5 processor?

#9 Post by sapibobo » Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:20 pm

I am using a T410i with Core i5 430-M. HWinfo32 says that it has Turbo Boost features. Assuming using the same board, i think T410i is upgradeable to i5 though. Chipset is QM57.
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