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Old 08-07-2009, 10:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What are some budget hardware upgrades i could possibly do to make my laptop perform better. I don't need graphics but i would love to do something about them if i could. My laptop is a sony vaio VGN-CR490 with 2.5 gig of ram

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The only items that are easy to upgrade on a laptop is the ram and hard drive.

With 2.5gb of ram there is not much room for more ram especially if you have a 32bit OS.

A new hard drive would give you more space but no real performance increase unless you went for a ssd drive which can be real expensive.

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I don't need a super cpu, just faster really.
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Originally Posted by ThunderX91 View Post
I don't need a super cpu, just faster really.
His point was that it is very difficult to change out the CPU in laptops.
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