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Processor upgrade

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cboggs2, Apr 25, 2005.

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  1. cboggs2

    cboggs2 Thread Starter

    Jan 27, 2003
    I have a Toshiba 2615DVD laptop. It has an Intel Celeron 433 mhz. processer.

    Is it possible to upgrade to a faster processer without replacing the motherboard or do I have to replace the works? And if so (Either way) where s the best place to buy the parts?

    It has been a great computer but it is a bit slow by todays standards.

  2. winbob


    Aug 2, 2004
    Contact Toshiba to find out if the Chip is soldered directly onto the Mobo. If it is an older unit, I bet it is. :(
  3. Arcadion


    Sep 1, 2004
    If you could upgrade the processor the highest it is likely to take is a 533MHz Celeron (not a quantum leap in performance there), motherboards in laptops aren't easily replaceable, if you need something faster I would suggest a new laptop. The only practical upgrades for the laptop you have are more RAM and a bigger hard disk.
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