Need suggestion for processor upgrade

  ponraja 11:44 05 Sep 2014

I have planned to upgrade the laptop processor, please find Chipset details below,


Northbridge     Intel Sandy Bridge rev. 09

Southbridge     Intel HM65 rev. 05

Memory Type     DDR3

Memory Size     2 GBytes

Channels     Single

Memory Frequency     665.1 MHz (1:5)

CAS# latency (CL)     9.0

RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD)     9

RAS# Precharge (tRP)     9

Cycle Time (tRAS)     24

Command Rate (CR)     1T

MCHBAR I/O Base address     0x0FED10000

MCHBAR I/O Size     19456

MCHBAR registers     

Current Processors Information

Processor 1     ID = 0

Number of cores     2 (max 8)

Number of threads     2 (max 16)

Name     Intel Pentium B950

Codename     Sandy Bridge

Specification     Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz

Package (platform ID)     Socket 988B rPGA (0x4)

CPUID     6.A.7

Extended CPUID     6.2A

Core Stepping     D2

Technology     32 nm

TDP Limit     35 Watts

Tjmax     85.0 °C

Core Speed     798.1 MHz

Multiplier x Bus Speed 8.0 x 99.8 MHz

Stock frequency     2100 MHz

Instructions sets     MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T

L1 Data cache     2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L1 Instruction cache     2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L2 cache     2 x 256 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L3 cache     2 MBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size

FID/VID Control     yes

Can you please suggest latest process that fix for this Chipset….

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:13 05 Sep 2014

Laptops are normally not upgradable as far as cpus are concerned.

Bigger HDD or more ram and that is normally the limit for upgrading a laptop.

  wee eddie 16:18 05 Sep 2014

It is a given, that about the only changes you can make to a Laptop are the RAM and The Hard Drive.

I am sure that CPUs have been replaced, in Laptops, by computer tyros, but the risk of damage, to the other components, is high and the potential for gain is so vanishingly small, that one is better of saving for a new model..

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