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  1. MeHawk

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    I am going to buy a new laptop (lenovo v130) and a acquaintance mine says he can upgrade the its processor from i 3 to i 5 really cheap, i just want to know , is it safe and worth?
     
  2. lynx1021

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    Not usually,most laptops CPU's are soldered in and not removable. There are very few that can. Contact Lenovo
     
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    Thanks for info
     
  4. flavallee

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    From what I can determine, the Lenovo V130 15.6" laptop comes with a 7th generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor.

    Where are you buying yours from?

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  5. lynx1021

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    Yes , flavallee is right, sound like your acquaintance is trying to scam you, it already has an I5.
     
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