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New processor for my laptop

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by xita4, Feb 8, 2015.

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  1. xita4

    xita4 Thread Starter

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    Hello there!

    I have a laptop that I want to make faster (be able to play game like league of legends and team fortress 2 better).

    I have a HP Pavilion g7 notebook PC with windows 8. My current processor is a AMD A4-4300M APU with radeon HD graphics (2 CPU'S) ~2.5GHz.
    I have a 4096MB RAM memory.

    I was wondering if I could buy a better processor or if my processor is stuck to my motherboard. If so, what processor can I buy to make it faster and how do I install it? I have about 150 euros available so price doesn't really matter.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. flavallee

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    The only hardware upgrade option you have is to add more RAM, but that likely won't improve your gaming experience.

    If you want to play hard-core games in a laptop, you need to buy one that's intended for that purpose and not for normal use.

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  3. prunejuice

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    Your laptop has an APU processor.

    You might have an upgrade path for a faster processor that will also have somewhat better graphics, as part of the chip.

    This is NOT a gaming laptop...not even close...

    Personally I would neither spend the money, nor get my hopes up.
     
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