Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Notebooks > MacBook Pro

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Dec 20, 2012, 06:35 PM   #76
LeeM
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by wickedking94 View Post
See? Not the only person who's removed a CPU from a laptop.

And of course I can't tell you the model numbers. It was over a year ago. I can tell you that one was a Dell and the other was an Acer. Both were under 500$. I know the Dell had a 2.1 Ghz Pentium Dual Core and the Acer had a 2.3 Ghz dual core AMD. Both were in a socket that had unlock mechanisms meaning they were designed to be removed.
my old lenovo had a removeable processor, it was as thick as a house brick. also, when i came to open it to see if it was upgradeable i couldnt find anything modern that would fit.
all you could do if yours was plug in rather than solder is put another of the same generation in.
oh and my lenovo was worth **** all, in a couple of years when my macbook needs an upgrade i'll just sell it and buy a new one. the joy of apple products is that they retain a **** load of value. cant afford it? quit your moaning an be thankful you even have a computer

Last edited by dejo; Dec 21, 2012 at 09:59 AM. Reason: Removed name-calling.
LeeM is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Notebooks > MacBook Pro

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mac Pro 3,1 CPU Upgrade DawgBone Mac Pro 36 Aug 10, 2014 08:37 PM
Mac Pro 1,1 CPU upgrade ohh epic fail Mac Pro 24 Sep 18, 2013 01:13 PM
MacBook Pro CPU fan running no reason (hot), MassStorageCamera using all CPU Pollsy123 Mac Basics and Help 0 Feb 14, 2013 09:07 PM
Can I upgrade a Mac Pro 4,1 CPU with a 3,1 CPU? cbt3 Mac Pro 11 Jul 30, 2012 08:54 AM
Mac Pro 1,1 CPU upgrade michael_aos Mac Pro 5 Jun 13, 2012 04:11 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:42 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC